In this article we used the Windows 2000 recovery console to fix the filesystem on an NT server. Let’s use the recovery console to make a BSOD. We’ll just disable a required boot service:
Nice!! That is what we wanted. Now, we could boot again and fix with the recovery console:
That works to recover from our shenanigans, but this is an article about Last Known Good Configuration. When NT boots you will see this screen:
Push the space bar:
Select L to load the Last Known Good Configuration, then push enter. NT boots fine now, using the settings from before we messed with our SCSI driver. Last Known Good Configuration gets loaded after the system boots completely, so you can always go back unless you have overwritten some system files.