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Something has gone wrong with my SharePoint install (see http://www.sharepointoverflow.com/questions/4149/stsadm-exe-crashes-on-all-commands), and with the errors involving registry keys and dlls not being found, I'm thinking something pretty major has happened. Short of doing a reinstall, I'm wondering whether a 'Repair' of MOSS 2007 via Control Panel -> Programs might do any good.

(Although I've a feeling the problems are more at the WSS level, but I don't see that in the Programs list...)

I'm on Windows 2008.

Does 'Repairing' MOSS 2007 do anything useful, and more important, might it 'repair' (i.e. delete) things I wouldn't want it to?

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Perhaps running the Sharepoint Configuration Wizard can help you out also. It's a bit safer as the 'Repair' option I think.

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Thanks... I tried that and got an error :/ I'm going to post it in a separate question. –  ngm Jul 22 '10 at 11:24
    
Posted here: sharepointoverflow.com/questions/4208/… –  ngm Jul 22 '10 at 11:36
    
Well, in that case it's probably best to do a 'Repair' from the Control Panel, as the logline suggests in the other question. Don't know how it will affect your current install though. –  Jan_V Jul 22 '10 at 11:39

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