Boot ini file is corrupt missing or needs updating

07 Mar

The first step in isolating startup problems is for you to determine whether the problem occurs before, during, or after Microsoft Windows XP Professional starts up.

The root cause of startup failure, including contributing factors, can stem from a variety of problems, such as user error, application faults, hardware failures, or virus activity.

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Related Information Understanding the Startup Process Recovering from Hardware-Related Problems Additional Resources To diagnose and correct a startup problem, you need to understand what occurs during startup.

You have no choice but to shutdown or restart the computer.

You get one of the following error messages when attempting to boot into Windows XP: The above error message is usually caused by the file missing the correct entries in it following an upgrade but can also be caused by a hardware problem or a missing or corrupt file.

- change rdisk = number of your HDD, partition = number of partition.

When the NTLDR file is missed or it’s become corrupted following error comes. All the major windows operating system such as NT, Server 2003, XP etc are having this file.

NTLDR is also used to load the booting information of operating system and the drive where the operating system is residing.

If in case, users got this message, then they have to insert the bootable CD into the CD ROM and have to run the recovery command.

Majority of the people would use Windows operating system because it is easy navigation, flexibility and better GUI.

Windows system has security limitations and can easily hack or malfunctioned.