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Windows 7: BOOTMGR is missing?? new hard drive installation

15 Oct 2012   #1

windows 7 Pro 64
BOOTMGR is missing?? new hard drive installation

Hey if anyone can help me out with this it would be hugely appreciated.

Basically i put a new hard drive into my laptop and tried to install windows 7.
It keeps saying bootmgr is missing, press ctrl + alt + del to restart.

The OEM windows 7 disk is inside my cd-rom drive and i went to the bios and put the cd/dvd as first, and the hdd as second, pressed f10 (save and exit.) and still no luck.

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15 Oct 2012   #2

Windows 10 Pro X64

Make and model number of computer please?

Does it provide the chance to press a Fn key (usually F12) at boot to get to the Boot menu? If so use that then select the DVD drive.
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15 Oct 2012   #3

windows 7 Pro 64

you know what i just noticed my laptop has 2 hard drives, (they were in different locations). i just installed the second one and now i have a different message. it says "reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device and press a key"

i downloaded a ISO image on, used some program to put the iso on a flash drive and now it works, im in the setup screen on windows, thanks for taking the time to help out.
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