boot up problem

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Fox, Aug 9, 2002.

  1. Fox

    Fox Guest

    at boot up this is what is displayed

    Searching floppy boot record: not found
    Searching IDE-0 boot record: ok

    then below it, it says:
    NTLDR is missing
    press any key to restart

    so i looked at the microsoft site, and it said to use a 98 bootup disk up to copy to C:

    now when i boot it up it shows the Windows 98 screen and then sits there and does nothing with only access to dos. also when i press F8, its not the XP menu anymore, but Windows 98.
    ah man i screwed up this time

    i have some stuff on my hard drive that i need, im currently using a 2.1 gb hard drive now (lol) and theres little space left, so can't transfer any files over. please help
  2. dijital

    dijital Guest

    well u could do it the long way if you have another hard drive. you can copy all your necessary files over to the extra hdd using the dos prompt.