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troubleshooting Question

DHCP server service stuck on 'starting'

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We have recently rebuilt our domain controller base with Windows 2003. Occasionally our centres lose power and when the server reboots it gets stuck starting the DHCP server service. No error is returned because the service hasn't actually failed, it's still 'starting' according to the Services app. As a result, clients don't receive an IP address, techs can't remote into the server (we are not on-site). The server responds to ping and we can use mmc snap-ins to access services and so on, but the server is not fully 'up'. We did not have this problem with Windows 2000 Server, in the same physical environment. Please help!
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