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I have a acer aspire 5000 and when i turn it on it says bootmgr is compressed, press ctl+alt+del to restart but it wont restart

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The Windows operating system allows you to compress the files on your drive to conserve disk space. In some situations, this compression process will compress files required for the operating system to boot. Files that are compressed must be decompressed prior to execution. Since the operating system has not loaded, boot files cannot yet be decompressed. In this case, the operating system will fail to load and a "BootMgr is compressed" message will appear. An easy way around this problem is to boot from the Windows DVD, and use the provided interface to access your drive properties and decompress it.

Turn on the computer, and insert your Windows DVD. Press a random key on your keyboard once you see the "Press any key..." message. This interrupts booting from the hard drive and forces a boot from the Windows DVD. Click the "Next" button at the bottom of the Windows 7 dialog, and then click the "Repair your Computer" link Below. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/What-are-the-system-recovery-options-in-Windows-7 http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa364219(v=vs.85).aspx File Compression and Decompression Select the "Load Drivers" button at the bottom of the "System Recovery Options" dialog, and click the "OK" button on the "Add Drivers" dialog. This opens a file browser on your screen. Click the "Computer" icon, which is located on the left hand side of the screen. This displays an icon for your disk drive. Right-click your hard drive, and click "Properties. " This opens a Local Disk Properties dialog. Click to deselect the "Compress this drive..." option at the bottom, and then click the "Apply" button. Select the "X" icon to close the file browser window. This takes you back to the Install Windows dialog. Press the "X" icon at the corner of the Install Windows dialog. This opens a cancellation dialog. Select the "Yes" button on this dialog to restart your computer. Hope this helps

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Posted on Jan 05, 2013

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: bootmgr is compressed

I know of three solutions, none of them will work without recovery or OS discs, and I can only guarantee one of them--the one that whipes your system. Try these in this order (assuming you have system discs);

#1 Boot from the system disc and choose the "repair" option. This is the quickest fix, and you lose anything.

#2 Boot from the system disc, and in your Start menu search type "Command Prompt". Open Command Prompt and type (hit enter after each line);
expand bootmgr temp
attrib bootmgr -s -r -h
del bootmgr
ren temp bootmgr
attrib bootmgr -a +s +r +h

#3 Run a full system recovery from your system discs.

Now, if you don't have your system discs, and you're running Windows Vista, there is another possible option. If your computer is fairly new then you probably have a WinRE partition for recovery, (a "factory image" drive)? I won't go into this now, if you have your discs option 1 or 2 should work for you.

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

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SOURCE: cannot restart laptop

"Boot with the Vista DVD, when it enters Setup hit your SHIFT-F10 keys Setup will run "cmd", and drops you to a command prompt that is running with SYSTEM privileges.

Then at the command prompt type the following (hitting <enter>) after each line.:

attrib bootmgr -s -r -h
del bootmgr
ren temp bootmgr
attrib bootmgr -a +s +r +h
"

hope this helps! :)

cite: http://www.cybertechhelp.com/forums/showthread.php?t=151686

Posted on May 30, 2009

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SOURCE: laptop help

sounds like something got hosed up......use the recovery partition and reload windows....easiest thing to do....Good luck...

Posted on Jan 15, 2010

fix4issues
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SOURCE: My acer Aspire One is

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If you don't have one, you can create a Windows Vista repair disk follow the steps,you can do that by using NERO or IMAGEburn,then click on browse for a file buttom and select the file
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Put a blank cd in the drive and then click the write button
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now you have recovery cd.

HOW TO RUN REPAIR

BOOT FROM WINDOWS VISTA DVD

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YOU CAN SELECT REPAIR FROM THE LIST ON THE LEFT

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IT WILL TRY TO FIND INSTALLATION DVD DIRECTORY,IF THERE IS MORE THAN ONE SELECT THE CORRECT ONE AND PRESS THE NEXT BUTTON


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CLICK ON THE FIRST OPTION START REPAIR
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IT WILL START REPAIRING AND AT THE END YOU WILL BE GETTING PROMPT TO RESTART THE COMPUTER

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ALTERNATIVELY YOU COULD CHOOSE COMMAND PROMPT WRITE bootrec /fixboot

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ONCE YOU WILL SEE :The operation completed successfully type exit and press enter take out the cd and restart the computer.

ENJOY! EVERYTHING WILL BE WORKING OK

Posted on Sep 24, 2010

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SOURCE: acer aspire 4736z with window

Boot to the Windows Recovery Environment (WINRE) for 7 and run the following commands from the command prompt:


c:

cd \windows

cd system32

compact /u c:\

compact /u c:\*.*

x:

bootrec /FixMbr

bootrec /fixboot

bootrec /rebuildbcd

exit


This will resolve the issue as the boot loader will no longer be flagged to be compressed, will uncompressed, and then rebuilt.

Posted on Mar 21, 2011

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