|1.||Use the Windows 2000 Setup disks to restart the computer, or use the Windows 2000 CD-ROM to restart the computer.|
|2.||At the Welcome to Setup screen, press R to repair the Windows 2000 installation.|
|3.||Press C to repair the Windows 2000 installation by using the Recovery Console.|
|4.||Type the number that corresponds to the Windows installation that you want to repair, and then press ENTER. For example, type 1, and then press ENTER. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:|
|5.||Type the Administrator password, and then press ENTER.|
|6.||Type map, and then press ENTER. Note the drive letter that is assigned to the CD-ROM drive that contains the Windows 2000 CD-ROM.|
|7.||Type the following commands, pressing ENTER after you type each one, where drive is the drive letter that you typed in step 4 of “Method 2: Use the Recovery Console,” of this article:
copy drive:\i386\ntldr c:\
copy drive:\i386\ntdetect.com c:\
If you are prompted to overwrite the file, type y, and then press ENTER.
NOTE: In these commands, there is a space between the ntldr and c:\, and between ntdetect.com and c:\.
|8.||Type the following command, and then press ENTER:
A list similar to the following list appears:
[boot loader] timeout=30 default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINNT [operating systems] multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINNT="Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional" /fastdetect
If you receive the following message, the Boot.ini file may be missing or damaged:
The system cannot find the file or directory specified.
|9.||If the Boot.ini file is missing or damaged, create a new one. To do so, follow these steps:
|10.||Type exit, and then press ENTER. The computer restarts.|