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BOOTMGR IS MISSING (so Vista won't start)

BOOTMGR IS MISSING (so Vista won't start)

Postby cmcdk » Sun Sep 06, 2009 1:57 pm

Hi,
I can't get windows Vista started on my PC.
One day it just stopped working.

It starts up (BIOS boot works well), and then it stops and it says:

BOOTMGR IS MISSING
Press any key to restart.

Windows Vista is installed on my C-disk, I have another Disk D that I use for data, but is empty.

I tried to use my Vista installation disk of course, to use the repair options, or to install Vista again. But the installation CD'can't find/recognize my C harddisk. Also when I choose the option to use the dos path, it can't find my C-disk.
It regonizes my empty D-disk and call this one C.

There must be something wrong with this bootmgr file. Or my Vista installation.
Maybe i have to find a way to get into my C-disk, to use DOS commands to repair something?
Can anyone help me?

And can I use the Vista Boot Pro software? Can I make a boot disk with it, so i can use it on my PC?

Thanks.
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Re: BOOTMGR IS MISSING (so Vista won't start)

Postby NT50 » Sun Sep 06, 2009 2:06 pm

Sounds to me as if your drive Cis screwed up. Go into Bios and see if it sees your drive C
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