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Upgrade a 2008 r2 Standard server to 2008 r2 DataCenter edition

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Last Modified: 2016-04-09

I've got to upgrade a 2008 r2 Standard Edition server to DataCenter to take advantage of the additional memory I have installed.  It is currently a DC and I have read that I will need to demote, update using dism and the promote the server again.

I just wanted to find out if anyone knows the correct steps - this is a production server and I can't afford for it to be out of action for more than a weekend.


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