When you are restoring a Windows Server, you get to make sure the C: (System) partition has the exact same size as before. You can't just set the partition to be larger/smaller like that, or Windows won't boot. On 11/9/05, sunil shah <sunny@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > http://www.MSExchange.org/ > > > > Hi Everyone : > > Guys I had one server running everything – AD, DNS, Exchange and IIS and > that server dead. Motherboard fried, and I have to buy new server. I have > a backup schedule to run every night using Veritas Backup Exec 9. As I have > read Disaster Recovery white paper and try to recover my exchange server but > have no luck. Can anyone tell me pls. how to restore my old server data on > new server. Oh Yes my previous server was Compaq ML530 with Raid and 2 > processors and was about 5 yrs old. The new server is DL360 with Raid and 2 > processors also I am mentioning this to have a clear idea. I have tried > following things but I am getting inaccessible_Boot_Device. Any other > alternative if any one has please mention me and I am willing to try that. > > I have done following things. > > (1) Using SmartStart(Compaq) Configuration tool, installed windows 2000 > as a work group (Have Created partition 10 GB as C on new server and on old > it was 6) > > (2) Using SmartStart it installed all the drivers that required for the > server > > (3) Created E drive of 120GB whatever was left on new server (On old > server it was 30GB) > > (4) Installed Veritas Backup Exec 9 and imported the tape from last > night > > (5) Installed Recovery Console and restared the new server comes up fine > > (6) Again Restarted the server and boot up the server in directory > restore mode (using F8) > > (7) Run system restore using Veritas Backup Exec 9 > > And Right after restore I have to reboot the machine and when I reboot the > machine the windows logo comes up (that tells the boot drive is accessable) > and after while I get blue screen saying Stop : STOP:0X0000007b > (0XF2063848,0XC00000034,0X00000000).