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Discussion in 'Windows Vista Help and Support' started by ojoonline, Sep 4, 2009.

  1. ojoonline

    ojoonline New Member

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    Hi guys.

    having automatically downloaded and installed updates on vista ('twas service pack 1 for vista - came in yesterday and my network and computer have not beenthe same since) on my dell 1720, i now have a ripper of and error .... apparently the NTLDR is missing and i cannot start up.

    I have visited over a dozen forums and tried all the different tactics described without any success (except the suggested BIOS fix - which i cant do due to not being able to type the command as described - ie. change the drive and command .... the cursor simply jumps to the end of the default prompt and then writes what i typed .... which is not as described in the fix). I have rebooted several ten times, tried the repair on the vista disc, tried a system restore (again, via the disc menu as windows wont start for me to do it via control panel) .... all to no avail.

    Have you any suggestions? I am going grey as i type!

    Thx.

    owen
     
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    ojoonline New Member

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    ojoonline

    oh and byt he way, i followed the instructions in another thread about downloading the windows recovery disc (via u-torent) and the original error replicated. The recovery disc - and for that matter every other system check i have done, including a lengthy and complete scan - has not only not fixed the problem, no errors have been detected. Not anywhere .... on anything! Which sounds great except i cant get through a boot. Not even close.
     
  3. Celestra

    Celestra Former Moderator

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    The NTLDR IS MISSING

    Have you read this ? NTLDR is missing This contains some useful information for Vista as well.
     
  4. whoosh

    whoosh Cooler King
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    Dont know if this will help found a site with some handy tips :

    NTLDR is missing]]
     
  5. ojoonline

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    kemical Windows Forum Admin
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    Hi ojoonline

    Thank you for updating your thread.. These threads do not get deleted in case they can help anyone else with a similar problem.
     
  7. Celestra

    Celestra Former Moderator

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    Ojoonline my post contained a link to "EASY BCD" download and a link with NTLR Missing Error Codes...You have to read and look at the links.
     
    #7 Celestra, Sep 5, 2009
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