ntldr help

By 122082
Dec 27, 2006
  1. black screen ntldr missing
  2. kitty500cat

    kitty500cat TS Evangelist Posts: 2,154   +6

    Hello 122082 and welcome to TechSpot.
    Could you please explain your problem a little better? I can't understand what you're trying to say.
  3. 122082

    122082 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    dell help

    ntldr missing black screen what can i do to fix this problem fast
  4. kitty500cat

    kitty500cat TS Evangelist Posts: 2,154   +6

    This must happen when you are attempting to boot. Are you experienced with BIOS settings? Make sure there is no floppy disk in your floppy drive (if you have one). I think it happens when the computer is trying to boot from the wrong disk.
  5. 122082

    122082 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    cannot start up computer black with a message ntldr missing
  6. gavilan

    gavilan TS Rookie Posts: 62

    I'm assuming you're running Windows 2000 or XP.

    Boot from the Windows install CD, and when the first menu comes up, select the recovery console. On the black screen, select the number for your windows installation (usually 1) and press enter. Type your login password, if you have one, and press enter. At the prompt, type "fixboot c:" assuming c: is the drive that your operating system is installed on. Press Y if it asks you to confirm, and when it gives you a prompt again, take out the cd and restart the system. That should fix your problem.
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