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. m 0 l popatim a c 885 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources External Hard Drive Format Error Message Forum SolvedError message "BOOTMGR is missing" when booting directly into drive Forum 160g hard drive Forum Success! WD 160G Hard Drive Forum Success! WD 160G Hard Drive Forum Solved"bootmgr is missing" error when second internal hard drive is plugged in? Forum Solved"Bootmgr is missing" persist to all my hard drive Forum SolvedCannot recover data from formated WD Pasport external hard drive Forum Bootmgr is missing (can boot with other hard drive) Forum Hard drives in backup enclosure "need formatting" message Forum Error message; Drive must be formated before it can be used Forum BOOTMGR is missing after replacing SATA hard drive Forum Solvedmy computer finds the hard drive, but can't back up. Keep getting a back up failed message. Iomega could not create a back up Forum SolvedHard drive error message Forum SolvedMy parents computer gets an a type of error message stating something about how the hard drive is failing and that they should Forum SolvedI connected a new Toshiba 1TB hard drive via a usb docking device. The HDD was recognised and the message "Your new hardware Forum Bootmgr missing on formatted drive Forum Formated hard drive Forum I have a Simpletech 320GB external hard drive. After transferring files it now gives me an error message of E:/ is not accessi Forum How dos sys to my formated hard drive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !