SharePoint 2010: "Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPWebService named "" Rename your object or delete the existing object"

SharePoint 2010: "Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPWebService named "" Rename your object or delete the existing object"

Scenario: You might not be able to delete a Web application. You might receive the following error message: "Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPWebservice named "". Rename your object or delete the existing object." Here is a screenshot:  

The solution is to delete your Web application...

Go to
Central Administration --> Monitoring --> Check Job Status
Click Job Definitions under timer links on the left
Delete the job with the name in quotes (i.e. 'Unprovisioning SharePoint - 8888')

 

You should now be able to delete the web application..

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