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Windows 7: Boot sector for system disk partition is corrupt

03 Nov 2012   #21

Windows 8 Professional x64

you know you can always boot gparted (burn it onto a cd, or create a multiboot USB, its easy) and maange flags to make sure that the correct partition is set to boot.
You will know what I mean if you try it.

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03 Nov 2012   #22


He's already using the best Partition tool available, Partition Wizard boot CD, with which we've helped countless thousands of users here with never a single failure.

My only question then would be if you ran 3 separate Startup Repairs no matter what they reported which is how the installer runs its myriad tests, fixes and eventually decides to rewrite if not repair the boot files.

Had you reported back progress (or lack thereof) we could have given you some other steps to try to get it started detailed in Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start.

However I'm glad you saved your files, and a reinstall is always a fresh start if you followed the best practices outlined in Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 which are the same for retail.
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14 Apr 2013   #23

Win 7 Ultimate x64

I just used the steps here to fix a similar error! Thanks to TVeblen, kado897, kaktussoft, SIW2 and gregrocker...great steps!
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