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Windows computer not booting

Windows starts with a black screen .NTLDR NOT FOUND. insert the Windows CD provided by the company or get any Windows XP(home /professional) CD. Insert in the CD drive and restart the computer by pressing enter key on the keyboard. look at the bottom of the screen, it might ask to press F3 , F8 or some F(function)key to select boot option/menu. press the key  wait for the computer to copy the files, on the blue screen it will ask U to press "R" to repair ,press the "r" button on the keyboard.
wait for some time  A black screen will appear press number "1" on the keyboard then hit enter, it will ask U for the Administrator password , put the login password that U use to login the computer ( if there is no password  just press enter key)and press enter button  now u will see "c:\.........your name  type :       map            (press enter) U will see the drive map ,look for the cd/dvd drive  ... now type the letter  c,d,e,or f which ever is beside the cd/dvd drive and press collon example: if the cd/dvd drive is "d" d:                          (press enter)
now type in  cd i386                  (press enter)
again type in copy ntldr c:          (press enter)
it will give a message  1 file copied 
now remove the CD from the drive and  type in exit or simply restart the computer 


**********congrats U r issue is resolved enjoy***********

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  • Click to select any options that are required to start the computer from the CD drive if you are prompted.
  • When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to start the Recovery Console.
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  • When you are prompted, type the Administrator password. If the administrator password is blank, just press ENTER.
  • At the command prompt, start typing

COPY D:\i386\ntldr C:\ (Considering that D is your CD Rom Drive)
COPY D:\i386\ntdetect C:\ (a file that may also be missing)


Then rebuild the boot configuration boot.ini file by
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Hello, NTLDR is the main file of windows XP to boot it properly. You can recover this file without installing the full windows XP. Follow the given steps to recover the NTLDR file from windows XP CD.
First insert the Windows XP bootable CD into your CD-drive and reboot your computer. When your computer prompted a message to press any key to boot from the CD, press the any key.
Once in the Windows XP setup menu press the "R" key to repair Windows and now log into your Windows installation by pressing the "1" key then pressing enter.
Here you will be prompted for your administrator password, enter your that password then copy the below two files to the root directory of the primary hard disk. In the below example you are copying these files from the CD-ROM drive letter "E" to drive c. This letter may be different on your computer.
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Once copy both files, remove the CD and reboot your system.

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Try this:
Insert the Windows CD (the oryginal one) into the CDrom drive, and restart tyour PC. When the compter bootsagain select an option that are required to start the computer from the CD if you are asked to do so. When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to start the Recovery Console. When prompted type "1" or if you have a multiple-boot computer, select the installation that you must access from the Recovery Console. When you are prompted, type the Administrator password. If the administrator password is blank, just press ENTER. Now you should be at the comman prompt and ready to repair the ntldr file. Now all you need to do is enter the following commands (in order) and each command on a new line just like you see them here:
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