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Hi all i am currently running windows Server 2003 Web Edition and would like to perform an upgrade to windows server 2008 R2 web Edition, can anybody tell me the easiest way to do this with minimal downtime?

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Windows 2003 Web edition does NOT have an upgrade path to Windows 2008 Server Web edition or R2.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc755199(WS.10).aspx#BKMK_Supported

Windows 2008 Server R2 is only a 64-bit install you can not upgrade a 32-bit install to a 64-bit install as well
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