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Searching for boot record???

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Shotgun, Oct 2, 2003.

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  1. Shotgun

    Shotgun Thread Starter

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    My second computer keeps saying searching for boot records.

    searches on FLoppy, Cd-rom and SCSI.

    Any1 know why it's doing it??

    If I put XP cd in the drive, it just wants to intall it.

    thanks for any help, if more info is needed, let me know.


    Win XP pro
    Celron 400




    James
     
  2. Wirelessguy

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    you're drive is gone. It's either bad or was formatted. I would use a norton recovery cd and run a scan. If all is well, then I would fdisk and blow away all partitions before reinstalling.
    Sorry, but sounds like your files are all gone. Backups are good.
     
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