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This article describes a documentation error in the Windows Server 2003 Help files.
The "Prepare for upgrades in a domain containing Windows 2000 domain controllers" topic in Windows Server 2003 Help contains incorrect information about how to upgrade a Microsoft Windows 2000 domain to a Windows Server 2003 domain. This topic recommends that you disconnect the schema operation master when you run the Adprep /forestprep command. However, this recommendation is incorrect. You do not disconnect the schema operation master when you run the Adprep /forestprep command.
To locate this topic in Windows Server 2003 Help, follow these steps:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/325379/EN-US/ )How to Upgrade Windows 2000 Domain Controllers to Windows Server 2003
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