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Migrating print server role from 2003 SP2 to 2008 R2 AND keeping the same server name

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I'd appreciate if someone could explain to me how to migrate print server role from server 2003 SP2 to 2008 R2 while keeping the same server name and hopefully not breaking any existing links to printers.

I know how to perform migration itself. My dilemma is primarily in how to switch server names. The current server PRINT01 is on a domain, the new 2008 R2 virtual machine is not a domain yet and had a random name.

Server 2003 SP2 is a 32 bit machine but it does have 64 bit drivers already installed.

What is the best way to go about the migration and name change?

Thank you
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