If you have a "System Reserved" (says "System Rese" under "Label") partition that is 100-200 MB with no drive letter (under "Ltr") it is probably on that one.If the volume has You need to adjust the volume number in the first command see the "Volume ###" column) and the drive letter to something available. However in some cases you many need to use the system backup copy which is located at \Windows\Boot\PCAT\bootmgr in every Windows 7 installation (however this backup does not have any Windows Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com More about the author
Run the following commands: d:dir /A HS "bootmgr~1"If you get "File Not Found" you will have to look for the file, otherwise continue with step 3 Run the following commands: diskpartDISKPART> more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed DISKPART> select volume=1DISKPART> assign letter=PRun the following commands, changing the drive letter to the one you assigned or looked up: DISKPART> exitp:It doesn't hurt to double check for the "bootmgr~1" file After that run Windows 7 Boot Updater and choose "Options > Restore Backups" to restore the other files.
After that run Windows 7 Boot Updater and choose "Options > Restore Backups" to restore the other files. You need to repeat this until it says no backups were restored.You can manually restore the files in many ways including: using a different OS on the same computer (dual-booting), moving This is a little trickier depending on your system. After that you will be able to boot.Once you can boot you need to finish restoring the backups using "Options > Restore Backups" in Windows 7 Boot Updater.
Repeat this last part until it says that no files were restored.* If you still cannot boot your system your bootmgr file may need to be restored as well. Repeat the above steps, however in place of the commands in step 7 do the following:Note: Below assumes that the Windows 7 Boot Updater created a backup called "bootmgr~1". I describe the last method below.If booting freezes: Insert a Windows 7 Install or a Windows 7 Repair diskIf you don't have a DVD drive then you can use a flash Winload Error Windows 10 current community blog chat Super User Meta Super User your communities Sign up or log in to customize your list.
The bootmgr is typically on the System or Boot partition (in the "Info" column). Repeat this last part until it says that no files were restored.