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How to transfer settings and files from an old 2003 server to new 2008 server

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I have been given the task of setting up a new MS 2008 server from an old slow MS 2003 sever.  

My server knowledge is limited to hardware, so I wanted to see if there were any how to's out somewhere on how I might precede with the task and move the numerous setting and files over from the old machine.

If no one knows of a place to find such information but knows how and would describe such here I'll be happy to kick the points up!

Thanks!
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Ernie Beek earned 125 total points
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SBS 2008 has a migration wizard. Have a look at: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc527469(WS.10).aspx
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by:Drakcon
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Holly kitty cats, perfect, dont know why I could not find that when I tried to search it on Technet

Thanks!
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Quick turnaround enjoyed!
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by:Ernie Beek
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Well sometimes google is better in searching the MS site than MS itself :-~

Hope this helps you out.
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Glad I could help and Thx for the points :)
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