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How to Repair Un-bootable Win Vista and 7

posted Jun 30, 2012, 10:09 PM by Jeremy Walker   [ updated Jul 14, 2012, 5:31 PM by Jeremy Walker ]
This assumes the computer can't boot/load Windows because of a corrupt or missing system file.

Boot from a matching Windows installation or recovery disc then run the sfc tool from the Command Prompt.

Don't forget to specify the boot directory and the windows directory like this:

sfc /scannow /offbootdir=d:\ /offwindir=d:\windows