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Windows 7: Bootmanager on D:?

03 Jan 2012   #1
Swedish Berserk

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
Bootmanager on D:?

Hello! I have been trying to get Windows 7 back in full shape but no luck. First i have no optical drive so i had to do a repair disc on USB. And it worked. So i deleted my Linux partition and extended the C: volume but when i tried bootrec.exe /FixBoot i got ""volume does not contain a recognized file system"
Hmm so i tried bootrec.exe /FixMbr and that worked!

After some messing around in DISKPART i managed to get Windows booting again...

But now my Bootloader is located at SYSTEM D: and when i try booting without the USB Repair it wont start Windows.

So i need to get the bootloader back in business.

Here is a picture:



As i understand the bootloader is on partition D: and thats why my installation wont start without the USB repair inserted.

Im so tired now have been messing with this for about 4 hours and im about to give this up.

Is there a way to fix this? Thanks in advance and sorry for my bad english.


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03 Jan 2012   #2
gregrocker

 

Please post back a screenshot of your maximized Disk Mgmt drive map with listings, using Snipping Tool in Start menu.

Normally you'd mark Win7 partition Active and Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times
until Win7 starts on its own and holds the System Active flags. But you may have some unknowns that will be revealed by the Disk Mgmt picture, e.g. must convert a Logical partition to Primary before marking Active. So post the screenshot.
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03 Jan 2012   #3
Swedish Berserk

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Please post back a screenshot of your maximized Disk Mgmt drive map with listings, using Snipping Tool in Start menu.

Normally you'd mark Win7 partition Active and Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times
until Win7 starts on its own and holds the System Active flags. But you may have some unknowns that will be revealed by the Disk Mgmt picture, e.g. must convert a Logical partition to Primary before marking Active. So post the screenshot.
Hello and thanks for your reply. For some reason now i get error code 0xc00000f. And as it is now i cant even boot into the computer but i remembered how the partitions were layed out.

C: Not active containing all the files.
D: SYSTEM: Looks to be the Bootloader. Active.
F: USB Flash that needed to be inserted for the computer to start Windows 7. And this one was for some reason also active.

I dont know what to do.
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04 Jan 2012   #4
gregrocker

 

Mark Win7 partition Active from System Recovery Options on flash stick Command Line: Partition - Mark as Active (Method Two)

Close Command Box, run Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times until Win7 starts on its own and holds System Active flags.

or use free Partition Wizard to post back a camera snap of drive map with listings, mark 7 Partition Active, then click on Disk #, from Disk tab select Rebuild MBR, Apply. Reboot. May preclude need to run 3 Startup Repairs.

Again there may be anomalies that need a picture of drive map to be revealed.
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04 Jan 2012   #5
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

information   Information
Boot up using the Startup Repair CD or Windows 7 DVD. (not the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disk) If you have a Netbook, you will need a CD/DVD drive.
NOTE: Make sure no USB drives are plugged in.
Do not use a USB Pendrive for Startup Repair.
startup repair disc-create
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04 Jan 2012   #6
gregrocker

 

Others have done repairs just fine with USB flash stick. Try and see.
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