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Installing Exchange 2010 SP2

This morning I have installed Exchange 2010 SP2.

I must say it was (as expected) a very straightforward process.

The setup wizard passed most pre-requisites first time.

The only pre-requisite which failed was the UM Language Packs.

As I work in the UK I had the en-GB language pack installed.

This was easily done using command prompt in the

I ran;

Setup.com /RemoveUmLanguagePack:en-GB

Then continue with the install.

Once completed re-install the language packs, the desired language pack can be found here;

Download the correct one and run it and you will have your desired UM language pack installed.

The only other issue I came across was the
“You must close all dialogue boxes before you can close Exchange Management Console” problem.

A quick google pointed me here;


This seems to indicate some problem with IE9.

I added https://localhost  to trusted sites in IE9 and all worked fine.

So as said the install was all good and was straightforward.


Additional Steps for Exchange 2010 Migration

After evaluation of the new features of Exchange 2010 the decision to implement it was taken.

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 introduces the Exchange Server Deployment Assistant or ExDeploy, a new Web-based tool that can help you with your Exchange deployment. ExDeploy asks you a few questions about your current environment and then generates a custom checklist and procedures that help simplify your deployment.


DO NOT FORGET (as I did!)

Install Exchange SP1


Because I also neglected to tick the Install pre-requisites check box I also came acrosss the following aditional steps I needed to carry out……

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