Error Code 3221685466 - Exchange 2007 mailbox role uninstall

If when trying to uninstall the mailbox role in Exchange 2007 from a windows 2008 server you get the following error:

"An error occurred. The error code was 3221685466. The message was The service is already registered.."

Try changing the registry key value HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Exchange\v8.0\Mailbox\
from "Uninstall" to "Install". Make sure you use capital "I" as its case sensitive. Then try to uninstall the mailbox role again.


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