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WSUS 3.0 sp2 error

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Hi,

when I uninstalled the wsus 3.0 sp2 on my windows server 2003 r2 standard. I've got this error message saying.
" The windows updates service 3.0 sp2 was not removed succesfully because an error occured"

how do i fix this problem so that i can reinstall it again? any help. thanks

jessie
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To remove WSUS and reinstall it

Open regedit

Browse down to following key

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Update Services\Server\Setup\"wYukonInstalled"=dword:00000001

Change the value from 1 to 0
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how do i know im using the windows internal database? how can i locate them?
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I've uninstalled the wsus3.0sp2 completely. Thanks Subhashishlaha for the tip.
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