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BOOTMGR is compressed - i have no Vista cd

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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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Jul

Do you have a friend you can borrow a vista cd from?
 

My Computer

System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Inspiron E 1405
    CPU
    2@2.0
    Memory
    4 gigs
    Graphics Card(s)
    integrated intel 945
    Sound Card
    integrated
    Screen Resolution
    1440x900
    Hard Drives
    300 gig internal
    Internet Speed
    10 down 1.5 up

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

torrent:

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.
 

My Computer

System One

  • CPU
    Intel E8400
    Motherboard
    ASRock1333-GLAN R2.0
    Memory
    2gb DDR2 800
    Graphics Card(s)
    nvidia 9500GT 1gb

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