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Compressed OS drive - Boot Manager now compressed

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#1 HDScooterBoy


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Posted 20 August 2013 - 08:38 PM

Hello all,

  Duh moment - I right-clicked on my C-drive properties, and selected 'compress drive to save space', and it actually did it!  Yes, even the Boot Manager.  Now I try to boot up, and only get a DOS prompt that says 'BOOTMGR is compressed - Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart'.  I can't boot to my W7 disk.  Not sure what to do now - any ideas, my genious friends?


Thank you in advance,


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#2 Anshad Edavana

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Posted 20 August 2013 - 11:28 PM



To fix this issue, you need to boot from a Windows 7 install DVD/USB or a system repair disc. Why you can't boot from the Win 7 disc ?.

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