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Windows 7: OS Loader missing

13 May 2011   #1

Windows 7
OS Loader missing

I am running Windows 7 on an Lenovo W700 and and getting could us some help.
My system has tried to do a start up repair and is telling me that the OS Loader can not be found. I down loaded a copy of the EasyBCD however I can only access my files through the command prompt.

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13 May 2011   #2

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit

hi jshoe58, welcome to the forums, have a look at this tutorial MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record it may be of help to you
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13 May 2011   #3
Microsoft MVP


Boot the Windows 7 DVD or Repair CD to run Startup Repair repeatedly to see if it will start:
System Repair Disc - Create
Startup Repair
You can copy out your files using DVD/Repair CD: Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console

If not, run Lenovo factory Recovery from boot: Lenovo Support - How do I recover my system using ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery or using your Recovery Disks if you made them.

Or find a Windows 7 Installation DVD to reinstall with the Product Key on your COA sticker: Reinstalling Windows 7
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13 May 2011   #4

Windows 7

Did not work the first time, I am going to try again.
The Machine does have 2 Hd.s running in RAID 0.
When command screen open the Drives show up as D: not C: as I was expecting.
Is there a different procedure when running this configuration?
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13 May 2011   #5
Microsoft MVP


Which step are you trying?

Was your drive lettered D before.
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