I have a VM which will not boot, I initially had a new VM with Windows Server 2003 Std which work fine, I then restored a systems from tape to the VM and it will not boot, In safe mode its hangs at the acpitabi.dat file. On a normal boot I just see a black screen. I have tried to fix mbr and have disabled many of the services through the 2003 console mode and still no luck.
The machine which I am trying to restore was a Dell PowerEdge 1950. The server is not accessable to clone so the only copy of the machine i have is on tape, this why I am restoring the fies to a VM.