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Windows 7: Missing boot manager

24 Jun 2014   #1
gregconfused

windows 7 home premium 32bit
 
 
Missing boot manager

I had problem with my laptop so opted to reset to factory i did the backup from the recovery option in the controlpanel and when i try to start it says missing boot manager. put the recovery disk in went to setup changed the boot to CD and still the same thing any suggestions????????????


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25 Jun 2014   #2
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

You can try booting the Win7 installation media System Recovery Options
or System Repair Disk to run a few Startup Repairs to see what it reports.

You can also try using either of those disks or a disk like DBAN to Quick WIpe the HD with Diskpart Clean Command which will often cause balky Recovery disks to boot and run.

But these are all in service to the factory preinstall of WIn7 which is the worst possible install one can have to begin with. So what I would do is enjoy native Win7 performance on that PC for the first time by doing a Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7. Everything needed is in the blue link to get and keep a perfect install
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