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Installation of Exchange 2007 SP2 with Windows 2008 R2 Domain Controllers fails because of outdated Best Practices Analyzer files

When trying to install Exchange 2007 SP2 in a network where all domain controllers are Windows 2008 R2 version, setup fails with following error:[ERROR] Cannot find at least one domain controller running Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 or later in domain 'DC=DCName,DC=com,DC=DCName'. This could be the result of moving domain controller objects in Active Directory. Check that at least one domain controller running Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 or later is located in the 'Domain Controllers' organizational unit (OU) and rerun setup.Download and extract Exchange 2007 SP2 to a local hard drive.Download the updated ExBPA.PreReqs.xml and ExBPA.Readiness.xml files [click here for download]Save the files to your local hard driveLocate ExBPA.PreReqs.xml and ExBPA.Readiness.Xml files which were extracted from the Exchange 2007 SP2 download. The default location is "Setup\ServerRoles\Common\<language>". Rename original XML files to something else or save t…

Installation error when installing Exchange 2007 SP1 on Windows Server 2008 R2

When installing Exchange 2007 on Windows Server 2008 R2 (probably the same error exists on Windows 2008), you get error that doesn’t contain descriptive information:Error:
The system cannot find the file specified
"Warning:
An unexpected error has occurred and debug information is being generated: The system cannot find the file specified"
What you need to do is run:ServerManagerCmd –i RSAT-ADDIn Windows 2008 R2 you run:Import-Module Servermanager to load Server Manager modulesAdd-WindowsFeature RSAT-ADDS