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Can't Delete 2005 SQL Maintenence Plan after Name Change

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We renamed our server and forgot to remove the pending jobs. Now the jobs are tied to the old server name and I cant delete them.

As far as I can tell i managed to delete the subplans. But i cant remove the maintenance plans themselves. the error i get is below. By the attached screen shot it is obvious that my jobs point to the old server name but I cannot change or remove them. he option is greyed out. How can i remove these jPlans?

TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
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Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation. (mscorlib)

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. The server was not found or was not accessible. Verify that the instance name is correct and that SQL Server is configured to allow remote connections. (provider: Named Pipes Provider, error: 40 - Could not open a connection to SQL Server) (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 53)

For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?ProdName=Microsoft+SQL+Server&EvtSrc=MSSQLServer&EvtID=53&LinkId=20476

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easiest solution would be to rename your server back to old name remove them and change it back again.
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