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BOOTMGR IS MISSING


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Hi,

I just turned on my computer and a black screen comes up that says:
BOOTMGR is missing
press Ctrl+alt+Del to restart

I press those keys, but the same screen comes back up. What do I do please? I do not want to lose any of my data

Yesterday, before shutting down my Dell Windows 7 PC, I accidentally clicked "Make Partition Active" for my primary OS C drive
Also, I ran a complete Auslogics BoostSpeed

Please help...

Thanks!

Edited by hospitaldoctor, 17 March 2012 - 07:22 AM.

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Do you have the Windows 7 installation disk?

First thing to do is secure your data using Puppy Linux, see http://www.geekstogo...over-your-data/
Post back when you have done or if you cannot do the above.
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Yes, I believe I do have the installation disk... is there any way we can fix this issue without losing any of my current data on my computer?
What steps do we take?
Yesterday, before this happened and shutting down my Dell Windows 7 PC, I accidentally clicked "Make Partition Active" for my primary OS C drive
Also, I ran a complete Auslogics BoostSpeed ...
Thanks
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I only have the Windows 7 Upgrade Option DVD that I used for my previous computer...
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Please do nothing until you have secured your data http://www.geekstogo...over-your-data/
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I secured my data a while ago on my external hard drive... so I will just use that....
will I be losing the data on my computer?
what steps do I take to fix this please?
Thanks
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I just found the Reinstillation DVD
for Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
So I do have the installation disk
thanks
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I suggest a Repair install which will preserve your data, see this tutorial http://www.sevenforu...tup-repair.html
Glad to hear that you had already secured your data :thumbsup:
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Ok I just did that, and it says that Windows has found problems with my startup and that it needs to repair and restart, I clicked OK but the same problem persists....
so what do I do?
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Please confirm that your computer is set to boot from the DVD/CD drive first.
Try SFC http://www.sevenforu...le-checker.html
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Why did this happen? because I ran Auslogics BoostSpeed yesterday?
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I feel it happened because you made the partition active and nothing to do with Boostspeed which by the way I suggest you stop using from now on, see http://miekiemoes.bl...weaking_13.html
For disabling the partition that you marked as active use the tutorial @ http://www.sevenforu...k-inactive.html

In essence your computer is looking for the bootloader that is on the other partition and when it cannot find it it is coming to a halt.
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hospitaldoctor

On 18 Dec last year

hospitaldoctor

You started this topic at 06.04 Pm on this link in our Malware forum
http://www.geekstogo..._1#entry2097282

YOU THEN posted in the Waiting Room just over 2 hours later at 08.18 PM on this thread

http://www.geekstogo...antivirus-2012/

The Waiting Room, as clearly indicated is for posts that have gone three days WITHOUT reply.
PLEASE NOTE: This topic is only for posts that are 3 days or older. If it hasn't been 3 days, please don't even bother replying here. It will just be deleted and receive no response. It's not fair to others that are patiently waiting.

My only reason for posting is to draw this to your attention.

May we ask for your co-operation in future.

Thank you


you posted as above in the malware forum and then just two hours later in the Waiting Room.

all as detailed above.


I asked, in the quoted post above, for your co-operation in future in complying with the rules of the site that the Waiting Room is for use ONLY when your topic has gone three days without reply.

Despite me asking you twice to please acknowledge the post, you failed to do so.


NOW you repeat the procedure by creating this topic, where my colleague phillpower2 is assisting you at 0105pm 17 March and then just 26 minutes later you again post in the Waiting Room, albeit this time you do apologise that it is an emergency.

Posted Yesterday, 01:31 PM http://www.geekstogo...mgr-is-missing/

Sorry, this is an emergency....
Help please, thank you!




On the latest Waiting Room post my colleague rshaffer61 (Moderator) posted

Sorry, this forum is only for topics that are at least three days old. This topic will be closed.





On the first occasion outlined above, despite me asking twice would you PLEASE acknowledge the post and may we look to your co-operation in future - you simply posted, directly below my request, another question on the topic and ignored my request.


Would you kindly now acknowledge this post and may I again ask for your co-operation.

Thank you.

NB Additionally, when you have the chance, would you kindly update your other topic on this link
http://www.geekstogo...__fromsearch__1


NB
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My apologies for the interjection.
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No problem Macboatmaster :thumbsup:
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