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How to upgrade from Windows Server 2003 SP2 to Windows Server 2003 R2

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We have Windows Server 2003 SP2 enterprise edition and we need to upgrade some Oracle application software which requires Windows Server 2003 R2. Is there a way to upgrade from Windows 2003 SP2 to Windows 2003 R2 or do I have to do a fresh install?
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by:Gajendra Rathod
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To upgrade Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1 to Windows Server 2003 R2.

Please refer Windows Server 2003 SP2 FAQ.

Please take the backup before upgrading server.
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by:MrImpatient
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I have Windows Server 2003 SP2 now. I need to be Windows Server 2003 R2.
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Gajendra Rathod earned 2000 total points
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You will need Windows Server 2003 R2 with SP2 CD.

Please check Upgrade diagram.
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