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Not booting right - MBR issue but usual methods no help


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#1 bobbycow36

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 10:19 AM

Hi,

nearly new Medion PC with 1TB HD and 3GHz CPU, 6GB RAM has taken to not booting right and gives an MBR error message. No obvious reason for this to have happened.

I have tried booting with a start-up disc but no better and I don't have an installation disc.

Have tried System recovery options, Bootrec command and Bootsect command but was unable to get anywhere with Bootrec as it required the installation discs.  The others worked through only to fail at the last hurdle.

I have tried variations on booting in safe mode etc but that has been of no use either and I am at a loss as where to go next.

Suggestions welcomed!

 

PS -something weird! Been trying to input "bootsect /help" into DOS for more info/help but for some reason it rejects it

saying "not recognised" and similar. Don't understand why.


Edited by bobbycow36, 21 February 2013 - 10:29 AM.


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Posted 21 February 2013 - 10:33 AM

Use the link below to find out how you can get a copy of the installation disc.

 

http://www.pcworld.com/article/248995/how_to_install_windows_7_without_the_disc.html


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