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Fix and Repair MBR on Windows 10/8/7

Updated on Jul 19, 2018 by Tracy King to Partition Manager

Got error message ‘bootrec element not found’ or ‘Error loading Operation System’ while you are trying to boot Windows system from MBR disk? Don’t worry if MBR won’t boot on your Windows PC. Right here below in this article, we’ll provide 3 methods to guide you repair and fix MBR on Windows 10/8/7 with or without installation media CD/DVD/USB etc devices.

Has MBR disk error, how to fix and repair?

Have you ever met this problem that Windows 10 or 8 just won't boot from the MBR disk? Or received an error message, telling you that 'The bootrec element was not found' and 'No Operating system found', 'Invalid partition table' every time when you tried to use MBR disk or boot system on it? 

If you are having a similar issue on the MBR disk or has known errors on MBR, can't boot system from it, don't worry. Find and follow offered solutions with guide steps to repair MBR disk error on Windows 10/8/7 right now.

Repair EFI MBR on Windows 10/8/7 without installation media CD/DVD/USB

Step 1. Reboot your PC into Safe Mode;
If Windows PC fails to boot from MBR into Safe Mode, don't worry. Follow with below tips:
Step 2. Create a WinPE bootable disk and reboot PC from the bootable disk:
1. Download and install EaseUS Partition Master into a new PC which runs the same system as yours;

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 Windows 10 is supported

2. Click Tool > Select Create WinPE bootable disk;

Repair MBR on Windows system.

3. Select to create the bootable disk on to USB, CD or DVD or Export ISO.

Create WinPE bootable disk to repair MBR.

4. Click Proceed to finish all process.

Step 3. After this, connect the bootable USB or CD to your PC and reboot PC:
Select to reboot PC from EaseUS WinPE botoable disk > Run EaseUS Partition Master > Right-click on MBR disk and select Rebuild MBR > Click Apply.

Rebuild MBR to make it boot properly.

You may also right-click on system partition on MBR disk and select Check partition to repair all bad sectors or corrupted file systems that block MBR disk from booting up.
After this, you can then reboot PC from MBR disk and everything shall work just fine by then.

Fix and Repair MBR on Windows 10/8/7 with installation CD/DVD/USB

Method 1. Repair MBR from recovery partition

1. Restart PC from an installation disk > click Repair your computer > Troubleshoot > Advanced options;

Repair MBR from installation disk.

2. Click Startup Repair > Select the Operating System you want to repair > Let Windows check for startup problems and attempt to repair.

Fix and repair MBR from installation disk.

3. After the process, Windows will let you know whether the repair succeeded or not.

Fix MBR boot error.

Then you can restart your PC or return to the advanced page to continue fixing the problem.

Method 2. Run Command Prompt to repair MBR

1. Reboot PC from installation media CD/DVD/USB and select Repair your computer > Troubleshoot > Advanced > Command Prompt;

Repair MBR by CMD.

2.Type: bootrec and hit Enter in Command Prompt;
3.Type: bootrec /fixmbr and hit Enter;
4.Type: bootrect /fixboot and hit Enter;
Let CMD find and fix all existing problems and errors on MBR boot disk. When the process completes, restart PC from normal mode and then you shall be able to get your problem solve by then.