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Windows Server 2008 R2 always boots in recovery mode

If you are facing below Issues : 
- You faced the Windows Server 2008 R2 Clean boot issue
- Windows Server 2008 R2 starts in recovery mode
- After installing windows updates on Windows server 2008 R2 system goes in recovery mode after reboot
- Safe mode also doesn't work in above case and get stuck at classpnp.sys

Then this is the solution for all above:

1. Boot into Windows Recovery Mode
2. Open Command Prompt
3. Type:


4. Goto following location :

 Check out for pending.xml file.
If it is present, then DELETE it.

5. Reboot the system.

6. Select normal boot mode. 

You have done it!


  1. Wow this was a great fix since I was seeing the exact problem with the server only booting sometimes. Thank you!!

  2. Thats Great... I am glad that the solution helped you.

  3. Hi, i try this fix but get: the windows resource protection could not start the repair service


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