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Windows 7: Repair doesn't Recognize my Win 7 OS

15 Sep 2010   #1

windows 7 ultimate x32
Repair doesn't Recognize my Win 7 OS

I recently came home and my computer was on the black start-up screen. It gave the error status: 0xc000000F, File:\boot\BCD. I tried to run the repair disk, but it doesn't recognize the Win 7 OS. It does see the old Vista OS. I believe this occurred after a recent Windows update (set to automatic).

I tried to load drivers but don't know which ones to load. I can see all of my Win 7 files. someone please help. I don't want to re-install and lose all my files.

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15 Sep 2010   #2
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit

Hello and Welcome !

First make sure the boot order is rite in the BIOS. Hard disk is set to boot first. Follow this article and see if you can run a Startup Repair make sure you run it atleast 5 to 6 times. Startup Repair

If that didn't work try this article MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record and How to use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment to troubleshoot and repair startup issues in Windows

Hope this helps,
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16 Sep 2010   #3

windows 7 ultimate x32

Thanks CPT but it still doesn't even recognize the windows 7 os. tried to rebuild it with command prompt, but it only goes back to the old Vista os. Tried rescanning using repair, but now it shuts off and says: cannot repair automatically.

root cause found:
No os files found on disk.

But I can still see the files are there when trying to load drivers.
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