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I am running SQL Server 2005 EE.

When trying to perform a full database backup I recieve the error message: "Failed to pause catalog for backup. Backup was aborted.BACKUP DATABASE is terminating abnormally."

After googling the issue, it seemed to be related to Full-Text Search not running properly, and so I checked and sure enough FTS was stopped. However, when attempting to start FTS, I recieved the following error message: "Service Dependency Deleted (ObjectExplorer)"

I googled this error and found the following advice in a wordpress blog (kind of worried about following this advice as there was no explanation about why I would do this). http://maniish.wordpress.com/2010/06/24/service-dependency-deleted-in-sql-server-when-enabling-full-text-search/

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.


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Did you try the registry changes? Seems pretty harmless to put it back if the change does nothing. –  Jon Seigel Jun 23 '11 at 4:16

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