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Windows 7 not booting on Dell Inspiron 6000


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b4abel

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Cannot get Windows 7 to boot, have tried Start Up Repair, cannot use recovery mode as there is no disk and no backup of image previously, search for the Boot.INI file and it appears to be missing... any suggestions on what to do next?
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Ztruker

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If you do not have a Windows 7 installation DVD, you can download a legal copy with SP1 integrated from here: Official Windows 7 SP1 ISO from Digital River.
Make sure you get the same version you have, Home Premium, Pro or Ultimate and 32 or 64 bit. Note that Basic or Starter is not available.

I recommend using ImgBurn at 4X speed (or the slowest available) to create the DVD from the downloaded .iso file.

You can do this on any computer capable of burning a DVD.

For techies or folks who work on computers: Create Windows 7 Universal ISO With All Editions Selection On Install with ei.cfg Removal Utility.
This will fit on a 6GB flash drive or can be burned to a DVD.

Run Startup Repair from the booted DVD or Flash drive.
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