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As per the Error Message above: Your OS is BIOS based (NO EFI partition). Using the site is easy and fun. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to PC Applications forum 4 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions icon Now, when you are booting from Setup DVD, the boot method is via EFI Shell. http://intracom2008.com/windows-7/windows-7-backup-and-restore-system-image.html

My System Specs gregrocker View Public Profile Find More Posts by gregrocker 15 Mar 2010 #17 SIW2 Vista x64 / 7 X64 9,833 posts Looking at mbrfix website, Search All All Desktops & All-In-Ones Laptops Monitors Servers Smartphones Tablets Workstations Was this information helpful? Should I put it back in the PC and hook it up? How are you booting to resotre the image?You need to boot to an external media to resotre the disk, one that has access to the imaging program and the image it

Windows 7 Will Not Boot After Image Restore

Back to top #5 Manshead Manshead Members 85 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:London England Local time:08:45 PM Posted 15 February 2014 - 11:35 AM Why not format the drive the use I planned to change these 4 disks (10 K disks) with 15K disks. I don't believe it was. This is only done so that you can rename the real system drive back to C if the letter C is used.n nThen find the DosDevices that matches the system drive

Acer Extensa, came with Vista Are you restoring the image to the same HD?  Yes  Overwriting a Win7 installation?   Yes Can you look in Disk Management and tell us about the BIOS is the generalbooting mechanism found in most of the machines. Windows cannot restore a system image to a computer that has different firmware.The system image was created on a computer using EFI and the computer is using BIOS. Windows 7 Fix Mbr Ghost doesn't have that option.

You may still need to boot the Win7 DVD Repair console or Repair CD, click through to Recovery Tools list to run Startup Repair up to 3 separate times with reboots As far as I can remember, I have never posted a link to my own blog. by jon1200 / November 19, 2005 5:21 AM PST Hello. https://community.norton.com/en/forums/ghost-15-windows-7-restored-image-does-not-boot and pressing the Enter key at the command prompt.

How many HDs? Bootrec.exe /fixmbr What brand computer? Replies are locked for this thread. What the crap, it won't even let me format or delete the stuff already there.

Windows 7 Won't Boot After Image Restore

Bare MetalRecovery is only supported if the OS Backup and Windows Recovery Environment are of same Boot type. So I removed the PCI Network card, enabled the Firewire and Broadcom chips in the BIOS, used the Ghost recovery CD to restore the PC once again using the same image Windows 7 Will Not Boot After Image Restore The command line syntax is, C:\> GHOST -IB A complete list of Ghost command line switches is displayed by typing GHOST ? Ghost32.exe Switches When it opens type in bootrec.exe /fixmbr and then press Enter.

Just insert the W7 install disk -- repaiir system and all is OK again -- you won't have lost any programs or anything. navigate here PC core i5, 8gb memory, windows 7. I can see the C:drive, apply the bootrec /RebbuildBCD and the others commands. Which is the Active partition? How To Restore Ghost Image Of Windows 7 Step By Step

The following example assumes that the DVD drive is Fs0: Shell> Fs0: · Start the EFI boot application. But when people use it and get stuck, the procedure I posted is one way to get them out of the bind. perhaps you have missed the file extension .dat it is savedMBR.dat not savedMBR the command should be something like this: MBRWiz /save=F:\savedMBR.dat MBRWiz /restore=F:\savedMBR.dat for guide and example of MBRWiz command, Check This Out Should boot just fine unless you have some system files also on the second partition of the original drive.

I installed windows 7 on a new SSD drive and installed Macrium Reflect and created a recovery disk and booted the PC from the recovery disk. Symantec Ghost The only thing one has to remotely think about is the system re-bootable to begin with. I got an error message say "The system image restore failed.

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You need to boot the CD from BIOS to recover the system. solved Overclocking no longer stable after restoring from a system image More resources See also solved Only 320gb detected of new 1tb hard drive after restoring with system image Disk image To do that I need to restore the image yes? Bootrec Rebuildbcd If the Startup Repair tool determines this, it may automatically run the the repair after your computer restarts.

Try using using a recovery disc that is compatible with this version of Windows". Norton Ghost for instance will give you an error message if problems occur during the image process. You never know when one will leave you. this contact form If yes, then I've misunderstood you in the previous post.

This will take several minutes. Try this link if you don't know how to do it.http://www.theeldergeek.com/slipstreamed_xpsp2_cd.htmHope this helps.Regards Tony B. Tony Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top mitilini Posts: 113 This post has been reported. BIOS installation will not have EFI partition.

Thursday, October 28, 2010 3:44 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hi everyone, i have a similsar problem here, please help me: i have installed windows 2008 R2 It is possible that the Startup Repair will not be able to fix the problem. I only have the one windows 7 disc that was originally installed on the pc and that I used to attempt this repair. Back to top #15 ukbb ukbb Topic Starter Members 21 posts OFFLINE Local time:03:45 PM Posted 26 February 2014 - 12:34 PM And I appreciated that input.