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Bootmgr error I recently reformatted my harddrive and I am trying to install windows XP pro yet each time I turn on the computer I get the bootmgr missing error. What can I do.

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    i also have this same problem when i try to load my cpu, it takes me to the black screen at startup and says no bootmgr, CTRL+ALT+Delete how can i resolve this problem is there a website where i can download windows xp to get to work?


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Hi,
theres several stages involving formating a disk.
this error however, appears to be discribing a boot-manager program.
Try booting with Windows in the actually DVD Drive.
If this does,nt work, re-format the hard-drive. or obtain a setup disk from your computers manufacturer.
i.e Compaq.
Mike @ Compurepair.

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BOOTMGR is missing


Hello your windows system is damaged, or the harddrive is failing.

You need to install windows again, to make the pc running again.

The other solution is to use a rescue cd, and try to repair windows
It can be downloaded here:

http://www.hiren.info/pages/bootcd

When downloaded burn the iso file to a disc, and let he pc boot from it.
With the programs on the disk you can save some of you files on the harddrive, if its not damaged.
Typical bootmgr missing is caused by virus and trojans, or a failing harddrive.
I can`t give you a guaranty this will work, but a new install of windows will.

Here is the ASUS homepage:

http://support.asus.com/download/options.aspx?SLanguage=en

You will need this site for the drivers, for the mainboard.
Just enter the mainboard number.
The files from the site needs to be unziped before you install them.

Hope this will help you

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Dell Dimension 4550 BOOTMGR is missing error message


To repair missing orcorrupted system file/s, boot up with the Windows installation CD then -Press R to repair wheninstructed.Press 1 or Enter to repairthe C:\Windows folder.Then type chkdsk /r and then press Enter.The repair process willtake quite a long time.

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Dell dimension 4550 Bootmgr missing error message


you would have to removed the hard drive and possibly buy the external adaptor for your hard drive then plug it in to another computer via USB and reformat the hard drive..

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Bootmgr missing


Causes of BOOTMGR ErrorsThere are a number of possible causes for BOOTMGR errors, including the most common "BOOTMGR is missing" error message.

The most common reasons for BOOTMGR errors include corrupt and misconfigured files, hard drive and operating system upgrade issues, corrupt hard drive sectors, an outdated BIOS, and damaged or loose IDE cables.

Another reason you might see BOOTMGR errors is if your PC is trying to boot from a hard drive or flash drive that is not properly configured to be booted from. In other words, it's trying to boot from a non-bootable source. This also would apply to media on an optical drive or floppy drive that you're trying to boot from. Fixes for BOOTMGR Errors
  1. Restart the PC. The BOOTMGR error could be a fluke.

  2. Perform a startup repair of Windows. This type of installation should replace any missing or corrupt files, including BOOTMGR. Continue troubleshooting if this does not resolve the issue.

  3. Check your floppy and optical drives for media. Often times, the "BOOTMGR is Missing" error will appear if your PC is trying to boot to a non-bootable floppy disk or CD/DVD.

    Note: If you find that this is the cause of your issue and it's happening regularly, you might want to consider changing the boot order in BIOS so the hard drive is listed as the first boot device.

  4. Check the hard drive and other drive settings in BIOS and ensure they are correct. The BIOS configuration tells the computer how to use a drive so incorrect settings can cause problems, including BOOTMGR errors.

    Note: There's usually an Auto setting in BIOS for hard disk and optical drive configurations which is usually a safe bet if you're not sure what to do.

  5. Reseat all internal data and power cables. BOOTMGR error messages could be caused by loose or malfunctioning power or controller cables.

    Try replacing the PATA or SATA cable if you suspect it might be faulty.

  6. Update your motherboard's BIOS. An outdated BIOS version can sometimes cause the "BOOTMGR is Missing" error.

  7. Perform a clean installation of Windows. This type of installation will completely remove Windows from your PC and install it again from scratch. While this will almost certainly resolve any BOOTMGR errors, it's a time consuming process due to the fact that all of your data must be backed up and then later restored.

    If you can't gain access to your files to back them up, understand that you will lose them all if you continue with a clean installation of Windows.

  8. Replace the hard drive and then perform a new installation of Windows. If all else has failed, including the clean installation from the last step, you're most likely facing a hardware issue with your hard drive.
BOOTMGR Errors Apply To BOOTMGR issues apply to Windows 7 and Windows Vista operating systems only. Windows XP does not utilize BOOTMGR. The equivalent function in Windows XP is NTLDR


Whish you the best luck.

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I have formatted my harddrive. Now when i am trying to install xp sp2 i get a screen saying BOOTMGR is missing.Please help me on this.


You will need to set the laptop to boot from CD with your windows disk in the drive. If you provide the make/model of the laptop, I may be able to tell you how to do so if you do not know.

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My computer is missing important system files


> type the path ...

Specify: C:\WINDOWS\ServicePackFiles\i386

as the "path".

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How to fix "BOOTMGR is missing" in Windows xp


hey Mr Milebdavi try these steps
  1. Restart the PC. The BOOTMGR error could be a fluke.

  2. Perform a startup repair of Windows. This type of installation should replace any missing or corrupt files, including BOOTMGR. Continue troubleshooting if this does not resolve the issue.

  3. Check your floppy and optical drives for media. Often times, the "BOOTMGR is Missing" error will appear if your PC is trying to boot to a non-bootable floppy disk or CD/DVD.

    Note: If you find that this is the cause of your issue and it's happening regularly, you might want to consider changing the boot order in BIOS so the hard drive is listed as the first boot device.

  4. Check the hard drive and other drive settings in BIOS and ensure they are correct. The BIOS configuration tells the computer how to use a drive so incorrect settings can cause problems, including BOOTMGR errors.

    Note: There's usually an Auto setting in BIOS for hard disk and optical drive configurations which is usually a safe bet if you're not sure what to do.

  5. Reseat all internal data and power cables. BOOTMGR error messages could be caused by loose or malfunctioning power or controller cables.

    Try replacing the PATA or SATA cable if you suspect it might be faulty.

  6. Update your motherboard's BIOS. An outdated BIOS version can sometimes cause the "BOOTMGR is Missing" error.

  7. Perform a clean installation of Windows. This type of installation will completely remove Windows from your PC and install it again from scratch. While this will almost certainly resolve any BOOTMGR errors, it's a time consuming process due to the fact that all of your data must be backed up and then later restored.

    If you can't gain access to your files to back them up, understand that you will lose them all if you continue with a clean installation of Windows.

  8. Replace the hard drive and then perform a new installation of Windows. If all else has failed, including the clean installation from the last step, you're most likely facing a hardware issue with your hard drive.

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Bootmgr missing error while installing XP


Dear sir,

plz use this link to solve your probelm,

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/927523
I hope this help.

Thanks For YOur Time,

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BOOTMGR is missing


If XP, boot the XP CD, go to recovery console (R at first prompt) Type the command BOOTCFG /REBUILD
Microsoft instuctions are here:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/330184

If Vista boot to the Vista DVD, and run a startup repair per this:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/tutorial148.html

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BOOTMGR is missing


Hi,

Its already solved.Check the solution by an expert -

http://www.fixya.com/support/t411366-bootmgr_missing

Any further help let me know.

Thanks for using Fixya.

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