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Windows: Using bootrec with Windows Vista, 7, and 2008

Using the Bootrec with Windows Vista, 7, 2008


Load the into windows recovery/repair

bootrec.exe will show your command options

If you are having booting issues you may need to:
bootrec /FixMbr
bootrec /FixBoot

The following can fix Windows bootup issues:
1. bcdedit /export c:bcd_backup
2. c:
3. cd boot
4. attrib bcd -s -h -r
5. ren c:bootbcd bcd.old
6. bootrec /rebuildbcd
7. Make certain you select the right Windows install if you have more than one.  Typically you can just type: y
8. Reboot