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Is it safe to boot to a Windows 2000 Advanced server CD and perform a repair repair on the operating system?

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NFCC:

Only if the existing OS is Windows 2000 Advanced Server. You'll also want to re-patch the OS.

HTH

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By re-patch you mean applying the Hotfixes and service packs?

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sure it is safe, but it will bring the OS and all registry settings right back to a fresh install.

meaning, that you will have to re-apply any patches to the OS and that you will also have to reinstall any apps.
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