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Fix BootMgr Error when trying to boot Windows Vista

Alot of people have trouble booting in Windows Vista and some people might have this:

This is because the Boot Manager is missing and all you need to do is recover it. Unfortunately, this requires Windows Vista installation disc. If you do not have one, I suggest you purchase in retails or ask your computer manufacture.

Insert in the CD and it should ask you if you want to Boot the CD. If it does not show up, I'm supposing you should head to the BIOS and change the boot order.

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Select your language and click next when your ready. If the CD boot fails, reboot again.

You should see a link on the lower left-hand side for "Repair Your Computer"

Alternately, you would attempt to find Vista Installation Directory

The process will attempt to recover the Boot Manager. It might take several minutes depending on your system and RAM. Startup Repair will not make changes to personal data and files. So don't worry. It should work after it's done, reboot your PC and it should be recovered! If not, retry again or post it in "Help" Section.

It should work and it needs to restart the PC to take effects. Remember to change the boot order before booting in!

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haveing problems with hp notebook 1100 boot mgr missing error while initializing NIC

Hi There,
I'm having trouble understanding what you mean by this - are you attempting to boot from LAN? Are you able to boot into windows at all?
What it sounds like is that your computer is either missing a boot manager, or you've assigned (in the bios) LAN boot as the priority boot device.
If that's the case, you can change the boot device priority back to internal hard disk in your BIOS (pressing F2 or F10 at startup splash screen)
If you're missing a boot manager for a windows installation, you can insert your windows installation disk and select "repair an existing installation" to repair your boot manager


What actual operating system do you have?
Windows XP does not use the Boot Manager as this was introduced with Windows Vista or Windows 7 and higher versions.

If you are missing the Boot Mgr for Windows Vista or 7, then you will need to do a Startup Repair which you can do using either a Recovery CD if you have one, or else using the Vista or 7 installation disc.

See the following links:
Windows 7 recovery options
Windows Vista startup repair

tried to restore it and its saying bootmgr is missing

Windows boot manager (the one that launches it) is corrupted or totally missing. You should try to fix that by following this:

boot mgr is missing

Boot Manager is missing If the boot partition no longer can be found, then Vista will display the following error: BOOTMGR is missing. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart
The Windows Boot Configuration Data file is missing required information
More Info MS KB 919529 More Info MS KB 927391 Check points for fixing missing boot-manager: Check that your boot device is configured properly Boot into Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE) and perform a "Startup Repair". Boot Manager is compressed If by accident having compressed the entire boot partition, then Vista will display the following error: BOOTMGR is compressed. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart OR maybe try this first. Check points for fixing compressed boot-manager: Boot into Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE) and perform a "Startup Repair". If the above doesn't solve the problem then boot into WinRE again, but when selecting the Vista-installation, then press "Load Drivers" (Instead of "Next") and use the mini Windows Explorer to right-click the boot-drive and deselect "Compress this Drive" and choose Apply to sub-folders and files. If that also fails then boot into WinRE again, and go to the "Command Prompt" and execute these commands: compact /U C:\bootmgr compact /U C:\ntldr If you for some strange reason have lost your Vista DVD, then you can also use a Windows 2000 / XP install CD and enter the recovery console instead and execute the following commands: attrib -c c:\bootmgr attrib -c c:\ntldr

Try start up in Safe Mode press F8. Choose Safe Mode, when at the choice window, to select either Safe Mode Desktop, OR System Restore, chooses system restore and choose a time before you had the "Problem" and follow instructions. This should get you back.
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