reformat of computer



hi i got a Q

due to i reinstall this window vista after its completed
and restart the com it came out like this.

booting window vista'
vista loader 2.1.2

acpi; reclaim memory not found!
fallback 1
find --set-root /bootmgr

error 17: file not found
booting windows nt/2000/xp

fallback 2
find --set-root /ntldr

error 17 file not found
booting enter command line

boot failed

im using a window vista premium

can anyone help

thx in adv


Windows Forum Admin
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You are missing files and the installation must have failed.

I agree with Mike and would ad that if your going to reformat/reinstall you should actually wipe your hard drive over night before doing so. Reformating/reinstalling will not actually clear the disk of all that was on it before so you can save yourself from many headaches if you wipe the drive first. I use WipeDrive from White Canyon. You just set it and forget it. ;)


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I think the OP has gone. His post is 2 weeks old.

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