Tuesday 16 August 2011

fix NTLDR is Missing press any key to restart

This problem some time occurs when Ntldr file is deleted or corrupt some how.NTLDR 
is the boot loader for all releases of Microsoft’s Windows NT operating
system up to and including Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. NTLDR is
typically run from the primary hard disk drive, but it can also run
from portable storage devices such as a CD-ROM, USB flash drive, or
floppy disk. NTLDR can also load a non NT-based operating system given
the appropriate boot sector in a file.

Here is a solution if you have NTLDR is Missing problem in your windows XP


  1. Insert Windows XP installation CD then boot from CD-ROM

  2. At the option screen 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 ( mainly 1)

  4. Enter the administrator password when prompted ,if you dont have used password press enter

  5. Then Enter the following command

  6. here ‘D’ is the drive name of cd-rom it can be differnet on your system so choose according to it

  7. COPY D:\I386\NTLDR C:\


  9. Eject the Windows XP installation CD then type: exit TO restart your windows

  10. Done

Line 7 and 8 are using simple copy command to copy your NTLDR and NTDETECT.COM file to your c: drive.