windows and exchanges services won't start

I have exchange 2003 running on win server 2003.  
the server stopped responding and everytime i reboot the server I get an error message
"At least one service or driver failed during system startup. Use Event Viewer to examine the event log for details."

I click OK and when I get to the console i try to start the services manually. but none of the exchange services will start.

the DNS service will not start and when I try to ping a computer I get "Destination Host Unreachable"
winperezAsked:
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winperezConnect With a Mentor Author Commented:
problem was fixed by simply doing the following

Open command prompt and type this:  NETSH WINSOCK RESET CATALOG
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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
not enough information...

please post even log entries showing the error messages as to why dns and exchange services won't start
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enzogoyCommented:
Are those services Start Up type set up as Automatic instead of Manual?
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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
if it wasn't automatic, it wouldn't be saying at startup that it failed
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fireline1082Commented:
Can you please go to event viewer and post both Application and System logs.

Application logs should give you some hints about the root cause

Check also the network connectivity of your exchange server. try to do the ping by IP addresses and by hostnames.

try to ping for example your default gateway and also ping any new IP address from different subnets; once confirmed working

then try to ping hostnames like your Active directory server or any other machine

if you are not able to ping then you have to solve th network connectivity issue before proceeding to troubleshoot Application or System logs

Please test and revert back with Application and system logs (errors or warnings only)
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Ehab SalemIT ManagerCommented:
Is your network card wroking and connected to the network? Do you have manual routing rules in the servers? check routing.
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winperezAuthor Commented:
all services startup type are automatic.


I checked both network cards and they are both working. Just the service doesn"t start up.

I have static tcp/ip settings and some manual route to get to a remote office.


I will post the event  logs when I get back to the office
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winperezAuthor Commented:
what if I get a similar server box and just move the hard drives there? will this work?
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dosdet2Commented:
It seems like something is wrong with your network connection.  Can you ping anything outside the server?
Check network cards/ drivers (as stated earlier), Cables, Switch,etc.

If you CAN ping outside the server, please disregard.
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winperezAuthor Commented:
problem was fixed by simply doing the following

Open command prompt and type this:  NETSH WINSOCK RESET CATALOG
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