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Old 04-26-2008, 08:49 AM
skav2 skav2 is offline
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Default Bootmgr is missing, need help!

Ok it was totally my fault for this one, i was trying to install ubunu onto my Acer aspire 5100 pre installed with Windows vista, i was doodling around with it and made my 2 hard drives active and now every time i start up the computer it says Bootmgr is missing hit Alt + ctr + Del to restart. Ok i tried using the windows vista intaller to fix - didnt work - i also tried using all the vista cds it came with like recovery and stuff and the comp wont boot from cds so nothing happens when i put in cds. Can anyone help?
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Old 04-26-2008, 10:40 AM
HTRN HTRN is offline
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Do you have it set to boot from CD in BIOS ?

Hold down the f12 key and it should bring up a boot device list ( might be a different F key for your laptop )
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Old 06-02-2008, 11:48 AM
Millwright Millwright is offline
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I think if you run " fdisk/mbr " it will restore the main boot record. It worked for me after a linex install, to get rid of the boot loader
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