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Need to find the NTLDR on my emachine I tried the recovery disk option to reset the reboot option - and was still unable to correct the problem. Are you aware of another solution? Thank You

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A couple of things.

If the system has a floppy diskette drive, ensure that no diskette is in the drive. (I know it sounds simple but ...)

If no floppy drive issue, then run diagnostics on the hard drive. The drive may be failing.

Last you can try booting to the XP CD enter recovery console, and run the command: CHKDSK /R, then reboot.

My impression, if no floppy drive issue, then failing hdd

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You're getting the "NTLDR is missing" message ??? Verify that your computer hard disk drive is properly set up in the BIOS / CMOS setup. Check the hard drive cable - disconnect and reconnect. It's also possible your computer's hard disk drive may have a corrupt boot sector and/or master boot record (MBR). These can be repaired through the Microsoft Windows Recovery console that you tried by running the fixboot and fixmbr commands.

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Hi, I've been having huge problems with my eMachines ET1331G 750gb 64bit desktop. *rebooting errors "NTLDR is missing"- the dreaded blue screen- reinstalled my Router (Cisco Linksys E1000) a few times...


Tracey, I recommend you hire the services of a computer technician who is very familiar with your device. Proceeding further at this point only lessens your chance of recovering your stored data

Oct 03, 2014 | Computers & Internet

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NTLDR is compressed


u need to reinstall your OS with the same Key that your pc came with

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I was having many problems with my W3107 Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Emachine. I thought a system recovery would help it, alot. Well after I did the system recovery 3 times the same thing kept coming...


Is it new-enough to still be under WARRANTY?

Your problems could either be:

* bad RAM -- on another computer, download the free 'MEMTEST86+' software, and burn it to a CD-recordable disk. Reboot your computer, and tell it to boot from the CD, to do an exhaustive test.

* bad motherboard -- bulging or leaking capacitors cause "random" voltage-fluctuations, and other "random" problems. Your only option is to replace a "bad" motherboard, or to buy a new computer.

* bad disk-drive -- not storing data 100% correctly.

Diagnosing these problems is best left to a qualified technician -- take your computer to one.

P.S. Telephone eMachines -- they can courier-ship you a replacement set of "System Recovery" CD-ROM disks.

Feb 21, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Ntldr is missing


If you have XP then try holding down the F11 key after reboot. This will start the recovery console. I have actually 3 emachines desktops. I feel your pain. If you need more help let me know.

Mar 21, 2010 | E-Machines W3107 (RBW3107) PC Desktop

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After reinstallion, no emachines recovery/original programs/apps


Your recovery software is usually comprised of more than one disk. You should have one windows disk in addition to the eMachines disk(s). Complete recovery requires that you use all the disks, in order to return to original state. If you are missing programs, it is because you did not use all the disks.

Option A: Go here to order a complete set of recovery disks:

https://secure.tx.acer.com/RCDB/Main.aspx?brand=emachines

You will need your machine serial number to ensure you obtain the correct recovery disks; they are about 20$ plus shipping.

Option B: Use your eRecovery: Restart the computer and when it begins booting up, you have to hit repeatedly/hold down a key to enter the Recovery management menu. As for the key, it varies from manufacturer to manufacturer, but try the F10 key for starters. If it's not that one, try the F12, or the F8 key. That should get you pointed in the right direction. Just follow the screen prompts, and choose RECOVERY, not RESTORE. Also make sure you choose Recovery without disks.

Reply if you need more help.

Hope this helps.

Mar 08, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Ntldr is compressed


An NTLDR is compressed error is pretty easy to fix(much better then NTLDR is missing errors!).

First you need to boot to the recovery console.

To boot to the recovery console follow these steps:
1. Insert the Windows XP CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive, and then restart the computer. Click(or press any key) to select any options that are required to start the computer from the CD-ROM drive if you are prompted.
2. When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to start the Recovery Console.
3. When prompted type "1" or if you have a dual-boot or multiple-boot computer, select the installation that you must access from the Recovery Console.
4. When you are prompted, type the Administrator password. If the administrator password is blank, just press ENTER.
5. 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:

cd \
attrib -c ntldr
exit

Your computer should now reboot, and everything "should" work!

