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Windows 7: boot\bcd is corrupt or unreadable

13 May 2012   #1

windows 7 pro 64
boot\bcd is corrupt or unreadable

hello first time poster. last night my computer was working fine, this evening i turned on my computer and i got a error! the error was....
File: \boot\bcd

status: 0xc0000001

info: an error occurred while attempting to read the boot configuration data.

my set up is a ssd with win 7 pro 64, as C:\. and my d drive is a 500gb and i have a cd-rom that's F.

ok so i booted with the win cd as per the instructions, shown with the boot manager error, and choose repair computer. once i clicked repair comp, i got theis new error message saying..

recenv.exe - corrupt file

the file or dic c:\boot\bcd is corrupt and unreadable, please run chkdsk.

went to the cmdprompt typr c:\dir says theres a temp folder taht 75 mb's throught further searcjhing my c:\ drive is now my e:\ drive. so i ran chkdsk got no errors,

sooooo my boot bcd is corrupt my drive letter is changed... im at my wits end can someone please help me


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13 May 2012   #2
Microsoft MVP


Work through these steps for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

Make sure Windows 7 HD is set first HD to boot in BIOS setup. I'd unplug all other drives and peripherals during repairs.
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