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Error Creating MySite in SharePoint

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The problem is that I have a user that clicks on "MySite" and gets this error message:

"There has been an error creating the personal site. Contact your site administrator for more information."

I checked the error logs and this is what I found:


02/16/2010 16:28:05.82       w3wp.exe (0x0980)                             0x0A1C      Windows SharePoint Services         Database                            6y63      Critical      SQL Database 'SPS01_Config_db' on SQL Server instance 'WVDLPortal' not found. Additional error information from SQL Server is included below.  Cannot open database "SPS01_Config_db" requested by the login. The login failed.  Login failed for user 'DOMAIN\administrator'.       
02/16/2010 16:28:05.84       w3wp.exe (0x0980)                             0x0A1C      SharePoint Portal Server            User Profiles                       7fyq      Critical      My Site creation failure for user 'DOMAIN\John.Doe' for site url 'http://intranet/personal/John_Doe'. The exception was: Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.PersonalSiteCreateException: A failure was encountered while attempting to create the site. ---> System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: Cannot open database "SPS01_Config_db" requested by the login. The login failed.  Login failed for user 'DOMAIN\administrator'.  


It is trying to login to a configuration database that no longer exists.  That is the one that was used before I upgraded to 2007.  When I go into Central Administration it lists the correct configuration database.  I can't figure out why this is trying to login to the old one that is long gone.

This is a single server installation of SharePoint 2007 that has been upgraded from 2003.  Other "MySites" work.
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