troubleshooting Question

2008r2 stuck on welcome for an hour after restart

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Server HardwareMicrosoft Legacy OSWindows Server 2008
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Windows 2008 r2 server (HP DL380p G8) after a restarts takes almost an hour to login.

This server used to not have this problem for about 8 months, but for the past 4 months it has had it and I don't know why.  After the restart I login and then have the words Welcome and a spinning hour glass.  The words Welcome stay for almost an hour until I finally get to the desktop.  During this time the server will reply to pings.  I don’t have this issue when restarting in safe mode with networking.  I do have this issue if clean boot (msconfig and disable all non-MS services and disable all in Startup tab).

This only happens after a restart and regardless of the way connecting (console, rdp, or ilo).  If I simply log off and then back on there is no delay.  There is no delay in safe mode with networking either.

Extra info....the NIC is HP Ethernet 1 Gb 4-port 331FL and the driver is provided by HP 16.6.04 but the driver details states provider Broadcom 16.0.0.17.
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