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I've got a 2008 Server machine that's doing a rolling reboot, even from safe mode. I can get into the recovery console prompt. From there can I somehow view what's in the event viewer?

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

I would boot off of a BARTPE CD and then open the event viewer files (in %SystemRoot%\System32\Config) from its event viewer.

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+1 Bart's saved my life many times... – squillman Aug 11 '09 at 20:04

Not sure how to comment on an existing post, but the post about BARTPE CD is either not possible with Windows 7 or not a very easy thing to do. has some instructions on this

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