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i accidently moved the NTLDR file from C:\ to C:\NewFolder
i realized my mistake when i restarted my comp.
its showing error.. NTLDR missing :(

its an IBM desktop/ win xp sp2. its the college desktop.
i have done the blunder n i want to fix it by myself.
i think it can be fixed by using repair from win xp cd. but i dont have one.

i am able to boot using a DOS bootable floppy.
but m not able to move the file using DOS commands.
how can i move back the NTLDR file using floppy,
when know the file is there only, in some other directory..

plz help.

thanking u in advance

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Last Post by jbennet
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am able to boot using a DOS bootable floppy.
but m not able to move the file using DOS commands.

Because DOS doesnt do NTFS. XP is NT based not DOS based.

You need an XP CD really

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I've heard the newest Knoppix liveCD lets you write to NTFS partitions. Haven't tried myself, but it could help in your case.

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I actually tried, out of curiosity, and it does work. You just need to give a permission before you're able to write to the drive, but it amounts to a couple of clicks. I copied ntldr from one of my NTFS drives to the other, no apparent problem. Feel free to try!

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Be wary of NTFS R/W support. Its beta and if there are any filesystem inconsistencies it has a tendancy to trash the whole NTFS partition

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If you have remove NTLDR just stick in the XP CD and hit "R" to get into recovery mode when it asks then you can use the fixmbr and fixboot commands

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