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windows 7 bootmgr compressed

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  • Started 7 years ago by adrewvm
  • Latest reply from germ-x
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i shut down my comp. now when i try to restart it bootmgr is compressed pops up... i dont have the original windows 7 disk so i burned the iso file to cd from the internet... it goes into to the recovery area but still wont auto fix and i am stumped as to fixing this issue... please help... if anyone can help you can txt me on my cell === Number removed == thanks...

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Posted 7 years ago
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You may need to get a restore disc. Insert and do the following. Click on this link and read the comments to your problem.

To get around the bootmgr compression, once you've found out what drive the file is on, boot from DVD, open a command prompt to the drive's letter and use:

expand bootmgr temp
attrib bootmgr -s -r -h
del bootmgr
ren temp bootmgr
attrib bootmgr -a +s +r +h

Note drive letters may differ in the boot environment especially if your default boot disk is different from the OS location, that may be defaulted as C:\. After that I suggest you check the properties of each drive and uncheck "compress to save disk space" at least for their root.


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