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How does Windows Vista/7/2008 bootmgr work behind the scene?

It always used to be possible to transfer a Windows installation (NT/2000/XP/2003) to a new boot medium by: Recreating the partition table and MBR Copying the partitions using ntfsclone Tricky part: ...
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Multiple Windows installers on a USB stick

I've recently got my hands on one of those SanDisk Extreme 64GB sticks and started tinkering with it. During this story, please keep in mind that this is a model where removable bit is set to 0 (which ...
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Windows 8 Boot process in EFI

I was trying to add Debian 7 boot entry to Windows boot menu using easyBCD. I accidentally deleted the Window 8 entry from the list now I get a BCD error when trying to boot. Error code 0x000098 How ...
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how to make my windows 7 recovery disk bootable?

I am getting this error "bootmgr is missing". did some research on google, the fix is easy, create a windows 7 recovery disk, it should fix that problem. after created the recovery disk, I cannot ...
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Boot MGR Missing error for all options

So I have a toshiba laptop and it originally runs windows 7 x64 bit. I had restrictions on it so i ran the tool ubuntu. I messed up and deleted my partition so it could only run ubuntu now. I Wanted ...
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Is Firmware Boot Manager critical? Or can it be deleted if you have Windows Boot Manager

I would like to reset {fwbootmgr} because it not linking to {bootmgr} even though in display order Firmware Boot Manager --------------------- identifier {fwbootmgr} displayorder ...
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Can i delete {fwbootmgr} and system will defualt to {bootmgr}?

{Fwbootmgr} skips {bootmgr} I used bcdboot C:\Windows /l en-gb /s B: /f ALL from bootable usb when ASUS K55A - HI5014L magically corrupted boot information when multiple f1-12 keys were pressed at a ...
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After running diskpart, my hard drive will not boot

I ran a diskpart on my hard drive so that I can reimage it. But, when I rebooted it stated the the bootmgr was missing. I tried to run setup repair. It does not see the disk. I went to the prompt ...
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How can I manually restore the bootmgr on Windows Small Business Server?

The bootmgr was deleted on or Dell T310 running Windows Server 2008 as a result of bad partitioning. How can manually I restore the bootmgr?
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Chainload Windows boot manager from another?

Is it possible to use the Windows Boot Manager to chainload another Windows Boot Manager? For example, (how) can I use a boot manager on C:\bootmgr that reads C:\boot\BCD to chainload another boot ...
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Error on my laptop“BOOTMGR is missing”

some error display on my laptop "BOOTMGR is missing press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart" And one more problem my laptop not dected usb drive in BIOS.
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UBUNTU to WIN 7 without data loss

I accidently compressed my c drive in Windows 7 and ended up with "bootmgr is compressed" error. I had to install Ubuntu to get some files. After that I went online and found some solutions for fixing ...
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How do I consolidate a multi-level Windows boot menu?

Well I seem to be having problems loading operating systems that I have recently installed on three partitions. I had installed Windows XP first, then Windows Server 2003 Standard and finally Windows ...
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Can't boot Windows 7 after deleting one of two Windows installations

I have the foloowing problem. I had twp Windows 7 installations on two different hard drives. Boot manager was used to choose between them. I don't know how this came to be so I can't be sure what ...
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BOOTMGR is missing, and no C-drive present

I have encountered a problem that I cannot seem to find any way around. So I turn to you for help. Read carefully, because this is not the regular “BOOTMGR is missing” problem… I have a PC where I ...
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Press any key to boot from USB not working

I am getting an error from a notebook that BOOTMGR is corrupted so I tried to boot from a USB image with Windows 7 to repair the boot. When the Notebook asks me to press any key it's like the keyboard ...
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How to restore Windows 7 boot sector from Linux

I have a Laptop dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu, however it doesn't boot into Windows anymore. I'm pretty sure the boot sector of the windows partition (the beginning of the partition, not the MBR!) ...
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BOOTMGR is missing error in Windows XP

On an old netbook I have which is (was) running Windows XP, and when I boot, I get a BOOTMGR is missing error, but according to this site I should actually get NTLDR is missing instead. I find this ...
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How to fix Windows 8 boot manager?

Since I have no CD-ROM this is what I did to install Win8: created a partition X: (NTFS) and set it as the ACTIVE ONE, then put the Windows 8 installation files there opened command prompt and ...
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How to fix “BOOTMGR is compressed” via Mac OS X?

I've had Windows 7 on a Boot Camp partition on my iMac for a while now. All of a sudden, my BOOTMGR is compressed. I've read countless solutions to this that involve using the Windows installation ...
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Windows 7 boot manager issue [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Reinstalling” the Windows 7 boot manager I was having windows 7 installed on my laptop, yesterday I tried to install Open Suse operating system. During its ...
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Crashes and freezes after fixing “BOOTMGR is missing” error

I came back from a 3-day weekend to a computer that was off. I leave my PC on 24/7, so this was odd. Turn it on to get the dreaded "BOOTMGR is missing" screen. Two attempts at Windows Recovery and ...
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“Boot mgr is missing” error shown during boots up

Initially I had Windows XP, after some time in another partition I installed Windows 7. Dual boot is working well for me but after some time I removed the windows XP. After that When I tried to boot ...
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BOOTMGR is compressed Windows Server 2008

This is my first question to "superuser", hope you guys help me. I have Windows server 2008 R2 Enterprise installed in my system, by mistake I clicked the "Compress disk" of my C drive. Now when I ...
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Bootmgr is missing for Windows XP

I know that there are so many posts on this subject but none of them worked for me. I have Ubuntu on my machine and I would like to install Windows XP. As my CD/DVD reader does not work, I made a ...
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Tools to modify UEFI Variables in Windows/Linux?

