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Windows 7: Multi-boot/Dual-Boot Windows XP on Windows 7

14 Dec 2009   #221
XboxOmac

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
 
 

Understood it and went through the whole part. I'm in startup repair now.

When I restarted, it now gives me a different error message. bootmgr is missing/

Well I have to go to sleep now. I'll continue it tomorrow. Bye!


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14 Dec 2009   #222
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Don't worry. It will start up.

Startup repair can fix it

or bootrec /fixboot command was made for that "bootmgr is missing" error

(FYI Access to Factory Recover your Gateway is by tapping Alt F10 during bootup.

There is also Gateway Recovery Mgmt in All Programs which will burn a Recovery Disk and Drivers/Apps disk to external drive)
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14 Dec 2009   #223
XboxOmac

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Don't worry. It will start up.

Startup repair can fix it

or bootrec /fixboot command was made for that "bootmgr is missing" error

(FYI Access to Factory Recover your Gateway is by tapping Alt F10 during bootup.

There is also Gateway Recovery Mgmt in All Programs which will burn a Recovery Disk and Drivers/Apps disk to external drive)
Ok, so do I do that command? And good day to you.

Doing factory recover, don't I lose everything I did? Like my installed programs and such?

In school, I was wondering that if I delete the partition that has the XP installation through XP setup if that will help anything?
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14 Dec 2009   #224
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Did you run Startup Repair 3 separate times?

Did you run both of the DISKPART commands to mark XP inactive and then mark Win7 active? This is where I think you left off last night?

The next step is to boot from the Win7 recovery stick and run Startup Repair 3 separate times.

If this fails, boot back into Win7 Repair Command Line and type

Bootrec.exe /fixboot
bootrec.exe /fixmbr

now reboot, if Windows 7 doesn't start, run Startup Repair again 3 times

if this fails, boot back into Windows 7 Repair command line and type:

Bootsect.exe /nt60 all /force

reboot, if Windows 7 doesn't start run Startup Repair repeatedly.
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