PC stops at starting windows screen

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  1. NicknackMpogiatz
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    NicknackMpogiatz Member

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    Oct 23, 2011
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    I was watching videos on youtube but suddenly the screen froze and a blue screen appered.It restarted and then the screen was black with some text: NTLDR is missing.Press alt+ctrl+del to restart.I pressed alt ctrl del and it restarted.It showed the same thing.I detached every usb cable connected to the pc and started it again.It booted but it was stuck in the starting windows screen. Can you figure out what happened?
    EDIT:OS windows 7 home premium 64 bit.Also i said i detached every usb device connected to it and then it booted but got stuck in starting windows screen
     
  2. Originality

    Originality Chibi-neko

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    Apr 21, 2008
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    System file got corrupted. You can either use a boot disc (floppy boot disk, recovery CD, live OS, etc) to get into an operable state and just replace the corrupted file (NTLDR) yourself, or you can try to do it through the Windows DVD repair tools.

    I don't actually know how to use the repair tools... I just used a Linux Live CD, got online, downloaded the file (from google), dragged it over the old file, overwrote it, then rebooted. It worked fine after that.
     
  3. pspunabletohack

    pspunabletohack GBAtemp Fan

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    NTLDR got corrupted do you have a Windows 7 disk (or what OS are you using) ?
     
  4. celcodioc

    celcodioc Major A$$hole

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  5. thiefb0ss

    thiefb0ss GBAtemp Regular

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    Feb 26, 2012
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    I had this problem. My internal fan cable was loose. I replugged it in and it worked again.
     
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