Before you begin the manual uninstall procedure, ensure that you have taken a working backup of the databases and the farm and that you disconnect the SharePoint server from the existing farm either by:
>> Running the SharePoint Configuration Wizard and disconnecting the SharePoint server OR
>> By running the following command: psconfig –cmd configdb -disconnect
- This wizard may be in English only. However, the automatic fix also works for other language versions of Windows.
- If you are not on the computer that has the problem, save the Fix it solution to a flash drive or a CD and then run it on the computer that has the problem.
Article ID: 2256352 - Last Review: Mar 22, 2011 - Revision: 1