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Windows 7: Boot.ini is missing, please help!

17 May 2014   #1
BryanJames16

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Boot.ini is missing, please help!

Okay, I really need help here. I was in a tension right now. My brother used my laptop and downloaded a virus. Well, I scanned my PC for virus (I will create another thread on the other for it) and I found some. On the folder options, I enable an option to show hidden files and drives and also show protected system files. I'm so nervous when I saw Boot.ini was not on C:! Oh no please help. All I see is the pagefile.sys and hiberfil.sys and those folders (which are normal). But the I can't see the Boot.ini anymore, please help! Thanks!

PS: Whenever I scan my PC, it says that it scanned the boot sector with 0 files. Is it normal?


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17 May 2014   #2
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

There is no boot.ini file in any Windows system from Vista and later.
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17 May 2014   #3
BryanJames16

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by LMiller7 View Post
There is no boot.ini file in any Windows system from Vista and later.
Oh! So it means there's no need for me to panic? Thanks you very much!
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21 May 2014   #4
IAmJack

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

yeah, if you had vista and you were missing that... that would be bad!
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22 May 2014   #5
BryanJames16

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

I'm using windows 7
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