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Windows 7: Installation and Device manager help anyone??

24 Mar 2012   #1
MrsM2011

windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Installation and Device manager help anyone??

So basically I was running Windows 7 Home Premium on my HP Notebook PC and I dont know what I did but I deleted some stuff and I have been working on trying to fix this issue for weeks now but im tired. So I got the Windows 8 disk to install but my cd drive isnt running the disk and its saying BootMgr missing?? Can anyone help me please?? Thanks


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24 Mar 2012   #2
ePeen

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

There are multiple methods to restoring the bootmgr, here are a few:

*Thanks to Divya R at Microsoft for having this information available so we wouldn't have to type it*.

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Method 1: Startup Repair from the Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE)
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1. Insert the Windows 7 installation disc into the disc drive, and then start the computer.
2. Press a key when the message indicating "Press any key to boot from CD or DVD …". appears.
3. Select a language, a time and currency, and a keyboard or input method, and then click Next.
4. Click Repair your computer.
5. In the System Recovery Options dialog box, choose the drive of your Windows installation and click Next.
6. At the System Recovery Options Dialog Box, click on Repair your computer.
7. Click the operating system that you want to repair, and then click Next.
8. In the System Recovery Options dialog box, click Startup Repair.

Refer the following link for more information:
What are the system recovery options in Windows 7?
To know more about “Startup Repair” visit the following link:
Startup Repair: frequently asked questions

Method 2: Rebuild BCD using the Bootrec.exe tool
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To run the Bootrec.exe tool, you must start Windows RE. To do this, follow these steps:
1. Put the Windows Vista or Windows 7 installation disc in the disc drive, and then start the computer.

2. Press a key when you are prompted. Select a language, a time, a currency, a keyboard or an input method, and then click Next.

3. Click Repair your computer.

4. Click the operating system that you want to repair, and then click Next.

5. In the System Recovery Options dialog box, click Command Prompt.

6. Type Bootrec.exe, and then press ENTER.


Refer the following link for more information:
How to use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment to troubleshoot and repair startup issues in Windows

How to use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment to troubleshoot and repair startup issues in Windows

Method 3: Use the Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE) to run System Restore
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1. Insert the Windows 7 installation disc into the disc drive, and then start the computer.
2. Press a key when the message indicating "Press any key to boot from CD or DVD …". appears.
3. Select a language, a time and currency, and a keyboard or input method, and then click Next.
4. Click Repair your computer.
5. In the System Recovery Options dialog box, choose the drive of your Windows installation and click Next
6. At the System Recovery Options Dialog Box, click on System Restore.
7. Follow the System Restore Wizard instruction as usual and choose the appropriate restore point.
8. Click Finish to restore the system.
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