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Windows 7: BOOTMGR is compressed Press CTRL+Alt+Del to restart

13 Sep 2013   #1
Belabela

Windows 7
 
 
BOOTMGR is compressed Press CTRL+Alt+Del to restart

Hello,

Can somebody please help me as my laptop fails to boot up after i compressed my primary hard drive C:? A message
BOOTMGR is compressed Press CTRL+Alt+Del to restart but it just go that way repeatedly after i press CTRL+Alt+Del. I do not have the installation disk with me, what should i do?

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13 Sep 2013   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

Hello Bela, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You could use the tutorial below to fix this.
BootMGR Compressed Message at Boot Fix
To be able to do the tutorial above, you can download a Windows 7 ISO at Microsoft: Windows 7 Direct Download Links, then use the tutorial below to create a Windows 7 installation USB or DVD.
Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool
Hope this helps,
Shawn
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13 Sep 2013   #3
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

BootMGR is Compressed.
boot into Repair,
but after selecting the Windows 7-installation, press "Load Drivers" (Instead of "Next")
and use the mini Windows Explorer to right-click the boot-drive, select Properties,
deselect "Compress this Drive" and choose Apply to sub-folders and files.
BootMGR Compressed Message at Boot Fix


How to use Load Drivers.
Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console
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