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Can you explain the Win7 boot process


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#1 joshmurray

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 08:13 PM

I am told that the Windows 7 OS uses a bootmgr to boot up windows. Can anyone explain this process in a way that I can understand.

lets start with the BIOS and the c:

What are these?

A master boot record (MBR)
A boot sector
A Boot Configuration Data (BCD) store

Thanks,
JMan

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Posted 20 January 2012 - 02:17 AM

Hi -
This link is listed as for Vista, (via Wiki), bit it is about the same for Windows 7 systems -
Windows Boot Manager (BOOTMGR)

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 09:21 PM

thanks




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