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Fix Ntldr is Missing Error Message in Windows XP

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									Fix Ntldr is Missing Error Message in Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7

How to fix ntldr is missing error message in Windows?
For such reasons as wrong BIOS your computer might not work because one of Windows
System32 files are corrupted or completely missing. One of the most common problems
encountered by million of Windows XP users that makes computers fail to start or boot is ntldr
is missing error message.




                     Picture 1 : Ntldr is missing error message in Windows
This gives you an extra headache since you normally cannot boot your computer and run
Windows on a safe mode. One way to get out of this is reinstalling new Windows on your
computer which is not really a pleasant chore since since you risk loosing you important data if
your hard drive is not partitioned. You can however fix Windows ntldr is missing message file
without new Windows XP installation.


FIX NTLDR is Missing Error Message in Windows XP
Bellow are the major causes of the ntldr is missing error message in windows xp :

      Your computer is booting from a non-bootable source.
      Seriously corrupted version of Windows 2000 or Windows XP because of Spyware,
       Trojan, or Virus infections can also make “ntldr is missing” failure.
      Computer hard disk drive isn’t correctly setup in BIOS.
      Corrupt NTLDR and/or NTDETECT.COM file.
      Boot.ini file.Misconfiguration
      You fail to enable USB keyboard support in the BIOS
      You are adding new without proper procedure
      Corrupt boot sector or master boot record.
      Loose or Faulty IDE/EIDE hard disk drive cable.

You encounter an error saying “ntldr is not found press any key to restart“ , depending on you
hard drive partition type, you can follow one of the two procedures bellow :

Fix ntldr is missing error message for FAT and NTFS partitions :

a. FAT partition
Boot from a Windows 98 start-up floppy disc and copy the ntldr file from the i386 directory onto
the root directory ( C: )
b. NTFS partition

   1. Insert Windows XP installation CD then boot from CD-ROM
   2. Choose Repair option by pressing R key
   3. Choose the location of the installation of Windows you want to repair by pressing the
      corresponding number ( normally # 1)
   4. Enter the administrator password when prompted to to so.
   5. Enter the following command
   6. Type : Copy C: i386 ntldr C:
   7. Type: Copy C: the i386 ntdetect.com C:
   8. Eject the Windows XP installation CD then type: exit

Fix Missing NTLDR in Windows Vista and Windows 7

This problem usually occurs when you have just upgraded from Windows XP to Window Vista
or Windows 7. First of all make sure, in the system BIOS, you have selected the correct hard
disk as the first boot device on which you installed Windows 7. If it doesn’t work you can use
the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment (Windows RE) to fix start up
problems in Windows Vista or Windows 7. Now you have get rid of ntldr is missing nightmare.

								
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