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Final SBS 2003 to SBS 2011 Steps (Cannot Remove Old Exchange Server)

Posted on 2014-01-24
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have everything almost done for the migration to complete
have the users shared folders etc.
now when trying to remove the old exchange server
I get errors about needing to be a domain admin, schema admin and enterprise admin group and the user that I am logged in with has all the qualifications but will not let go any further
HELP!
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How are you trying to remove Exchange?  Add/Remove Programs presumably?
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You need to login with built-in administrator account
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I know about the built-in administrator account
went in and removed ALL group memberships for the built-in administrator account on sbs2003; then added the three needed: domain, schema and enterprise admins groups
all working now able to get to the point where we are prompted for the sbs2003 CD
thanks again for all the help and suggestions
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Good news.  Nearly home and dry then.
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worked on finding resolution from my side and did so prior to help from any other
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