[brluglist] windows sucks
dpuryear at usa.net
Tue Apr 9 21:26:12 CDT 2002
At 08:28 PM 4/9/2002 -0500, you wrote:
>My windows experience for the day has been installing win 2000 server on
>a fresh, clean machine and going to the windows update, installing the
>service pack & critical updates, then rebooting the machine. It would
>not boot after that! It hangs at some point - and no matter how long I
>let it sit there, it will not finish booting! The *&$*#&$^&@^@!@
>machine is two hours old - and winblows has already died!!!!!
Yeah, I've heard similar stories in the past. Did you install the recovery
console? You can boot to that and probably troubleshoot your problem.
Otherwise, boot from the CD and do the same. This is kinda, sorta similar
to booting into single-user mode under UNIX, albeit with not nearly the
same level of tools.
Dustin Puryear <dpuryear at usa.net>
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