Newbie (1 Posts)
10/11/2010 6:01:57 AM
This document applies to HP and Compaq Desktop computers with Windows XP.
If you have compressed the hard disk drive using the Compress drive to save disk space option under the Properties menu for your hard disk drive and have performed a non-destructive recovery or a system recovery, the following error message may appear:
NTLDR is compressed. Press CRTL-ALT-DEL to restart.
This error message is resolved by following these steps:
1.Insert the HP Recovery Tools CD or Compaq Recovery Tools CD into the CD drive on the computer and restart the computer.
Wait for the HP Recovery Tools CD or Compaq Recovery Tools CD window to open.
1.Select Run Microsoft Recovery Console , click Next , and then follow the onscreen instructions.
1.Press R to repair the Windows XP installation using Recovery Console.
1.Enter the appropriate number for the WINDOWS installation, for example, the WINDOWS installation could be listed as 3: C:\WINDOWS or 3: D:\WINDOWS .
1.If prompted, enter your Administrator password and press Enter . If there is no password, just press Enter .
1.At the prompt, if the WINDOWS installation you selected in Step 4 was C:\WINDOWS, type:
Or, if the WINDOWS installation you selected in Step 4 was D:\WINDOWS, type:
1.At the prompt, type:
attrib -c ntldr
and then press Enter .
1.At the prompt, type: exit
1.Press the Enter key and immediately remove all discs or diskettes from the computer to allow the computer to restart.
The error message should be resolved.
This post was last edited by redone2 on Monday, October 11, 2010 at 6:02:30 AM.