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Catastrophic failure Error - Correlation ID not found in ULS logs

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 23, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Hi all

I'm having a problem in sharepoint when trying to create a new site from a custom template - I am getting the below error:

Catastrophic failure (Exception from HRESULT: 0x8000FFFF (E_UNEXPECTED))


Troubleshoot issues with Microsoft SharePoint Foundation.

Correlation ID: [long hex code]


However when I look in the ULS logs there is no mention of this correlation ID. I have turned the logs up to Verbose on everything, then reproduced the error, and still I can't find the error. Is it possible that this error is coming from another subsystem like ASP or IIS? I have looked in the IIS logs and can find the HTTP requests but nothing to do with why the error occurs.

Any help would be appreciated - I feel like if I could find the correlation ID I could at least start to work out what the error is!

Many thanks


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