Maintaining and Troubleshooting

Reinstall Windows 2000

If a disaster occurs and your entire Exchange server fails, you must perform a full recovery to restore Exchange data. A full recovery includes reinstalling Windows 2000, restoring your system drive, recovering your system state, running Exchange in disaster recovery mode, and recovering databases. Before reinstalling Windows, make sure you have reviewed the requirements for disaster recovery, and the recovery guidelines.

To reinstall Windows 2000:

  1. Run Windows 2000 Setup. During Setup, choose the following options:

Important   After reinstalling the correct version of Windows 2000, re-install any service packs or hotfixes that were previously installed.

Related Topics

Disaster Recovery