Changing exchange 2003 to native mode via command line

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I currently have exchange server 2003 and trying to upgrade to exchange 2010 on a different box. When I try to install exchange 2010 it says that 2003 is not running in native mode. I cannot get into the exchange system manager on the 2003 box to switch it to native mode. Every time I try to open it, it gives me a ton of errors. Is it possible to switch it to native mode via the command line?
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To change the value of the msExchMixedMode attribute to False, follow these steps:

1.Start the ADSI Edit tool.
2.Expand Configuration Container, and then expand CN=Configuration, DC=Domain, DC=com.
3.Expand CN=Services, and then expand CN=Microsoft Exchange.
4.Right-click CN=Organization, and then click Properties.
5.On the Attributes tab in the Select which properties to view box, click Both.
6.In the Select a property to view box, click msExchMixedMode.
7.Click Clear.
8.In the Edit Attribute box, type False.
9.Click Set, and then click OK.
10.Quit the ADSI Edit tool.

Note: Backup Active Directory

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