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Companyweb not working in SBS 2003

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I have gone through a bunch of configurations with my SBS 2003 and have the end result of companyweb not working.

It was working fine when I first installed SBS 2003.

Then I wanted to get CRM 3.0 working on the server so I installed SQL2005.  SQL 2005 was making the machine really slow, so I uninstalled it.  At that point companyweb stopped working.  Since I wanted to get CRM working again, I installed SQL 2000.  After all the updates were installed, Companyweb started working again.

Finally, the crm was not what was expected, so decided to get rid of it, at least for now and then reinstall it on a different machine. So I uninstalled CRM and SQL 2000.  And then companyweb stopped working.

So I reinstalled SQL 2000 and stil companyweb does not work.  I get the error:
not connect to the configuration database. For tips on troubleshooting this error, search for article 823287 in the Microsoft Knowledge Base at

So I looked at the article ( and followed the steps.

In method 1 and 2, everything was ok.

In method 3, when I got to the part:
1. Click Start, point to Programs, point to Microsoft SQL Server, and then click Enterprise Manager.
2. In the left pane, double-click Microsoft SQL Servers, and then double-click your SQL server group.
3. Double-click your server.
There was no server listed there.  At this point I'm not sure what to do. Obviously there is justsome linking to to to the database, but I don't know much about SQL and so need some help.  What do you suggest doing now?
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