Exchange 2007 SP2 Upgrade error

Trying to install EX2007 SP2 in preparation for 2010 migration, giving this error:
The well-known object entry with GUID 6c01d2a7-f083-4503-8132-789eeb127b84 on the otherWellKnownObjects attribute on the container object CN=Microsoft Exchange,CN=Services,CN=Configuration,DC=sms,DC=edu refers to a non-USG CN=Exchange Servers,OU=Microsoft Exchange Security Groups,DC=sms,DC=edu.  Please either delete the well-known object entry or promote the target object to a universal security group.

The object it is talking about is already a USG, and I am reluctant to delete  the group. I have used ASDI edit to look at the properties and made sure they did not have any invalid characters
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5g6tdcv4Asked:
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Glen KnightCommented:
Can you change the poperties of the group so it is a universal group?
5g6tdcv4Author Commented:
It already is a universal group
Satya PathakLead Technical ConsultantCommented:
Can you post event id .and setup error log also.
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5g6tdcv4Author Commented:
SP2 upgrade error log
ex2error.txt
Satya PathakLead Technical ConsultantCommented:
terminateallCommented:
Go to adsiedit.msc

Go to the location mentioned in the error message:-
Properties of Cn=Microsoft Exchange security groups and look for an attribute "Otherwellknownobjects"
Delete the entry under this.
5g6tdcv4Author Commented:
I have done the otherwellknowobject check in asdi edit. That value is not set
terminateallCommented:
Try running PrepareAD on exchange 2007. This will set the defualt permissions for security groups.

5g6tdcv4Author Commented:
I Ran setup /prepareAD from an elevated command prompt logged in as  enterprise administrator account
And BTW I appreciate everyones help at least I am looking in the right areas
5g6tdcv4Author Commented:
If this makes any differenc this is an exchange 2007 server that I put into a new domain then used the ADMT tool / PS to migrate all of the exchange user accounts with mailbox's and SIDs on to the new domain / exchange server
It is in production currently
terminateallCommented:
Have you checked the otherwellknown objects on cn=Exchange servers?
If this is also empty then, You will have to use LDP utility to find the guid value and remove it.

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5g6tdcv4Author Commented:
I am having trouble build the query corectly in LDP any suggestions?
terminateallCommented:
5g6tdcv4Author Commented:
Ok
I have read these two links
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/224543
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/899663

Original GUID is 6c01d2a7-f083-4503-8132-789eeb127b84
and here is the query I am generating
(objectguid=\a7\d2\01\6c\83\f0\03\45\81\32\78\9e\eb\12\7b\84)
Says 0 results
5g6tdcv4Author Commented:
Ok Problem resolved the otherwellknow attribute on CN=Microsoft Exchange,CN=Services,CN=Configuration,DC=sms,DC=edu  had a semicolonfor the value. It would not let me change it at first and took about 5 or 6 tries before I was able to edit it.
Used LDP.exe to select the well know naming context of configuration and then looked at the properties of cn= Microsoft exchange and the other wellknownattribute was set incorrectly there. Thans for everyones assistance
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