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Restore system state from a windows backup on a DC

Posted on 2006-07-03
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Hi. We have a sbs server 2002. The server requires a re-install. I have taken a backup of the system state and files to a external hard drive. The server as 2 scsi drives (mirror raid) setup and working fine. I have removed the old drives and install the new drives (the old drives is running out of space),  then i installed the OS and drivers. I then restore the system state (no over writing the current files) it says restores all ok. When I restart it get a blue screen with the error message inaccessible_boot_device. I have check the drives layout. The old drives has 2 partitions (C & D). I created the same on the new drives. Can you please let me know what has gone wrong?
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by:Jay_Jay70
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try booting into the recovery console and running a chkdsk /r
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Have done a check disk.. All seems ok. Do you think is is a driver problem or a hardware issue?
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After Checking, I have found that the SCSI drivers have not been installed. I could boot up and load windows ok before the restore but in the device mg is doesn't have the drivers for the SCSI controller. So when I do the restore it can not locate the drivers and so fails to load windows correctly. Would you agree?
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looks like it may be that to me......have you got the SCSI drivers available?
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by:compudoc1
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Yes I have the drives now. When restoring the DC should I Install AD and DNS ETC?? Or should I just do the system state restore? Please remember this is a SBS server 2000.
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Please respond.
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sorry mate i have been away on holidays - where you at with this?
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