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NTLDR is missing


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#1 pudn-UK

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Posted 25 July 2011 - 05:12 AM

I do support for home and Small Business users, and come across the 'NTLDR is missing' message very occasionally and know how to resolve the problem. My reason for posting today is that within the last two months I have had three different clients call me with this problem. Two of these clients have called me again (within a couple of weeks of me fixing the issue) because the problem has recurred.

In each case there are no other symptoms and as a precaution I installed, updated and scanned each machine with Malwarebytes without any problem being highlighted.

Is this just pure coincidence or is there something that is causing the problem?

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Posted 25 July 2011 - 07:21 AM

Is there any commonality with respect to Servers these clients connect to ?
Feel free to ignore my comment, just another user !

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Posted 25 July 2011 - 08:23 AM

How are you going about fixing these errors?

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Posted 25 July 2011 - 11:26 AM

FWIW:

How to troubleshoot the NTLDR Is Missing error message in Windows 2000 - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/318728

ntldr is missing fix with boot floppy, CD, or USB drive, then fix HD - http://tinyempire.com/notes/ntldrismissing.htm

Ntldr Is Missing Fix, Romeo29 - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic170057.html

NTLDR Is Missing Fix - http://tinyempire.com/notes/ntldrismissing.htm

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