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Windows 7: Partition table lost after Hibernate

25 Sep 2010   #11
nabilalk

Win 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Hello nabilalk.





Before we make any specific recommendations will you please post a snip/screen-shot of the entire disk management drive map with a full description as to which drive/partition is which, so we can see what you have going on as there may be a fairly simple way to resolve the situation.

In the Windows start menu right click computer and click manage, in the left pane of the "Computer Management" window that opens click disk management and post a snip of that.

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I can't boot into Windows so I can't take a screen. But I did type in everything in the drive map. When I try to go back into Safemode I'm now getting a BOOTMGR is missing error.


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25 Sep 2010   #12
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

OK, I wasn't sure the snip just makes it easier to 'see' what's going on.



The issue is the partition that that you need to create the new boot files to has to be marked as "Active" so the repair utility will know where to create the new boot files to.

Is there a reason you don't want the "System Reserved" partition to continue as the boot partition as it was originally created for?
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25 Sep 2010   #13
nabilalk

Win 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
OK, I wasn't sure the snip just makes it easier to 'see' what's going on.



The issue is the partition that that you need to create the new boot files to has to be marked as "Active" so the repair utility will know where to create the new boot files to.

Is there a reason you don't want the "System Reserved" partition to continue as the boot partition as it was originally created for?
Oh that would be fine. I was under the impression the Windows partition was the one that needed to be made active. How do I accomplish this? I'm in the Win 7 installation DVD now and have access to the command line.
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25 Sep 2010   #14
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Have a look at Option Two to start in this tutorial at the link below.

Do use the "System, Reserved" partition as that's what it's for.


Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times
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25 Sep 2010   #15
nabilalk

Win 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Have a look at Option Two to start in this tutorial at the link below.

Do use the "System, Reserved" partition as that's what it's for.


Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times
@ the "list partition" cmd step.

The 100MB system partition that should be listed as Partition 1 of Disk 0 is missing. There is only 1 partition listed and its 298GB. Which is strange since in the drive map I posted, there was a 100MB system partition when I went to the Windows install menu. I have noticed that when using other disk partition tools, like Gparted, only the 298 GB partition was listed and only disk 0 was listed. When I went to the Win 7 install menu, 2 disks were listed and all of the partitions for each.
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25 Sep 2010   #16
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

OK then see if you can mark the Windows Disk 0 partition 2 as active and do the 3 startup repairs talked about in the tutorial to get it booting; any idea what may have happened, just because I'm curious?
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25 Sep 2010   #17
nabilalk

Win 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
OK then see if you can mark the Windows Disk 0 partition 2 as active and do the 3 startup repairs talked about in the tutorial to get it booting; any idea what may have happened, just because I'm curious?
In diskpart, only disk 0 is listed and only 1 partition the 298GB one. Should I mark that as active?

As to what caused this no idea. Last night i was using my computer, I hibernated it, and when I started it this morning, it wouldn't boot.
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25 Sep 2010   #18
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Sorry about that mate, I realized that after I posted.


Mark that as active and see if that will do it, don't forget to do the startup repairs.
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25 Sep 2010   #19
nabilalk

Win 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Sorry about that mate, I realized that after I posted.


Mark that as active and see if that will do it, don't forget to do the startup repairs.
Which startup repairs are you specifically referencing? I dont want to make another mistake, so just checking to be absolutely sure.
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25 Sep 2010   #20
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Take the time to read this entire tutorial.


Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times
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