NTLDR is missing

  • voirin

    voirin - 2009-10-05

    Hi, I keep getting an NTLDR is missing error when trying to boot into XP via GAG (on floppy). Note that I have not installed GAG onto the HDD yet. My setup is:

    SATA1: XP

    SATA2: Windows 7

    I installed the Os's separately i.e. I installed XP on SATA1, then removed SATA1 and plugged in SATA2 and installed Windows 7.

    When i boot normally (without the GAG floppy), it boots into XP by default.

    If i boot from the GAG floppy, i can boot into windows 7 fine. But for some reason when i try to get into XP via GAG it returns the message that NTLDR is missing.

    Would anyone know what the issue is?

    Many thanks

  • Burpnrun

    Burpnrun - 2010-07-12

    I'd suggest you set aside a few hours and read http://www.multibooters.co.uk/.  Particularly the Vista (and 7) Tested Boot Managers pages.  Really a complex subject when Vista's/7's new booting/bootloader regimes are involved.  Also has specific words on NTLDR Missing (very misleading message by Microsoft).


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