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undo sc delete mssql$microsoft##ssee

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To start - I do not have a good backup, please do not suggest using restore.
Does anyone know how to use sc create to rebuild mssql$microsoft##ssee so that it will show up in SQL Server Configuration Manager and Management Studio Express.
My data files are intact. I mostly need this working to get my companyweb back online.
The WSUS was broken and I was trying to remove it without realizing that WSUS and sharepoint share a DB on SBS.
Thanks for any help.
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Sc deletes the service portion
If it is not present in sql configuration, that suggests that it was uninstalled.
Presumably if try to readd the wsus part, you are getting errors; if you have not tried it add the wsus role back.

The ssee is a special instance of an express version without throttling.
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The WSUS shows still installed and will not re-install or uninstall.
Any other ideas? The DB still exists, I just need to make SQL re-create the instance.
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Ran into a similar issue with an SBS, installed WSUS on a separate server.
You can try adding the service startup directive.  What was removed and how was it removed?

The DB files are not deleted, the role, the remedy

Was there a manual removal of components?
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I started the manual removal process, did not download the tool to uninstall since it has been removed from the web -

4.   From a command prompt, type: sc delete wsusservice

5.   From a command prompt, type: iisreset
 6.   For Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Embedded Edition

 1) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MSSQLServer
 Edit the "InstalledInstances" value and remove "MICROSOFT##SSEE"

 2) Remove the "MICROSOFT##SSEE" subkey under
 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MSSQLServer


 3) Remove the "MSSQL.2005" subkey under
 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MSSQLServer


 4) Rename the following folder:
 \%Windir%\SYSMSI\SSEE\MSSQL.2005\MSSQL\Data to \%Windir%\SYSMSI\SSEE\MSSQL.2005\MSSQL\Data.old

Could not rename the folder, so it is intact.
I have restored the registry entries by using a shadow copy version.
What I havn't been able to figure out is how to undo the SC Delete issue.

thanks for your help.
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Well you need to restore those entries.
after which you can try the sc create mssql$microsoft##ssee
then you would need to replicate the data that needs to be there.

Often, after sc delete, you actually have to reboot the system for the entries to be removed.  one option you could try is navigate to hKLM\system\currentcontrolset\services\mssql reference and export this higherarchy.
Then after sc create, import this back hoping it will restore your funcitonality...




Your issue is that you are after the SharePoint functionality.
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I will try to restore that key and give it a reboot tonight.
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