troubleshooting Question

Stuck in Safe Boot

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Windows Server 2003SBSMicrosoft Legacy OS
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Help, I think I've done something stupid!!!!
We where getting massive lag on our internet connection.  I narrowed this down to one of our server and though I would do a safeboot to try and narrow down what was causing the problem.  I did an msconfig safeboot with networking.

When the server boots into Safeboot it gets stuck at "preparing network connections" (ov 40 mins so far).  I tried doing an f8 start and then picking normal boot and last know good configuration, but the server boots back into safe mode.  I though I would try and edit the boot.ini file in the recovery console, but booting from the CD's needs a raid driver and I have no usb floppy disk with me to put it on.

Is there anyway of booting ther server back up normally????

it is a dell poweredge server with windows 2003 SBS on it.

Cheers.
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