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Microsoft® Windows Server 2003: Administrator’s Companion by Jason Gerend, Sharon Crawford, Charlie Russel

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Fixing the Underlying Problem

After you have the system booting again, you might need to perform some further troubleshooting. Booting the computer successfully in safe mode is a relief, but it is of little consolation if you still can’t boot normally. Unfortunately, solving the underlying trouble can be very complex and, as a result, the recommendations here are only a starting point. If these recommendations don’t fix the trouble, consult the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit and the Microsoft Knowledge Base for further information. With that stipulation, the advice dispensed in the next several sections can help you fix the majority of the difficulties you are likely to encounter.

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When troubleshooting, act like a scientist running ...

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