How To Fix The Boot Loader in Windows 7
Have you had problems to start your windows 7 operative system after you have removed a hard disk or other hardware? Well, this is a common problem when it comes to Windows 7. Sometimes Windows will put files on another hard disk and not all files on your operative system disk. When you then replace your old back up disk with a new one, Windows will no longer work. To fix this annoying problem you need to repair the Master Boot Record to restore the boot loader. This is easy to do if you have the Windows 7 installation disk available. All you have to do is to put the disk in your Cd-rom and boot from it.
How To Fix The Master Boot Record!
Click “repair your computer” link and you will see the system recovery screen. Go to the Command Prompt and type: bootrec /fixmbr and hit enter. You will restore the Master Boot Record and your Windows 7 operative system should start now without any problems. If you cant find your Windows 7 installation disk, you can create a system repair disk using a friends computer. Go to the Start menu and select the Control Panel. Click on the “Back up your computer” link and then click on the ” “Create a system repair disk” link. Insert a blank disk in your CD/DVD drive and click “Create disk”. You will create a recover disk now, which you can use on your computer.
Ok, so you have lost your installation disk and you want to fix your boot manager right now. I guess the problem is that bootmgr is missing, and to find a supplier that can give you a Windows 7 recovery disk is very easy but because of Microsoft restrictions, there is no free legal options available anymore. The fee is $9.75 for a Windows 7 and a Windows Vista recovery disk at Systemdiscs.com. The best option is to find a friend or family member that got an installation disk or a working operative system where you can create a recovery disk, but if you can’t find what you are looking for, the Systemdiscs.com option is the best option.
The best way to never get this problem is to remove your extra hard disks when you install Windows 7, and create a system repair disk as fast as you can. Other problems may occur over time, so to have a system repair disk is a very good idea. I hope you will fix the boot loader problem now with this short report.