Windows 7 100 MB system recovery partition missing prevents system from booting.

Had Windows 7 installed on a new system with two (2) hard disks: 0 and 1. 100MB system reserved partition automatically created on disk 1. Disk 1 fails. Can no longer boot Windows. How can I fix this?

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Last updated April 3, 2019 Views 29,138 Applies to:

You could try this:
1. Set your BIOS to use the DVD drive as the primary boot device.
2. Boot with your Windows 7 installation DVD or the Windows Repair CD.
3. Press a key when the message indicating "Press any key to boot from CD or DVD …" appears.
4. Select a language, a time and currency, and a keyboard or input method, and then click Next.
5. Click Repair your computer.
6. In the System Recovery Options dialog box, choose the drive of your Windows installation and click Next.
7. In the System Recovery Options dialog box, click Startup Repair.

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