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WSUS 3.0 SP2 needs repair/unable to reinstall

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I had WSUS setup on a window server 2008 R2 x64 server. It was having trouble and I was unable to repair so I decided to try and reinstall and start new.

I used the following links to attempt uninstall of WSUS 3.0 SP2 and windows internal database.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd939818(WS.10).aspx
http://blogs.technet.com/b/sus/archive/2008/11/05/how-to-manually-remove-all-of-wsus.aspx

Now the role still shows up in server manager and I am unable to remove the role. I restarted the server and I am still unable to remove. I also tried downloading WSUS 3 SP2 and running the installer, it fails. The log it provides is below.


2012-03-15 11:55:14  Success   MWUSSetup          Validating pre-requisites...
2012-03-15 11:55:14  Error     MWUSSetup          WSUS is outdated. But this will not block setup (Error 0x00000000: The operation completed successfully.)
2012-03-15 11:55:17  Success   MWUSSetup          ReportViewer is not installed on this machine
2012-03-15 11:55:17  Success   MWUSSetup          ReportViewer is not installed on this machine
2012-03-15 11:55:31  Success   MWUSSetup          Initializing installation details
2012-03-15 11:55:31  Success   MWUSSetup          Skipping Asp.Net install since not running on win2k3...
2012-03-15 11:55:31  Success   MWUSSetup          Installing wYukon using ocsetup
2012-03-15 11:55:31  Success   MWUSSetup          Installing Windows Internal database using ocsetup with command line as "ocsetup "WSSEE" /quiet /norestart"
2012-03-15 11:55:37  Error     MWUSSetup          The process ocsetup "WSSEE" /quiet /norestart returned error: 0x643 (Error 0x80070643: Fatal error during installation.)
2012-03-15 11:55:37  Error     MWUSSetup          ExecCmd failed (Error 0x80070643: Fatal error during installation.)
2012-03-15 11:55:37  Error     MWUSSetup          Install Windows Internal database: Failed to execute "ocsetup "WSSEE" /quiet /norestart" (Error 0x80070643: Fatal error during installation.)
2012-03-15 11:55:37  Error     MWUSSetup          CInstallDriver::PerformSetup: Installation of wYukon failed (Error 0x80070643: Fatal error during installation.)
2012-03-15 11:55:37  Error     MWUSSetup          CSetupDriver::LaunchSetup: Setup failed (Error 0x80070643: Fatal error during installation.)
2012-03-15 11:55:40  Error     MWUSSetup          DoInstall: Wsus setup failed (Error 0x80070643: Fatal error during installation.)


I have searched all over the internet looking for a way to reinstall WSUS but I am making no progress at this point.

How do I get WSUS installed again? I am assuming I will need to manually remove what is left of windows internal database and WSUS but I have found nothing explaining what reg keys to modify and what files to remove.

Thanks,

Justin
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