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Do you use IT Policy? If not, then this is QUITE simple. You will do a complete uninstall of BES 3.6. If you installed BES 3.6 on MSDE7, then remove it as well. You will want to stop the MSDE/SQL svcs and copy the database (most likely BESMgmt.mdf and .ldf) to a safe location prior to removing MSDE7. You will install BES 4.0 and MSDE 2000 (or SQL 2000, if you wish). During the installation and configuration, you will keep the SRP ID, SRP Auth Key, BES svc acct mailbox, and BES server instance name (listed in BlackBerry Manager) the same. Thats all. Once you have it installed, it should pull all of the information from the Exchange mailbox and voila. At some point, you will want your users to do an Enterprise Activation (requires OS 4.0), but it is not required for their mail and calendar to work - just everything else.
You can also search this forum for '4.0 migration' or some sort of similar combination and find about 50 threads with details on how to do the same process 10 different ways. The 4 things listed above MUST stay the same in order to not affect the users.
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