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I am trying to uninstall Exchange 2007 on a secodary server which has been decommissioned for quite a while (cleaning up after an old Network Admin). The only roll the server had was "Mailbox Role" (the primary server also has this). I have tried uninstalling using Programs and Features GUI tool but that hung on Mailbox Role Checks.

I then tried uninstalling Exchange by running Setup.com /mode:uninstall. It has been stuck on 1% of "Mailbox Role Checks" for over 3 hours now.

Is there any other options I have for uninstalling Exchange 2007 so the old server can be removed from the Exchange Management console?

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I ended up just going into task manager and killing ever task possible until the removal process continued. The server has now been removed from the Exchange organization.

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