How to fix boot manager error in Windows® operating system
What are the causes behind the boot manager error that may occur in the Windows operated system?
The boot manager or boot mgr utility is a feature available with the Windows operating system for enabling the booting process upon the system. The boot manger entry is usually resided within the Boot Configuration Data or BCD store. If the entry is not there, then the user receives error messages related with the Windows boot manager. The corruptions or any kind of damages that are occurred upon the Windows operating system inside the BCD store also causes the occurrence of error messages. The issues with the operating system also cause boot manager issues and thus prevents the user from booting the particular operating system. In dual boot systems also boot manager fails to perform the actions and thus Windows failure occurs. The error message appears on the screen with information regarding the cause of the issue.
Discussed below are some ways to resolve the error:
- Use startup repair option
- Rebuild BCD
- Alternative tips
Use startup repair option
Startup repair option is a troubleshooting utility available with the Windows operating systems inside the Windows recovery environment. The user can use the tool as an option to repair the boot manager that fail to perform properly. For enabling the action, the user possesses the Windows operating system installation CD. Insert the CD into the drive and perform the startup repair process by accessing the system recovery options.
The corrupted BCD store that holds the boot manager can be repaired by rebuilding the store. The process can be carried out with the help of bootrec.exe tool. Access command prompt using the system recovery options launched from the installation CD. Either type Bootrec or RebuildBcd at the command prompt. After running the process successfully, restart the system. If the process ends in failure, the user should re-create the BCD.
The errors that are happening upon the system as boot manager errors should be verified as a primary step to enable the troubleshooting tricks. The restoring of the BCD store can also be done manually if the user is aware about the process. The advantage of the option is that the user can view the processes happening and also can check the errors that are encountering the process.
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