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Best Practices moving from SBS2003 to Server 2012 R2 Standard

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We Just took on a new client that is running SBS2003 as the DC and they also have a VMware Server Running 4 guests one of them Is the secondary domain controller.
There are around 9 users on the domain, and we would like to know if it will be easier to just create a new Domain or go through the whole process of backing up their profiles and adding them to the new domain. then restoring their profiles.

If we do go with a new Domain what would be the easiest way to setup the Workstations without having to recreate a profile on the workstations. Is there any freeware out there that will help with this issue.
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WOW I will test this out in my domain just to test and get used to that process.
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No problem.   Definitely test with one user/machine.. I've done it this way numerous times for small offices.

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you wouldn't happen to have detailed steps?
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