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The issue is that Windows 7 and Vista use a different boot loader them Windows XP did. So it sounds like when you did the upgrade it changed something to case an issue with the restore disk install.
I had not heard of the problem before with other people reverting back to XP so it has to be an issue on how Gateway setup the restore disk and that it is not fully formating the drive.
So the easy fix is if you have access to another computer is to connect the hard drive from this computer to it and run a full format on the drive. After you do this you should be able to run the restore.
If you do not have access to another computer or any other questions let me know.
Posted on May 11, 2010
Do u have the boot manager set to "boot from CD"? (this is the recovery CD that came with the system) if not do that and try again. You can also contact Gateway customer support by email free of charge if u are not sure which "hot button" gets u into the boot menu selection so u can select CD as boot source..
Posted on May 10, 2010
Bootmgr compreesed message comes on when there is issue in harddrive master boot record for that you need to fix bad indexing unit in harddrive and fix master boot record then you can boot computer with it again.
Without fix master boot record you can't boot computer with it.
So you can fix that record with "fixmbr" comand then you can boot it with again.
Let me know if you need further assistance.
Thanks for using FixYa.
Posted on May 10, 2010
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