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autochk program not found on Windows Server 2003

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I am running windows server 2003 on Dell Poweredge 2600:

Apparently the UPS died and now whenever I boot my computer, it starts to load and then I get the error message:

autochk program not found. skipping autocheck.

Then it just starts to reboot completely.  

What I've tried:

1) Run it in Safe mode > No good
2) Run last known configuration > No good

Any ideas?  
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by:Jay_Jay70
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hmm try booting to the recov console for the cd, and run a fixboot c:, fixmbr and chkdsk and see how you go
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by:dhav79
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I inserted the windows server 2003 re-installation CD and I do not have the option to go into windows recovery mode, I boot my server with CD in, and goes through various setup file installation, and then it takes me directly to the WIndows Server 2003 Setup where I can setup partitions.

What do i do?
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I called dell and finally got to the reovery console option.  From here we ran chkdsk /r /f  and that didnt solve anything.  Please some help!
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by:dhav79
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Also, we were trying to copy autochk.exe to c:\windows\system32 to replace the exisiting one, but apparently through the revcovery console we recieved a access is denied.  Dell pretty much told me im screwed.
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