Cleaning up old Windows Server 2003 Objects in AD database ?

People,

How can I safely cleanup the AD from the older WIndows Server 2003 remnants object ?

I'm currently reading this blog before raising my Domain and Forest Functional level: http://blogs.technet.com/b/askds/archive/2011/06/14/what-is-the-impact-of-upgrading-the-domain-or-forest-functional-level.aspx

the Lost and Found container in the Configuration container. Is there an NTDS Settings object in there for some downlevel DC?

But not sure where to see those containers in AD.

Thanks,
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You have to do a metadatabase cleanup.
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