i deleted by ntldr file, system won't boot, help me recover

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  1. TekniX

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    i accidently deleted ntldr from my d drive and now my system won't boot, i am running NTFS file system what can i do?
     
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    I've done that. My machine is a dual boot though, so I just went into Linux and copied ntldr onto the NT partition from the CD. If you can access the file system somehow, then do this, otherwise I'm not sure... Do you have a rescue disk?
     
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    where do i copy it from?
    yes i can access the hardisk from the recovery console, i tried getting a copy from my sisters machine and my computer just keeps on rebooting
     
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    Should be a copy on the installation CD, if not PM me and I'll email it to you.
     
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    ok so i copied the ntldr file, but i also deleted the ini file that was in that directory boot.ini i think.
     
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    boot.ini is a configuration file that is specific to your system... There's probably information out there on how it works, so you might be able to re-create it by hand, but it's a little tougher than the others.
     

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