Windows 10 Operating System is one of the efficient, reliable and the most used operating system for Laptops for Home, Work or Design. As we surf the internet daily, sometimes we open some unsafe websites which lead to the entry of malware infections in our system and these malware functions are one of the major reason in corrupting the Master Boot Record. Before telling the process let me tell you about the MBR in short.
What is MBR(Master Boot Record) in Windows
Master Boot Record (MBR) is the information in the first slice of any hard disk which identifies where an operating system is located so that it can be easily loaded into computer or laptop.
It also holds the information on how logical partition which containing files system are organized. Basically, MBR plays an important role in starting up of your laptops.
What Happens when MBR is Corrupted?
When MBR file is corrupted, and you are not able to boot your system, then some error will be seen on your screen as “Operating System not found”, “Error loading operating system”, “Missing operating system” or “Invalid partition table”. If you receive any of these errors visible on your screen, then you need to rebuild or repair corrupted MBR.
How To Fix Master Boot Record (MBR) in Windows 10
Master Boot Record (MBR) problem is relatively easy to repair, and still best to be prepared for the worst in case this type of problem ever strikes again in your laptop. If you want to get rid of this issue, then these are the steps you must have to follow in order to fix master boot record in your Windows 10. These steps are verified and will surely works with your system too.
Step 2: Go to the Windows Recovery Menu during booting with the help of F8 button.
Step 3: Once you clicked on Windows recovery menu, a new screen appears and then click on Troubleshoot. See the image below for your reference.
Step 4: In order to get into Automatic Repair Menu select the Advanced Options from Troubleshooting.
Step 5: Use the tool Bootrec.exe and type the following commands in Command Prompt in the same sequence as discussed below one after another.
and then enter the command,
followed by the command
Step 6: Exit from that window and reboot your system.
NOTE: In some cases, you have to run these commands also,
bootsect /nt60 SYS
bootsect /nt60 ALL
Step 7: Take a backup of master boot record and create a System Recovery Drive, in order to take some precautions from above steps so that in future you don’t have to run for the Windows Recovery Disk. This is the recommended step which you have to do.
Steps to create a system recovery disk:
Now, for creating the System Recovery Disk, follow these easy and simple steps.
Step 1: Firstly open the run administrator by pressing the Windows key plus R, i.e Windows+R.
Step 2: And type the word RecoveryDrive.exe in the run administrator.
Step 3: Once you pressed the enter key, a new dialogue box will appear on your screen.
Step 4: Simply click on the next button seen on the right bottom of the box.
Step 5: Once you insert USB drive into your system, it will start creating the Recovery for your USB drive.
This means that the MBR is fixed now and you can also verify it by typing the command bcdedit /enum in Command Prompt.
After you have successfully completed the steps, you will easily fix the MBR in Windows 10. You can also try other topics: How to Fix Windows 10 Blue Screen of Death(BSOD) error
This wraps up the article, I hope these methods help you a lot to fix Master Boot Record (MBR) in Windows 10. If you liked the article then please share it on social media. And if you want to ask any question or you want to suggest any update regarding Windows installation then you are welcome to comment below in the comment section. Your comments and feedback are always valuable to us.
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