Moving from a sbs2008 server to a sbs2011 server with a different domain name.

I am going to be moving about 30 computers from a sbs2008 server to a sbs2011 server with a different domain name.  Can I run the connect program on each PC or do I need to disjoin the them first from the old domain.  I would like them to retain all their desktop settings.
marassocAsked:
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marassocConnect With a Mentor Author Commented:
I will give Forensit a try this weekend

Update: Bought Forensit,
 the first computer I tried it on, it corupted the user profile.
couldnt get it to work on the 2nd.
Ended up doing all the computers manually.
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Levi GwynConnect With a Mentor Commented:
There is a tool called Forensit (http://www.forensit.com/) that can do exactly what you're requiring in a fraction of the time it would take to do this manually.  We've used it extensively.  This tool can move profiles form one domain to another and retain all the user’s settings.

It’s pretty reasonably priced too.

If you want to do this manually, you'll have to disjoin from the 2008 domain and rejoin the 2011 domain.  Use the file and settings transfer wizard (built into Windows XP) or the Windows Easy Transfer tool in Windows 7 to move the user's settings.
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marassocAuthor Commented:
No other solution worked
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marassocAuthor Commented:
Update,  After a couple of weeks I tried Forensit again on a couple of machines that had not been transferred and it worked great.
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