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Windows 7: Lost boot files to boot into W7

06 Jun 2010   #1
acdcfan

Windows 7 64 ultimate ( to be installed)
 
 
Lost boot files to boot into W7

HI
Just now I lost boot files to boot into W7... I am running triple boot with XP, Vista and W7,.... Now I cannot boot into W7 XP and Visa are OK... I can see and access W7 drive from any of 2 OS but can not boot into it.
How can I fix this issue?



Someone please help me to do this, I really do not want to reinstall


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06 Jun 2010   #2
baarod

El Capitan / Windows 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by acdcfan View Post
HI
Just now I lost boot files to boot into W7... I am running triple boot with XP, Vista and W7,.... Now I cannot boot into W7 XP and Visa are OK... I can see and access W7 drive from any of 2 OS but can not boot into it.
How can I fix this issue?



Someone please help me to do this, I really do not want to reinstall
Put the Windows 7 disk in and boot off it. Look for the option to repair your installation. Works just about every time.
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06 Jun 2010   #3
bobtran

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by baarod View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by acdcfan View Post
HI
Just now I lost boot files to boot into W7... I am running triple boot with XP, Vista and W7,.... Now I cannot boot into W7 XP and Visa are OK... I can see and access W7 drive from any of 2 OS but can not boot into it.
How can I fix this issue?



Someone please help me to do this, I really do not want to reinstall
Put the Windows 7 disk in and boot off it. Look for the option to repair your installation. Works just about every time.
+1
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06 Jun 2010   #4
acdcfan

Windows 7 64 ultimate ( to be installed)
 
 

Repair install did the trick....
Now I get 3 options....
Earlier version of Windows
Windows Vista
Windows 7 ( recovered )
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06 Jun 2010   #5
baarod

El Capitan / Windows 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by acdcfan View Post
Repair install did the trick....
Now I get 3 options....
Earlier version of Windows
Windows Vista
Windows 7 ( recovered )
Glad to have helped. Your next question is likely to be, "How do I edit this ugly list?"
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06 Jun 2010   #6
acdcfan

Windows 7 64 ultimate ( to be installed)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by baarod View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by acdcfan View Post
Repair install did the trick....
Now I get 3 options....
Earlier version of Windows
Windows Vista
Windows 7 ( recovered )
Glad to have helped. Your next question is likely to be, "How do I edit this ugly list?"
I will use Easy BCD to remove ( recovered ) and change first entry to XP
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06 Jun 2010   #7
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

There is also the method in the tutorial at the link below, have a look.


BCDEDIT - How to Use
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07 Jun 2010   #8
acdcfan

Windows 7 64 ultimate ( to be installed)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
There is also the method in the tutorial at the link below, have a look.


BCDEDIT - How to Use
Thanks .....
I read it and used EasyBCD to edit entry names....
Instead of earlier version of Windows now I have Microsoft XP Professional
Vista stayed the same, and I removed "(recovered)" from Windows 7
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07 Jun 2010   #9
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

I'm glad you found a solution; thanks for the update.
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03 Jan 2011   #10
StefanJov

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

I have the almost same problem working with XP and 7 and i also did the rapair of 7 but it won't give me option for XP or Earlier Version of Windows just W7 how to fix that so i can boot XP again, can this be done with EasyBCD too?
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