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Invalid partition table!


Best Answer vally , 22 January 2017 - 01:32 AM

Hi FreeBooter and followers Problem solvedI reset the bios nothing changed still stopped at the boot.Next stage was that when I hit f12 I did not get the recovery options that let me go into t... Go to the full post »


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Lets try to activate partition 3 lets see what happens. I'm sorry i meant to say mark partition 3 active.


Edited by FreeBooter, 18 January 2017 - 04:17 AM.

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Tried 3 and got

"The selected disk is not a fixed MBR disk"  :unsure:


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Repair MBR by executing below command then try again if it wont work again we have another option.

Bootrec /Fixmbr

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Did not make any change

did

 

 

Bootrec /Fixmbr

and went over the stages and got the same results


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Execute below command and restart your computer.

bcdboot C:\Windows

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Here os what I got
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Execute below command.

bcdboot C:\Windows  /s C:   /f  ALL

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The command executed fine

but when I reboot I still get invalid partition table


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Try to mark the Windows installed partition active.

 

Disconnect or remove all removable or external drives. Set the Windows installed HDD as first boot device. Save the settings and exit BIOS setup utility.

 

You may need to upgrade BIOS/UEFI firmware.


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I'll try this on Sunday morning

If not I'll reinstall via dell boot recovery. There is an automatic backup to another partition and all the data is backed up.

I need to return the computer... 

 

I'll keep you up to date...


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Yes please keep us up to date with the result, good luck!


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✓  Best Answer

Hi FreeBooter and followers

 

Problem solved

I reset the bios nothing changed still stopped at the boot.

Next stage was that when I hit f12 I did not get the recovery options that let me go into the windows. I wanted to release the licence for Babylon before I format or re install.

I went into the UEFI boot and it went straight in to windows.

I changed the settings in the bios to UEFI mode.

Now the computer boots straight into the windows login screen. 

 

Thanks  :wave:  :D

Vally


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Hi vally,

 

We are glad to hear you have resolve the issue very nice job you have done!

 

Take Care!


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