Bootmgr message on a formated 160g hard drive Tags: Hard Drives Storage Last response: February 8, 2013 10:42 PM in Storage Share tonymaciasiii February 8, 2013 3:18:26 PM Hello, i just formatted my hard drive and have no operating system on it and im getting a bootmgr is missing mesage. can i still install an os on the hard drive or did i screw the pooch? More about : bootmgr message formated 160g hard drive dextermat a b G Storage February 8, 2013 3:26:52 PM Hi, I guess you learned the hard way, Formatting the hard drive ERASE everything on the computer, You have to reinstall windows or try to recover partition with software. popatim a c 357 G Storage February 8, 2013 10:42:17 PM You have the bios set to boot from the harddrive and when it tried it cant find a bootable partition. Set the bios to boot from whatever your os is on (dvd, usb...) and insert the appropriate bootable media. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum160g hard drive ForumBootmgr missing on formatted drive Forum" BOOTMGR is missing" - new HD VAIO laptop ForumBootmgr is missing vista error trying to format Forum" BOOTMGR MISSING" ....What? ForumBOOTMGR Missing? ForumHow do I get BOOTMGR back onto a formatted HDD ForumI closed windows 7 instalalation process and now it says bootmgr is missing Forum160g = 127g??? ForumBOOTMGR IS MISSING ForumRecurring BOOTMGR is Missing error ForumSuccess! WD 160G Hard Drive ForumBOOTMGR is missing ForumCan't boot from Vista DVD and have a " bootmgr is missing" ForumBootmgr missing, please help ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumSSD - extremely slow as system drive but ok when secondary ForumCan't Read WD20EADS 2TB SATA Drive in Windows 7 ForumCan't Read WD20EADS 2TB Sata Drive in Windows 7 ForumWindows XP hard drive on a Windows 7 PC More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !