[pcductape] Re: Dell Laptop

  • From: "Lori Gebhart" <ggebhart@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2003 09:26:35 -0400

I'm not sure but isn't it:

fdisk /mbr

Lori

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[mailto:pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Victor Firestone
Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2003 1:11 AM
To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [pcductape] Re: Dell Laptop


Try with a cd boot disk the following from a command line without the quotes
-

 "fixmbr"

I think that is the right command



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-----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.

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