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Error message when you try to upgrade Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008: "Setup has detected that FrontPage server extensions is installed on this computer To upgrade your server, uninstall this component"
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When you try to upgrade from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008, you may receive the following error message:
The upgrade stops if the Microsoft FrontPage server extensions are already installed in Windows Server 2003.
To resolve this issue, uninstall the FrontPage server extensions, perform the upgrade, and then reinstall the FrontPage server extensions. To do this, use one of the following methods.
Method 1: Use the Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel
Method 2: Modify the registryImportant This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
For more information about Windows Server 2008, visit the following Microsoft TechNet Web site: