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So the other day I upgraded to Windows 8 Professional from 7 Professional. What a nightmare to say the least so I downgraded. I ran into the BOOTMGR is missing a few time in Windows 8, I have no idea why. I now that I downgraded to 7 I keep getting it every few boots it seems. I don't know why, I formatted the drive to get rid of 8 and did a clean install of 7. Sometimes I don't get the error and sometimes I do. It's really annoying because it takes about 15 minutes to boot into the Windows 7 disc to do the bootrec /fixmbr command.

What could be causing the issue?

Edit: It seems to happen just when updates are installed.
Edited by skatingrocker17 - 11/13/12 at 11:28am
    
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Give this a try:

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/104341-bootmgr-missing-fix.html
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It may be something in the BCD that is causing the issue since you've installed a few different times.

Granted the clean install should have fixed it.

I'm assuming the SSD and the Storage drive have both been formatted before install.
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Give this a try:
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/104341-bootmgr-missing-fix.html

I've used part of that method and it will allow me to boot into Windows after I get the error. I'll try all the steps though.
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It may be something in the BCD that is causing the issue since you've installed a few different times.
Granted the clean install should have fixed it.
I'm assuming the SSD and the Storage drive have both been formatted before install.

No I never wipe the secondary drive. I only wiped the SSD because that's the drive I install Windows on.
    
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Unplug the Secondary and see if it ever happens again.
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