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    Active Logical Volume

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    by anastasio ·

    in error, i made an ntfs logical volume the active volume. now, win2k won’t boot up and gives missing ntldr file error message. is there a way to reverse what i did? also, i don’t have a recovery disk.

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      Active Logical Volume

      by joseph moore ·

      In reply to Active Logical Volume

      I did that too. It happens.

      To fix this, make a bootable floppy disk. Boot using the floppy, then go back into Disk Management and change the active partition to the correct partition.

      To make a bootable floppy for Win2k, you need 3 files on afloppy:

      NTLDR
      NTDETEC.COM
      BOOT.INI

      You can get these files from the Win2K CD.
      Plus, the BOOT.INI file must have the correct ARC pathing to the correct disk drive and partition for your machine.

      Please read Technet article Q119467 for details on how to make the floppy:
      http://support.microsoft.com/search/preview.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q119467
      (please remove any spaces)

      hope this helps

    • #3415797

      Active Logical Volume

      by anastasio ·

      In reply to Active Logical Volume

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