Question about Compaq Presario 900US Notebook

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Sup dude hey I need some help with my compaq notebook 900z, its like not working, it keeps going to a NTLDR is missing , I google searched around to something that says to hold down the f10key while you start up the comp but it will just say stuck key and I am screwed. lol  do you have any advice/answers to help me solve the problems my computer is having.  p.s is this thing free?dude, it wouldnt let me enter the model my note book says it is, so I put that down instead.  my comp just says 900z on it and thats all. lol

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Their is typically 2 reasons to get that message.
1 your system has corrupted some files by being shutdown improperly, virus / spyware, or random microsoft glitch.
2. Your harddrive has devloped bad sectors and cannot read that area of the disk.


Grab your install disk, boot to the "Press any key to boot" when you see it.
Press Enter
Press F8
then press R for the Restore Console

It may ask what keyboard you want to use, then default to english.
At this point you will see a screen that looks like dos. Type in
 chkdsk c: /f /r /x
Once that completes restart and see what you get.
 If that does not fix the problem:
You will need to reinstall windows. You can just do a repair install, and that will not delete any files on the machine.

Posted on Oct 11, 2007


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