installing a os

Discussion in 'Windows XP / Older OS' started by mrronin, May 8, 2012.

  1. mrronin

    mrronin MDL Novice

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    I have a 2006 dell that im trying to reinstall a windows xp os but i keep getting a missing ntloader message. what can i do to fix this problem. thanx in advance.
     
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  3. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    if its a laptop try the diagnostics first
    Before u power on hold FN at bottom left of keyboard. while pressing Power button. then let go.

    if desktop. f12 to the boot menu. use the Hard Disk Diagnostics.

    if code 0142 or 0146 come up.. its time to replace hard disk.