bootmgr is compressed

#1
hi and hello to every one i need help with my acer aspire 5315 note book cant get it to boot up it says bootmgr is compressed press ctrl-alt-del to restart i dont have any recovery disks i did email acer but no help at all can you help me please i have vista on it on it when i got it no disks with it thank you ann123
 
#3
thank you for the reply more them acer did i got into system recovery options and went to start repair come back system repair could not detect a problem ann123
 

mqudsi

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#4
How about the steps thereafter detailing the manually recovery process?
 
#5
hi it says if you have recently attached a device to this computer such as a camera or portable music player remove it and restart your computer if you contince to see this message. contact your system administrator or computer manufacturer for assistance i dont have any thing like that on the note book thank you
ann123
 

mqudsi

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#6
Where/when does it say that!?
 

mqudsi

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#8
Boot from your Windows Vista DVD and select Repair your Computer -> Command Prompt, in the command prompt, execute the following commands by typing them and pressing enter for each line:

Code:
c:
expand bootmgr temp
attrib bootmgr -s -r -h
del bootmgr
ren temp bootmgr
attrib bootmgr -a +s +r +h
 
#9
hi done wot you said this it wot its for each line the syntax of the command is incorrect
microsoft {R} FILE EXPANSION UTILITY VERSION 6.0.6000.16386 COPYRIGHT {C} MICROSOFT CORPORATION. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
CANT OPEN IN PUT FILE : BOOTMGR
FILE NOT FOUND-BOOTMGR
COULD NOT FIND X:SOURCES BOOTMGR
THE SYSTEM CANNOT FIND THE FILE SPECIFIED.
INVALID SWITCH+R+H THANK YOU ANN123
 

JustinW

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#10
Did you type in "c:" first?

"c:\" or "cd /d c:\"

Try this:

IF EXIST c:\bootmgr (echo bootmgr exists) ELSE echo bootmgr doesn't exist

Is it there?
 

Terry60

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#12
You typed C;\ instead of C:\
Was that just a typo in your reply, or is that what you tried as a command ?
(colon uppercase, not semi-colon lowercase)
 
#13
hello tryed above again to make sure i put c:
C:\>EXPAND BOOTMGR TEMP
MICROSOFT <R> FILE EXPANSION UTILITY VERSION 6.6000. 16386
COPYRIGHT <C> MICROSOFT CORPORATION. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
COPYING BOOTMGR TO TEMP
BOOTMGR: 383562 BYTES COPIED.
C:\>DEL BOOTMGR
C:\REN TEMP BOOTMGR
C:ATTRIB BOOTMGR -A +S +R +H

THANKS ANN123

Addendum:

THAT WAS ME SORRY
 
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mqudsi

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#14
OK, so where's the problem? Looks like it worked?
 

mqudsi

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#17
Justin means, do that and then run startup repair again.
 
#18
hi booting windows vista
acpi
vista loader 2.1.2
done
fallback 1
error 17: file not found
booting windows nt/2ooo/xp
fallback2
error:file not found
booting enter command line
boot fail pressany key to enter command line
wot do i do next help please ann123
 

JustinW

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#19
Did you try the above instructions? I'm confused cause it appears grldr or another bootloader other than Vistas is in charge on your machine.
 
#20
hi i got a vista disk from a pal to use must be the wrong one i dont know how can i look at the disk to make sure its vista thank youann 123

Addendum:

hi i looked at it on my desk top and it says
windows vista
check compatility on line
install now


what to know before installing windows
transfer files and setting from another computer
 
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