MBR or Master Boot Record is the initial program provided by Windows at startup. It is a small code located on the first sector of the hard disk, which communicates the partition table information to start the computer. With these data, the Windows operating system loads from a boot partition. If the boot sector is damaged, the system may not start with what will make your partitions inaccessible. To restore these partitions, you can use your backup or scan the drive with partition recovery software.
To illustrate, suppose you use a Windows based computer and boot the system asks you to boot sector has been altered or damaged. You can not boot the system and can not access the partitions and stored data.
boot sector is damaged or overwritten by an application.
You should follow these steps to solve the existing problem:
· Insert the bootable CD or DVD into the drive and reboot the computer from him. To do this, modify the BIOS settings to boot from the CD and press any key when requested
· Press "R" to start the Recovery Console
· Enter the user name and administrator password to start the Recovery Console command system
· Run fixmbr 'command'. This will rewrite the boot record
· When the repair process is complete, exit the console and restart the computer
Try to reproduce the behavior. If the problem remains the same, you should format and reinstall Windows. To do this, start the computer using the installation media and access to the Recovery Console.
Sometimes when you reformat the disk and reinstall Windows, backup can not restore the required data as it is damaged or outdated. To address these problems, we recommend a recovery partition utility.
Partition Recovery Software is commercial tools built with the latest technology to explore for, locate and recover lost partitions of Windows. Equipped with secure scanning algorithms and powerful, these tools serve as the products of full recovery of lost, missing, damaged or formatted partitions. You can implement these utilities without any previous technical experience.
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