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Old 06-22-2006, 09:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi there its me again im having problems with my other computer (its not any bettter then the one i have now) its an IBM Aptiva Designed for Win 95/NT now i poped in a second hard drive but now when i turn it on i dont get a picture on the monitor any suggestion on how i can repair this problem and also whenb i try to reformate it with win xp svp 1 or 2 it give me a message saying cant find NDTLR does anyone know what this means. please if you have any suggestions on fixing my problem please post

Basic Specs of the Aptiva

AMD K6 266 MHz (i kno same as my other computer)W
Quad Speed CD-Rom Drive
96 MB RAM (1 x 32, 1 x 64)
Primary Master Drive 5 gig HDD
Primary Slave Drive = CD-ROm
Secondary Drive 900 MB HDD
3.5 Floppy


*Im sorry I had posted it in the wrong forum now its in the correct forum*
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Old 06-23-2006, 04:34 AM   #2 (permalink)
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First off why are you trying to install Windows XP with 96MB Ram when Windows XP needs atleast 216MB To run PROPERLY..

NTLDR:

Cause:

1)Computer is booting from a non-bootable source.
2)Computer hard disk drive is not properly setup in BIOS.
3)Corrupt NTLDR and/or NTDETECT.COM file.
4)Misconfiguration with the boot.ini file.
5)Attempting to upgrade from a Windows 95, 98, or ME computer

6)that is using FAT32.
7)New hard disk drive being added.
8)Corrupt boot sector / master boot record.
9)Seriously corrupted version of Windows 2000 or Windows XP.
10)Loose or Faulty IDE/EIDE hard disk drive cable.

i do not know anything about the picture that you are not getting
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