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Windows 7: BOOTMGR missing after Restore Point

19 May 2011   #1
obsession

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
BOOTMGR missing after Restore Point

This is my first post in the forum, but I really need help.

This is what happened:
I tried to install the LCD driver and sw for my Samsung LCD, then it crashed and unable to boot up properly, can't get even inot he windows screen.

All methods I tried failed, so I had to reinstall.
After reinstalling Win7, I perform a restore to a point which I've created previously.

Now with this restore point, I'm not able to boot normally with my HDD installed with and restored Win7 x64 Ultimate.
I will encounter the error msg "BOOTMGR missing, Press CTRL+ALT+DEL to restart" something like that.

I've have to enable CD-ROM boot(with the Win7 installation Disc in drive), followed by HDD to be able to boot normally.

Pls assist.
I've already tried running RE and perform startup repair, no help.

I've also run and also no help.
bootrec /rebuildbcd
bootrec /Fixmbr
bootrec /FixBoot

Here's my bcdedit for reference:

Windows Boot Manager
--------------------
identifier {bootmgr}
device partition=C:
path \bootmgr
description Windows Boot Manager
locale en-US
inherit {globalsettings}
default {current}
resumeobject {86280344-2f2a-11e0-b1db-e15a6667e45a}
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 {86280346-2f2a-11e0-b1db-e15a6667e45a}
recoveryenabled Yes
testsigning Yes
osdevice partition=C:
systemroot \Windows
resumeobject {86280344-2f2a-11e0-b1db-e15a6667e45a}
nx OptIn


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19 May 2011   #2
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

This happened after restoring a system image?


Did you boot from the Win7 DVD and run a start up repair at least twice?
Sometimes it takes at least 2 consecutive times to fully repair.
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19 May 2011   #3
gregrocker

 

It may take up to 3 Startup Repairs to repair or rewrite the System Boot files if necessary.

Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times

Startup Repair automates all boot repair commands and System Restore, too. But you should run System Restore from the System Recovery Options just to be sure before reinstalling, or adequate repairs have not been attempted.

A monitor should not need a driver installed and certainly not a software package. Optional Windows Updates will deliver the driver if needed.
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20 May 2011   #4
obsession

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I tried 2 times consecutively and failed. (Meaning without restarting, still in the RE env)

Error msg was no OS found on local disk.

I will try the Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times now.
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20 May 2011   #5
obsession

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Did it 3 times. Still the same.
Contents of Error msg was noOSinstalled.

How is still possible?

When I perform a bcdedit /ScanOS
It returned that there was only 1 installlation and that was:
c:\windows.old\windows

Now I'm quite confused.
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20 May 2011   #6
gregrocker

 

It's only finding the installation that is placed in the windows.old folder when you upgrade. You have serious corruption of your OS which is likely irreparable.

See if you can force it to see the Win7 installation by running bootrec /fixboot and bootrec /fixmbr from Repair Command Line.

You can also boot free bootable CD to see if the Win7 partition is still intact. If not, use the Partition Recovery Wizard. If so, make sure it is marked Active, highlight the Win7 disk, then from DIsk tab run Rebuild MBR. If this fail, try the three separate Startup Repairs again with Win7 marked Active.

If this fails you've done pretty much everything that can be done, so what I would do is copy out your files using the DVD/Repair CD: Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console

Then run full Factory Recovery if factory OEM, or clean reinstall following these steps to get a perfect reinstall which you can then image so you never have to reinstall again: Reinstalling Windows 7
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20 May 2011   #7
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Unless I misunderstood - he still seems to be able to get into windows with this:

Quote:
I've have to enable CD-ROM boot(with the Windows 7 installation Disc in drive), followed by HDD to be able to boot normally.
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20 May 2011   #8
gregrocker

 

Are you able to boot with DVD in drive?

Could be boot sector corruption if OS will only boot with DVD, but is not even seen by WinRE.

You may need to wipe the HD from DVD Command Line before Reinstalling Windows 7:
Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command

Can you boot Partition Wizard CD to see which partition is marked Active now? You can also use Diskpart from Command Line to Detail Partition until you find which is Active.
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21 May 2011   #9
obsession

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
Unless I misunderstood - he still seems to be able to get into windows with this:

Quote:
I've have to enable CD-ROM boot(with the Windows 7 installation Disc in drive), followed by HDD to be able to boot normally.
Yes, SIW2, you are correct. Thanks for headsup.
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21 May 2011   #10
obsession

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Are you able to boot with DVD in drive?

Could be boot sector corruption if OS will only boot with DVD, but is not even seen by WinRE.

