SBS 2008 Exchange 2007 won't load the Information Store after uninstalling Forefront Security. Error 1068. Now what?

After uninstalling Forefront Security trial on SBS 2008 Exchange 2007 won't load the Information Store. Error 1068 the dependancy service or group failed to start. It seems Forefront is not fully uninstalled. If I try to reinstall Forefront it says it can't because components are missing. It seems the Forefront services are still listed under services but will not start. I believe This is what is preventing the Information store from loading. Not sure where to go from here.
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imij11Author Commented:
Is Using LegacyDN the only way to accomplish this. It seems like an unsupported utility and the information store load errors don't seem to be related to the ones mentioned in the documentation for the tool. below are my event log errors after uninstalling Feorfront.

Event 7000: The FSCMonitor service failed to start due to the following error:
The system cannot find the file specified.

Event 7001:The FSCController service depends on the FSCMonitor service which failed to start because of the following error:
The system cannot find the file specified.

Evrnt7001: The Microsoft Exchange Information Store service depends on the FSCController service which failed to start because of the following error:
The dependency service or group failed to start.
have you tried disconnect FSC from Exchange - see


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imij11Author Commented:
Tried to disconnect FSC from exchange and it says the FSCController or one or more of its components maybe missing. Please reinstall. If I try to reinstall Forefront says it can't upgrade this installation because some information is missing.

imij11Author Commented:
Ran eseutil /g and the integrity scan says everything is OK. I didn't mention in my first post that upon reboot after the original uninstall of Forefront that the Server kept rebooting on startup. I had to go to last known good configuration to get the SBS 2008 to boot. Perhaps some of the registry entries for the dependancies were restored.
imij11Author Commented:
Ran Fscutility /remove and it cleared the registry entries and let me start Exchange services. Thanks moregad.
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