SharePoint 2010: Failed to register SharePoint Services on configuration wizard

When i try to run SharePoint configuration wizard after install SharePoint 2010 beta, the wizard application throw a timeout exception and the SharePoint configuration steps aren’t done.

To resolve this problem you need to go to the Registry Editor and delete SPSearchService entry.

Steps:

  1. Go to the Start Menu and then click Run.
  2. Write regedit on Run box.
  3. Navigate to the SharePoint registry entries on HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Web ServerExtensions\14.0\WSS\Services.
  4. Delete SPSearchService entry.
  5. Run the SharePoint Configuration wizard again.

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