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Installation of the Windows SBS 2003 Transition Pack may silently fail on a Windows SBS 2003-based computer
Article ID: 914990 - View products that this article applies to.
Consider the following scenario:
Additionally, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:
This issue occurs because the Windows SBS 2003 Transition Pack does not finish installing. When you install the Windows SBS 2003 Transition Pack, the software verifies the version of Windows SBS 2003 that is installed. In this scenario, the Transition Pack determines that the version of Windows SBS 2003 is earlier than what the Transition Pack supports. Therefore, the Transition Pack cannot complete the conversion process.
The Transition Pack uses the following registry subkey to determine the Windows SBS 2003 version:
To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services for more information. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information, visit the following Microsoft Web sites:
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/sbs/evaluation/faq/default.mspxThe third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.
Article ID: 914990 - Last Review: September 11, 2011 - Revision: 2.0