BUG: You receive error code -2147024893 when you uninstall SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services on a computer that is running Windows Vista Beta 2 or Windows Server 2008


Symptoms


When you uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services from a computer that is running Windows Vista Beta 2 or Windows Server 2008, you may receive the following error message:
The setup fails to read IIsMimeMap table. The error code is -2147024893

Workaround


To work around this problem, stop the IIS Admin Service and the World Wide Web Publishing Service before you uninstall Reporting Services.
  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Services.
  3. In the Services window, right-click IIS Admin Service, and then click Stop.
  4. After the IIS Admin Service is stopped, right-click World Wide Web Publishing Service, and then click Stop.
  5. After the World Wide Web Publishing Service is stopped, close the Services window.
  6. Uninstall Reporting Services.
After you have uninstalled Reporting Services, you must manually delete the following in Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.
  • The ReportServer[$InstanceName] Reporting Services virtual directory
  • The Reports[$InstanceName]Reporting Services virtual directory
  • The ReportServer[$InstanceName] ReportServer application pool
Note InstanceName is a placeholder for the instance name of SQL Server 2005 that you uninstall.

After the uninstallation is complete, you must manually start the IIS Admin Service and the World Wide Web Publishing Service.

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.