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On the screen is black it say NTLDR is missing Press Ctrl Alt Del to restart I restart it and the same thing happens

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This could be either a bad hard drive or a corrupted operating system. My recommendation is to get the computer diagnosed somehow (not going to be biased and tell you to go to Geek Squad but hey, it works). Or if you are not to worried about things you have saved you could just restore the computer back to it's factory settings. The only issue with this is if you only have bad sectors on the hard drive then you would simply be installing on the good sectors and the drive itself would still be bad.

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