Reboot Windows Server 2008 into SafeMode

I am accessing a Windows Server 2008 remotely (using Citric GoToAssit).  I want to reboot the server into SafeMode.  I know how to do this if i am actually physically at the server but need to be able to do this remotely.  First reboot into SafeMode, then reboot back into regular mode.
AxeTracksAsked:
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KimputerCommented:
Use an elevated command box:

bcdedit /set {default} safeboot network

But I'd rather you let someone there (guide him by talking to him over the phone) start it in safe mode, purely for the reason that you just might not be able to control your server anymore (maybe the Citrix service stops working?). In that case, you also can't get it to boot back the normal way, while a guy behind the computer could restart it for you into normal mode.

Using msconfig, you should be able to return the system to normal boot. If not, run the elevated command again:

bcdedit /deletevalue {default} safeboot
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LazarusCommented:
Sorry not sure it can be done.
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Netman66Commented:
If this server has an out of band management card (HP iLO, DRAC, etc), then set it up and use it to get remote console access.
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AxeTracksAuthor Commented:
guys thanks for your suggestions.  I am actually here with the server and can experiment with remote and if needed than manually restart the server.  

I will start with the elevated command prompt and see what happens.
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AxeTracksAuthor Commented:
works great guys!  thanks!  I also noted (feeling stupid) that GoToAssit has a reboot in safemode option built in.   But your solution works great!  thank you
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AxeTracksAuthor Commented:
thank you,  good job!
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