Feb 25, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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I am having the same difficulties as you!


http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/fastFaqLiteDocument?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&docname=c00220758&product=12455
If you have compressed the hard disk drive using the Compress drive to save disk space option under the Properties menu for your hard disk drive and have performed a non-destructive recovery or a system recovery, the following error message may appear: NTLDR is compressed. Press CRTL-ALT-DEL to restart. This error message is resolved by following these steps:
  1. Insert the HP Recovery Tools CD or Compaq Recovery Tools CD into the CD drive on the computer and restart the computer.Wait for the HP Recovery Tools CD or Compaq Recovery Tools CD window to open.
  2. Select Run Microsoft Recovery Console , click Next , and then follow the onscreen instructions. NOTE: If you are unable to open a recovery console, follow the Alternate steps .
  3. Press R to repair the Windows XP installation using Recovery Console.
  4. Enter the appropriate number for the WINDOWS installation, for example, the WINDOWS installation could be listed as 3: C:\WINDOWS or 3: D:\WINDOWS .
  5. If prompted, enter your Administrator password and press Enter . If there is no password, just press Enter .
  6. At the prompt, if the WINDOWS installation you selected in Step 4 was C:\WINDOWS, type: cd c:\Or, if the WINDOWS installation you selected in Step 4 was D:\WINDOWS, type: cd d:\
  7. At the prompt, type: attrib -c ntldr and then press Enter .
  8. At the prompt, type: exit
  9. Press the Enter key and immediately remove all discs or diskettes from the computer to allow the computer to restart.The error message should be resolved.
Alternate steps NOTE: These alternate steps work for HP and Compaq desktop PCs with Windows XP and a recovery partition. (M0st HP and Compaq PCs with Windows XP have a recovery partition on the hard disk drive.) These steps do not work if you have replaced the hard disk drive, replaced Windows with another operating system, or repartitioned the recovery partition.You can use the following steps if you are unable to open a recovery console:
  1. Turn on the computer. When the initial logo screen appears, press the F10 key repeatedly until a message about starting recovery appears.
  2. At the Recovery screen, click Advanced Options and then press the Alt and D keys at the same time to go to a command prompt.
  3. At the command prompt, enter the following: diskpart
  4. At the command prompt, enter the following: list volume
  5. Remember the drive letter next to line for the main hard drive; HP_PAVILION or PRESARIO.
  6. To close Diskpart, enter the following: exit
  7. At the command prompt, enter the drive letter followed by a colon (:). For example, H:
  8. At the command prompt, enter the following: cd \windows\system32
  9. At the command prompt, type the following: compact ntldr /u <the drive letter>:\ntldr For example if the drive letter was H, you would type: compact ntldr /u h:\ntldr
  10. Type exit and press Enter .
  11. Click Quit .The error message should be resolved.

Sep 06, 2009 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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I have a emachines w 3107 I tried to use the system recoverey disk. I went through the whole process, Then when it re boots a error says NTLDR is compressed press alr cont del , And I get the same error...


An NTLDR is compressed error is pretty easy to fix(much better then NTLDR is missing errors!).

First you need to boot to the recovery console.

To boot to the recovery console follow these steps:
1. Insert the Windows XP CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive, and then restart the computer. Click(or press any key) to select any options that are required to start the computer from the CD-ROM drive if you are prompted.
2. When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to start the Recovery Console.
3. When prompted type "1" or if you have a dual-boot or multiple-boot computer, select the installation that you must access from the Recovery Console.
4. When you are prompted, type the Administrator password. If the administrator password is blank, just press ENTER.
5. Now you should be at the command 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:

cd \
attrib -c ntldr
exit

Your computer should now reboot, and everything "should" work.



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Apr 08, 2009 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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EMachine T3120 keeps rebooting


You can manually download drivers from eMachine's site: http://www.emachines.com/support/product_support.html

The operating system, you'll need a disk...and product key.

Sounds like a reformat may be your only option at this point. How far will the machine boot up? Can you boot up in safe mode?

Feb 07, 2009 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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NTLDR is compressed


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:
cd \
attrib -c ntldr
exit
The PC should reboot now and everything should work just fine.

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