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Windows 7: Bootmanager is missing -tried most things...

14 May 2011   #1

Windows 7 Panasonic CF F9 (used to have CF F8)
 
 
Bootmanager is missing -tried most things...

Hi, I installed a linux OS on a flash drive using unetbootin.

When I rebooted and set the BIOS to read the Flash Drive - I got the "Bootmanager is Missing"

I ran repair system from the Windows 7 repair disk three times and it can no longer find anything to repair, i.e. everything looks fine.

Any ideas as to what I can do next?

Thanks!

PS I thought this might be helpful since I read about it in another thread:

In cmd I typed: bcdedit:

Windows Boot Manager
--------------------
identifier {bootmgr}
device partition=C:
description Windows Boot Manager
locale en-US
inherit {globalsettings}
default {current}
resumeobject {97e3f5b1-79bc-11e0-bc51-932fd998e50a}
displayorder {current}
toolsdisplayorder {memdiag}
timeout 30

Windows Boot Loader
-------------------
identifier {current}
device partition=C:
path \Windows\system32\winload.exe
description Windows 7
locale en-US
inherit {bootloadersettings}
recoverysequence {97e3f5b3-79bc-11e0-bc51-932fd998e50a}
recoveryenabled Yes
osdevice partition=C:
systemroot \Windows
resumeobject {97e3f5b1-79bc-11e0-bc51-932fd998e50a}
nx OptIn

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14 May 2011   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Welcome
Maybe this will help.
For both Vista and Seven
Bootmgr is missing - Fix
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14 May 2011   #3

Windows 7 Panasonic CF F9 (used to have CF F8)
 
 

thanks for your help and I tried the tutorial via your link. Everything went according to plan and I received all the positive replies from the cmd prompts.

I rebooted.

Still the "bootmanager is missing"

What could be the issue?

Should I try the entire process again, i.e. 3 times the Repair Disk looking for start-up errors, then the cmd prompts as recommended in the above link/ tutorial?

Thanks.....
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16 May 2011   #4
Microsoft MVP

 

Do you have the Windows 7 100mb System Reserved partition (if you have it) or the Windows 7 partition itself marked Active? Partition - Mark as Active

Then run up to 3 separate Startup Repairs with reboots.

If it fails, use free Partition Wizard bootable CD to confirm marked Active, then highlight Windows 7 Disk and from Disk tab Rebuild MBR.

If you can see your files with PW CD Explore function, then you can copy them out using this method: Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console
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