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Lost power when installing vista BOOTMRG IS MISSING

When i was installing vista i lost power due to a bad surge protector. when i tried again to install bootmgr is missing showed up now i can not do anything no other O/S on hard drive what can I do?

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Put your vista installation dvd back in the drive and run the repair utility. For complete details see:
http://neosmart.net/wiki/display/EBCD/Recovering+the+Vista+Bootloader+from+the+DVD

From the "install windows" box, click on "repair your computer", from the "system recovery options" select "startup repair".

If that doesn't work, try the "completePCRestore" option in the "system recovery options" box.

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