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How to Fix Corrupted Boot Sector


How to Fix Corrupted Boot Sector

How to Fix Corrupted Boot Sector

Booting problems can occur with corruption of the boot files or missing components. Common error messages include an invalid boot disk, inaccessible boot drive, a missing NTLDR file, or the BOOTMGR is missing.

When the boot sector is corrupted, the system is unable to locate the operating system.

In Windows you have several options to remedy this situation. In this topic you will perform a system repair.

1. Boot your computer with Windows Setup Media and from Windows Recovery Environment start the Command Prompt.

2. Type below commands into Command Prompt and press Enter key.

Following commands will repair Master Boot Record (MBR), Boot Sector and BCD Store.


Bootrec /FixMbr

Bootrec  /FixBoot

Bootrec  /RebuildBcd

3. Restart the computer. Check if you’re able to boot now.

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