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BOOTMGR is missing

post #1 of 15
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Hi,

Trying to Install Windows 7 and I keep getting BOOTMGR is missing when trying to boot from CD.
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post #2 of 15
How far are you getting when you boot off the cd?
If you can get to the "Repair your computer" and "Start Up Repair" option this should fix it.
post #3 of 15
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Can't get into any cd.
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post #4 of 15
did you set the cd drive to first boot?
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post #5 of 15
Make sure you have the boot from cd option enabled in the bios.
post #6 of 15
You aren't booting from the cd first.The drive order needs to be changed in your bios.

Also you may need too change it back after the first reboot during the installation or it will start over again.
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post #7 of 15
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I am, I even done F8 and selected the dvd/cd drive to boot of it.
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post #8 of 15
Is this a MS copy of Win7 or a vendor (HP,Toshiba,Compaq) copy? There may be a different disc that you need to boot from.
post #9 of 15
try this... go into your bios and go to your boot order... REMOVE your hard drive(all of them) and boot off the CD... BTW you may have to press a key if it asks you too... like booting from the cd it may sa "Press any key to continue"
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post #10 of 15
It is possible that it is not even booting from the CD and that it is just bypassing it even though you select it. Is this a burned DVD are there scratches? Do you have another machine that you can just use this and make a bootable usb?
     
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