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HP Pavillion ze5560us Notebook will not boot

Q: HP Pavillion ze5560us Notebook will not boot

[/B]I have had the notebook for five years; yesterday the following message:

NTLDR is missing
Press ctrl + alt + del to restart

When the user does the instruction, the boot starts and the message repeats.

I really do not want to do a reinstall of the operating system; if someone has away to reinstall just the boot tracks.

[1] Is this a virues?
[2] Is this the work of a hacker?
[3] Has there been an MS-XP failure?
Bob Shelton K6TGR

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A: HP Pavillion ze5560us Notebook will not boot

Check this site out. How to fix: NTLDR is missing, press any key to restart Its long but should fix your problem.
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A:HP Pavillion P6115y Will not boot

take out the hard drive and slave it to another working PC, do chkdsk to fix the error
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You don't want to partition...if you partition or format all of your data will be lost.
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Similar symptoms I've had, and it turned out to be a dead CMOS battery. And 6 years does seem like a long enough time for the battery to die out.
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Hi, I think your hard drive is just about shot. I'd suggest that if anything you need and do not already have a copy of, personal things like pics etc.....not programs..... you get them backed up someplace if you have not.

You can test the hard drive using the manufacturer's utility. Do you know what make and model drive you have?
The computer's model you posted is not enough to get to the correct support into. The info on the back or underneath the machine on a label is what we need. There should be a slightly different model ID found there. Please post that.

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A:HP Pavillion 8550C Starts but Won't Boot

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

The beep codes can have different meanings, depending on what bios it is.

Take a look at this beep code list HERE

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
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Until more help comes along you can visit these 2 sites to see if it helps you out:

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A:HP Pavillion multi-boot problem

Hi MexicanPygmy, Welcome to SF

Sounds like you have a problem with the mbr when installing multiple OS
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"I do not have a windows disk or anything to boot from"

You were supposed to make a set of recovery CDs yourself when you first got your HP computer. There is an HP Windows utility installed which allows you to do that, and the user guide points out that fact.

Without any system backup CDs, you can start recovery from the hard drive by repeatedly tapping F11 as soon as the HP splash-screen appears at boot time:
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See if this helps
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Hi @Saeed8,I hope you enjoy your visit to the HP Support Forums. I understand you are have a question about the start up screen. I will be glad to help you. It is not a major issue.  The windows icon file may have been move , delete or renamed. As long as the computer completes the boot.  if you wish to try to fix try Microsoft Fix It. Please keep me informed of how things went. If you require further assistance, let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help you.Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below!  Thanks.
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Thanks a lot


A:[SOLVED] HP pavillion error code BIOHD-4 ,won't boot

Well, if you have the repair disk (If you have another PC handy, you can make one off of that) then you can recreate your MBR and whole boot deal.

Just pop the Repair CD in and boot from it. Then open the command prompt and type in:

Bootrec /fixboor
Bootrec /fixmbr

See if you still can't boot. Report back and tell us what happens. Good luck.
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A:HP Pavillion Stuck on Boot Screen\ F-keys not functioning

Hi elkcity69
Try resetting the BIOS to default settings and check any other external devices that are connected that might interfere with the computer during hardware discovery. If nothing helps, remove the CMOS battery for a couple of minutes and see if it will correct the problem.
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A:HP Pavillion dv3150nr boot loop (BIOS/startup malfunction?)

The primary internal battery might be the motherboard CMOS battery. Sounds like the hard drive may have gone bad... Once you get the laptop to boot, you can address the weak CMOS battery. Can you get into the boot devices in the bios at all?
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A:Installed new hard drive on HP Pavillion dv6, boot disk not working

Repair Install

This is a great Tutorial by administrator Brink - helped me enormously when I was in a similar hole.
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A:HP Notebook/XP/Will not boot in any mode/tried to to boot from XP disk=NTLDR missing

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Monkeylos21, welcome to the forum. The error message that you are receiving is telling you that your hard drive has failed.  Your only option is to replace it.  If you don't have a backup of your personal data you will not be able to recover it.  You should replace it with a drive the same size or larger than the one being replaced.  This will assure that the Recovery media will work. Here is the Product Information for the computer.  Also, here is a guide to help you replace the drive. lease click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.
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Your registry has become corrupt

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Enter the BIOS Setup utility:

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I'll report this topic to appropriate helpers.
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Time to take it to the shop.