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Top 2 Ways to Fix Corrupted Windows 10 MBR

If you cannot boot your Windows 10 system at all, you may get one of the following errors:

"Operating System not found", "Error loading operating system", "Missing operating system" or "Invalid partition table"

This problem occurs because the MBR get corrupted or inaccessible so that you are not able to boot your system. In this article, we will illustrate what the MBR is, the common reason for MBR corruption and how to fix MBR issues on Windows 10.

Part 1: What is the MBR?

The Master Boot Record, also known as MBR, is a core part of computer's operating system. It is a special type of boot sector at the very beginning of partitioned computer mass storage devices like fixed disks or removable drives intended for use with IBM PC-compatible systems and beyond.

Part 2: The Common Reason for MBR Corruption

One of the common reasons why an MBR can get corrupted is due to malware infections. Improper shutdowns can also lead to MBR corruption. Sometime we may find issues where Linux Grub is installed and Windows is not able to detect it. In such cases you can run the rebuild or repair MBR to fix these issues.

Part 3: How to Fix Corrupted Windows 10 MBR Error

Here are two workable and efficient methods provided to fix corrupted MBR error in Windows 10, let's take a look.

Solution 1: Repair Master Boot Record MBR

The steps to fix Master Boot Record issue in Windows 8/7 can also work for Windows 10. At the very beginning, you need to prepare a Windows 8 or Windows 7 installation DVD.

Then follow the steps below to fix MBR issue.

Now go ahead and reboot your system. In some cases you may need to run some additional commands. bootsect /nt60 SYS or bootsect /nt60 ALL

Solution 2: Fix Windows 10 MBR with Windows Boot Genius

If the MBR is damaged, you won't be able to boot into Windows. Therefore, you can try Windows Boot Genius to help you repair master boot record in Windows 10, which allows you to quickly perform diagnostics and fix common problems on computer.

First of all, please download and install Window Boot Genius program on your PC.

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