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ntdlr IS MISSING I GOT WIN 2000 profesional
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The very first thing to check is if you have a floppy disk in your disk drive.  If you do remove it and reboot.  If not try these links:

http://www.jsiinc.com/SUBL/tip5600/rh5631.htm

http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000465.htm

Hope this helps.  Please post your results.  Good Luck!

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Her is M$ tip on creating a boot disk as a workaround

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=119467


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I wondered if this might interest you? The Ultimate Boot CD!  http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/

Recovering from "NTLDR is missing".

Run the Windows UBCD
Check that the file NTLDR is on the hdd, it will be located on C:\ntldr. If the file is not there replace it with a copy from your original installation disk.

Go -> Programs -> System Tools -> Check Disk

Type C if this is your partition containing the operating system, adjust according if these files are on a different partition ie D, E etc....

Do you want to fix errors .....:
Enter Y

Start check disk?
Enter Y

Then defrag the Hard Drive with Dirms.

Go -> Command prompt
Then type the following
dirms C -q

This will defrag the hard drive, once completed reboot.
Your system should now boot.


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