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Hi,

I just setup a Windows Server 2008 64 bit and installed Exchange Server 2007 64bit aswell. The server works fine, and has some issues with receiving/sending emails to begin with, but that was due to misconfigurations with the dns setup. That gets fixed and the server receives a few reboots and it seems to be functional.

I then decide to hook it up to an UPS system, and have to shut it down. When thats done and I boot it back up, Windows wont load, it keeps you there with the loading screen for hours without any updates whatsoever. Trying Safe Mode, it gets you nowhere.

Is this a common issue within MS 2008 64bit? Or would anyone have any idea on what could be wrong?
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JoWickerman earned 2000 total points
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Hi farodane,

Could be hardware...

1.    Boot the machine from the Setup media. Click "Repair your computer" in the lower left corner of the Install Windows page.

2.    In the next page, choose the correct operating system and click Next. Note that if this page shows more than one OS, you may need to check if that OS has been installed successfully.

3.    In the next page, click Command Prompt. And then in the command prompt, type the following commands to see what the output is:

Chkdsk       (if the output indicates that some errors exist, then try the following command)

Chkdsk /R /F   (this may need a reboot to complete the disk check)

Sfc /scan

Hope this helps.

Cheers.
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Hi JoWickerman,

1. I have tried to make it boot from the cd, however without look. It seems to put me in the same situation where it just hangs.

2. There is only ONE os installed, so this is not the case.

3. Excatly what I was aiming for :)

I will procced with this case probably tonight, and I will post an update whenever I finish. Thanks for the reply.
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Cool!

Hope it solves your issue!

Have a good weekend.

Cheers.
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Hi,

Any luck with this?

Cheers
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Hi,

Are you happy with the solution? If so, you can close the question and award points.

Cheers.
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