1.    20 Sep 2009 #1
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    BOOTMGR is compressed - i have no Vista cd

    Hi, i turned on my computer today and bootmgr is compressed press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart. I have google it online to try fix it but all i can find is i need the vista cd but i dont have the cd as the computer was given to me and all i got was computer and plug.
    Is it possible to use any vista cd from someone else??
    Please help i miss my computer.
    Thanks Julie
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  2.    20 Sep 2009 #2
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    Re: BOOTMGR is compressed - i have no Vista cd


    Do you have a friend you can borrow a vista cd from?
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  3.    20 Sep 2009 #3
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    Re: BOOTMGR is compressed - i have no Vista cd

    Download the recovery disc - gives you the system recovery options. ( get the same bit version , 32 or 64 as you currently have installed )


    Windows Vista Recovery Disc Download — The NeoSmart Files

    direct d/l:

    ( might be in be in German - select your language at the first screen that pops up where you select Language and keyboard) )

    Vista Recovery-CD Downloads Systemtools - Go Windows Vista - Forum News Hilfe Board-

    When it has found the installed o/s , click Next

    Click the command prompt, type notepad, press enter.

    Notepad pops up - click File then click Save.

    Navigate to the drive - rt click it , select Properties.

    Untick Compress this Drive, Apply, OK.
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  4.    21 Sep 2009 #4
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    Re: BOOTMGR is compressed - i have no Vista cd

    yes my friend has cd going try that, thanks. i'll let ya know how it goes.
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