3:14 AM: Restart Required: To complete the installation of the following updates, the computer will be restarted within 15 minutes.
3:27 AM: The process C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe (COMPUTER-NAME) has initiated the restart of computer (COMPUTER-NAME) on behalf of user NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM for the following reason: Operating System: Recovery (Planned).
Reason Code: 0x800200002
Shutdown Type: Restart
Found this in the event logs after we came in this morning and the server was sitting at the "Choose a Language" menu for Recovery mode. Anybody have a similar experience or theory why??
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It could be the Windows Update service issued the auto restart of the server. Look into Windows Update history to see if there were any successed or failed updates. Not sure for why it booted into Recovery Console. If this continues to happen, you may
boot from a setup DVD and do a startup repair.
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