Solved

Windows 2000 Server PDC is dead, only can start with safe mode. How can I do?

Posted on 2006-06-17
2
129 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-13
I am running Windows 2000 with Primary domain controller, some virus kill my windows and I don't have backup the system state before. I already clean the virus in safe mode. After that it cannot bootup in normal mode, only can work with safe mode. I want to reinstall the windows but it is because this server is PDC (hold all the master and roles), how can I backup the AD and recover. Please get me details information. Thanks a lot!
0
Comment
Question by:kennycpu
2 Comments
 
LVL 29

Accepted Solution

by:
mass2612 earned 200 total points
ID: 16928472
Do you have another working domain controller and dns server in the domain? Is this a single domain environment? If you have another domain controller and DNS server running then you can seize the operation master roles so that they are running on the other domain controller and then format and re-install the failed server and re-join the domain.

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=255504
0
 

Author Comment

by:kennycpu
ID: 16940435
COOL, Just my thinking!!!
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

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…
With the rapid rise in mobile usage, mobile devices are here to stay and have become an integral part of doing business. Here are 9 great apps for your BYOD environment.
In this video I am going to show you how to back up and restore Office 365 mailboxes using CodeTwo Backup for Office 365. Learn more about the tool used in this video here: http://www.codetwo.com/backup-for-office-365/ (http://www.codetwo.com/ba…
Hi friends,  in this video  I'll show you how new windows 10 user can learn the using of windows 10. Thank you.

895 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

12 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now