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Kobby4
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Missing boot file

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Pavillon g6
Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit)

Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix the problem :

1. Insert your windows installation disc and restart your computer 

2. Choose your language settings, and then click next 

3.Click "repair your computer. 

If you do not have this disc, contact your system administrator or computer manufacturer for assistance 

File; \boot\BCD

Status: 0xc000000f 

Info: the boot configuration data for your pc is missing or contains errors. 

 

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WAWood
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@Kobby4 

Windows PCs use two different sets of files to get you to a working desktop.

In terms of the first, Windows boot files, a way around that is to follow the instructions below to create boot media from Macrium Reflect (MR) that can be used to rewrite/repair the boot media on your PC:
1) Download and install Macrium Reflect (MR) from this link on a working Windows 7 PC: http://www.macrium.com/reflectfree.aspx
2) Use the option to create a boot USB stick or CD

That will create MR bootable media. Then, you can boot your PC into WinPE using that media.

Have patience, as that can take a while to start and bring up the screen.

Once the screen is there, select the option to Fix Windows boot problems. It will then search for the OSs installed and list them, Select the one you want to repair and click Next.

It will now do the repairs, listing the things it has done.

When finished, select the option to Restart the PC.

If this worked, the boot repair succeeded and you will have your PC back.

But if it did not, the Windows system files are most likely corrupted and you would have to reinstall Windows from scrach to fix that.

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