To repair a damaged Boot Sector
- go to the recovery console
- type following command and press enter
- press Y and proceed
To replace damaged ntldr and ntdetect.com
To replace damaged ntldr and ntdetect.com you can copy fresh files from the XP CD using the COPY command. Boot with the XP CD and enter the Recovery Console.At the Command Prompt type the following (where "X" is your CD-Rom drive letter) allowing the files to overwrite the old files.
- COPY X:\i386\NTLDR C:
- COPY X:\i386\NTDETECT.COM C: