Instructions on how to make Windows bootable if it reports "NTLDR is missing" after being restored with Acronis True Image
This article applies to:
(!) There is no NTLDR in Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7
NTLDR is missing
NTLDR or Ntdetect.com files are not present on the active partition
(!) You may need to change the boot order in the system BIOS to let the machine boot from CD.
where [drive] is the drive letter of your CD\DVD-ROM drive and [letter] is a letter of the drive Windows is installed on.
Press Enter after you issue each of the two commands.
If you are prompted to overwrite the file, type y, and then press Enter.
Windows should be bootable now. If it is not, please proceed to Boot.ini file is corrupt or points to incorrect partition.
(!) You may need to change the boot order in the system BIOS to let the machine boot from CD
This command will find the existing Windows installations and add the necessary strings to boot.ini.
Windows should be bootable now.
You can also edit the boot.ini file manually from Windows as described in the Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 289002.