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Windows 2003 Server - Exchange - Stuck on Applying Settings with Cat5 plugged in

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HP Proliant DL380
Windows 2003 Server sp2
Exchange 2003

System was rebooted last night and hung on "Applying Computer Settings" and won't go past.  Booted into safe mode w/Networking to verify no issues.  Had F-Secure AV installed, removed it.   Rejoined the domain.

If I remove the cat5 cable when it boots it goes instantly to the logon screen.  If I leave the cable in then it hangs.  I have update the NIC drivers.. I have switched the cat5 patch cable.  I have tried a new switch port.  I did a netsh winock repair .. I do not have APC powerchute installed.

I can not figure out why it wont go further when the cat5 is plugged in..

Any help is appreciated.
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