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Windows server 2008 r2 foundation crashes on boot up after going in to windows

Posted on 2011-03-17
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OK I will try to be as clear as possible so there are no more questions just answers.
Points will not be awarded for links as I have read almost every link out there.
OK from the start I backed up a server 2008 foundataon to add more drives to the machine.
I used symantec system recovery. the backup went OK and the recovery was a bitch to get the machine to boot. I finnaly had to use a windows 7 disk.
Ok now it booted and from the OS I was able to do a lot of things including resizing the OS and making the storage drive and making them dynamic. once I did that I left and when they came back in the morning the server when you would start it it would just say explorer has crashed and not responding..
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What do the event logs say
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I cant read the logs because when I log into the server it just says explorer not responding
it does not let me do anyhting
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I just ended up reloading the OS that seemed to be the only option
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this one was the only one that I know would work so I restored the OS from an image
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