Installing 2003 Standard over 2003 Enterprise Evaluation

Discussion in 'Windows Server' started by Guest, Sep 4, 2004.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Anyone had any experience with the process of installing
    the 2003 Enterprise Evaluation Edition and getting it
    configured and then deciding to purchase the licensed
    Standard Edition and installing it. I don't need the
    extra features of Enterprise. I mainly got the server for
    the IIS web server.

    I have my server configured the way i want it with the
    Enterprise Edition. My hopes are that the Standard
    addition will only adjust the installation and not my

    Or am I in for reinstalling and reconfiguring a bunch of
    Guest, Sep 4, 2004
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  2. Hi,

    You can't go from Enterprise to Standard, you'll need to do a clean install

    --Jonathan Maltz [Microsoft MVP - Windows Server - IIS, Virtual PC] - A Windows Server 2003 visual, step-by-step
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    Jonathan Maltz [MS-MVP], Sep 4, 2004
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