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[SOLVED] What is NTLDR

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by ipconfig, Sep 26, 2003.

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  1. ipconfig

    ipconfig Thread Starter

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    Someone used my PC and when I turn it on it says NTLDR is missing. Do I need to reinstall my windows 2000 ?
     
  2. cybertech

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    Is there a floppy disk in the floppy drive. Is there a CD in the CD drive? If you are set to boot to either of these drive you will get that error.
     
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    Hopefully that solved the problem, but if not here's M$ site with some trouble shooting steps.
     
  4. ipconfig

    ipconfig Thread Starter

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    I had to get a boot.ini file, ntdetect and ntldr from windows 2000 cd and from another computer. Had to edit the boot.ini file to my systems settings. Then booted from floppy with these three files. I didnt loose a thing :D
     
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    Sweeeet!! Good job :)
     
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