troubleshooting Question

Cant Get out of safe mode server 2003

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Windows Server 2003Microsoft Legacy OSMicrosoft Server OS
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One of our servers in down and I need it up in a hurry. Hopefully this is an easy question.
I rebooted the server to go into safemode but when I got there I found that is was rejecting my user name and password. I am sure they are being typed in corectly. I have had this happen before but I usualy just log in with the PC's local administrator account and it works fine. My account by the way is a Domain administrator. But this time that is not working. so I figured i would just reboot into normal mode set up a local administrator account thr reboot into safe mode again. My problem is that I cant reboot into regular mode because i did not log in to safemode by hitting F8 I did it by checking the /safeboot option in msconfig.
So it allways boots to safemode now and i cant get out of it nor can i log in under safe mode. I know this is in the boot.ini but how can i edit the boot.ini now thanks fo rthe help by the way this is server 2003
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