I recently acquired a used computer and put the hard drive from my old one into the new one and it would freeze and at the Windows boot logo and then BSOD. The previous owner suggested that I get a new hard drive as the motherboard is having issues reading an already formatted hard drive. I decided to recover the bootloader by following these steps:
bootsect.exe /nt60 all /force
Then ask it (nicely!) to try and rebuild your BCD data from scratch:
You will need to replace C:\ in the example below with the letter for your boot drive! It's most likely C:, but it could be something else!
attrib -h -s C:\boot\BCD
Now it takes me to the Windows Boot Manager and says that winload.exe (0xc0000428) Windows cannot verify the digital signature for this file.
And when I type bcdedit using a cmd from a recovery disc. I get this:
Edited by entrancetolight, 23 September 2012 - 03:10 PM.