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Boot manager is missing

by Bald_Mike / November 20, 2013 3:18 AM PST

does anyone know how to get rid of "Bootmnger is missing" so I can do a fresh install on a formatted harddrive ?
Thankyou for looking
Mike

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(NT) Boot from the install CD & format the drive.
by wpgwpg / November 20, 2013 3:32 AM PST
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Boot from the install dvd, delete old partitions and
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 20, 2013 3:40 AM PST

Let it start fresh.

In parting, you didn't reveal enough detail. In some machines the BIOS has this boot protection that you must disable to install an OS. Here's a link about that.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boot_sector
"Depending on the BIOS, attempts to write to the protected sector may be blocked with or without user interaction."

But it's your machine so I will assume you know all about this.
Bob

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Boot manager is missing
by Techvedic / December 8, 2013 2:04 PM PST

Hi,

Please follows these stop,

1. Insert the Windows installation disc into the disc drive, and then start the computer.
2. Press a key when the message Press any key to boot from CD or DVD appears.
If your PC does not detect the media automatically
3. Select a language, a time and a currency, a keyboard or input method, and then click Next.
4. Click Repair your computer.
5. In the System Recovery Options dialog box, select the drive of your Windows installation, and then click Next.
6. At the System Recovery Options dialog box, click Repair your computer.
7. Click the operating system that you want to repair, and then click Next.
8. In the System Recovery Options dialog box, click Startup Repair.

for more Please visit: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2622803

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