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Windows 7: Help....... Windows Boot Manager

26 Jan 2013   #1
burnett1371

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 
Help....... Windows Boot Manager

Hi,
First time here and first time working on my laptp
This is what I have;
Gateway with windows 7 32 bit
Problem; on power up the computer goes to a screen and at the top says Windows Boot Manager.
1. insert windows disc
2. language
3. repair
Status: 0xc000000f
info: boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible.
So, I hit enter and it always goes back to same screen. I will not let me F8!!! I will let me F2 and F12. I do not have any disc to reinstall windows...... Help


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26 Jan 2013   #2
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

information   Information
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?


Manual how to use Acer eRecovery Management here:
ftp://ftp.support.acer-euro.com/notebook/empowering_technology/NB%20ET2%20user's%20guide/Acer%20eRecovery%20Management%20English.pdf

Video:
Acer Support - Answers, E-Mail, Chat - How do I restore my computer using the eRecovery Management program?

Have you tried pressing <Alt+F10> at boot up, to goto the Acer eRecovery Management.
Acer Support: Frequently Asked Questions list for How to use Acer eRecovery

Acer Support - Answers, E-Mail, Chat - How do I restore my computer using the eRecovery Management program?
You can Order Acer recovery disks from here:
https://secure.tx.acer.com/RCDB/Main.aspx?brand=acer

Try doing a Startup 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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26 Jan 2013   #3
burnett1371

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Ive tried Alt+F-10 several times and it still goes to the same screen.
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26 Jan 2013   #4
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by burnett1371 View Post
Hi,
First time here and first time working on my laptp
This is what I have;
Gateway with windows 7 32 bit
Problem; on power up the computer goes to a screen and at the top says Windows Boot Manager.
1. insert windows disc
2. language
3. repair
Status: 0xc000000f
info: boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible.
So, I hit enter and it always goes back to same screen. I will not let me F8!!! I will let me F2 and F12. I do not have any disc to reinstall windows...... Help
So you don't have any repair/reinstall stuff at all??

Did you move/resize or even delete partitions?

Correct partition is active (at least.. it can run bootmgr). Bootmgr reads the bcd file (bootmenu). In bcd file is a boot entry pointing to an inaccessible partition. May disk signature has been changed, or start sector of win7 partition. Or partition is faulty.

Simple to solve. Just run Startup Repair
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26 Jan 2013   #5
burnett1371

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

No I do not have any disc at all to repair/reinstall.
Have no clue if I moved/resized
I just went to F2 on power up and hit Alt+F10; result is black screen with Edit Boot Options Path:\windows\system32\boot\winload.exe
below that it has another path its very long and ends with Partition(1)\sources\boot.wim

I havent done anything more yet... Do i change anything? or just hit enter?
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26 Jan 2013   #6
dorruk

Win 8 duals Win 7 64bit
 
 

If you could monitor your partition configuration, that would really help.
But at the moment you can just go ahead and run Startup Repair. If that fails, make a Windows Repair Disc: System Repair Disc - Create

EDIT: To get to Startup Repair, continuously press F8 right after you hit Power. That will take you to advanced options.
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