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Windows 7: BootMgr Compressed!?!??!?!

04 Jun 2010   #1
windowsapple

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BootMgr Compressed!?!??!?!

My friend's Windows 7 can't boot anymore. And how could this be fixed?!?@? THanks in advance.


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04 Jun 2010   #2
theog

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Try this:
Safe Mode

Startup Repair
Note: You may need to do startup repair 3 to 4 times.

System Repair Disc - Create
System Recovery Options
Repair Install
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04 Jun 2010   #3
gregrocker

 

Is there an error message? What exactly shows on screen?
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04 Jun 2010   #4
windowsapple

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Is there an error message? What exactly shows on screen?
It says BOOTMGR is Compressed
Press Ctrl + Alt + Del to Restart

O_O IT LOOPZ!
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04 Jun 2010   #5
gregrocker

 

Boot WIn7 DVD Repair console or Repair CD to run Startup Repair.

If the above doesn't solve the problem then boot into Repair again, but after selecting the Win7-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.

System Repair Disc - Create
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05 Jun 2010   #6
windowsapple

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Oh... I'll try that thanks!
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05 Jun 2010   #7
gregrocker

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by windowsapple View Post
Oh... I'll try that thanks!
Let us know how it goes. THere are some line commands which might also work.
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05 Jul 2010   #8
windowsapple

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Nothing works... That computer is dead.

Thanks for the help tho. It gave my friend and I hope and thats what counts.
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06 Jul 2010   #9
theog

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06 Jul 2010   #10
gregrocker

 

What do you mean by "the computer is dead?"

Is there a signal to the monitor? Any error messages or output at all?

Is the fan spinning inside?

The error is because the OS won't start up since the boot drive has been compressed. I gave you the fix earlier. Theog provides a screenshot showing where the checkbox needs to be changed after browsing to it from the booted Win7 DVD REpair console or Repair CD.

If worse comes to worst you can always reinstall the OS with an installer of your version, or Recovery Disks.

We won't quit if you don't.
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