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Recently my boot configuration was corrupted. Due to this, my system could not recognize C drive.

I tried to reformat the system thinking that I would be able to clean up the entire hard disk and create the partitions again. However, still when I start the installations of OS, the OS cannot recognize 50GB [the space that C drive had taken up] of my hard disk.

I am clueless on how to go ahead. Can someone please help?


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You can use Windows Recovery Console to fix your Master Boot Record. To do that, boot from Windows 7 installation disc, choose your language settings, and then click Next. Click "Repair your computer". On the System Recovery Options menu, choose Command Prompt. Now type bootrec.exe and press Enter. This will rebuild the boot configuration data and hopefully fix your problem. You can also run the command with switches to fix just the master boot record (/fixmbr), the boot sector (/fixboot), or rebuild the entire BCD (/rebuildbcd).

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Thanks, it worked! – Johnny Jun 21 '10 at 11:09
You're welcome. – Mehper C. Palavuzlar Jun 21 '10 at 11:24

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