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Bootmgr Missing I have a Toshiba Satellite A205-S4577. I just replaced my hard drive (160GB -5400 RPM- Serial ATA). All I did was unplug the old one and plug in the new one. If there were suppose to be any drivers for it, I didn?t get any. I also ordered the recovery disks from Toshiba so I could restore my Toshiba utilities and Vista Home Premium. I started the Recovery process and the 1st disk completed and asked for the 2nd disk. I inserted it and all was going great until I got an error code 10-FC06-000D and the installation stopped. I restarted and got the ?Bootmgr Missing? message. I have read numerous posts concerning this message and have tried everything but have not been successful. I tried using the repair options on the Recovery DVD but no operating system shows so I can?t click on it to repair it. I have the option to load drivers (For what?maybe my new hard drive that didn?t come with any drivers)? I clicked on load drivers anyway and got the option to insert media which I don?t have but I clicked ok anyway. This presented me with a window that allowed me to see my computer and there it shows Hard Disk Drives (3) SQ008698V01 (C:) 143 GB free of 147GB Toshiba System Volume (E:) Space Free: 1.32 GB Total size: 1.46GB Boot (X:) 29.9 MB free of 32.4 MB Now, I only have one hard drive so I?m guessing Vista created these drives for me. Apparently it is there hiding in my system somewhere even though it does not show when I go to repair. Since the drivers I apparently needed (from the repair window) are suppose to be on media that I don?t have, I left that window and went back to the repair options to try to repair anyway but I got the message that it couldn?t automatically fix the problem. I have already tried using the command prompt to fix or rebuild the BCD store like I have seen posted so many times but it does nothing. I also downloaded the Neosmart Vista Recovery, burned it as an iso and ran that because I read several posts that said it was better than trying to repair from the Manufacturer Recovery disk but I got the same results with it. I tried doing a complete recovery all over again and the same thing happened. I read another post that suggested that Vista puts the boot manager on one partition and the actual Vista install on another and that?s why the error is occurring but there was no suggestion as to what to do about that. It?s a new hard drive but, just in case there might be a problem with it, I tried to install an older version of XP to see if it would work and that installation went fine. The problem is that I can?t find all of the drivers to work with XP and I?d rather have Vista since I?ve already paid for it. Help Please!!!!! I don?t know how to fix this ?bootmgr? problem in Vista. Can anyone offer any suggestions that I have not already tried? I really would appreciate it. Thanks!

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Hi, you be to be sure that your unit of this CD-DVD working correctly, of being like that, must check that both CD's are well-read correctly, once overcome this, you can to install without problems the operating system Vista to your equipment

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You need the proper recovery cds or a vista cd
to reload on hard drive
I'm guessing the harddrive you added came without vista on it
those cds hold the drivers which then get installed to the harddrive.
do you know anyone you can borrow a vista cd from
otherwise i would suggest waiting for toshiba to send you your disk

Posted on Jan 20, 2009


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well i had the same error on my toshiba...i spent literally 56 sleppless hours on the problem after giving up on the last 48 hour stint about 3 weeks ago...i installed a freash copy of xp...then used gparted live cd (linux small distro for partitioning hdds)to make a 10 gig partition in ntfs format....then i searched tiny vista and downloaded the torrent....that error is another way of saying you have messed up your bootmgr for vista..and it could have been a ton of things that did ruined it but none the less...after the torrent was downloaded (i know its not a legal copy but i used it just to fix my bootmgr) it has something to do with the way it sets up vista premium on your hard drive that fixes the boot problem.....and befor anyone says theres other ways to do it.....this is for extreme cases were you cannot afford a new hard drive and cannot get your factory install cd's to fix the problem ..... this is worth a shot in any case. .....forgot to mention that i used my windows xp partition to firstly download dvd decrypter and a copy of tiny vista (for you that dont know tiny vista fits on a 700mb cd and is remastered to install on its own with no help from you what so ever...then when i suggest deleting it from your hard drive and installing your own vista copy because after all all you needed to do was fix the boot... again..this is the only thing that worked for me other than buying a new hard drive i tried 30 different things and i garuntee i have heard it was by accident that i found out this would fix the problem with oem instalations

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SOURCE: error code 10-FC06-000D while using recovery cd (backup)

Error code 10 XXXXXXX is related to hardware. It is default code generated by device manager when the operating system failed to determine which specific error code to return after an error occurs.
Error code 10 error pertains mainly to hardware issues and to compatibility issues between hardware and the software.
To troubleshoot the code 10, go to control panel>system> device manager and check if any of the hardware display a yellow “!” or a red “stop”.
1). Update the hardware device driver from either Microsoft or device vendor web site.
If the device is preinstalled on the computer, visit the computer manufacturer’s website.
2). Make sure the device is enabled in the computer BIOS. You need the system documentation, if you don’t know how to do it.
3). Disable any advanced feature of the device.
4). Install the most up to date service pack and any other updates.

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Check your power settings. You might have it set to shut off after a certain time of non-use.

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