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How to recover exchange 2007 that has been damaged during installation of SP3

Posted on 2011-02-18
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Hi,
during the upgrade of exchange 2007 from sp1 to sp3, an error occured and exchange does not start anymore.
i tried reinstallting the sp3 again, but during the setup of the mailbox role, it prompts for a file MSFTE.msi,
i could not find this file on my PC.
how can i bypass this problem
Please help
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by:Amit
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Get a fresh copy of MSFTE.msi and replaced the one in the installed DIR
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by:zrod
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Thank you,
Now i have another problem
Remove Exchange Files
Failed

Error:
Unable to remove product with code 24b2c164-de66-44fe-b468-a46d9d5e6b31. This patch package could not be opened.  Verify that the patch package exists and that you can access it, or contact the application vendor to verify that this is a valid Windows Installer patch package. Error code is 1635.

This patch package could not be opened.  Verify that the patch package exists and that you can access it, or contact the application vendor to verify that this is a valid Windows Installer patch package

How can i solve this issue.
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by:zrod
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Any help, please this is urgent as our office messaging system is interrupted.
thanks
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by:Amit
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Reinstall patch again and remove again. Uninstaller file seems to be corrupt
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Which patch?
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Too late .
I have installed a new server and moved everything to thi server
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