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WSS 3.0 - Under Construction page and "Cannot connect to the configuration database"

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This sharepoint site was working until we had to demote and promote the server. (Don't ask).  I had a good backup of the database but when i restore them I get the "Under Configuration" page when trying to connect to http://servername and I get "Cannot connect to the configuration database" when I try to connect to http://localhost or when I try to open Sharepoint 3.0 Central Administration.

What I did to get to this point.  I removed and reinstalled WSS 3.0.  This re-created the Windows Internal Database and then I ran the Sharepoint Products and Tech Configuration Wizard.  After that completed I restored the admin and config databases to the ones created by the wizard.

I'm sure I did something wrong but I don't know what.  

Anyone care to point out what i did wrong?

Thanks in advance!

Craig
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