windows 2003 - how do I do a fixboot

I need to do a fix boot on my server...im not sure how do that...i was going to the colocation tomorrow to do this...

i was looking for something quick and dirty as I have limited time at the server...a step by step...
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castellansolutionsCommented:
Boot off the CD... Access the Recovery Console by hitting "R" to access the recovery console.

(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314058) THis is for XP but same options will work fine.


Once in the recovery console you can then run fixboot and / or fixmbr commands, as always i recommend a full backup. Why are you running this? just a boot issue? or?
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GlobaLevelProgrammerAuthor Commented:
yes a boot issue...i had windows 2003 laid down...then I downloaded vista and now when it reboots it tries to boot up vista...
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GlobaLevelProgrammerAuthor Commented:
when you say boot off the cd you mean boot off the windows 2003 install cd...right??
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castellansolutionsCommented:
yes but there are 2 different recovery process one uses the recovery console the other does not, DO NOT use the second one as that does a repair install.

You dont have the vista cd in the drive do you ? or on a bootable usb drive?

Also why were you tring to repalce 2003 (Server OS) with Vista (Client OS)?
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GlobaLevelProgrammerAuthor Commented:
that was a mistake! :)
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