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windows 7 boot repair software?

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Are there any bootable boot disk softwares that can repair a windows 7 installation ? I had 2 hard drives and 1 was broken without me knowing, i went to install xp on the broken hard drive and it accidentally managed to try and install itself over my windows 7 partition and now neither operating system will load. Is there a way to repair this ? I really need my operating system back i dont have all evening to recover my files =(.
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The Windows 7 DVD has a wonderful repair tool.
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The Windows 7 DVD has a wonderful repair tool.
Yeah no, because windows XP corrupted my windows 7 install the windows 7 disk doesnt recognize it has windows 7 so it gives me the error " this version of windows is different from the one you are trying to repair " or something.

Paragon use to work for windows installs for xp. Is there a 3rd party program that does windows install fixes? Any name drops ?
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Yeah no, because windows XP corrupted my windows 7 install the windows 7 disk doesnt recognize it has windows 7 so it gives me the error " this version of windows is different from the one you are trying to repair " or something.

Paragon use to work for windows installs for xp. Is there a 3rd party program that does windows install fixes? Any name drops ?
If it doesn't detect it at all, chances are you'll need to reinstall totaly. I haven't heard of anything that can restore it from there.
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No it detects it , its just corrupted by the windows xp install so it errors when i try to repair it. DOES ANYONE KNOW A THIRD PARTY PROGRAM THAT FIXES WINDOWS 7 INSTALLS ?
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You could try repairing the mbr with the XP disk.
    
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