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BOOTMGR is missing

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  • Started 1 year ago by jktathambigpondcom
  • Latest reply from germ-x
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jktathambigpondcom
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Help al u wonderful people out there! I tried to turn on my computer today to find a black screen telling me
Press F2 to boot into recovery mode......
BOOTMGR is missing
Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart

Ok so I did the c a d thing and it just keeps bringing me back to the same spot. I pulled my whole computer out and cleaned and rep lugged back in everything. I then found my vista disk. As I had read from yr forum that if I could get my computer to read from this it may repair...... Problem is that I can't get the dam computer to do anything and get off the black screen with the above post.
Pls please help. I know there is the brains out there to fix it just hope u read this and contact me back?!?! I would be so so grateful..........

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gedstar
gedstar
Posts: 521

You'll need to boot the PC from the Vista Disk, you may have to change the boot order in the BIOS.

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Hermitt
Hermitt
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@ jktathambigpondc, follow this quide.... http://www.howtogeek.com/howto.....ows-vista/

Jim

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germ-x
germ-x
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If you don't have any success with hermitt's suggestion you might try downlaoding the free version of Partition wizard > burning to Cd > changing your boot order so your optical device is first boot order > boot P.W.and click on the repair MBR option.
http://www.partitionwizard.com.....nager.html

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