Exchange Server 2000 System Attendant does not start

I have a Server running Exchange 2000. It crashed and we did a restore and now the System Attendant along with the other services listed below will not start:
Exchange Event - Manual
Microsoft Exchange IMAP4 - NOT Started
Microsoft Exchange Information Store - NOT started
Microsoft Exchange Management - Started
Microsoft Exchange MTA-Stacks - NOT started
Microsoft Exchange POP3 - NOT Started
Microsoft Exchange Routing Engine - NOT Started
Microsoft Exchange Replication Service - Disabled
Microsoft Exchange System Attendant - NOT started

Looking in the event log  I find the fiollowing errors:

Event Type: Error
Event Source: MSExchangeSA
Event Category: General
Event ID: 1005
Computer: EX1
Description:
Unexpected error The object is no longer available. Press F5 to refresh display, and then try again. ID no: c1030727 Microsoft Exchange System Attendant  occured.

Event Type: Error
Event Source: MSExchangeSA
Event Category: General
Event ID: 9149
Computer: EX1
Description:
Microsoft Exchange System Attendant failed to start Exchange Server 'EX1'. Error code '0xc1030727'.

I also noted that the Exchange Server no longer shows up in Exchange System Manager (This is due to services not running I assume). I ran ESEUTIL on the databases and they were fine. Also ran Domain Prep on the Domain Controller and EX1 to restore objects but no luck. I cannot find the error code listed above anywhere. Any advice or help would greatly be appreciated, Thanks.
Jeremy_SmithAsked:
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adiloadiloCommented:
trying reruning exchange setup with repair option . that may fix the issue if files are missing.
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mrodriquesCommented:
The problem that you're having is that the server restore did not restore your registry settings along with your data.  You need to reinstall Exchange.
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Jeremy_SmithAuthor Commented:
Still trying to work on this before I try a reinstall.
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mrodriquesCommented:
Sadly, that isn't going to work.  You're gonna need to rerun setup with the /repair option.  On the bright side, it's a very fast setup
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Jeremy_SmithAuthor Commented:
Understand. I tried running the setup with the /repair option. The next screen after the component selection window asks me to specify an Exchange 5.5 server name? This is the Exchange Server? How do I get past that screen?
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Jeremy_SmithAuthor Commented:
Also understand that I do not have 5.5 running on any other server. I also understand the following step for installation:

On the Select a Server in an Exchange 5.5 Organization page, type the computer name of a server that resides in an existing Exchange Server 5.5 site. You must install your first instance of Exchange 2000 Server into this Exchange Server 5.5 site. The server that you specify must be running Exchange Server 5.5 Service Pack 3 (SP3).

I am just wondering if I have to start all over again with the forest prep and domain prep.
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mrodriquesCommented:
Was this an upgrade or a new install of Exchange 2000?  If an upgrade, that would explain the item you are seeing, and you will need to run with forest and domain prep.
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Jeremy_SmithAuthor Commented:
No this is not an upgrade. It was after the Exchange Server crashed.
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adiloadiloCommented:
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Jeremy_SmithAuthor Commented:
Ok,
  We completely removed Exchange from the Server. Ran Forest Prep and Domain Prep and then ran reinstall and it keeps coming up with the "type the computer name of a server that resides in an existing Exchange Server 5.5 site." It just seems like it keeps setting up for 5.5 for some reason. Any ideas on how to get it out of the 5.5 loop?
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mrodriquesCommented:
Take a look at the link below.  It indicates that there is either an earlier version of exchange in the domain, or you are selecting join an existing domain when you try to install.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/262068

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