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Removing 1 Exchange 2010 server from our Domain

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We had a project that would have our servers virtualized with a hosting facility.  We built an exchange 2010 server (Mailserver) in our domain and had it up and running.  Creating the virtual image didn't work, so we built a 2nd Exchange 2010 server that was virtual from the beginning (Mailserver2).  

Now I have to pull the Mailserver out of our domain because the other server is operational.  How can I do this?  From what I have seen online, according to MS, it is as simple as going into the add/remove programs and just removing the roles.  HOWEVER, I have NEVER seen anything from MS that was that simple.

Can anyone help me get this other machine out of my AD?  I am not licensed to run 2 exchange boxes so this is a pretty important issue for me.

Thanks for the help.

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