Troubleshooting: Server hung on “Preparing to Configure Windows”

  Every IT Technician┬ádreads rebooting an older server. During the last Microsoft patch cycle I ran in to a server freezing during the patch install. Although this is rare, it is never a good situation, especially when working remotely. I was patching a Server 2008 box when I ran in to a major issue. The updates downloaded and installed correctly, but when I rebooted the server it seemed to hang on...

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