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NTLDR is Missing... is the only Message...


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Posted 23 September 2012 - 12:55 PM

Its the Western 250 that became infected... nasty stuff. Had a shop do a low level format and I then format(ed) from another Windows XP system. As the XP system I used to do the format I has to format the Western 250 without a drive letter. I don't know if that could have anything to do with all the problems I'm having.

Should I reformat with a switch? fromat C:/mbr ?? or something???

As stated in the the topic, the only Message I'm getting is " NTLDR is Missing ".

Thank you again for all the help.

Post/Robert

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Posted 23 September 2012 - 07:56 PM

This was one of the more detailed, yet simple methods to solve NTLDR is missing.
All the others needed your XP CD as a first option. If you have the CD I can list other versions -

Thank You -
Others may have another idea also -



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Posted 23 September 2012 - 08:01 PM

What is the means that you intend to use to install Windows? CD?

If it is a MS Genuine XP CD...then simply delete all existing partitions currently on the hard drive...use the XP CD to format/install Windows.

There is no need to pre-format the hard drive before using a genuine XP install CD, the disk is set up to automatically format and install Windows.

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