Cannot Find Primary HardDrive

By brisal73
Nov 4, 2005
  1. I have two hard drives a C: (160g WinXp) and E:(80g Music etc...) drive. I am getting the NTDLR is missing error on a black screen. When I go into Windows Setup it does not recognize my primary C: drive (which has winxp installed). I see the E: drive, but that's it.

    Does anyone have any ideas how to get my C: drive up and running? Any help would be appreciated
  2. Samstoned

    Samstoned TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,018

    you may need to use another machine and see if disc manager can set it active
    if OS see's it at all
    or use the xp disc and try a command window that may let you see the first partition.
    there are a few bootable free disc utilitys out there if you can get someone to burn and try repair and copy the files needed
    seems files are there,something has deactivated the c drive
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