Cannot bring SBS server back online to demote

Was trying bring the old SBS 2003 server back online to remove Exchange and demote.  Was going to disable SBCore to keep it running, but now it's coming up with disk errors.   Can I proceed with manually removing old Exchange and Domain controller metadata from AD?  Only errors in the logs are related to replication.  Just worried about any long term effects.

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Thomas GrassiSystems AdministratorCommented:
Here is what I found that will work for you

you need to clean up the meta database for AD

http://www.petri.com/delete_failed_dcs_from_ad.htm#

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