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NTLDR is missing


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#1 yoori

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Posted 02 April 2009 - 06:51 PM

I bought a PC Backup & Recovery called Acronis True Image 11 Home to wipe out /reformat my mom's laptop. It came with two cds, one is a bootable cd and the other is Disk Management Toolbox (disk director). I used the bootable cd, went to Acronis Drive Cleaner, it gave me option to either have a certain drive to be erased or the entire drive and I click on the picture box that shows the hardrive with the # of GB (which is I believe is the entire drive) and clicked next which a pop up comes up and says "Warning! You have selected the active parition" so I clicked ok. Then, it lead me to the next section to where I have to select actions to be performed after the data is wiped and I chose Format, then selected an alogorithm and lastly clicked proceed. It took 3-4 hours to complete. After I had done everything, and restarted to the laptop I had a message saying "NTLDR" is missing press ctrl+alt+del to restart. I do not know what to do, any help will be appreciated.

The laptop is HP Pavilion dv4000 | dv4307cl

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Posted 02 April 2009 - 09:03 PM

Do you have the XP install CD? If you boot off of it yoou can do a Repair install, NOT a full install.
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#3 Smithsam

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Posted 03 April 2009 - 05:41 AM

try this link .

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/318728

#4 OldGrumpyBastard

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Posted 03 April 2009 - 06:18 AM

Another option:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/138692/xp-boot-fixes/
Does this look like an OldGrumpyBastard or what?




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