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Cannot uninstall Exchange 2010

Posted on 2010-11-19
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windows 2008 R2.
Exchange 2010.

I tried installing exchange on a server - now i want to remove it to put it on a different box and keep that server as a DC.

I cannot uinstall exchange. I get errors when i tried to install it.
screenshots:
1) errors created when trying to uninstall it
2) console cannot open (to troubleshoot suggestions provided step 1) - it stays on that screen
3) screenshot of exchange services running

any tool out there? I want to completely remove it from my DC. Reformatting not an option anymore.
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by:MegaNuk3
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Tried setup.com /mode:uninstall. ?
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Tried setup.com /mode:uninstall
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screenshots attached.

I cannot get into the management shell either.
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how do i run setup.com /mode:uinstall?
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From the install media or service pack source
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by:DarinTCH
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have you tried technet
use install dvd and 'remove'
can be used for roles or full installation

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee332361.aspx
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Use the above if this is your only Exchange 2010 server...
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Satya Pathak earned 500 total points
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Hi This is known issue for exchange 2k10 hear is deatils please go through.

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/exchange2010/thread/d058717e-bf70-4449-91c2-fa00b47d415f/
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