Scenario: When attempting to install/uninstall Exchange, you receive the following error during readiness checks:
“A reboot from a previous installation is pending”
Even after a reboot, it doesn’t clear this error.
- Clear values out of the PendingFileRenameOperations key located at: HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlSessionManagerPendingFileRenameOperations
- You may need to clear out the content of this key as well located at: HKLMSystemControlSet001ControlSessionManager