Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Windows 7 Reinstallation/Repair CD Help

25 Apr 2012   #1
Carribean3

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Windows 7 Reinstallation/Repair CD Help

Hi, I am trying to repair my Inspiron 1545 using the Windows 7 CD....The problem is when I turn on the computer, it says "No Boot Sector". I am not very computer savvy but I was hoping to be able fix this, thinking maybe it would just need the boot record repaired with the repair disk. I have been able to get it to boot from the CD, however I get stuck on the "System Recovery Options" Window...the choices are "Use recovery tools that can help fix problems....etc" and "Restore your computer using a system image....etc" - Under the first option it is supposed to list the Operating System but it is not showing up for some reason, and not sure how to get it to show the CD. thanks for any help!

And the Startup repair says the MBR is Corrupt...


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
26 Apr 2012   #2
ben946210

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 7 Pro x64, Windows 10 Home x64
 
 

I assume this is the screen you are seeing? If so click on Command Prompt and use these commands "/FixMbr" "/FixBoot" "/ScanOs" "/RebuildBcd" without the quotations of course.


Here is the link to the info about these commands. How to use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment to troubleshoot and repair startup issues in Windows

I hope this helps


Attached Images
 
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Apr 2012   #3
gregrocker

 

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 Windows 7 Reinstallation/Repair CD Help




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Windows 7 Reinstallation
Hello Guys One of my friend has windows 7 ultimate 32 bit and wants to install 64 bit (not Dual boot) So he wants to remove 32 bit and install 64 bit is there way to replace the operating system or something like that please answer in as much detail as possible because i am not good and...
Installation & Setup
Reinstallation of windows 7
I have an HP computer and I perform a fresh (re)installation of Windows 7 at least annually. Is it quicker to go to the MS website and download Win 7 SP1, then activate auto update or allow the software to go thru the installation (initially 133 updates and more later, including SP1. I understand...
Installation & Setup
reinstallation of windows 7
Hi all, I had windows 7 on laptop and added ubuntu which worked well, i was then hit by a virus on the windows7 which basically stopped me from going onto the internet it then kept shutting me down so i removed the windows but kept the ubuntu which works great. i tried to reinstall windows but...
Installation & Setup
Windows 7- Reinstallation
Hi. I'm new to the Seven Forums. I want to make my computer run faster and solve some problems on my computer. Some problems includes 'User Profile Can't Load' and can't login ( I have to restore Windows to an earlier state. I also want to make my computer run faster. I don't have enough time...
Installation & Setup
reinstallation of windows 7
i forgot my password so reinstalled windows 7 using the disk i got with my dell laptop and now it is saying that the recovery drive is full!please help
Installation & Setup
Recovery Partition and Repair Reinstallation
I would like to do some type of reinstall on my Windows 7 box to clean up the OS a bit (it's been kind of buggy lately). It is a Gateway laptop and it had Windows 7 factory installed, so I immediately made the suggested OS restore disks and what-not. I also noticed that there is a 12 GB...
Installation & Setup

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:59.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App