Tip & How-To about Computers & Internet
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:
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!
Posted by Ryan Murro on
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