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Windows 7: MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record

02 Feb 2012   #250
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by robohamid View Post
my mean of "system" was that "System Reserved"
but i dont have any active partition.
and install Open Suse 12 after it i uSe from Suse boot loader to start my windows
with this condition,is it necessary to mark each partition as active ?
No. Only one partition can be "Active" at a time.

In simple language, "Boot Loader" software changes the "Active" partition when you select the Operating System you want to start. So when you select "Suse" from the boot menu, the software marks the "Suse" partition "Active" so the computer can boot to it. Then after, if you now want to start Windows, the "Boot Loader" software marks the Windows System partition active so the computer can boot to Windows.

If you have removed "Suse" and/or its "Boot Loader" and the "System Reserved" is not marked "Active", then as the warning message said: you do not have any "Active" partition to boot to. You must mark the "System Reserved" partition "Active" so Windows can boot.

When you select a different partition and mark it as "Active", then the first partition is no longer the active one. There can only be one "Active" partition on a hard drive.

Cheers!
Robert


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07 Mar 2012   #251
anglicus

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 
MBR

Just found your website. A lifesaver, easyBCD really messed things up. Now realize that I don't need it to dual boot Win 7 and 8. Thanks again. Now going to check out the Windows 8 forum.
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07 Mar 2012   #252
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by anglicus View Post
Just found your website. A lifesaver, easyBCD really messed things up. Now realize that I don't need it to dual boot Win 7 and 8. Thanks again. Now going to check out the Windows 8 forum.
Welcome to Windows Seven Forums! Glad you found some help here and for letting us know.

Cheers!
Robert
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21 Mar 2012   #253
canberraplanner

Australian Capital Territory
 
 

iseeuu you saved my sanity.. I have been banging my head against a "TPM measurement is missing" issue for AGES and I restored my bootloader following your instructions and bam it worked.

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/w...7-95642214af71

Either way it's working now so I suspect this was it.

I also forced a BIOS update but I had not received any update prompts (Gigabyte) and I updated only a month or so ago (when I built the PC) so I doubt that was the issue.

Although I DID select 'clear DMI data pool' at the same time, so maybe I can't be sure...
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21 Mar 2012   #254
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by canberraplanner View Post
iseeuu you saved my sanity.. I have been banging my head against a "TPM measurement is missing" issue for AGES and I restored my bootloader following your instructions and bam it worked.

Win7 BitLocker - Required TPM Measurement is Missing - Microsoft Answers

Either way it's working now so I suspect this was it.

I also forced a BIOS update but I had not received any update prompts (Gigabyte) and I updated only a month or so ago (when I built the PC) so I doubt that was the issue.

Although I DID select 'clear DMI data pool' at the same time, so maybe I can't be sure...
Welcome to Windows seven Forums, canberraplanne!

Thanks for letting us know you found a fix here!

Cheers!
Robert
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01 Apr 2012   #255
OsaSim

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record

Iseeuu,




Just want to say a million thanks for this piece!!! It did save my skin.
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01 Apr 2012   #256
canberraplanner

Australian Capital Territory
 
 

Here here
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01 Apr 2012   #257
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by OsaSim View Post
Iseeuu,




Just want to say a million thanks for this piece!!! It did save my skin.
Thank you, OsaSim, and welcome to Windows Seven Forums!

Cheers!
Robert
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01 Apr 2012   #258
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by canberraplanner View Post
Here here
Where? Where?

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02 Apr 2012   #259
That One Guy

Windows 7 Ultimate (32 bit)
 
 
Thanks!

I registered to thank you for this, saved my life Thanks a bunch!
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