I installed 7 on my Dell laptop that has no CD-ROM drive. I created a partition (D
and set it to Active, installed from that partition, doing a quick format over Vista (C
All was fine and dandy, but I was getting some boot option, I'm assuming because the Active drive had the install files on it. No problem, I'll set the C: partition to Active.
Reboot, should go away right? Wrong. "Bootmgr is missing."
No problem, there has to be a way to fix this. I'll put the CD in and recover... Or not!
What I have is a 2 gig USB thumbdrive, is there anyway to fix this problem with that? If not, what are my options.
Using the factory Dell restore to get Vista back won't work, I bought the laptop secondhand and they screwed that up.