Saturday, August 20, 2011

NTLDR is compressed

The NTLDR file must be altered in order to clear this error and correctly boot.

  1. Insert Windows XP boot disk.
  2. Enter into boot screen and wait until you get setup screen
  3. Press 'R' to enter into Recovery Console.
  4. When the console asks you to choose a Windows install to work with, enter 1 and press Enter
  5. When prompted, enter your Administrator password
  6. At the command prompt, enter the following commands, pressing Enter after each:
  7. cd \
    attrib -c c:\ntldr 
  8. Restart your computer and the error should be gone – you can restart by typing Exit and pressing Enter.

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