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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...