BOOTMGR is Missing Error in Windows 10, 8 and 7

The first question arises is what is BOOTMGR?. BOOTMGR is the software that is part of the window boot manager system whereas it is loaded from the volume boot record. It helps your Windows to start. Missing BOOTMGR can cause the failure in operating system.

There are some cases in which BOOTMGR is missing due to incorrect bootable disk, damaged MBR, outdated BIOS or damaged hard disk interface cables, etc. these all are the reason which causes damaged of BOOT.


How to Fix BOOTMGR is Missing Windows 7, 8 and 10

I am going to give you all the possible methods to fix “BOOTMGR is Missing. Press Ctrl + Alt + Del to restart”. There are 8 effective methods as shown below, follow all the steps of a particular method that you have to follow to fix the BOOTMGR missing error. Here I am going to show you all the working methods which are possible to fix the BOOTMGR error.

Solution 1: Restart Your Desktop or Laptop

This is one of the simplest/ effective methods in all of the 11method as shown above in order to fix the BOOTMGR is missing. As soon as the black dialogue box will pop up which inscribed BOOTMGR is missing,

Just follow the instruction and press “Ctrl” +” Alt” +” Del” all together in order to restart our PC. Sometimes this issue gets fixed by just restarting. Make sure to check whether the error is still popup or not, If it then follows the other methods.

Solution 2: Repair MBR

MBR stand for Master boot records. In some cases Master Boot Record gets damaged due to the virus, you can’t able to boot the windows. which result in the BOOTMGR is Missing error. You can fix the error by repairing the Master Boot Record.

Solution 3: Remove All Removable Media

One of the reasons by which BOOTMGR missing error is still popups is due to booting your computer from the non-booting disk. It is advised to check your PC configuration of the boot is from which disk sometimes Pen drive, hard drive, CD/DVD drive is also connected to the boot, In that case, remove all the removable media i.e. Pen drive, hard disk, CD/DVD, It helps a lot to fix the BOOTMGR missing error.

Solution 4: Change Boot Order in BIOS

Incorrect boot sequence can also cause the black screen error which inscribed BOOTMGR missing error. I am going to show you some steps to make the proper boot sequence so that you can fix the BOOTMGR missing error.

Step 1: Start your computer and press Enter.

Step 2: Follow the instruction and press the keys accordingly.

Step 3: Enter the BIOS setting by following the instruction.

Step 4: use the arrow keys in the keyboard to navigate and select the BOOT tab.

Step 5: Set the hard drive in the BOOT tab as the first boot device.

Step 6: Makes changes and then restart your PCs.

Check whether the BOOTMGR is missing error is still popup or not if it then follow the other method/way.

Solution 5: Reset All Internal Data and Power Cables

Sometimes corrupted data which is affected by the virus and uneven power supply of the charger of the laptop whereas in the desktop all type of power supply can make changes

Reset all the internal data and make sure to check all types of power supply whereas if you find some broken cables or lack of power supply make sure to fix it or you can replace it with a new one.

Solution 6: Update the Motherboard BIOS

BIOS stands for basic input/output system, it is the program which you guys have seen on the starting of the laptop. Whereas outdated bios on the motherboard lead to the BOOTMGR error in your display, So you need to update the motherboard BIOS here I am going to show you some steps to do so:

Step 1: Press the Windows + R key altogether in your keyboard.

Step 2: Now Run will appear on the bottom left corner.

Step 3: Type msinfo32 from your keyboard in the dialogue box and press enter.

Note: Don’t use inverted commas.

Step 4: Computer log and all information visible on the display.

Step 5: Find BIOS version under the “BIOS Version/Date”.

Step 6: Now you are able to download the latest version of BIOS and BIOS utility in the manufacture website.

Don’t interrupt the process until the update is completed successfully. This will help a lot to fix the BOOTMGR issue.

Solution 7: Perform a Clean Windows Installation

Sometimes corrupt file /missing files cause the BOOTMGR error. Installation of Clean Windows can install the required file and fix the BOOTMGR error.

There are some steps that fix your BOOTMGR issue:

Step 1: Press the windows button and menu appears then click on the setting option.

Step 2: Then go to update and security option.

Step 3: Click on the recovery which will appear on the left side option.

Step 4: Then there are two options which pop up.

  • Keep my files
  • Remove everything

Here we are going to remove everything because there might be some corrupted /uninstall file due to which reason error pops-up.

Solution 8: Replace the Hard Drive

One of the reasons that might occur is due to the Hard disk in order to check your hard drive follow the given steps as shown below:

Step 1: Press the Windows key in the keyboard; the menu appears with 2 columns click on the computer which will be in the 2nd column.

Step 2: Click on the drive, you want to scan.

Step 3: Right-click on the mouse and click on the properties option and then future click on the tool tab, then click on the Check Now option.

Step 4: Click on the scan to start the process and don’t interrupt the process until it complete.

In this way, you can check the hard drive via software but if the error still pops up then there may be the chance of the physically damaged of the hard disk. Replace the hard drive with the new one but before you do make sure your hard drive is damaged physically.

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I hope you know more about the BOOTMGR is missing error and know about the methods to solve the BOOTMGR error. Whereas I have listed all the possible and working methods and hope one of the methods helps you to solve the BOOTMGR error.