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BOOTMGR Errors Windows Vista/Windows 7

A few BOOTMGR Fixes for those having problems with Windows 7 /Vista startup.

BOOTMGR is compressed. 

  1. Boot from the Vista DVD.
  2. Click ‘Repair my Computer
  3. At the prompt to select your OS installation, click the button that says ‘Load Drivers‘. This should bring up a explorer-style drive browser.
  4. Then just right-click on the drive you tried to compress, and deselect ‘Compress this Drive’ which should still be ticked on. Hit Apply & Apply to subfolders/files.
  5. Reboot

Fixing “BOOTMGR is missing” Error While Trying to Boot Windows 7 or Vista

  1. Press F8 at Windows start-up to get to the Safe Mode menu & select Startup Repair
  2. Open Command Prompt
  3. Type the following command: bootrec /fixboot
  4. Reboot
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