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ed_segura
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my laptop says BOOTMGR is missing..how do it fix?

i was doing a system recovery on my laptop when i my wife informed me that didnt backup the hard drive so i stopped the process 15% of the way into the recovery and now when i turn on the laptop all it says is BOOTMGR is missing..is there a way to fix it?

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Re: my laptop says BOOTMGR is missing..how do it fix?

Unfortunatly at this point your data is gone and I would suggest starting the recovery over.  The only thing I can think of that you might want to try is taking the hard drive out and using an adapter (IDE/ATA Serial adapter) that allows you to plug the hard drive into a USB port to check and see if anything is still on it.  I wouldn't count on being able to get the data at this point if it was already 15% through the recovery.

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brebre18
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Re: my laptop says BOOTMGR is missing..how do it fix?

how can i fix it

 

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Linhef
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Re: my laptop says BOOTMGR is missing..how do it fix?

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BOOTMGR is missing, Press Ctrl +Alt + Del to restart.

I did get the error message above on my Windows 7 laptop. To fix problem, a friend recommended me Windows Boot Genius that worked well! 

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