?
Solved

Set hangs at "set-up is now starting windows"

Posted on 2004-10-02
6
Medium Priority
?
138 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-13
I had win2k domain controller with exchange 2000 on it shutdown unexpectedly. When I started it back up, i received the NTOSKRNL.EXE missing error. I have the ERD disks for it, but when I boot up the server with the install cd, it hangs right before the "option to repair it" page. It states setup is starting windows 2000 at the bottom, but hangs. the keyboard amd mouse do not work. I have to shut it down manually.
This server is in a raid array and we have checked all the hardware. if I place new drives in it and begin the install it gets passed the install point without hanging.
Anybody have any thoughts on how to recover???
0
Comment
Question by:infinicom1
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:Worked4me
ID: 12211067

  I am not sure if you have a Compaq Server or not you can check this.
  http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=249686

  This is another link for Windows Setup hanging at startup
  http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=217073
  It refers to Windows hanging because it does not recognize or
  cannot configure the hardware in your computer.

  Good Luck.
0
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
Worked4me earned 2000 total points
ID: 12211075

  I'm sorry that 2nd link is for Windows hanging at Startup
  This is the link for Windows hanging at setup.
  http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=234772
0
 
LVL 58

Expert Comment

by:Julian Hansen
ID: 12211783
Sounds like you might have a disk error - are you sure all the disks are fine?
0

Featured Post

The Eight Noble Truths of Backup and Recovery

How can IT departments tackle the challenges of a Big Data world? This white paper provides a roadmap to success and helps companies ensure that all their data is safe and secure, no matter if it resides on-premise with physical or virtual machines or in the cloud.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

NTFS file system has been developed by Microsoft that is widely used by Windows NT operating system and its advanced versions. It is the mostly used over FAT file system as it provides superior features like reliability, security, storage, efficienc…
The Summer 2017 Scholarship Winners have been announced!
Do you want to know how to make a graph with Microsoft Access? First, create a query with the data for the chart. Then make a blank form and add a chart control. This video also shows how to change what data is displayed on the graph as well as form…
How to fix incompatible JVM issue while installing Eclipse While installing Eclipse in windows, got one error like above and unable to proceed with the installation. This video describes how to successfully install Eclipse. How to solve incompa…
Suggested Courses

777 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question