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Server Reboot Loop after hardware failure

So.. server 2k3 small business edition on pc athlon 2200+ 512mb ddr.... harddrive overheated loops reboot is there a similar function in server 2k3 to reinstall all core OS files like in win xp or what do i do to correct them or to get a valuable error message instead of just rebooting.. safe mode and last known config dont work checked harddrive in recovery everything seems fine..

sorry about the grammar guys!

thanks,

~Richard Frazier: Zial Networks
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What90Commented:
Hi frazier1414,

Try this:
Open System Properties via Start > Control Panel > Performance and Maintenance > System
[ System Properties may also be opened using the WinKey+Pause key combination ]
Select the Advanced tab and then click Settings in the Startup and Recovery section
In System Failure section, clear the checkbox next to Automatically Restart
Click OK and OK to exit

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frazier1414Author Commented:
to qoute myself "loops reboot"  "safe mode and last known config dont work"

sorry if i didn't make it clear.. but i cant get ANYTHING except either a list of commands then a reboot (safe-modes) or the windows logo then reboot (normal modes)

thanks,

~Richard Frazier: Zial Networks

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What90Commented:
Have you got recovery console installed?

Or use another util to load up the system Linux or a util like :
http://www.winternals.com/products/repairandrecovery/erdcommander2002.asp?pid=erd

Then make a registry change, follow this to turn off the reboots:
http://www.winguides.com/registry/display.php/229/


HTH
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frazier1414Author Commented:
how do i edit the registry from a slaved drive?

sorry im sounding like such a bloody noob,.. im really not.. i just dont have the time to figure it out myself,  my boss is in serious pissy mood about lack of working exchange server

~Dick @ Zial Networks
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What90Commented:
frazier1414,


Try this - It will allow you to boot your machine from floppy and change the registry:
http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/bootdisk.html
The FAQ should walk you through it

Luck!
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