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Bootmanager is compresed and booting is not preformed

Bootmanager is compresed and windows is not starting proprly .
meanwhile booting from dvd is also not performed .
secondly i want to ask what is the reasonand cause of hard disk crash

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  • Crystal May 11, 2010

    So, is it just not starting, what are your errors?

    It does sound like a hard drive crash. I'm not sure what triggers them, but It's happened to me often. I touched my external hard drive and it shocked it and died.

    If your hard drive is on the floor, lift it off the floor with wooden or plastic blocks. You could've shocked it by walking across the carpet.
    OR, it could be bad, old or it could've been jolted around. It's known to happen and they are fragile. Get you a backup program and external hard drive. Have it automatically back your computer up in case it happens again. If you are using 500GB +, be careful. They crash more often is what my repair guy told me.


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Hi their Rak,

Basically, never compress the entire c: drive, ie, don't just right click the c: drive choose properties then check the box that says Compress drive to save space - Really! DONT DO IT - EVER! Especially if running bootcamp.

If you compress the System Folder it will screw up your bootup in Bootcamp, or from Fusion or even Parallels Desktop. If you want to compress your drive (which is a good idea), be selective about it. Go into your c: drive and compress only your Docs&Settings folder and the ProgramFiles folder. Anything other than the Entire 'Windows' folder. If you want to compress any of the Windows folder, again be selective and do any folder other than the System and System32 folders. Leave all files in the root of the Windows folder uncompressed.

When it happened to me (yeah! That's how I know!! Oops) the only way I was able to rectify it was to create another windows boot file in Parallels and uncompress it from that. After that it worked fine. Hopefully others can benefit from my experience.

All the best to the best of you all

Sean
PiDigital.co.uk

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