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Gateway laptop i tried to turn on my laptop and all it says is ntldr is compressed everytime i restart it

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1. Use the Windows XP Setup disks to restart the computer, or use the Windows XP CD-ROM to restart the computer. 2. At the Welcome to Setup screen, press R to repair the Windows XP installation. 3. Press C to repair the Windows XP installation by using the Recovery Console. 4. Type the number that corresponds to the Windows installation that you want to repair, and then press ENTER. For example, type 1, and then press ENTER. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: Description of the Windows Recovery Console 5. Type the Administrator password, and then press ENTER. 6. Type map, and then press ENTER. Note the drive letter that is assigned to the CD-ROM drive that contains the Windows XP CD-ROM.
7. Type the following commands, pressing ENTER after you type each one, where drive is the drive letter that you typed in step 4 of "Method 2: Use the Recovery Console," of this article: copy drive:\i386\ntldr c:\

copy drive:\i386\ntdetect.com c:\If you are prompted to overwrite the file, type y, and then press ENTER.

NOTE: In these commands, there is a space between the ntldr and c:\, and between ntdetect.com and c:\. 8. Type the following command, and then press ENTER:

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I don't think I could answer any easier than how MSFT did:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;320397

You can try and  google the filename if you don't want to call them.

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