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singularity2006
08-07-2005, 06:44 PM
I'm trying to upgrade a Win98 system to Windows 2000 but after a clean format using a disk utility, when I boot fom the Windows 2000 CD, I get CDBOOT: NTLDR not found. I was able to boot from a set of floppies but when I get into the install, it says, "setup cannot find the end user license agreement, press f3 to restart."

I went through the MS knowledgebase and found a thing telling me to recreate the system files on C, using a bootdisk and "sys c:" but it didn't do a thing and I get the same problem... any ideas?

And to add, I've tried this with my windows 98, 95, and NT CD and all of them refuse to boot and give me funky errors. Windows 98 pops a shizat of ASCII blah all over the screen, Win95 says "unable to find CD boot" and NT just doesn't read.

nafa
08-08-2005, 04:50 AM
This link may have the solution for you:

http://www.bestpricecomputers.ltd.uk/freehelp/ntldr_missing.htm

singularity2006
08-08-2005, 05:38 AM
nope.... *cries*

I came across a similar one too and it was not the solution... it's a freaking pain in the !@@#$!#@$%@#%^#$^$%^.

prixatw
08-08-2005, 04:24 PM
After you've done 'fdisk' and 'sys c:' etc. etc. etc.
Does your system boot to at least a c:> prompt ?

singularity2006
08-08-2005, 04:42 PM
yeah, C is no problem. It's just whenever I try to boot from the CD, I get NTLDR cannot be found.... could be a tangent, but could it possibly be I have a bad CD ROM drive?

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