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When you start your computer there should be a message that flashes across the top of the screen which says 'Press F11 for emergency recovery'. Press the F11 key and you will be asked some questions regarding whether you want to back up your hard drive before recovering to initial settings. If you have important files on the computer I would suggest backing up your files. They will be placed in a special folder on your hard drive labeled Backup.
After you have successfully recovered your OS, you can go to Start - All Programs - Recovery and Back up -- then there should be a selection to burn recovery disks. I recommend doing this for future use.
Explanation: The reason you were not given setup disks when you purchased your computer is because your hard drive is oem, which means it already has the operating system preinstalled, all you have to do is setup the administrator and user accounts in order to be able to use the computer. With an oem hard drive, emergency recovery does the same thing as reinstalling the operating system. However, it is always a good idea to have disks made so you have an additional resource for recovering your computer.
Posted on May 03, 2008
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NTLDR is Missing
Press any key to restart
Boot: Couldn't find NTLDR
Please insert another disk
NTLDR is missing
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