Posted on 2009-07-02
I have a Dell PowerEdge running Server 2003. When I installed SP2, it installed fine, except after the reboot, it freezes with a blank screen at about the point when I expect to see "Preparing Network Connections" displayed, just prior to the "Press CTRL-ALT-DEL to login" screen. And it is frozen, no drive activity, no task manager, nothing. I had to do a repair install back to SP1 to get it running again, which fortunately went without a hitch.
So, how do I find out what the problem was so I can then find out how to go about fixing it?