Try with a cd boot disk the following from a command line without the quotes - "fixmbr" I think that is the right command ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ TTFN Vic "To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a little better; whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ -----Original Message----- From: pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Scott McNay Sent: Wednesday, 16 April, 2003 05:06 To: BREZZ132@xxxxxx Hello Matt, Tuesday, April 15, 2003, 4:12:24 PM, you wrote: Bcc> My son brought me his Dell laptop. He was running Windows-2000 (NT Bcc> w/FAT32) and his computer fails to boot up. The error message is:"NTLDR is missing" Bcc> I assume that his hard drive is not being read to start the boot - Bcc> - - but since I am running W98, I don't know what to do to help him. Did it come from Dell with FAT32? The problem probably would not have occurred it it was formatted with NTFS. -- Best regards, Scott mailto:Wizard@xxxxxxxx To unsubscribe from this list send an email to pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface. To unsubscribe from this list send an email to pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface.