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Re-formatted "C" Drive

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by dobro, Apr 27, 2004.

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  1. dobro

    dobro Thread Starter

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    Been having a lot of problems with my wife's machine, so I re-formatted the "C" drive to do a clean install and start from scratch. Now, when I turn it on, it has a black screen with this message:

    NTLDR is missing
    Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart

    Pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del does nothing. The floppy drive was not working before, but it would still boot...................Now what???..Was formatting a mistake???

    Computer:
    MB------------Intel D845GBV
    Processor-----P4 1.7
    Hard Drive-----Maxtor 120gb
    OS------------Windows XP Home Ed
     
  2. dai

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    set the bios to boot from cd first
    pop in the xp cd and reboot
    choose install and let windows format the drive for you
     
  3. dobro

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    Thanks for the help. Looks like that's going to do it.
     
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