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What to do if Bootmgr Image is corrupted

Here you will find out:

  • signs that a Bootmgr image is corrupted
  • how to fix the issue
  • how DiskInternals can help you

Are you ready? Let's read!

Signs that a Bootmgr image is corrupted

When you boot your Windows 7 computer, you may encounter a message on the screen: “Bootmgr image corrupted”. This message will prevent you from completing the system boot process. The Bootmgr image is used to load the operating system kernel and start Windows. This is why the boot stops: when the system starts up, the BIOS makes a request for the correct bootable hard drive. Next, a special code stored in the MBR is activated, which in turn loads the boot sector from the active partition. Also, this code should load the BOOTMGR file, which is located in the root directory of the active partition on the first boot disk. And when the boot sector detects that the BOOTMGR file is corrupted, no further boot is possible.

So how do you deal with this problem quickly and safely? This article will tell you what to do if the Bootmgr image is corrupt and the system cannot boot.

Method 1. Check connections

Good contact, no damage and perfect wiring connectors are the key to proper system boot.

Therefore, carefully and carefully check the wires from the power supply, as well as all cables of the hard drive. To do this, first unplug your computer from the electrical outlet, and then proceed with testing. If you find physical damage to the wires, it is best to replace them with new ones. The same goes for the connectors, they must provide adequate connection. If this is not observed, the connectors must be replaced.

If the cable connections are excellent, try a different method.

Method 2. Try Startup Repair

This method is an automatic tool system diagnostic and recovery. To use Startup Repair, you need a Windows installation disc.

Thus, if you have it, you can try to fix the error “bootmgr is corrupted windows 10” yourself. So, insert this boot disk and turn on your computer. As soon as you see the screen with the message "Press any key to boot from CD or DVD ..." do so.

Next, you need to click on the tab "Repair your computer"and then click "Startup Repair".

Thus, you have launched the tool Startup Repairwhich will fully scan your computer for errors and try to fix them automatically. Now we can congratulate you, after restarting the computer, the problem will disappear. If there is no reason to congratulate, try Method 3.

Method 3. Rebuild BCD

This method also requires a bootable disk, so insert it into your computer and start booting.

From the main menu, select the Repair your computer section, and then click the Command Prompt section. In the next window you need to enter or paste the command "bootrec/rebuildbcd". After pressing the Enter key, the check and subsequent reboot will begin, but without the error “bootmgr corrupt windows 10”.

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