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Windows 7: bootmngr is missing wrong active partition.

10 Nov 2015   #1

w7 64
bootmngr is missing wrong active partition.

When I started my pc the windows startup recovery tool started and gave me an error such as:

"no os found". So after reading a comment from gregrocker here I did type in the comment prompt :

SELECT DISK # (for Win7 HD)
SELECT PARTITION # (for Win7 partition, determine by volume size)

But when I restarted I had the message "bootmngr is missing". I guess I picked the wrong partition earlier.

I need some files on my pc that I don't want to lose. I don't have the windows 7 cd anymore. After that I might switch to ubuntu or at least try it.
How can I access those?

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10 Nov 2015   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

You can explore the drive with any version of Linux. You don`t have to install it, just run it from the cd or flash drive.

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You could also create a system repair disc on another Windows 7 PC, it has to be the same bit version, 32 or 64 bit.

Or you can create an install dvd. You can then run startup repair (up to 3 times) to get windows booting again. It may work it may not.

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