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Ntldr Is Missing


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#1 Jampie

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Posted 12 September 2007 - 07:11 AM

Hello, when I start my computer, the message 'NTLDR is missing ...'. I already put my Windows CD in the CD drive but it didn't work. My computer also has not a floppy drive.
Can anybody help me please??

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Posted 12 September 2007 - 08:57 AM

Did you try doing a last known good configuration?

If you are trying to boot from that CD then you need to make the CD-ROM you first device in the boot order.

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Posted 12 September 2007 - 08:42 PM

Did you make any changes before this error showed up?

Go into BIOS and check that the hard drive is recognized and make sure that everything is in the right boot order.

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Posted 16 September 2007 - 09:05 AM

What version of windows are you running?
The file NTLDR is used by Windows NT\XP (possibly ME, but not sure) to start Windows.
If you have your original Windows CD, it may be advisable to repair your installation by running setup from CD.

Alternatively, if you know someone with the same version of windows, you may be able to copy NTLDR from their computer. Windows NT\XP users will require a bootdisk that can handle NTFS (try www.bootdisk.com)
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