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Sunday, June 20, 2010 3:26 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Thank you Kevon, This fixed my problem. Good luck! On the welcome screen, click Advanced Mode. I can boot to Windows or Ubuntu normally using GRUB.

It gives me options (I tried them all) When I hit enter to continue it will flash the windows XP page and it shuts down every time. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/927392/en-gb Krazyq - read over this whole page again. I still got no installations found with rebuildbcd but the others worked to the point at least I could get into safe mode. if anyone knows what dirvers i need or what to do plz help.

Bootrec /fixboot Element Not Found

Step 2: Click on Troubleshoot. kept saying in rebuildbcd, that the total ammount of windows installations found was: 0 I moved the sata cable to another port,.. AND AGAIN.

SSD is backed up as image to one 2TB green every night and then is this 2TB green mirrored to second 2TB green. The issue seemed to resolve to a faulty hard disk sector where the BCD is stored. First time Windows may ask you to reboot your machine. Bootrec /fixmbr Sunday, July 26, 2015 9:14 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote THANK YOU!!!!

most likely 0) ACTIVE EXIT Windows startup recovery should now work. Fixboot Windows 7 after making the Diskpart change and rebooting, I found that if I did NOT remove the CD/DVD and then just ignored the "press any key to boot CD/DVD" message ... If anyone knows how to reset the system in such a way as to get back the recover options menu, I would be appreciative. Paragon messed up the boot table and Windows repair tool couldn't find any installation.

To start the repair process of the MBR, run: bootrec.exe /fixmbr. Bootrec Download After doing this and some spamming of the fixmbr/boot everything worked. So the steps I took to fix it was: 1: Boot into gparted 2: Right click on partition with windows 3: Flag as boot 4: Run windows recovery to fix any DID YOU KNOW?American stand-up comedian Rodney Dangerfield was a comedian to the very end: his tombstone is simply inscribed "There goes the neighborhood." BEST OF HOW-TO GEEK How to Choose the

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You shouldnt have to download gparted because these settings should do the same thing. (from above) - Enter repair mode and goto the command prompt. - enter these commands Diskpart LIST Does this help if you accidentally download a virus? Bootrec /fixboot Element Not Found I have replaced the driver file with a known good version and all appears to be well again. Bootrec Windows 10 Proposed as answer by ozesport Saturday, July 16, 2011 1:48 AM Friday, July 01, 2011 12:04 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I have just spent some time

switching the cable did the trick. One of the common reasons why an MBR can get corrupted is due to malware infections. I'm not that tech savvy, but the instructions you guys laid out were easy to follow and made sense to a novice. I just gave you an upvote, because I'm also curious if it can be done. –Maximillian Laumeister Aug 2 '15 at 4:35 I finished downloading Win10 and fixed installation Bootrec Commands

I just want to say that this thread if FULL of win. Cheers from USA Sunday, September 25, 2011 4:55 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I screwed up installing linux at 2am on my dev machine (like the usual). Tuesday, March 15, 2011 7:24 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Using DISKPART to set the active partition was the key for me. how do i fix this.

Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count). Fix Boot Windows 7 Without Disk The issue was the boot flag on the partition. RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search How-To Geek How to Manually Repair Windows 7 Boot Loader Problems If you’re having boot problems on your Windows PC, it’s often helpful

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I found C:\Boot directory and C:\bootmgr file compressed by windows (i don't know why, probably inherited from C:\ because i'm using compression for my SSD globally.) So i changed it back now my only problem is that on the startup i get one more instance of Win7 listed, allthough i didn't install one... Not the answer you're looking for? Bootrec /rebuildbcd If you weren’t using it, some banners would have appeared, but not the annoying pop-up or sound type.

Run "bcdedit /?" for command like assistance. Once up and running it is great. :-) October 23, 2010 ProstheticHead @Tom, it sounds like you have a problem there. I almost threw my computer out of the window trying to fix this, but after doing this i was finally getting the "bootmgr.exe is missing", and i knew i was saved, most likely 0) LIST PARTITION SELECT PARTITION (followed by your partition number.

Monday, March 30, 2015 8:43 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote You may be trying to run it from the same drive you're trying to check. Tuesday, November 11, 2014 4:10 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote bootrec /fixboot is giving error Element not found. Related articles How To Make The Command Prompt Look & Work Better How To Start The Command Prompt When Windows Doesn't Boot? I just get a blank screen when booting It totally work for me.

The /force parameter forcibly dismounts the volume(s) during the boot code update so that the Bootsect.exe tool does not gain exclusive volume access. Would really appreciate if you could give some pointers. I want to delete Ubuntu partition but first I must restore Windows 10 MBR. THANK YOU so much!

October 20, 2010 henry chapman Who has an install disc? Windows XP From the Start menu, select Programs or All Programs, then Accessories, then System Tools, and finally Backup. Generated Sun, 13 Nov 2016 22:12:53 GMT by s_sg2 (squid/3.5.20) {{offlineMessage}} Store Store home Devices Microsoft Surface PCs & tablets Xbox Virtual reality Accessories Windows phone Software & Apps Office Windows for me it was C: /mbr) And it finally worked.

What else can I try?? Thanks! The Gpartet-idea didn't work, either (I just see the booting device flagged as booting device -.-) I didn't change the computer nor I installed or deinstalled any programs, drivers or whatever.