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Hello

I had Microsft Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 installed on a Windows server 2003 SP2 server for several months. Recently I promoted this server to be a domain controller, after promoting the server microsoft virtual server stopped working. I uninstalled virtual server reboted the server and it will not reinstall. It gets almost through the install and then starts rolling back the install.

Any ideas?

Thank you
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Question by:Nathan Webb
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It sounds like there maybe some service interferring with the installation have you checked the runnings services on the Server and maybe try stopping them.
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I did try stopping some, we run acronis image back up, so I stopped all of those services and also stopped the dns service, here are a list of the services running on it

Name
.NET Runtime Optimization Service v2.0.50727_X86
Acronis Backup Server Service
Acronis Remote Agent
Acronis Scheduler2 Service
Acronis VSS Provider
Advantage Database Server
Alerter
Application Experience Lookup Service
Application Layer Gateway Service
Application Management
ASP.NET State Service
Automatic Updates
Background Intelligent Transfer Service
ClipBook
COM+ Event System
COM+ System Application
Computer Browser
Cryptographic Services
DCOM Server Process Launcher
DHCP Client
Distributed File System
Distributed Link Tracking Client
Distributed Link Tracking Server
Distributed Transaction Coordinator
DNS Client
DNS Server
Error Reporting Service
Event Log
File Replication Service
Help and Support
HTTP SSL
Human Interface Device Access
IIS Admin Service
IMAPI CD-Burning COM Service
Indexing Service
Intersite Messaging
IPSEC Services
Java Quick Starter
Kerberos Key Distribution Center
License Logging
Logical Disk Manager
Logical Disk Manager Administrative Service
Machine Debug Manager
Messenger
Microsoft .NET Framework NGEN v4.0.30319_X86
Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider
MySQL
Net Logon
Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service
NetMeeting Remote Desktop Sharing
Net-SNMP Agent
Net-SNMP Trap Handler
Network Connections
Network DDE
Network DDE DSDM
Network Location Awareness (NLA)
Network Provisioning Service
NT LM Security Support Provider
Performance Logs and Alerts
Plug and Play
Portable Media Serial Number Service
Print Spooler
Profitstar Server
Protected Storage
Remote Access Auto Connection Manager
Remote Access Connection Manager
Remote Desktop Help Session Manager
Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator
Remote Registry
Removable Storage
Resultant Set of Policy Provider
Routing and Remote Access
SATARaid5 Configuration Service
Secondary Logon
Security Accounts Manager
Server
Shell Hardware Detection
Smart Card
SNMP Service
SNMP Trap Service
Special Administration Console Helper
SQL Server VSS Writer
System Event Notification
Task Scheduler
TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper
Telephony
Telnet
Terminal Services
Terminal Services Session Directory
Themes
Uninterruptible Power Supply
Volume Shadow Copy
WebClient
Windows Audio
Windows CardSpace
Windows Firewall/Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)
Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)
Windows Installer
Windows Internal Database (MICROSOFT##SSEE)
Windows Management Instrumentation
Windows Management Instrumentation Driver Extensions
Windows Presentation Foundation Font Cache 3.0.0.0
Windows Presentation Foundation Font Cache 4.0.0.0
Windows Time

Windows User Mode Driver Framework
WinHTTP Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Service
WinVNC4
Wireless Configuration
WMI Performance Adapter
Workstation
World Wide Web Publishing Service
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