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my computer has plenty of HD space and 384 mb of ram (or somthing around that). Ive tried everything but it still hangs there. somone said in another thread that this was already solved in another post, but I cant seem to find that post.
I had already formated my c: drive, and im pretty shure nothings on it anymore.
When I start my computer the normal way (with nothing in the cd drive) it says,
NTLDR is missing
CTRL+ALT+DEL to restart
I dont know if that means nothing is there to startup from, or a file called NTLDR is missing. I could just re-install windows to see whats going on.
ok, yes, i googled the NTLDR is missing error, and the NTLDR file is gone. Would it be alright if i just installed windows (and let it format the partition on install), and then just install linux over that?
If you've ever left a floppy in the drive under Win NT, 2000, or XP, you'll get this error.
I suggest that you locate the free MS utility DELPART and run this. It will remove all partitions and leave you a clean drive, ready to install to. Run the following google search for download delpart.exe and you'll find a source for it. Put it on a bootable floppy and run it from there.