This guide can help you identify what version of Windows you have installed. NTDETECT failed...... 12. "invalid boot.ini" And "ntdetect failed" 13. All rights reserved. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.
X:\bootdisk> makeboot a: You will need 4 formatted floppy disks. Dave Patrick, Feb 1, 2004 #2 Advertisements SteveM Guest I am experiencing the IDENTICAL problem on a system in which I am installing a new HD. However, in Windows NT, none of these files exist (unless you’re running a dual-boot system).When you boot Windows NT, your computer first looks at the boot stamp on your hard disk. The bios is set to boot from floppy and cd and hd. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-disk-i-o-error-ntdetect-failed.320147/
When you do install Windows NT, you should leave your boot drive in the FAT format (you can still format the partitions containing your data as NTFS). Windows7Forums 1,238,759 views 5:39 How to Fix - hal.dll is missing or corrupt in windows by Britec - Duration: 9:41. runnyooze, Jan 17, 2005 #4 sparky47 Thread Starter Joined: Jan 16, 2005 Messages: 3 Thanks runnyooze, Problem solved by 4 new disk.
All rights reserved. helpsme2 1,067 views 1:40 Fix Error Message Non-System Disk or Disk Error replace and strike any key when ready - Duration: 1:57. This feature is not available right now. If so, you probably found that the boot process is nothing like the processes DOS and Windows 95/98 use.
Are you using an add-on controller card like a Promise or Maxtor ATA/100, or is the drive on the motherboard's IDE port (and if so, what transfer mode is the IDE port...ATA/33/66/100)? Choose "Automated Repair" in Easy Recovery Essentials After EasyRE scans your computer's drives, identify and select the drive letter for your Windows installation from the list, and then click on the Automated Repair button to begin. By the way got a great $10. I did repair option, but it just told me it couldnt find the operating system, then I believe it said repair successful.
edit this post texasbullet replied Oct 18, 2016 at 1:00 PM Loading... The first message you may see is:Windows NT could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:\
All Rights Reserved Theme designed by Audentio Design. http://www.pcreview.co.uk/threads/disk-i-o-error-status-00001010-ntdetect-failed.1598237/ Hello and welcome to PC Review. Botting from the CD-Rom hangs as Setup begins load routines. X:\bootdisk> Where "X" is your CD-ROM drive letter.
Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? I've created the 4 disk Win2k boot series and when | booting from the first floppy, I get the error above. | Any help is appreciated. After you delete the partition(s) abort the install, then again restart the pc booting the CD-Rom or setup disks to avoid unexpected drive letter assignments with your new install. -- Regards, Dave Patrick ....Please no email replies - reply in newsgroup. It is imperative that the correct Windows setup CD (i.e.
try updating the drivers for controller. Any suggestions on how to fdisk/reformat or what to do will be greatly appreciated. Loading... screwloose, Feb 1, 2004 #1 Advertisements Dave Patrick Guest Recreate the floppies if you must use them.
Follow these instructions on how to burn the bootable ISO image very carefully, as making a bootable CD can be tricky! System spec's Pent 3 733 mhz 256 ram 40 gig HD- thats empty Please help and Thanks sparky47, Jan 16, 2005 #1 Sponsor runnyooze Joined: Dec 13, 2004 Messages: 184 1. If NTDETECT.COM is downgraded to an older version for some reason (incomplete or interrupted Windows installation or setup attempt, incorrect Windows Update hotfix installed, etc.), this error may present.
It also loads the BOOT.INI file; ours is shown in Figure A. (We’ll discuss the BOOT.INI file in more detail later.) Now that you know which files are used during the boot sequence, let’s look at some of the problems that can occur during the boot process and how to fix them.Figure A The BOOT.INI file specifies the location of the main operating system files.A word about NTFSBefore we begin, we should point out the infamous Windows NT paradox. Cause 3: Compressed NTDETECT.COM file NeoSmart's computer troubleshooting engineers have identified that one of the most common (yet unidentified) cases of "NTDETECT failed" errors is as the result of incorrect or improper compression of the boot partition. If you're having a computer problem, ask on our forum for advice. Cause 4: Fragmentation of NTDETECT.COM On NTFS or FAT partitions with a small enough cluster size, NTDETECT.COM may be written to non-adjacent clusters through an occurrence known as file fragmentation.
Start the computer from the Windows 2003 CD-ROM. 2. In this article, we’ll explain the Windows NT boot process. Similar Threads Disk I/O Error: Status = 00000100 Will Rickards, Jul 15, 2003, in forum: Microsoft Windows 2000 Setup Replies: 0 Views: 4,003 Will Rickards Jul 15, 2003 Help ! It's available for Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows Vista.
This message is also often encountered when attempting to boot into the Windows XP setup CD. Useful Searches Recent Posts Menu Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Menu Log in Sign up AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware, Software, and Deals Forums > Software > Operating Systems > win2k "Disk I/O error. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Insert the boot disk 1 of 4.
If you want to copy the files from another PC, you’ll have to remove these attributes and then reset them after you finish the copy process. Sign in to add this video to a playlist. How can I get Win2K running again on this HD? Best regards, Floyd #7 Floyd, Dec 5, 2000 METALWORK Member Joined: Nov 21, 2000 Messages: 67 Likes Received: 0 Thanks Floyd.