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Windows 7: Bootmgr is missing - Fix

18 Sep 2010   #10
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

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A small technicality is that a CD/DVD disc is spelled Disc as opposed to Disk. The word Disk being used to refer to such things as a hard drive and disc being used to refer to such things as a CD/DVD
Karl, thanks for pointing that out. I did not know that. But now I am confused. Maybe we should settle for disque.

I found this in a Wiki to add to the confusion:


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In International English, disk is the correct spelling for magnetic disks. If the medium is optical, the variant disc is usually preferred, although computing is a peculiar field for the term. For instance hard disk and other disk drives are always thusly spelled, yet so are terms like compact discs. Thus, if referring to a physical drive or older media (3" or 5.25" diskettes) the k is used, but c is used for newer (optical based) media.



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27 Sep 2010   #11
NyCee

Windows 7
 
 

Awesome timesaver!
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27 Sep 2010   #12
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ACOTMH View Post
Awesome timesaver!
Thank you. :)
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01 Oct 2011   #13
mjjpacumio

Windows 7 Home Basic 32-bit
 
 

Hi,

I'm having "BOOTMGR is missing" problem in my ASUS K43S. I tried inserting the Win7 DVD and rapidly pressed the F9 key to run the boot from CD but nothing is happening.

I also tried restarting it several times but I still can't boot from the DVD.

Can somebody please help me? Thank you!
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13 Nov 2011   #14
tazmo8448

64bit Home Premium
 
 

For some reason when I went to command prompt it would not respond to any of those commands it just repeated the line that I had at the start which was my name/user or something like that could not get it into C:\ mode at all so how do you get admin privledges in cmd?
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13 Nov 2011   #15
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Right click on cmd (in accessories) > run as admin.

Or if you want to set it permanently, right click on cmd > Properties > Advances > tick the box "Run as admin" > Apply.
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13 Nov 2011   #16
tazmo8448

64bit Home Premium
 
 

Thanks will do...what I need to do is get the ''Windows 7 for Dummies'' book had one yrs ago for XP and had the original one ''VW Repair for Dummys'' back in the early 70's...thanks again...couldn't seem to find accessories in win7
Sam~
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13 Nov 2011   #17
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Accessories is under Start > All Programs
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14 Nov 2011   #18
tazmo8448

64bit Home Premium
 
 

By golley your'e right, never noticed it before.....hmmm....thanks
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14 Nov 2011   #19
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

You are welcome.
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