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About 2 days ago the password expired for the farm account due to someone not using the function to never expire passwords. Anyways, after this I went thru CA and changed the password but now I can't get the User Profile Sync Service to work. If I look in the Event Viewer I keep on getting an error in SharePoint Foundation with Event ID 8306 and the message is The HTTP request is unauthorized with client authentication scheme 'Negotiate'. The authentication header received from the server was ''.. Anyone who can point me in the right direction on where to look? I also have the issue of the FIM not starting but I'm guessing this is all related to eachother.

I can also add that the User Profile Synchronization Service is stuck on "Starting" and that I've recreated the User Profile Service Application several times now.

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I "solved" this by backing up the site collection and then reinstalling without reinstalling Sharepoint (followed Todd Klindts guide on his blog ). –  K.W Nov 16 '11 at 10:24

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