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Windows 7: Unbootable Win7 & MBR assistant


27 Jan 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 bit & Windows XP Professional x32 bit
 
 
Unbootable Win7 & MBR assistant

Hello,

(I recently wrote this under another users thread,
As we had the same issue & i thought it would be better not to open the same thread.
And we could use the same advises, but... never mind)

Windows 7 can not pass the "Starting Windows" screen.
I have a dual boot PC - one system with XP Pro,
& the other is a Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
I tried running a Command Prompt with the 'SFC' commands a lot of times,
It helped once and it's not helping anymore...
I also tried the "System recovery options" a few times with no luck.
You think i can use this: Restore MBR to try fixing the problem?
Or any other suggestions will be most welcome!!
Thanks.

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27 Jan 2013   #2
Microsoft MVP

 

Make sure Windows 7 or it's 100mb System Reserved (preferred if you have it) partition is marked Active from the System Recovery Options Command Prompt using Option Two here: Partition - Mark as Active

Then run Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times with reboots until Windows 7 boots. Then you may need to install EasyBCD to add XP.

If this fails work through these steps for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Jan 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 bit & Windows XP Professional x32 bit
 
 

Hi gregrocker,
Thanks for your reply.
Before i proceed with your directions,
I couldn't download the "EasyBCD" from anywhere.
Not from the official "neosmart.net" site or any other.
Do you have an alternative to that?
Thanks again!
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29 Jan 2013   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 bit & Windows XP Professional x32 bit
 
 

This is the same page i got,
After i hit "Save file" nothing happens...
Tried this with 3 different browsers.
It says it's a 1.5MB, maybe you can upload it here?

* * *EDIT: * * *
I've managed.
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