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Old 02-27-2005, 06:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello,

Two days ago i had try to re-install windows. As i am formating the partition it seems to be working good. After it reaches 100% it says that "Setup cannot copy the file dmio.sys" it also cant copy modem.sys, rasppue.sys, and other .sys files, and .dll files. Now when i start up windows i also get the message "NTLDR is missing". I dont think its a problem with the hardrive, cd-rom, and software, as i have tested multiple cd-roms, hard drives, and win-xp cd's, and i get the same messages. Can anyine help me?

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Either your cd drive is dirty and not reading the files or the xp cd is scratched..Its one of those 2 I beleive.
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Had same problem. Try different CD-ROM drive.
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I have tried a different cd-rom drive, and i still get the same message.
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It's probably your cd then...
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I think its your RAM
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If i were to fix the error "NTLDR is missing" could that fix the other errors i am encountering?
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Old 02-27-2005, 07:26 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Probably. Do a google on how to do a repair install. But you will probably encounter the same problems again.
I would check your memory. Also make sure your HD is properly formatted.

Try third party software.
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This mighe help:

NTLDR is missing
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