When you press F2
at bootup it should load the bios. NTLDR missing means that the computer bios is working but the boot file on the HDD is corrupted.
at bootup and change the boot order to be CD rom drive first.
Boot off of the Windows Disc Or download the Recovery Console ISO
. Burn it to CD with IMGBurn
Boot off of the newly created CD and get to the Recovery Console
. Here type chkdsk /R
and press enter. The Check Disk utility will try and fix any file errors.
If doesn't work, in the Recovery Console type FIXBOOT
and press enter then try to start normally. If that fails then type FIXMBR
and press enter then try to boot normally.
You can also download the ISO image for Drive Fitness
Test in my signature and burn the image to a CD using IMGBurn
and boot off of the newly created CD and run the short and extended tests on the HDD to test the integrity of the drive.