corrupt laptop.

  pitcairn 22:10 20 Sep 10

Switched on acer netbook and on screen message that windows not working. Given several alternatives but none work. Another message says system32\drivers\ntfs sys corrupt. Advises original cd-rom to be inserted. The laptop does not take cd-roms! can anyone help

  Dragon_Heart 03:31 21 Sep 10

Try an external USB DVD drive, beg, borrow or etc one then follow this link :-click here

  johndrew 10:45 21 Sep 10

You could also let us know which Acer netbook it is and the OS.

  Strawballs 14:06 21 Sep 10

Netbooks normally have system recovery on seperate partition which is normally accessed by pressing one of the F keys during boot up, try F8 then look at the bottom of the list under all the safe modes etc.

  pitcairn 15:46 21 Sep 10

Have tried F8,does not do anything that is different.
It is an Acer Aspire one

  johndrew 19:37 21 Sep 10

Have a look at this and try it click here

If it fails then maybe it is overwritten or not activated click here

  pitcairn 23:46 21 Sep 10

Thanks for all the help. I think I may have resolved the problem.

  peter99co 22:00 25 Sep 10

Are you able to tell us how?

  wee eddie 13:17 26 Sep 10

just does not load correctly and flips up an error screen.

Just "Re-Booting" will sometimes cure the problem.

  pitcairn 21:30 26 Sep 10

Thank you all for your suggestions. I

  pitcairn 21:32 26 Sep 10

Thank you all for your suggestions. I have used the Acer recovery program and have gone back to square one!

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