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 2 ways to fix “BOOTMGR is Missing”

May 31, 2016 10:46 AM/Posted By Chann Ethan to Recover Deleted Data

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    How do i fix the "BOOTMGR is missing" error?
    1. How To Fix BOOTMGR is missing?
    I have 2 hard-drives in my PC. . 250GB and a 500GB..Well, when i boot my pc, it comes up that says "BOOTMGR" is missing. It's tryin to boot from my 500GB. .That's what i have documents and pics stored on. My Operating System is on the 250GB. ....How do i change to have my pc boot from the 250GB, instead of going into the Setup Option in BIOS? - Jeremy

    2. How to fix bootmgr is missing on my dell vostro?
    My computer starts to boot up and then says bootmgr is missing how does that happen and how can I fix it it was working fine last night and when I shut it down it started downloading updates and the next time I turned it in that screen popped up - Katrina

    3. How to fix bootmgr is missing?
    I was just about to reformat my laptop toshiba when suddenly this appeared... I tried everything... I bought a cd but it wont load.. It always shows bootmgr is missing.. Also i cant open my bios since i disabled it few months ago.. Pls help.. - Gerald Kevin

    There are actually two ways that you can fix this specific "BOOTMGR is missing" on Windows XP, Vista, 7, etc.

    Way 1. Fix the BOOTMGR missing using Windows DVD
    It's an easy task for those who have the Windows DVD.
    • Put the Windows DVD into the PC DVD player, then restart it;
    • Set the Time, language and Keyboard on the Interface;
    • Click on "Repair your computer";
    • Windows will try to look for the installing directory for the Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7. In case you have one or more System on your computer, select the one which you need to repair;
    • Click on "Startup Repair";
    • You will see the actual information which "Startup Repair is checking your system for problems…";
    • As it's done, it is going to prompt you to restart the computer. Take away the Windows DVD and reboot the computer, you will discover that everything works well.

    Way 2. Fix "BOOTMGR is missing" with bootable CD
    If you have no Windows DVD disk, don't worry, there is certainly another way. You may make a bootable CD or USB by yourself, which usually works exactly like Windows DVD and costs you less. Wondershare LiveBoot Boot CD/USB is usually a good choice, which can boot your computer, and fix all types of Windows problems, like blue screen / boot crash / loading crash / and even more.

    Notice: there is no trial version of this product, you should purchase it first, after purchasing it, you will get the download url and Registration Code in a minute.

    Now, follow the below steps to fix the problem.
    Step1. Make a bootable CD/USB drive with Liveboot
    First, to Install and run the software on a working computer. Prepare a blank CD or USB drive and insert towards the computer just where you have installed the LiveBoot. And then click to burn a bootable CD or USB drive, like as follow:
    Liveboot 2012 - Main interface

    Step2. Boot computer from LiveBoot
    Insert LiveBoot CD towards your pc's CD-ROM or plug the USB drive, and start it. As soon as Windows loads, press the F12 quickly and get into the Device Boot Menu. Select the USB CD-ROM Drive. After a couple of seconds, you will get the windows blow, then choose "Boot from LiveBoot".
    Boot from Liveboot - Boot Menu

    Step3. Begin fixing the "BOOTMGR is missing"
    Right after getting into the Windows, launch LiveBoot. Go to "Windows Recovery" and select "Boot Crash Solution" tab. Right here you will see the symptom of your computer when BOOTMGR is missing, the main cause of this problem and also the solutions. Because there may be different reasons why BOOTMGR is missing, you will find 4 methods. You can attempt all of them 1 by 1 until the computer works well. You only have to follow the instructions on the interface to proceed.
    bootmgr is missing - Boot Crash Solution

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