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    Check the schema and make sure that it did not run it anyway
    Verifying that adprep /forestprep completed successfully

    When the adprep /forestprep command completes, a message appears in the Command Prompt window to indicate that Adprep has successfully updated the forest-wide information. You can also use the following procedure to verify that adprep /forestprep completed successfully.
    To verify that adprep /forestprep completed successfully
    1. Log on to an administrative workstation that has ADSIEdit installed. ADSIEdit is installed by default on domain controllers that run Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2.
    2. Click Start, click Run, type ADSIEdit.msc, and then click OK.
    3. Click Action, and then click Connect to.
    4. Click Select a well known Naming Context, select Configuration in the list of available naming contexts, and then click OK.
    5. Double-click Configuration, and then double-click CN=Configuration,DC=forest_root_domain
      where forest_root_domain is the distinguished name of your forest root domain.
    6. Double-click CN=ForestUpdates.
    7. Right-click CN=ActiveDirectoryUpdate, and then click Properties.
    8. For the Beta release of Windows Server 2008 R2, confirm that the Revision attribute value is 4, and then click OK.
    9. Click ADSI Edit, click Action, and then click Connect to.
    10. Click Select a Well known naming context, select Schema in the list of available naming contexts, and then click OK.
    11. Double-click Schema.
    12. Right-click CN=Schema,CN=Configuration,DC=forest_root_domain, and then click Properties
      where forest_root_domain is the distinguished name of your forest root domain.
    13. Confirm that the objectVersion attribute value is set to 46, and then click OK.


    Verifying adprep /domainprep

    When adprep /domainprep completes, a message appears in the Command Prompt window to indicate that Adprep successfully updated the domain-wide information. You can also use the following procedure to verify that adprep /domainprep completed successfully.
    To verify that adprep /domainprep completed successfully
    1. Log on to an administrative workstation that has ADSIEdit installed. ADSIEdit is installed by default on domain controllers that run Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2.
    2. Click Start, click Run, type ADSIEdit.msc, and then click OK.
    3. Click Action, and then click Connect to.
    4. Click Select a well known Naming Context, select Default naming context in the list of available naming contexts, and then click OK.
    5. Double-click Default naming context, double-click the container that is the distinguished name of the domain, and then double-click CN=System.
    6. Right-click CN=DomainUpdates, and then click Properties.
    7. Confirm that the Revision attribute value is 4, and then click OK.
    Also try the /wssg switch and see if it spits an error code then Adprep

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gatt View Post
    Ah right fair enough...
    I notice ADprep32.exe is being run from C:\ , did you copy all the files in the adprep directory there as well?
    No

    Seems to be working now

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    Oops!

    Glad it sems to be working now
    Just started my R2 Upgrade on the backup DC!

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    I will be involved in upgrading 5 DC's at my main school and 2 hyper v servers at my main school. The fun will soon begin!

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    Mines done and dusted on my first one and all new GPOs written

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    Any major improvements/additions to the GPOs?

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    Can't wait to get ours written on Tuesday!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gatt View Post
    Any major improvements/additions to the GPOs?
    Well from 2003 (which is where I was) yes but there isn't many R2 / Win 7 ones really when you look at the overall picture of them if you get what I mean

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    I would like to see a search facility in the group policy manager. That would make life more simple.

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    An option to manage pinned start menu items!
    And btw I think they have changed it again in Windows 7!
    No sign of anythign in the registry path that I previously used in Vista, and if you go to C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Inte rnet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\StartMenu\ you find shortcuts of the pinned programs but nothing about the order you pinned them in!

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    I would like to see a search facility in the group policy manager. That would make life more simple.
    You can filter now, i.e "only show all policy relating to Internet explorer/Windows XP"



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