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Disable or Bypass Shutdown UI notification after Server 2003 Crash

You may have noticed that if a server 2003 crashes unexpectedly after the reboot there is a User Interface (UI) will show up to record the exact reason for the unexpected shut down.

In this article we discuss how to bypass this UI automatically; this might be needed for the users who need their servers to automatically login to the admin account to start a program.

To do so follow these steps:

  1. Click on start menu
  2. Click on Run
  3. Type: gpedit.msc and press Enter
  4. the Group Policy Object Editor will be opened.
  5. On the left pane find “Computer Configuration”
  6. Expand “Administrative Templates” by double clicking on that or pressing the + sign.
  7. Click on “System”
  8. On the right pane find “Display Shutdown Event Tracker”.
  9. Double click on “Display Shutdown Event Tracker” and in the Setting tab click on “Disabled”.
  10. Press “Ok”