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Windows 7: Boot manager is missing

10 Dec 2011   #1

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Boot manager is missing

I have laptop HP IE windows 7 ..

all I have is a black screen with boot manager is missing and underneath that is

cetrl, altr, delet

which I did and nothing happened . can somebody please help . thanks Roz

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10 Dec 2011   #2

Windows 7 Home Premuim 64 bit custom build. XP Professional on other studio machines.
 
 

Hi, it happened to me when I first got my laptop. Its O.K don't worry...

Have a look at this link from Microsoft. How to use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment to troubleshoot and repair startup issues in Windows
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10 Dec 2011   #3

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Boot up using the Startup Repair CD or Windows 7 DVD. (not the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disk) If you have a Netbook, you will need a CD/DVD drive.
NOTE: Make sure no USB drives are plugged in.
Do not use a USB Pendrive for Startup Repair.
startup repair disc-create


Do a Strartup Repair:
Startup Repair
Note: You may need to do startup repair 3 to 4 times.
Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times

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We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
startup repair disc-create


Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?
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10 Dec 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premuim 64 bit custom build. XP Professional on other studio machines.
 
 

My first Win 7 machine was a laptop.. so that means no disks. That pesky hidden partition on C drive!

When I got the machine home and booted her up for the first time Win 7 asked me to make repair disks etc. I DID THIS FIRST THING!

LOL The reason from most manufactures is to save the environment, yet mine machine is an Asus.. so that took 5 whole d.v.d s ... mostly bloatware.
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10 Dec 2011   #5

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boot manager

I cant get off the black screen to do anything. and I dont have a disk. I am asking these questions on another compurter
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10 Dec 2011   #6

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If you have not made your Startup Repair
System Repair Disc - Create
Do you have a mate with Windows 7 of the same bit version 32 or 64 & CD/DVD RW Drive, who could burn one off.
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10 Dec 2011   #7

Windows 7 Home Premuim 64 bit custom build. XP Professional on other studio machines.
 
 

I second the above... I don't know a way around this without the repair disk...
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10 Dec 2011   #8
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Try tapping the F8 key at boot to access System Recovery Options to run Startup Repair repeatedly. If no Repair console on F8, you'll need the Windows 7 DVD or Repair CD.

If this fails use the Command Prompt to mark Windows 7 or it's 100mb System Reserved partition (preferred) Active: Partition - Mark as Active (Method Two) then run Repairs again up to 3 separate times.

If these fail you may be infected. Try booting into Safe Mode to run full scan with Malwarebyte.

If no Safe Mode download, burn to CD or write to flash stick Microsoft Standalone System Sweeper, boot to run a full scan.

Now run the Repairs again. If they fail, try SFC -SCANNOW Run in Command Prompt at Boot and System Restore from the Recovery Options list.

If all fails, you can copy out your files using Windows 7 DVD or Repair CD: Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console

Then run Factory Recovery from it's partition using the hotkey given at boot or in your Manual which is found on the internet. Use the Recovery Disks as a backup method. Or find a Windows 7 installation DVD for your version for Clean Reinstalling Windows 7
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