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    PLEASE help NTLDR error.....

    Please could someone help me.... I have a laptop and until this afternoon it's been really good, I had a NTLDR error so I tried a XP repair, that didn't work so I tried a full format and reinstalled XP, it loads up re-boots then I get the NTLDR error again....please could someone help me.....possible hard-drive fault..????
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    It could be the onset of a drive failure. Try this it's helped me many times with this error;

    http://tinyempire.com/notes/ntldrismissing.htm

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    I tried the above, repaired NTLDR re-booted and got the NTLDR error again.....Dam
    Can I put any laptop hard-drive into my Acer laptop...at the moment I have a 80gb...can I put any make and size in...???
    thanks

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    yep just make sure whether its ide (pata) or sata and you're good to go.

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...Thumbnails=yes

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    thanks 4 the help

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    try booting into the repair console from the windows disk. log in and type
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    fixmbr
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    thanks, I tried everything and nothing, so I bought a new hard-drive and now everythings ok, thanks for all the help.

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