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missing winload.exe

    Question

  • I got it installed and it restarted and it says missing winload.exe .now what I have reinstalled twice and still the same thing... any Ideas.
    Thursday, January 29, 2009 8:55 PM

Answers

  • Once upon a time there was Vista with similar problems. One of the "answers" was

    Use the install disk, go to repair, get a prompt and type:

    Bcdedit –store c:\boot\BCD –set GUID path \windows\system32\Boot\winload.exe

    press enter, reboot to take effect

    Friday, January 30, 2009 8:04 AM

All replies

  • Have you got any other OS installed on the machine. What happens when you run the start up repair using the win7 install disc
    Friday, January 30, 2009 2:15 AM
  • say missing winload.exe and wont go any farther.
    Friday, January 30, 2009 4:23 AM
  • Once upon a time there was Vista with similar problems. One of the "answers" was

    Use the install disk, go to repair, get a prompt and type:

    Bcdedit –store c:\boot\BCD –set GUID path \windows\system32\Boot\winload.exe

    press enter, reboot to take effect

    Friday, January 30, 2009 8:04 AM