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How do I remove the two Log Reader Agents with errors from the Replication Monitor?

As you can see, the job does not exist (Error message produced by right click > Properties on errored Log Agent Reader) - it has previously been deleted, but these two Log Reader Agents refuse to go!

Log Reader Agent errors

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I was having this same issue. Below is how I found the orphaned Log Reader Agents, Once they were identified I removed the rows from MSlogreader_agents and it corrected the issue of errors in the replication monitor

SELECT TOP 500 [id]
FROM [distribution].[dbo].[MSlogreader_agents]
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