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Powered by Mediawiki. The boot drive can become corrupted as a result of an unsafe shutdown, sudden power loss, unsafe removal of a local or external disk, or physical disk damage and/or corruption. tried uninstalling service pack 4, window hotfix... Edit the boot.ini file and check the entry for NT is correct, for example for an IDE disk the entry should look something like multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\winnt="Windows NT workstation" Check that disk and check over here

I hear XP Pro has an alternate fix. If this error is being caused as a result of incorrect, misconfigured, or uninstalled drivers, booting your PC in "last known good configuration" mode may resolve the problem. Fix #2: Replace or recreate a corrupted/incorrect boot.ini A boot.ini file is used by Windows to configure and display its operating system options. After that I could get into windows 2000 and linux, but NOT into XP - XP gave me the missing ntoskrnl message.

After trying EVERYTHING, I read somewhere (maybe on here, I forget) to try editing the boot.ini file and incrementing the partition number. Fix #4: Disconnect PS/2 or serial keyboard If the fix above doesn't work and the PC is using an old PS/2 keyboard, it's recommended to attempt disconnecting it and then restarting My solution is to remove the hard drive, place in a USB external drive cache, then put it on another 2K machine and over-write the ntoskrnl file.

Your email is only used if our editors need to contact you. but it did not work so if u could say how it is done would appreciate that. Any help would keep me from taking a hammer to my motherboard :) Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Dec 2, 2004 Just keep going what can be wrong with this it seems strange.

modifie or add partition lines incrementing the number. It's this whole 'ntoskrnl.exe' thing. Dubbelman (not verified) on May 25, 2004 I had two times the same problem with opstarting Windows XP. Boot.ini may become misconfigured as a result of incorrectly installed software, a failed Windows update, virus infection, or an incomplete Windows upgrade.

Eventually one will hit, the operating system hasnt disapeard just that NTLDR cant find it. Overlaying the hard drive is nothing but a little program which gets loaded first into memory and can understand a larger capacity drive. Please please help. I need help thanks a lot!

Cause 3: Corrupted or deleted ntoskrnl.exe As the error screen states, this error is sometimes caused by a lost or corrupted ntoskrnl.exe file on the Windows system partition. Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Jan 4, 2005 one thing you can do is copy boot.ini, NTOSKRNL.exe, NTdetect.com, and NTLDR to a cd and Click on the Restart button to reboot your PC and test the changes. Where is the NTOSKRNL.EXE on the installation CD ?

Also, I notice windows has a hardtime formating a partition. http://macinstruct.net/windows-cannot/windows-cannot-boot-missing-file-hal-dll.html I'm having this problem because (I believe), my hard drive size is 200 GB on which I am trying to install and my BIOS does not support it natively. Type EXPAND E:\1386\NTOSKRNL.EX_ C:WINDOWS\SYSTEM32 If you get a prompt asking you if you want to Overwrite the File. Print reprints Favorite EMAIL Tweet Discuss this Article 51 Harvey (not verified) on Apr 27, 2003 Dear Sir, I got the same problem but the message is slightly different: OS Loader

The error occurs as a result of one or more causes: corrupt boot volume, corrupted or deleted ntoskrnl.exe file, invalid boot.ini configuration or missing drivers for hard disk controller. I don't have a copy of it Log In or Register to post comments sam on Apr 29, 2004 worst Log In or Register to post comments Kevin (not verified) on Log In or Register to post comments Leo (not verified) on Jun 11, 2004 All of the comments about this problem refer to NT or 2000. this content If NTLDR attempts to load Windows from the wrong partition, it will not find ntoskrnl.exe and this error may be occur.

We trust you. This option is available from the Advanced Boot Options menu at system start. Note: If you have a recovery CD or a restore CD and not a Microsoft Windows XP CD it is likely the steps below will not resolve your issue.

After a short while of usage, my screen turn blue and the error came again.....

It's an easy-to-use and automated diagnostics disk. MESSAGES LOG IN Log in via Log In Remember me Forgot password? Make note of any warnings or alerts that chkdsk prints. Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top iRlazygoat Posts: 5 This post has been reported.

So I think the problem is that PS/2 is not good connected. More detailed instructions on starting up your PC using the last known good configuration are also available. Did this article help you? have a peek at these guys Without original XP CD, you can't get into Recovery Console or Make a USB.

Additional information and help with the boot.ini. Reboot the computer, as the computer is starting you should see a message to press any key to boot from the CD. Restarted the PC several times and fortunately I got in and my XP looks fine. Please help...

Anyway, I was having this same error after installing Windows 2000 SP4. Advertisement Related ArticlesI get the error "NTOSKRNL.EXE missing or corrupt" on bootup. 51 How can I determine which version of Ntoskrnl.exe I'm using? Windows NT installed on a partition bigger then 7.8GB If you are running Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 on a partition larger than 7.8GB this issue can occur if the boot files No intervention is required, as EasyRE's repair is fully automated: Easy Recovery Essentials searches for errors and makes corrections to the selected Windows installation.

Think a shareware called BootXP was to blame (changed my bootscreen and deleted the original boot.ini) Log In or Register to post comments Abhra (not verified) on Oct 26, 2003 Sir/Ma'am, I got an error just like the one described: "NTOSKRNL.EXE missing or corrupt". After reading tons of posts on the internet with similar errors, I hadn't found one like mine. edit this post Skip to Navigation Skip to Content Windows IT Pro Search: Connect With Us TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedInRSS IT/Dev Connections Forums Store Register Log In Display name or email address: *

Examples: Enter Load Identifier: Windows XP Professional (Recovered) (Optional) When you receive a message like this: Enter OS Load options Type in /fastdetect followed by Enter Restart your computer. i went to sleep and tried to turn on the computer this morning but i get this "WINDOWS ROOT>\SYSTEM32\NTOSKRNL.EXE IS CORRUPT OR MISSING " how can i fix this? Log In or Register to post comments sarosh (not verified) on Nov 12, 2003 i no we need to extract that file in xp but the quesiton is how to do The key to my case was that the computer would sometimes boot and be ok for a few minutes.

Type in your Administrator password; hit Enter The next command you need to write is below; hit Enter afterwards: bootcfg /rebuild The above command, bootcfg /rebuild, will scan your computer for installed Windows copies. XP over wrote the MBR, and so I could only get into windows but not linux.