Originally posted by Jenny100:
In a good way or a bad way?
Not really sure.
Read the following.......
Last night I moved all the data files/folders I had on my "D" drive onto the "C" drive. Then, using XP, I reformatted the "D" drive. It would only format it to NTSF, not FAT32 (which is what I wanted). Didn't care, though, figured I can change it by reformatting again but not use XP again to do it.
When I got through I found I couldn't boot to XP anymore. Boot window said it was missing NTLDR and to hit Ctrl/Alt/Del to reboot. This simply turned into a vicious cycle. So this morning I put the XP disk into the CD Rom drive and booted to that. Thought I could use that to "fix" the problem. It portends to be able to "fix" problems. Didn't work that way. One of the choices it gave me was for "Aurtomated Recovery". Then it wanted the "Aurtomated Recovery" disk. No idea where I'm supposed to have that. Thought the "recovery" stuff would be on the XP disk. Wrong again.
Left with the choice of reinstalling XP, I took that option. When it was doneXP was totally reinstalled and I had nothing on my HDD except XP. All my other files and folders were GONE!! I didn't choose to reformat. The choice wasn't even proposed to me. All my reinstalled programs were gone; OE Address Book
gone; "Favorites" gone. Now I have to start all over......again. I just did this last week.
Whatever NTLDR is, it's a pain in the _ _ _!!