NTLDR Missing error on Windows Server 2008

I am pre-asking this question to get as much information as possible before having to drive 3 hours to get on-site to one of our locations where we have a server down.

It is a Windows Server 2008 Server that serves as the PDC, DHCP, and DNS Server

Upon boot, the NTLDR Missing error message.

I know to boot to a Recover Console and run....
bootrec.exe /FixMbr
bootrec.exe /FixBoot
bootrec.exe /RebuildBcd

Can anyone provide me with any other possible solutions, other than reload. ???

Thanks in advance.
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babuseAsked:
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gaurav05Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Hi,

In Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista and Windows 7,
NTLDR has been replaced by Windows Boot Manager and winload.exe
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babuseAuthor Commented:
I know this, but it is giving this same error,
Thanks
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lantchauCommented:
Was the server upgraded from XP or Win2003 Server? Or was it installed with a partition that was booted from Win XP/Win2k3?
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hassanwarraichCommented:
You can use the Fix Startup Environment option or use the Recovery Environment and manually run the Bootrec /fixboot command
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babuseAuthor Commented:
Ok.
I apologize, but I was told this was Server 2008.
Come to find out it was not.
Everything then made perfect sense.  The server cutoff abnormally.

I just corrected the issue here with a chkdsk from Recovery Console.

Sorry for the confusion, but I was a little confused myself with this mis-information I was given.
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