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How to fix BOOTMGR is missing" Error While Trying to Boot Windows Vista

If your Windows Vista computer has encountered the dreaded “BOOTMGR is missing” error, you aren’t alone. If the problem isn’t hardware related you can fix it with relative ease as long as you have a Windows Vista DVD handy.
If you don’t have one, you can create a Windows Vista repair disk using our guide




Boot off the Windows Vista DVD and then click Next at the first prompt




You should see a link in the lower left-hand side for “Repair your computer


The installation process will attempt to find your Vista installation directory. If there’s more than one in the list, select the correct one and then use the Next button again




Click the first link for “Startup Repair




The installation process will repair the system, and then prompt for you to reboot




Alternatively you could have chosen the Command Prompt option instead, and use the following command to fix the boot options only:
bootrec /fixboot



At this point you should be able to reboot your computer, remove the DVD and everything should be working. If not, then head over to our forums and ask your question there. We’ve got some top-notch geeks over there!






















































































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when i turn it on all it says is bootmanager missing


If your Windows 7 or Vista computer has encountered the dreaded "BOOTMGR is missing" error, you aren't alone. If the problem isn't hardware related you can fix it with relative ease as long as you have a Windows DVD handy.

Aug 02, 2012 | Compaq Mini 110c-1001NR Notebook

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bootmgr is missing


If your Windows Vista computer has encountered the dreaded ?BOOTMGR is missing? error, you aren?t alone. If the problem isn?t hardware related you can fix it with relative ease as long as you have a Windows Vista DVD handy. . Boot off the Windows Vista DVD and then click Next at the first prompt: You should see a link in the lower left-hand side for ?Repair your computer? The installation process will attempt to find your Vista installation directory. If there?s more than one in the list, select the correct one and then use the Next button again. Click the first link for ?Startup Repair? The installation process will repair the system, and then prompt for you to reboot. Alternatively you could have chosen the Command Prompt option instead, and use the following command to fix the boot options only: bootrec /fixboot At this point you should be able to reboot your computer, remove the DVD and everything should be working.

Feb 20, 2010 | Compaq Presario CQ60-220US PC Laptop

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My Acer Aspire aoa150 is showing "bootmgr is missing" Can you help me with this problem please?


If your Windows Vista computer has encountered the dreaded “BOOTMGR is missing” error, you aren’t alone. If the problem isn’t hardware related you can fix it with relative ease as long as you have a Windows Vista DVD handy. Here is the step by step directions for you. Click on link and good luck. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/fixing-bootmgr-is-missing-error-while-trying-to-boot-windows-vista/

Jan 29, 2010 | Acer Aspire One AOA150-1864 Notebook

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when turn it on it says bootmgr missing what can i do


You boot sector on the hard drive is faulty.

Fixing "BOOTMGR is missing" Error While Trying to Boot Windows Vista If your Windows Vista computer has encountered the dreaded “BOOTMGR is missing” error, you aren’t alone. If the problem isn’t hardware related you can fix it with relative ease as long as you have a Windows Vista DVD handy.
If you don’t have one, you can create a Windows Vista repair disk using our guide.
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Boot off the Windows Vista DVD and then click Next at the first prompt:
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You should see a link in the lower left-hand side for “Repair your computer”
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The installation process will attempt to find your Vista installation directory. If there’s more than one in the list, select the correct one and then use the Next button again.
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Click the first link for “Startup Repair”
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The installation process will repair the system, and then prompt for you to reboot.
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Alternatively you could have chosen the Command Prompt option instead, and use the following command to fix the boot options only:
bootrec /fixboot
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At this point you should be able to reboot your computer, remove the DVD and everything should be working.


Thank you.

Oct 13, 2009 | Dell Latitude D400 Notebook

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