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Solved: ntldr is missing/ formatted hd

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by fmazuca, Oct 15, 2008.

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  1. fmazuca

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    With a windows XP disc in the dvd burner, screen states "NTLDR" is missing and hit ctrl-alt-delete to restart which does nothing. I am trying to install a "pure" copy of XP on a Dell Dimension 8250. Using F2 or F12-as the screen states-to get into the boot or set-up does nothing.
     
  2. fmazuca

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    I should add the HD has been formatted in another pc.
     
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    do not know what happened but the pc is finally reading and loading XP-this is after many attempts--
     
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