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    • How to Recover a Boot Record in Windows?

      How to Recover a Boot Record in Windows?

      MBR – Master Boot Record – or simply Boot Record is the sector located at the beginning of your hard drive. This sector contains crucial information about your hard drive partitions and logical file system. The boot record also stores the first bits of software that the system executes once the BIOS hands control of

    • NTLDR

      NTLDR

      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

    • What is ntoskrnl.exe?

      What is ntoskrnl.exe?

      Ntoskrnl.exe (Windows boot up kernel) is a vital component utilized in the boot process for NT based Microsoft operating systems. It is also responsible for a host of system services such as process and memory management, security management, object management, hardware virtualization and so on. It holds several sub systems: Cache Manager, I/O Manager, Configuration

    • PXE Boot

      PXE Boot

      PXE Boot (Pre-eXecution Environment) is a protocol that boots computers without using a hard drive or an operating system. It is often used in industrial computers that do not require a graphical user interface, but require other applications to be run. PXE Boot is run over a network of computers and may or may not

    • BOOTMGR

      BOOTMGR

      The Boot Manager (BOOTMGR) is the bootloader of the Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008 operating systems (OS). The computer's BIOS loads the program upon startup and will start the bootloader for the OS and other required programs. The NTLDR preceded it on older versions of the Windows OS. What Problems Can Occur

    • How to Use the Windows XP Recovery Console

      How to Use the Windows XP Recovery Console

      What is The Recovery Console? The Recovery Console is a command-line prompt that is available in most versions of the Windows Operating System. It allows users to repair/replace broken, corrupted, or missing system files. These files are crucial to Windows’ normal functionality and performance and the entire operating system can stop working if these files

    • Ntoskrnl.exe is Missing or Corrupt

      Ntoskrnl.exe is Missing or Corrupt

      The NTOSKRNL.EXE is missing or corrupt error message is usually encountered during the boot process of NT based Windows operating systems. It can also be classified as a blue screen error, which is a colloquial term coined by users to describe error screens displayed by Windows. These errors are displayed due to critical system errors

    • How to Change Windows Startup Options

      How to Change Windows Startup Options

      As a Windows computer ages, the number of third party applications that users download increases. Many of these programs automatically configure themselves to be opened when Windows starts eating away at the resources available for the computer to perform routine tasks. This can significantly slow overall computer speed. Users can mitigate this problem by changing

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