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Old 12-17-2007, 11:26 PM   #1
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bootmgr is missing (boot error)


After dual booting Linux and Windows on my friend's computer, Windows will no longer boot. I get the message when trying to boot windows "bootmgr is missing." I tried using the windows cd to do a recovery. that did not work. How is this fixed?
 
Old 12-18-2007, 01:00 AM   #2
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IIRC you must go into recovery mode (the command prompt) and run fixmbr
 
Old 12-18-2007, 01:02 AM   #3
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IIRC you must go into recovery mode (the command prompt) and run fixmbr
Does Vista have that? I know it is a feature with Xp.
 
Old 12-18-2007, 01:53 AM   #4
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Hi

You might have accidentally deleted vital system files which are required to boot Windows.

Try the following link:

http://xpentor.com/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1187874329

I hope it works for you!
 
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Old 12-18-2007, 04:19 AM   #6
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I did try that already. I found it several websites from google saying to do the same thing, but it didnt work for me. I ended up reformatting the drive with ext3 and having it mount at /home.
 
  


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