My name is Fidal. I am in India.I own a Dell Inspiron Laptop.It was working finely.But one day when i on it,it shown an error massage "BOOTMGR Image is corrupt.System cannot boot." I tried to format the system.But wheneveri i inset the CD it ejected automatically after few minutes. Please help me to solve this problem.
First try the Recovery Console options which you access via the F8 key. As your system is booting up, right before, or right when you see your manufacturers logo, but before you see the Windows Logo, begin tapping the F8 key until you see a menu of white words on a black background. Once there follow the instructions at the top most section of the article.
If this does not work you will need the Vista installation or Recovery disk to continue with the more advanced actions. You can use ANY Vista disk, so if you have a friend or family member who has one borrow it and then boot from it. Sometimes you must change the boot menu in order to boot from a disk. If it doesn't boot then you must enter the boot menu and change it so your CD/DVD drive is first in line. If you must do this you will also need to go back and reverse the change so you can boot from your hard disk to see if it worked. It is easy to alter the boot menu. Usually, the key(s) you press are shown on the screen as you boot. Write this down and then reboot and press the key(s). Then, simply locate the appropriate section and make the alterations. You must use your arrow keys to move around the options. There should be instructions on use of keys and how to exit, or save changes and exit.
If you do not know anyone with the Vista disk you will need to contact your manufacturer and request one. Usually all they will do is charge shipping, but you will have to wait until it arrives to try this repair. Sorry about that. That is one reason I insist on a installation or restoration disk when I buy a pre-built system. The manufacturers want to give out as few as possible, and in doing so tell people they don't need the disk because of their hidden recovery partition. However, the hidden recovery partition does not allow for repairs, only putting the system back into factory condition which wipes out everything you have added, all of your changes, and system preferences. Also, if you have not backed up your files you lose them too.
This is the best I can do with the information given. Somebody else may have other idea on how to fix your issue. Good luck and I hope it is simple to correct.
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You need to reboot the computer using the disk you made from Windows Backup and Restore. Watch your boot screen and look for "boot opions or boot order (words to that effect).
If always super important to create a Windows Startup Disk/Repair disk as soon as you power on your computer and go through the initial setup.
The next most important task is to create recovery disks. The ultimate task for any laptop or desktop computer is to create a system image backup onto an External Hard Drive. Why? Whenever you get infected or experience a major problem you are copy the system image back to your main drive and everything is in the state it was when you made the backup.
Files should be backed up on regular basis and having an External Hard dDrive always plugged into a USB port makes this a very simple task.
There are two ways to restore this machine to factory settings;
First is thru the Recovdery partition in the hard disk itself:
Close any windows currently open and click the Inspiron's "Start" button. Select "Shut Down" and choose the "Restart" option.
Tap "F8" when the Dell image appears on the screen. Continue tapping the key until the advanced boot menu loads.
Scroll down to "Repair Your
Computer" and press "Enter" to access the DataSafe local backup screen.
Click "Next." Select "Dell Factory Image Recovery and DataSafe options."
Click the "Restore without
preserving new or changed files" radio button and click "Next." Click
"Next" three more times and click "Restart" to restore the disk drive to
its original condition. Follow the on-screen prompts to set your
operating system settings.
If the hdd was already repartitioned or corrupted, the second option should work:
Insert the Dell recovery disk in
your Inspiron's optical drive and close the "AutoPlay" window when it
appears. Shut down any other open programs. Click "Start" and select
Tap "F2" as soon as the Dell
image appears on the laptop's screen. Scroll to the "CD-ROM" option and
press "Enter." Tap any key when you see the "Press any key to boot"
Press "Enter" when the setup screen appears. Press "F8" and highlight the Dell's hard drive partition. Press "Enter."
Follow the instructions on the
screen to choose the Inspiron's operating system options. Click "Finish"
and remove the recovery disk from the optical drive. Click "Start" and
this message means that no operation system instaled or just the boot system file
it could be that you had a Virus you need the original cd that comes with the laptop if you dont have better to take it to a technican to try to fix the system files
I will TRY to supply you with the image.
If you give me your address by e-mail, I will send you a FREE temp OS (Partition Magic) with the bootmgr image and instructions on how to nake it work again.
The temp OS does not store data onto your HDD and is used if your compuer is in a unusable state.
I will include the XP, Vista and 7 boot images.
You can defenitely try these steps but if these does not resolve your issue you might have to reinstall the windows. Please make sure you have all the cds for your laptop and also make sure the data has been backed up. here are the links on how to fix the bootMGR message http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314503 try to repair your system with these steps. post if still the issue is not resolved.
Have you installed any application/program prior to the blue screen? Most blue screen causes your system not to boot to your operating system anymore. It is possible that your hard drive is crashed due to a virus infections or spywares. Incompatibility and corrupted system registry may affect your system to have blue screen as well.
You may try the following steps below.
1. Restart your computer. After you pressed the power button to restart. Keep on tapping F8 key on the keyboard on and off.
2. Boot advanced option will show up on the screen. You may boot your computer to the following option.
a. Last known good configuration b. Safe mode with Networking.
If Safe mode w/networking works, restore your computer to an earlier using the system restore features.