I have a windows pro machine windows startup and just before windows should load it hangs with cursor flashing .
What i have done is take out drives check cables did find a cable fault and replaced it .
2 check drives is displayed in bios
3 done chkdsk fine
4 done fixmbr and fixboot
5 boot from second drive and it shows ntldr missing as expected
desperately need info on that drive thank you
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running windows xp pro
ide hard drive maxtor 80gig
intel pentium 4 processor 3g
75% of drive free