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I had a problem with booting windows 10 because I've changed the bootmgr path using : bcdedit /set {bootmgr} newpath

after rebooting it said that the boot sector is corrupted. Using Linux I can enter to the windows EFI partition and see the bootmgr file, but unfortunately the file is in binary (I've used a hex editor to open it).

Is it possible to replace it with another bootmgr file ?

if so from where to download it else is it possible to change the path using a hex editor ?

P.S : I've already used the windows rescue CD to run command and fix it from there but it doesn't work

  • You didn’t change the bootmgr binary. You changed the _B_oot _C_onfiguration _D_ata. You need Windows (Windows PE/Setup is sufficient) to fix this. Which command, exactly, did you run to fix it? – Daniel B Oct 23 '17 at 17:35
  • first i've used diskpart >diskprt >sel disk 0 >list vol >select volume 2 (which is the EFI partition) > assign letter = Y >exit >cd /d Y:\EFI\Microsoft\Boot\ >bootrec /fixboot >ren BCD BCD.bak >bcdboot.exe c:\Windows /l en-us /s Y: /f all – Th3Wolf Oct 23 '17 at 17:43
  • That information belongs in the question. You can also use proper formatting there. // Since you already have Linux on hand, please also provide the output of efibootmgr's list command. (I'm away from my PC now, sorry for the lack of details.) – Daniel B Oct 23 '17 at 22:47
  • @DanielB i've fixed the problem using a Method i've found here -> neosmart.net/wiki/recovering-windows-bootloader Thanks to this guy superuser.com/a/308590 – Th3Wolf Oct 24 '17 at 15:23
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Finally fixed the problem using "The Nuclear Holocaust"

Thanks to this Comment

Thank you @DanielB for your time and thanks @Domichi for leading me :)

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