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SP Products and Technologies Fails at Step 8 of 9

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 12, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Upgraded from WSS 3.0 to WSS 3.0 SP2
Upgraded from MOSS 2007 to MOSS 2007 SP2
Sharepoint Products and Technologies Configuration fails at step 8 of 9:
- Microsoft.Sharepoint.PostSetupConfiguration.PostSetupConfigurationTaskException was thrown.

In the Upgrade.log: [SPManager] SyncUpgradeTimerJob: Upgrade timer job failed. Return -1

Also, cannot load Sharepoint site. Receive the following:
An error has occurred on the server.http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?LinkID=96177

When trying to run Sharepoint 3.0 Central Administration: receive the following:
http://servername:11290/ The website declined to show this webpage

The following event IDs were raised:

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