You may need to wipe the HD from DVD Command Line before Reinstalling Windows 7:
Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command

Can you boot Partition Wizard CD to see which partition is marked Active now? You can also use Diskpart from Command Line to Detail Partition until you find which is Active.
I used Diskpart now and this is what I got below:
I noticed that both my main system partition in C:\ (DISK 0) is Active as well as my secondary HDD F: (DISK 1).
In this Drive F: (DISK 1), it has folders like "$WINDOWS.~BT" and "WindowsImageBackup".

Should I set this disk partition as "inactive"?

----------------------------------------------------------
DISKPART> list disk
Disk ### Status Size Free Dyn Gpt
-------- ------------- ------- ------- --- ---
Disk 0 Online 931 GB 0 B
Disk 1 Online 76 GB 11 MB
Disk 2 Online 74 GB 0 B
DISKPART> detail
Microsoft DiskPart version 6.1.7601
DISK - Display the properties of the selected disk.
PARTITION - Display the properties of the selected partition.
VOLUME - Display the properties of the selected volume.
VDISK - Displays the properties of the selected virtual disk.
DISKPART> detail disk0
Microsoft DiskPart version 6.1.7601
DISK - Display the properties of the selected disk.
PARTITION - Display the properties of the selected partition.
VOLUME - Display the properties of the selected volume.
VDISK - Displays the properties of the selected virtual disk.
DISKPART> detail disk 1
There is no disk selected to list details for.
Please select a disk and try again.
Displays the properties of the selected disk and the list of volumes on
the disk.
Syntax: DETAIL DISK
A disk must be selected for this operation to succeed.
Example:
DETAIL DISK
DISKPART> detail partition
There is no disk selected.
Please select a disk and try again.
DISKPART> select disk 0
Disk 0 is now the selected disk.
DISKPART> detail disk
Hitachi HDS721010CLA SCSI Disk Device
Disk ID: 00000001
Type : ATA
Status : Online
Path : 0
Target : 0
LUN ID : 0
Location Path : PCIROOT(0)#ATA(C00T00L00)
Current Read-only State : No
Read-only : No
Boot Disk : Yes
Pagefile Disk : Yes
Hibernation File Disk : No
Crashdump Disk : Yes
Clustered Disk : No
Volume ### Ltr Label Fs Type Size Status Info
---------- --- ----------- ----- ---------- ------- --------- --------
Volume 2 C NTFS Partition 781 GB Healthy System
Volume 3 D 2nd Partiti NTFS Partition 150 GB Healthy
DISKPART> detail partition
There is no partition selected.
Please select a partition and try again.
DISKPART> detail partition 0
There is no partition selected.
Please select a partition and try again.
DISKPART> list partition
Partition ### Type Size Offset
------------- ---------------- ------- -------
Partition 1 Primary 781 GB 1024 KB
Partition 2 Primary 150 GB 781 GB
DISKPART> detail partition 1
There is no partition selected.
Please select a partition and try again.
DISKPART> select partition 1
Partition 1 is now the selected partition.
DISKPART> detail partition
Partition 1
Type : 07
Hidden: No
Active: Yes
Offset in Bytes: 1048576
Volume ### Ltr Label Fs Type Size Status Info
---------- --- ----------- ----- ---------- ------- --------- --------
* Volume 2 C NTFS Partition 781 GB Healthy System
DISKPART> select partition 2
Partition 2 is now the selected partition.
DISKPART> detail partition
Partition 2
Type : 07
Hidden: No
Active: No
Offset in Bytes: 838861848576
Volume ### Ltr Label Fs Type Size Status Info
---------- --- ----------- ----- ---------- ------- --------- --------
* Volume 3 D 2nd Partiti NTFS Partition 150 GB Healthy
DISKPART> select disk 1
Disk 1 is now the selected disk.
DISKPART> detail partition
There is no partition selected.
Please select a partition and try again.
DISKPART> detail disk
HDS72258 0VLSA80 SCSI Disk Device
Disk ID: 0D5B0D5B
Type : ATA
Status : Online
Path : 1
Target : 1
LUN ID : 0
Location Path : PCIROOT(0)#ATA(C01T01L00)
Current Read-only State : No
Read-only : No
Boot Disk : No
Pagefile Disk : No
Hibernation File Disk : No
Crashdump Disk : No
Clustered Disk : No
Volume ### Ltr Label Fs Type Size Status Info
---------- --- ----------- ----- ---------- ------- --------- --------
Volume 4 F Secondary H NTFS Partition 76 GB Healthy
DISKPART> select partition 1
Partition 1 is now the selected partition.
DISKPART> detail partition
Partition 1
Type : 07
Hidden: No
Active: Yes
Offset in Bytes: 32256
Volume ### Ltr Label Fs Type Size Status Info
---------- --- ----------- ----- ---------- ------- --------- --------
* Volume 4 F Secondary H NTFS Partition 76 GB Healthy

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