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Ntldr Is Compressed

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Posted 04 August 2008 - 05:59 PM

I had to do recovery console on my computer. It was in terrible shape from one d/l I did. (Using son's computer right now.) After the recovery completed I got the good ole message

ntldr is compressed
press ctrl-alt-del to restart

I continue to do so and keep getting the same message. Could someone please hold my hand through this and tell me what to do.

Running XP on HP Media Center. Not sure what else info is needed.

Thanks Donna

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Posted 04 August 2008 - 06:28 PM

Hi, take a look: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/fastFaq...cname=c00220758



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Posted 04 August 2008 - 06:31 PM

I tried that and it says something to the fact .... unable to open destination file...... so that is why I asked someone to walk me through it and hold my hand. Just not sure what to do.

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Posted 06 August 2008 - 07:35 PM

From a PM

I have stuff I really...really... need to acces on mine.

To be honest, if what you need is that important, you might be better off to slave the drive to another computer ans see if you can retrieve the files. I have a feeling any type of repair will jeopardize any salvage procedures.

Could someone please hold my hand through this and tell me what to do.

If you have any questions about certain things we can help you along
In my limited experience with ntldr, you most alwats end up reinstalling the OS
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