Windows 10: Windows 10 not in MSCONFIG boot menu

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  1.    01 Nov 2015 #1

    Windows 10 not in MSCONFIG boot menu


    Hi,
    So I was dual booting windows 7 and 10, and when I go into msconfig it used to always shows 7 and 10 in the boot menu.

    I deleted my windows 7 partition and wanted to make sure windows 10 is set to default OS, but now it shows nothing in the boot menu.


    I'm to scared to turn off my PC incase it wont boot :P
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  2.    01 Nov 2015 #2

    Your boot files were on your Windows 7 partition, so now you don't have any. I would recommend installing Macrium Reflect Free, creating a Rescue USB/DVD, and booting from that to create the boot files on your Windows 10 partition.

    Or you can do this - just substitution Windows 10 for Windows 7:
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2004518
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  3.    01 Nov 2015 #3

    I've already mucked up as now it says MTLDR is missing.

    Press crtl alt del.

    I don't have any OS at the moment :/
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  4. Posts : 9,018
    Windows 10 Professional
       01 Nov 2015 #4

    Mitchell said: View Post
    I've already mucked up as now it says MTLDR is missing.

    Press crtl alt del.

    I don't have any OS at the moment :/
    Looks like you may be facing a clean install.
    Got any bootable media?
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  5.    01 Nov 2015 #5

    Edwin said: View Post
    Looks like you may be facing a clean install.
    Got any bootable media?

    Yep, but no idea how to merge partition into one.
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  6. Posts : 9,018
    Windows 10 Professional
       01 Nov 2015 #6

    Mitchell said: View Post
    Yep, but no idea how to merge partition into one.
    If you're going to go ahead with a clean, ('bare metal'), install, boot from your install media, follow the prompts and choose 'Custom Install'; at the 'Disks' window delete desired partitions and 'Extend' them into one, then click next and follow the normal install procedure.
    Before you do, make sure you've exhausted all your options first and make backups of anything you can!
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  7. Posts : 2,036
    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64
       01 Nov 2015 #7

    Try this to see if it works, it should rebuild the BCD:
    No Bootloader for windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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  8.    01 Nov 2015 #8

    Edwin said: View Post
    If you're going to go ahead with a clean, ('bare metal'), install, boot from your install media, follow the prompts and choose 'Custom Install'; at the 'Disks' window delete desired partitions and 'Extend' them into one, then click next and follow the normal install procedure.
    Before you do, make sure you've exhausted all your options first and make backups of anything you can!


    Well all my content is stored on a HDD as I use a SSD for OS.
    so I'm happy with a clean install.

    Does everything else look alright.
    should I format on the windows 10 dsk. Looks like something is on it
    i now however get this messageClick image for larger version. 

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  9.    01 Nov 2015 #9

    Mitchell said: View Post
    I've already mucked up as now it says MTLDR is missing.

    Press crtl alt del.

    I don't have any OS at the moment :/
    You still have all of the OS, but like I said, the boot files were on the partition you deleted. You can rebuild the boot files by booting from a Windows 10 installation USB/DVD.
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  10. Posts : 9,018
    Windows 10 Professional
       01 Nov 2015 #10

    @ Mitchell:

    Try the other guys suggestions and try repairing the boot loader first.
    If you've got data somewhere in there, may not want to lose it.
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