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Windows 7: "MBR Error 3" at startup

15 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
"MBR Error 3" at startup

When I turn the computer on, at the boot screen I get a "MBR error 3" message before windows boots up. Windows boots fine, but I just want to get rid of that message. I already tried restoring the MBR via the MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record

tutorial, but no luck.

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15 Oct 2009   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400


I suspect you have acronis and perfect disk. Looks like your ran a defrag in perfect disk and acronis is puking that error. info here

Hope this helps

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19 Oct 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

sorry zigzag, but that link isn't working for me... is it short enough that you could post it?

btw, your're right, I do have perfectdisk and acronis, but I think this problem began when i tried installing a Hackintosh OS...

Edit: when I tried installing OS X Leopard osx86 I didn't yet have Acronis, but I did have PerfectDisk
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27 Jun 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Sorry, but I tried fixing the problem I stated before and tried your link but it didnt work. Would you mind posting that link again?
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27 Jun 2010   #5

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Vista x64 / 7 X64

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27 Jun 2010   #6

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post

That was a very read.

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