Click here to Skip to main content
15,923,087 members
Please Sign up or sign in to vote.
0.00/5 (No votes)
See more:
I'm trying to get Server 2008 R2 installed on my laptop. I've followed many instructions to make my USB hard drive bootable, but I keep coming up with a NTLDR is missing error when I try and boot from the USB hard drive. I used ImgBurn, first, and then the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool, to try and create a bootable DVD, but when I try and boot from DVD, the screen in blank for a few seconds before my machine boots normally from its own XP hard drive.

I'm guessing that NTLDR is no longer part of Server 2008, but I would love to know what is going on here, and why my laptop won't boot from DVD.

1 solution

Did you change the bios to allow booting from DVD/removable media?

BK> Yes. I'm going to try an mount the Windows 7 Recovery Disk on my flashdrive, boot from that, and then directly run the 2008 setup.exe.
Share this answer

This content, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

CodeProject, 20 Bay Street, 11th Floor Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5J 2N8 +1 (416) 849-8900