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W2k Server problem

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Steven O'NeillFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
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My office recently suffered a powercut and this has caused all manner of problems with one of my development servers. The server is not attached to a UPS and there is no "real" backup routine in place for the server (not connected to a tape unit).

The problem is when I boot the server up I get the black screen that says Windows 2000 loading, then the bar across the screen and then get taken to the lovely blue screen, not the Blue screen of death but the nice shade of blus you get prior to the login box appearing...that's it...nothing else comes up and the server sits for ages and does nothing else.

I booted the machine up in Safe Mode and managed to get into the Event Viewer were it mentions about Net Logon and a whole stack of services not sunning properly (in fact not running at all).

Does anyone know what could have caused this and how to rectify it?

I've tried using the recovery console (FIXBOOT for one) but this didn't appear to fix anything. I've also tried Repairing W2K  and this merely overwrote the files with the initial SP (I think). I was using SP4.

Any advice as always appreciated.
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