What is NTLDR?
NTLDR is the bootloader used in NT-based versions prior to Windows Vista. Its purpose is to load the NT kernel in memory and pass it certain parameters.
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 In Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista, NTLDR has been replaced by Windows…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.
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.
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…
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
There are so many causes for this error and most common are following 1 Computer is booting from a non-bootable media. 2 Computer BIOS Setting is not proper for hard disk drive 3 Misconfiguration with the boot.ini file. 4 Corrupt NTLDR and/or NTDETECT.COM file 5 Corrupt boot sector / master boot record 6 Virus infections, human errors, power outages
On Windows NT-based operating systems such as Windows XP, NTLDR is the file that is launched by the boot sector and is what loads the NT kernel. It can become corrupt for a number of reasons. For instance, this could be a sign that your hard drive is about to fail. When a hard drive is about to crash, it will sometimes boot into Windows while other times it will complain about corrupt files. It…