1. Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click here to join today! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

Need help with booting Up windows on my SONY VAIO

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by mcfarland_ryan, Aug 6, 2008.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. mcfarland_ryan

    mcfarland_ryan Thread Starter

    Joined:
    Aug 6, 2008
    Messages:
    1
    I have a Sony vaio pcg-k37, and windows will not boot. As soon as I turn the computer on it goes straight to a black screen and it says NTLDR is missing, ctrl alt del to restart. and when I do it goes right back to that black screen. Does anyone have any ideas, besides taking it to a repair shop?

    UPDATE: I don't have any cds for this laptop.
     
  2. calvin-c

    calvin-c Banned

    Joined:
    May 17, 2006
    Messages:
    1,098
    I'm wondering about your statement 'goes straight to a black screen'. No POST? Is it possible that it no longer recognizes your hard drive? (Possibly drive has failed, possibly cables came loose, possibly BIOS got changed)

    If not, try booting from your Windows CD & copy NTLDR back to the hard drive (probably root of C: drive).
     
As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Loading...
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/737665

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice