Windows Server 2000 is hanging when booting up.
Posted on 2007-10-04
We are using a Dell PowerEdge 4600 and have Windows 2000 server installed on it. It is set up with a Raid 5 config and has about 4 Gig of RAM in it. The server is acting as our Sage Line 500 server and is serving about 70 users. The problem with it is that is hanging when we reboot it on the Windows 2000 server screen before it fires the user log on. The process bar at this screen is getting to 100% but then thats as far as we get. There is network connectivity there as I can ping the server but cannot browse to any files on the server. I have a backup of the DB off the server which is 2 days old so obviously I don't want to have to resort to that. Can anyone offer any help, I have tried to reboot the server in safe mode but it seems to hang as well. Nothing has changed on the server but a fellow worker was using it earlier and it became unresponsive and he pulled the power so I'm really worried about the con sequences of that. Any help would be greatly appreciated.