Windows 2012 Server manager problem - continue refresh RRS feed

  • Question

  • Dear All,

    After I promote a member server (Windows 2012) to DC, the Server manager appear problem - continue refresh. So I want to demote the DC. But  when I use Server Manager to demote the DC. The server manager was crash and pop up the following windows of "Server Manager has stopped working. the following is the Problem details

    Problem signature:

      Problem Event Name: CLR20r3

      Problem Signature 01: servermanager.exe

      Problem Signature 02: 6.2.9200.16384

      Problem Signature 03: 50107b22

      Problem Signature 04: mscorlib

      Problem Signature 05: 4.0.30319.18408

      Problem Signature 06: 52310544

      Problem Signature 07: 213a

      Problem Signature 08: c

      Problem Signature 09: N3CTRYE2KN3C34SGL4ZQYRBFTE4M13NB

      OS Version: 6.2.9200.

      Locale ID: 1033

      Additional Information 1: 7a77

      Additional Information 2: 7a77983701ecc7870d72712ffa4c3c88

      Additional Information 3: 0d21

      Additional Information 4: 0d21f39a9c4640e165ea4c6c0e5e6368

    When I try to using PowerShell to demote the DC,

    Response with the following error message.

    PS C:\Users\Administrator.SRLENG> Uninstall-ADDSDomainController
    LocalAdministratorPassword: ********
    Confirm LocalAdministratorPassword: ********

    The server will be automatically restarted when this operation is complete. The domain will no longer exist after you
    uninstall Active Directory Domain Services from the last domain controller in the domain.
    Do you want to continue with this operation?
    [Y] Yes  [A] Yes to All  [N] No  [L] No to All  [S] Suspend  [?] Help (default is "Y"): A
    Uninstall-ADDSDomainController : Verification of prerequisites for Domain Controller promotion failed. Failed to
    detect component binaries.
    At line:1 char:1
    + Uninstall-ADDSDomainController
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
        + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (:) [Uninstall-ADDSDomainController], TestFailedException
        + FullyQualifiedErrorId : Test.VerifyDcPromoCore.DCPromo.General.64,Microsoft.DirectoryServices.Deployment.PowerSh

    Message                       Context                                      RebootRequired                        Status
    -------                       -------                                      --------------                        ------
    Verification of prerequisi... Test.VerifyDcPromoCore.DCP...                         False                         Error

    Is that anyone can help. Thanks!

    Tuesday, December 10, 2013 8:40 AM