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Windows 7: BCD Locked or Missing

12 Dec 2014   #1
lincer556

Windows 7 Professional x64 (Build 7601 RTM)
 
 
BCD Locked or Missing

Hello guys, here's the deal, i've installed Android X86 using the provided tool that changed the BCD, and now after Android's gone the boot stills show the Android boot, tried to delete it from Msconfig and with the bcdedit but the command shows this error and the msconfig it's all blanked out with the configs locked.

"Could not open the store boot configuration data (BCD).
The system can not find the file specified."



Any workaround?? Thanks!



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12 Dec 2014   #2
gregrocker

 

Confirm that the 100 mb System Reserved partition (preferred if you have it) or C (if not) is Partition Marked Active
then run Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times.

If listing remains install EasyBCD (click Download - no Name or Email required) to delete the entry from Edit Boot Menu tab.
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13 Dec 2014   #3
lincer556

Windows 7 Professional x64 (Build 7601 RTM)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Confirm that the 100 mb System Reserved partition (preferred if you have it) or C (if not) is Partition Marked Active
then run Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times.

If listing remains install EasyBCD (click Download - no Name or Email required) to delete the entry from Edit Boot Menu tab.
I tried but ended on bootmgr failure, tried all the fixes given but no good, the fix was disconnecting the secondary hard drive and doing all the repair procedures.

Everything's working now
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13 Dec 2014   #4
gregrocker

 

Sorry but since there was no mention of the second drive we did not know to tell you to unplug it.

It's possible you have old boot files on the secondary drive so plug it back in and post back a screenshot of Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image so we can look it over for you.

I should have asked for one in the beginning because about half the time it's wrong.
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