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Windows 7: Bootmgr is missing?

02 Jan 2010   #1
Belinda

Windows 7
 
 
Bootmgr is missing?

Hi All and anyone that can help?

I am a newbie, i have googled quite alot on bootmgr, i have tried allsorts, still cant get my pc to boot up.

My Specs:
Win 7
m2n sli deluxe MB
Nvidia 8600 GT gRaphics card
4 GB Ram
Hitachi 160GB cwin 7 on) + d: (data) Partitions
Seagate 500GB (storage)
WD 1000GB (storage)

Not sure if i did something before i switched my Home Built PC off.

In BIOS it states SATA 1 - 160GB
SATA 2 500GB
SATA 6 1000GB
SATA 4 is DVD drive

It is in order i have checked and all drives are located.

When pc was working, in My Computer it showed only C:, didnt show D: at all (2nd parttion), then my 1000gb drive was F:, and it said cant access it as the semaphore timed out. I had 500gb of music on there, was gutted, when i went into disk mgmt it said RAW on the partition, i could not format, or access or partition the drive. My D: didnt have a drive leter? nor was active. i could access the 500gb drive.

So now it says Bootmgr is missing.................
I have win 7 install disc, i load and go to recovery section
doesnt find my drive or where windows is installed, so i goto cmnd prompt and do bootrec /fixboot then it says cant access drive, semaphore has timed out

so i then got to scanos, it finds it on E: which is my C:? so i thin k all my drive letters are mixed up, so i check a few letters:

Through cmnd promt
E: drive is my C:
D: drive is my 500gb
f: is my dvd drive

nothing else is located. so i am baffled.

I know a bit about pcs enough to get me outa some sticky situations, but im stumped. tried a few cmnd promt threads on here.

Unplugged all my drives and only put C: in still wont do anything. i have gone to INSTALL and its found 69GB which is the first partition, but the rest of the drive is missing?

I went into partition magic 8 to try to partition my 1000gb drive?

Any help would be appreciated.

Belinda


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02 Jan 2010   #2
FZ21Z

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I've encountered this a few times today trying to install Windows 7 on a Dell Inspiron. At first I tried from a Key-card, but when it restarted the first time it started the install process from scratch, and then would show no bootmgr when it tried to reboot. I got on via DVD eventually, but if I tried to reboot with anything in a USB port, it says it can't find bootmgr, and won't if I just press ctrl-alt-del to restart it, I had to switch it off altogether, and then restart, and it's been running since.
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03 Jan 2010   #3
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Try booting into Win7 DVD Repair console, click through to Recov tools, select Startup Repair and run at least 3 separate times as it runs it's tests and automated bootrec and bootsect commands.
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