NTRL or NDRL file ?!!!

  pistacio 20:58 19 Nov 2006


I was uninstalling BT broadband software from my pc, it crased now when i start the pc it says ntrl file missing please press ctrl alt del i can't get any further than this and it's killing me!
any help much appreciated!

  VoG II 21:02 19 Nov 2006

Restart, keep tapping the F8 key, you should get a boot menu. Select Safe Mode with Command Prompt. At the > prompt type


and press Enter. This should launch System Restore and go back to before you uninstalled the software.

  pistacio 20:36 26 Nov 2006

I can't actually get a reatcion from pressing f8 or get a boot menu, I just get asked to press f1 or del to go to setup. if i press f1 it takes me to the messahe about ntrl missing!

  Hertz Van Rentyl 21:21 26 Nov 2006

Have you got an external drive at all and is it turned on when you try to boot.

  pistacio 21:25 26 Nov 2006

no external drive, just normal desktop with no added bits.

  Hertz Van Rentyl 23:06 26 Nov 2006

This may help click here

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 23:10 26 Nov 2006

NTLDR Missing
If you have FAT32 partitions, it is much simpler than with NTFS. Just boot with a Win98 floppy and copy the NTLDR or NTDETECT.COM files from the i386 directory to the root of the C:\ drive.

Insert and boot from your Windows XP CD. At the first R=Repair option, press the R key Press the number that corresponds to the correct location for the installation of Windows you want to repair. Typically this will be #1 Enter in the administrator password when requested Enter in the following commands (X: is replaced by the actual drive letter that is assigned to the CD ROM drive) COPY X:\i386\NTLDR C\: COPY X:\i386\NTDETECT.COM C:\ Take out the CD ROM and type exit

  pistacio 18:38 03 Dec 2006

don't have any disks. the pc was made fo rme by a famioy friend? can i go out and gett eh correct software. or would it be possibl;e to rescue all the data get a new machine (which i wanted to do about now anyway) and whack it on there. any help would be seriously appreciated!

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:57 03 Dec 2006

Down load the 6 floppy boot disks from click here

  sydhall 13:09 13 Feb 2007

NTLDRis missing

Sorry if Cannot Get to Hard Drive: Visit this site and download Floopy/information this will allow you to make a Boot-Up-Disc:
When the computer boots up? Just copy NTLDR File from Floppy to C:\ Driv
on to the computer

Simple "ntldr is missing" fix with boot floppy or CD, then fix HD
How to fix: NTLDR is missing, press any key to restart. What happened? ... Use the boot disk in the computer with the "NTLDR is missing" error. ...
click here -


  keef66 13:44 13 Feb 2007

if you were planning to buy a new pc anyway, go ahead, then take out the hard drive from your old pc and attach it to the new one as a slave so you can retrieve anything you want to keep.

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