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BOOTMGR is missing


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xrafboyx

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Hi & thanks in advance for your help7


not to sure what topic i should be posting this in.

My Son has a ZOOSTORM FREEDOM NETBOOK when you try to load the comp up it says BOOTMGR is missing
Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart

which i do but then get the same message over and again,

His netbook dosn't have a cd-drive so im unable to use that but I do have a usb and a working laptop that I can use to transfer anythin you might suggest thanks Cherie
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You usually would use the XP cd to boot and go into the recovery console to rebuild the BOOTMGR by using the command line FIXBOOT

here is a link on how to create a bootable USB device
http://wiki.eeeuser.com/windowsxpusb

If that works and you are able to boot from it then at the first screen select R to repair, select your operating system that you want to repair (if only one choose 1 and press enter) you then need to enter the "fixboot" command, then if prompted for confirmation type in Y and press enter.

Once finish reboot and hopefully your BOOTMGR should be ok and you will be able to boot into windows.


Hope that helps
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xrafboyx

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Thanks but i forgot to mention he's on windows 7 home starter pack, is it sill ok to go thru thr xp link you have provided ??
:D thanks again



Ive since tried this method & it all looked good untill the countdown to start ended then i got this message

starting cmain()...... no pxe stack
filesystem type is iso9660, using whole disk

load segment: 0x0 system type: 0x0 sector count: 0x8
load rba: 0x12e boot type: 0 = no emulation

press any key to boot from cd or dvd
bootmgr is mising
press ctrl+alt+del to restart

Edited by xrafboyx, 20 February 2011 - 03:10 PM.

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