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BOOT MGR IS MISSING

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HP PAVILLION A 808 X
Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit)

BOOT MGR IS MISSING.....

PRESS CTRL ALT AND DELETE TORESTART EVERY TIME IDO THAT SAME SCREEN POPS UP...

WHATDO I DO?

ITRIED TO RENINSTALL WINDOWS 7 BUT 

WHEN I PUT THE DISC IN AND RESTART THE SAME MESSAGE POPS UP ..BOOT MGR IS MISSIN

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@HOTDOGP

 

Hello;

Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!

 

I read your post about no boot device found and wanted to help.

These problems are generally due to one of two basic problems:
1) Failed hard drive
2) Corrupted/missing boot loader files

As to the first, please follow the directions in this link for testing your hard drive: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00439024

If your BIOS does not have those options, they try pressing the Esc key repeatedly while booting your PC and when the HP utilities menu comes up, choose drive diagnostics. You should see a menu looking something like the one below:

 

HP Startup Menu.jpg

If those confirms your drive has failed, then you need to replace it. Please report back if that is the case.

As to the second, you will need access to a working PC for this step in order to create the media needed to repair your PC boot loader.

You will need to create something known as a Win7 Repair CD. This will repair the boot loader files, and if that is the problem, your PC will boot OK after that. This can be obtained (for a fee) from this link: http://neosmart.net/blog/2009/windows-7-system-repair-discs/

When you download this file, it will be an ISO file.

To make a bootable CD from it, you will need to download and install ImgBurn: http://www.imgburn.com/

Once you have that installed, run it, select the option "Write image file to disc" and select the ISO file you downloaded, and point it to a blank CD.

To make a bootable USB stick from it, you will need to download and install RUFUS: https://rufus.akeo.ie/

Once you have that, run it, in the Device entry, use the pulldown to select the USB stick. Down near the bottom right, where is says "Create a bootable disk using", select the ISO file you downloaded.
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Boot from the media you created, and follow the directions in this link: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/681-startup-repair.html

You will probably have to run Startup Repair three times for it to fix all the boot loader problems.

When done, your PC should boot OK. If it does not, there is a more serious problem.

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***Please mark Accept As Solution if my post solved your problem***

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the REboot disk is kinda expensive...

so i just put a fresh copy of windows 7 bACK ON THERE

AND IT WORKS SUPRFANTASTIC......

 

                           THANK U SO MUCH

 

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