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Starting problem How to start the server after shutting down of server?

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For solving your problem do the following:
1. Press the UPS button and wait for 2 minutes
2. Switch on the CPU
3. Switch on the monitor
4. Wait until you will the Windows Logon appears
5. Press and hold the CTRL+ALT+DEL
6. Enter the User Name and Password
7. Press the enter key and wait for few moments until the desktop screen appears

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Hi anekal, your question is not clear, or you wanted to start the server unattended, pl clarify.

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