troubleshooting Question

Exchange 2010 remove a mailbox but leave AD account active

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Greetings,

In Exchange 2003 it was possible to remove/disconnect a mailbox from an Active Directory account but not delete the AD account.  That way you could restore a backup of the mailbox and reattach it to the original AD account.  In Exchange 2010, when in the Exchange Management Console and working with the Recipient list, if I remove a mailbox, it will also delete the associated AD account.  I can not find any option to remove the mailbox but leave the AD account still active.  Any thoughts on how to di this would be appreciated.  Many thanks in advance.
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