I have a DELL machine that use Phoenix SecureCore Tiano as its UEFI/BIOS However, it is totally not configurable as its UEFI shell & menus are hidden in BIOS Setup. I'm wondering if there were ...
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Restore bootmgr on encrypted Windows 7 (truecrypt)

I had Windows 7 and XP on my laptop (win7 had been installed before xp). I encrypted Windows 7 and after that I removed XP. Today truecrypt welcome me with message "bootmgr is missing". Is it ...
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AHCI, Windows 7 and can only boot with Windows DVD present

Foolishly, I installed Windows 7 with my new SSD set to IDE. I would like to change it to AHCI. I have done this before, with a different motherboard. What happens: I set the controller to AHCI in ...
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Installed SSD as second drive, BootMGR is missing after Norton restore (Windows 7) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to solve the “Bootmgr is missing” problem on Windows 7 machine? I've just bought a shiny SSD to add to my Dell Studio 1747 laptop. This has been ...
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Deleted Windows Partition with Boot Files

I'm running a dual-boot setup with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. I accidentally deleted the partition that contains the boot files for Windows. Here is my output from fdisk -l in Ubuntu: /dev/sda1 * ...
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Deleting old Windows 7 Files

This is my 3rd install of windows 7 now on various array of hard drives, I'm now onto a SSD. However I need to clean up all the other files, I've managed to get rid of all the permission based files. ...
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Windows 7 Boot Loader — modify boot options while booting?

While booting with the Windows 7 Boot Manager, I have, by accident, triggered a screen which allows me to edit the boot command line, before the OS boots (similar to how GRUB allows you to press E and ...
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BootMgr is missing, usual fixes don't work

I know this question has been asked before but I've tried all the usual fixes and nothing works. Basically the hard drive had two partitions with Vista and Windows 7. I've deleted the Vista ...
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Strange booting issue?

I have a laptop that I resized its partition to only fit the data. After that I had about `700 MB of free space left. Computer booted and it worked fine. I tried it a couple more times and it was ...
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BOOTMGR missing - depending on HDD

As I asked before "I have windows 7 OS on my PC. I attached an additional internal HDD to my PC sometimes ago. Now when I unplug this HDD and start the system, My PC stuck & shows the booting ...
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BOOTMGR misssing - no backup image [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: bootmgr is missing on Toshiba laptop with Windows 7 When I try to boot my Acer laptop loaded with Windows 7 Ultimate, it show BOOTMGR is missing Press Ctrl + Alt ...
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How to install Windows 7 Bootmgr on second disk

I have Windows XP installed on one drive, and have just installed Windows 7 on another. I can boot into either thanks to the boot menu. However, if I unplug the XP drive, Windows 7 fails to boot. The ...
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bootmgr image is corrupt

I just replaced my hard drive with a SSD. I did a brand new install on the SSD and I received the following error after booting BOOTMGR image is corrupt. The system cannot boot. A little ...
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Did I correctly re-unify the Windows 7 boot files from two disks onto one?

I recently upgraded a Windows system from XP to 7. XP was on an internal SATA disk and I added a second internal SATA disk for 7. Since there is no painless upgrade path from XP to 7, I resigned ...
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Windows Boot Manager first screen is in English, it should be in Italian

Yesterday I installed openSUSE 11.4 on my Windows 7 machine. Despite my indication of installing grub on the openSUSE root partition, it has been installed on MBR, overwriting Windows Boot Manager. ...
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Why am I getting BOOTMGR is missing error message?

I've got an Asus Eee PC with Windows 7 starter pre-installed on it. Now, I don't have anything attached to it, no CD/USB Stick/Cables. However, I still get this error: BOOTMGR is missing Press ...
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System Drive and C: contains boot and bootmgr. Which Boot and bootmgr are being used by Windows 7?

I have a machine with Factory installed Windows 7. It has three partitions System Drive Windows Partition (C:drive) Recovery Partiition Now, there is a folder named Boot and a file named bootmgr ...
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Getting BootMgr not found errors repeatedly on Windows 7 x64

So here is the basic configuration of the box: Primary RAID 1 (Mirror, Bootable): 2x 300GB WD SATA drives AMD Phenom Quad Core x64 @2.2 Asus M3N78 Pro Board 4GB RAM Windows 7 Ultimate Additionally, ...
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bootmgr is missing on Toshiba laptop with Windows 7

I have a Toshiba laptop with Windows 7 on it. As soon as I turn my computer on it says bootmgr is missing The only thing I can get into is the setup menu. Does anyone know what might be wrong? ...
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The bcdedit export operation fails. windows vista not booting

I'm fixing my boot record with bootrec.exe, the first command goes: C:\>bcdedit /export c:\BCD_Backup Immediately I receive this error here: The store export operation has failed. The ...
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Can I use any Windows installer for restoring MBR?

Can I use Windows 7 boot DVD or Windows XP CD to restore bootmgr under Vista? I don't have any DVD for Vista and it cannot be started. Or is there other way to fix it? Also would it matter if it's Win ...
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Multiple nt52 entries in bootmgr

I have a machine with Windows XP, Server 2003 R2, and Server 2008 R2. Right now, bootmgr has one entry for Server 2008 R2 and one entry for ntldr, which then leads to the ntldr boot.ini menu. Is it ...