There are issues with cleaning the client off the computer under certain circumstances. In specific situations the SMS and NAL keys are not deleted due to registry key ownership problems. After uninstalling the SMS client, you'll want to use regedt32 on these computers, takes ownership of the registry keys, and then delete the key completely, before re-installing the SMS client.
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