troubleshooting Question

2k server acting real weird > no control panel > IE hangs > sp4 update hangs URGENT ******

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Dell 2 x xeon  server mega ram. Performance never been a problem

unsure what the cause but cannot access

control panel
windows explorer hangs
ie hangs and no internet access
av update hangs.
sp4 install hangs

takes a lifetime to reboot

I have done the following

msconfig > removed internat.exe
ran stinger > nothing
installed windows installer 3.0

Its running an sql database and pretty much nothing else.

I am scratching my head. Only found this problem out when trying to remove norton and reinstall it and control panel was not working

There is a document that talks about removing and replacing .cpl files but I can navigate to see those files. I am pretty much snookered.

ran sfc/scannow by the way and fine.


any ideas??????

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