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Anonymous
a b D Laptop
August 29, 2005 10:27:01 PM

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OK heres the deal my girlfriends laptop will not startup. it gets to the
screen where you can choose where to boot from and then in the upper left
corner "ntdetect failed" appears for a split second and the whole process
starts over again. yes i know there is an easy way to solve this... just
restore use the windows xp restore disc hahaha way too easy. SHE LOST IT!!!
ok so its still the original OS that came on her laptop and i just cannot
figure out a way to restore this one file thats missing. i know there are
experts out there that can help. Please get her off my computer!!! i beg u!!!

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Anonymous
a b D Laptop
August 29, 2005 11:43:12 PM

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Have you got a Bootable AntiVirus disk?
Some viruses will cause that behavior.

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"Bradley519" <Bradley519@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:EF534E88-DE33-4161-8FAD-D65B305AB1CC@microsoft.com...
> OK heres the deal my girlfriends laptop will not startup. it gets to the
> screen where you can choose where to boot from and then in the upper left
> corner "ntdetect failed" appears for a split second and the whole process
> starts over again. yes i know there is an easy way to solve this... just
> restore use the windows xp restore disc hahaha way too easy. SHE LOST
> IT!!!
> ok so its still the original OS that came on her laptop and i just cannot
> figure out a way to restore this one file thats missing. i know there are
> experts out there that can help. Please get her off my computer!!! i beg
> u!!!
August 30, 2005 12:40:30 AM

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Bradley519 wrote:

> OK heres the deal my girlfriends laptop will not startup. it gets to the
> screen where you can choose where to boot from and then in the upper left
> corner "ntdetect failed" appears for a split second and the whole process
> starts over again. yes i know there is an easy way to solve this... just
> restore use the windows xp restore disc hahaha way too easy. SHE LOST IT!!!
> ok so its still the original OS that came on her laptop and i just cannot
> figure out a way to restore this one file thats missing. i know there are
> experts out there that can help. Please get her off my computer!!! i beg u!!!

Contact the laptop vender to get a replacement disk.

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MS MVP Windows - Shell/User
Anonymous
a b D Laptop
August 30, 2005 1:57:02 AM

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Here you go


http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q242112/

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"Bradley519" <Bradley519@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:EF534E88-DE33-4161-8FAD-D65B305AB1CC@microsoft.com...
> OK heres the deal my girlfriends laptop will not startup. it gets to the
> screen where you can choose where to boot from and then in the upper left
> corner "ntdetect failed" appears for a split second and the whole process
> starts over again. yes i know there is an easy way to solve this... just
> restore use the windows xp restore disc hahaha way too easy. SHE LOST IT!!!
> ok so its still the original OS that came on her laptop and i just cannot
> figure out a way to restore this one file thats missing. i know there are
> experts out there that can help. Please get her off my computer!!! i beg u!!!
!