Server 2003 hangs on "Applying computer settings"
Posted on 2008-06-13
We have a server Dell Poweredge 2850 running Windows 2003. The other day it just stopped responding, and I had to manually shut it off and reboot it. The next day i found it rebooted from a BSOD, and when I tried to log into it - it would hang on "Applying Computer Settings" windows, while the little line inside that window still ruinning from left to right as if it's still loading. I ran Dell diags, but they showed nothing. I replaced all the RAM, yet still the same problem. Then it looks like when it's umplugged from the network it would load fine and let me log in, but as soon as I plug it back into the wall jack it hangs again. I installed a new gigabit NIC card, but still the same problem. Does anyone have any idea on how to fix this?