Windows® 7 NTLDR Not Found
What are the ways to resolve the issue when NTLDR goes missing in Windows 7?
There are many Operating Systems for various purposes and various fields, Windows 7 is one of the best Operating Systems among them. There are some salient features in Windows 7 that made many people to change their Operating Systems to Windows 7. Especially the appearance is a great advantage of this version of Windows OS. Added to the appearance of the OS, there are some special functions that can be performed by Windows 7. These special functions made this OS to overtake all other OS that are in competition in making good OS. Apart from all the advantages in an Operating System, there might be chances for the occurrence of some errors. These errors may not be solved by normal computer users. In Windows 7, such unexpected errors can be easily solved. One of the major errors found is Windows 7 NTLDR not found while booting. This occurs due to some missing file. This can be easily solved by following some easy steps.
Following points detail out how to solve the issue of missing NTLDR in Windows 7:
- Introduction to Windows 7
- NTLDR file in Windows 7
- Solving NTLDR problem in Windows 7
Introduction to Windows 7
Windows 7 is said to be the most advanced and user friendly Operating Systems of all time. After Windows XP was released, Microsoft released another OS called Windows Vista. But this OS was having some problems with usability. However, the appearance of the Windows Vista OS is very nice. In order to mix usability and visual treat, Windows 7 was introduced in 2009. This latest OS of Windows created good revolution in the field of computer usage and received many accolades from the users.
NTLDR file in Windows 7
NTLDR file is an important component that is to be located in the boot sector of the hard drive that is primary. This file is also responsible for a Windows OS to start. You might have come across some situations in which the system might ask you to select the proper Operating System, if you have installed more than one Operating System on your computer. This message is shown by this NTLDR file. This file can be simply called as NT Loader.
In some cases, the NTLDR file may miss in the boot sector of the primary drive. This situation may occur when the computer is making some trial to boot using the device that is not capable of booting. Another reason is that the NTLDR file and NTDETECT.COM file might be corrupted. This might happen if any additional boot disk was added to the computer. And there can be some hardware reasons that are responsible for this problem too. For solving this problem of Windows 7 NTLDR not found, just restart the systems as soon you find the error. When the system boots, select the BIOS set-up option by pressing some keys as specified in the system. In the BIOS set-up window, just select the option called 'Boot Order'. Here, choose the 'Primary hard drive' to become the first startup device. Now, save the settings and exit the BIOS set-up and then just restart the computer to see that the NTLDR error is resolved in the system.
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