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After you install the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Scalable Networking Pack on a Microsoft Windows Server 2003-based computer, you may receive a Stop error message that resembles one of the following:
Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.
To work around this problem, do not set duplicate IP addresses to multiple network adapters. To start the computer in Normal mode so that you can configure the IP addresses for the network adapters, follow the steps in either of the following methods:
Restart the computer in Safe Mode:
Restart the computer.
When you are prompted to select the operating system to start, press F8.
On the Windows Advanced Option menu, use the ARROW keys to select Safe Mode, and then press ENTER.
If you are using a dual-boot computer or a multiple-boot computer, select Microsoft Windows Server 2003 from the list that is displayed, and then press ENTER.
Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
Locate and then click the following registry subkey: