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Old 12-14-2010, 04:14 PM   #1
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Is there a way to boot directly off of D:(recovery partition) so i can restore my gateway laptop to factory settings? Right now I get a "BOOTMGR is missing" error message. The C: drive is completely gone, but like i said, the recovery partition is intact.

Thanks in advance.

Edit: I tried hitting f11 at startup to bring up gateways recovery menu, but again nothing. I have the windows vista recovery environment disc also if that helps.
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Old 12-14-2010, 05:56 PM   #2
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There are files on c: used by the recovery partition on d:

Boot with your Vista recovery DVD and reinstall Vista.

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