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SQL 2008 stan Maintenance Plans won't run

We have just installed SQL server 2008 standard as and upgrade to 2005 on an SBS 2003 server.

I can set up the maintenance plans ok for backups etc but when I execute the plans they fail at step 1. I have set up reporting for the plan but no file gets written, and nothing appears in either the maintenance plan history or job history.

Interestingly, I scripted out the plan and ran it as a query and it worked fine.

I have tried this with SQL agent running as  local system account, or the domain administrator that I ran the scripting fine with.
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Eugene ZCommented:
install sp1 for sql server 2008:

delete and recreate your maint plan ...
PerfectImageSupportAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your help, it was an sp1 issue

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