For more details on this topic, see Windows NT startup process. ... Otherwise,
reads boot.ini and prompts the user with the boot menu ... If a non NT-based OS
is selected, NTLDR loads the associated...
NTLDR reads the BOOT.INI file. This is a text file that allows Windows NT to offer
... NTLDR doesn't display the menu and loads Windows 2000 using the default ...
SYS is a hidden file with settings used to customize the boot process. ... You just
need to hold down the CTRL key in Windows 98 to go to Startup Menu display. ...
Ntldr reads the registry files, selects a hardware profile, control set and loads
device .... Starts up Windows 2000/XP from the registry information that the
Jun 18, 2006 ... When you startup a Windows NT, 2000 or XP based machine (which ... It then
changes the processor into protected mode, starts the file system and reads the
contents of the boot.ini file. The boot.ini file determines startup options and the
boot menu ... After Windows loads successfully, Windows updates the ...
Apr 13, 2001 ... The Windows 2000 boot process can differ, depending on its platform. This article
discusses ... The Windows 2000 loader reads the BOOT.INI file and displays the
operating system selections (boot loader menu). The Windows 2000 loader loads
the operating system selected by the user. If Windows 2000 is ...
Aug 10, 2014 ... The DOS Boot Process MS-DOS and similar operating systems (PC-DOS, ... 8.
DOS And Windows 9x/Me Boot Processes And Windows 2000/XP Startup ... The
SHELL statement is processed and loads the specified command ... to protected
mode, starts the file system, and reads the contents of Boot.ini.
Oct 15, 2009 ... The Windows boot process is divided into three parts: the Boot ... system up to
and including Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. ... boot.ini, which contains
the configuration options for the boot menu. ... The NTLDR program loads a file
called NTdetect.com. ... Otherwise, NTLDR reads the boot.ini file.
Jan 7, 2006 ... In Windows XP removing boot choices is as simple as editing a hidden
configuration file. ... We'll walk through the simple process for Windows 7. ... I
went to the windows 2000 and can't seem to locate the boot.inf file. .... Before
installing, the boot menu had two entries: Win XP, and Win XP Setup. I thought ...
You can customize that multiboot menu and how your PC starts by editing the ...
XP Home Edition" /fastdetect multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINNT="Windows
2000 ... This section controls how the boot process works; it specifies the default
... can be used in the boot.ini file to customize how the operating system loads.
Jan 25, 2015 ... 1 Overview of the BIOS/MBR Boot Process; 2 Components of the Boot .... the
MBR almost always loads the first sector of the active partition, .... and currently
used in Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, ... The actual bootloader file
for GRUB 2 is not a file called GRUB2, but ... Display the boot menu