What does ntldr mean and what is it?
NTLDR means New Technology Loader, which is a component that Windows XP, Vista, 2000, and 7 have to load up before starting the computer, if you get a message like that the best thing to do is to repair your computer with the OS (Operating System) disk that came with it.
NTLDR is A boot loader is a special program whose purpose is to load other software and files that are required to bring the computing system into a ready-to-run state. NTLDR is an abbreviation for New Technology Loader, and it is the boot loader for all the releases of Microsoft's Windows NT operating system up to Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP. In Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista, NTLDR has been replaced by Windows…
ntldr file is the main boot loader file for all releases of Windows NT operating system up to and including Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. .NTLDR (abbreviation of NT loader). NTLDR's first action is to read the Boot.ini file. NTLDR allows the user to choose which operating system to boot from at the menu. For NT and NT-based operating systems, it also allows the user to pass preconfigured options to the kernel.
One of you windows operating system important files has been corrrupted,deleted or unreadable.That will be the main cause that your NTLDR cant load. I found it similar to this one. It is worth pointing out that the ntldr file is usually missing due to virus attack. You hould run an antivirus scan as soon as possible after you have repaired on the disk.
NTLDR is short for NT loader- a program loaded from the hard drive boot sector that displays the Microsoft Windows NT startup menu and helps NT(Replaced DOS) load. So when it goes missing for some reason, your windows cannot load. You will have to fix, or replace it. A reinstall will do the trick but all files will be deleted. Use a bootable Windows CD to repair or access Promt. You can also boot Linux…
What if your computer has an error message apper and the message is NTLDR is missing it is hardware of the software problem?
If you are on Windows XP, do the following: 1) Open any document folder. 2) Go to "Tools". 3) Go to "Folder Options". 4) Go to "View" tab. 5) Choose "Show hidden files, folders, and drives". 6) Uncheck "Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)". 7) Go to "C:\". 8) Find "ntldr" file. 9) Simply delete "ntldr" file. 10) Restart your computer and it will not start properly.
By "boot label", I presume you mean it's name as it appears in the boot menu. You can change this by editing the boot menu in question. For GRUB: The GRUB menu can be found in /boot/grub/menu.list For LILO: The LILO menu can be found in either /boot/lilo/lilo.conf or /etc/lilo.conf For SYSLINUX: The SYSLINUX menu can be found in either /boot/syslinux/syslinux.cfg /syslinux/syslinux.cfg /boot/syslinux.cfg or in the root directory. For NTLDR (the Windows bootloader): The NTLDR…
NTDetect.com is a file used in the boot sequence of Microsoft Windows based computers, starting with Windows NT through Windows XP and Server 2003, Vista and Server 2008 and beyond use a new method. ntdetect.com is loaded by the ntldr and detect preliminary information about the hardware and passes it back to ntldr which gives the information to ntoskrnl.exe which is the Windows Kernel. For More Information see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ntdetect.com