How to get rid of Boot Manager Error Window?

Acer / Aspire 5738-6969
December 9, 2016 at 11:39:33
Specs: Windows 7, SP1, 4 GB
Since SPP service kept terminating again and again, refer my previous question and its replies! I wanted to install Win7 OS using an installation DVD.
After inserting one of the 4 installation discs, the disc kept making low volume rattling noise. Surprisingly few minutes later, I got following Windows Boot Manager black error window!

"Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause." To fix this problem:
1. Insert your installation disc and restart your computer.
2. Choose your language setting and then click "Next."
3. Click "Repair your computer."

Status: 0c000000f Info: The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible. I believe it is CD/DVD ROM.
On the bottom task bar, options: Enter=Continue in the bottom left corner and ESC=Exit in the bottom right corner appeared.

I tried Enter and ESC options separately but SAME ERROR WINDOW comes back again and again I have to power On and OFF by pushing power button on this laptop because NO START BUTTON is available on the bottom left of this black window. I tried to remove static by unplugging from laptop and power source. NOTHING HAPPENED.

Laptop: Acer-Aspire 5738 OS: Updated Win7 SP1

PLEASE OFFER SOME SOLUTIONS.


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#1
December 9, 2016 at 14:07:20
"refer my previous question and its replies!"
Please include a link to previous or keep to same post.

If you are trying to reinstall Windows 7 from DVD recovery disk set, you have to make sure that boot order in BIOS is set to boot from CD/DVD drive first before hard drive. Check your manual or Google to see what key(s) you need to tap repeatedly on your machine on boot up to access BIOS set up.

With the recovery set, installation disk, or Repair Disk you can do a Start Up Repair which will fix your Boot Manager. Assuming that is your only problem and you are not completely infected or there is a hardware problem. You can make a Windows 7 Repair Disk from any working Windows 7 machine and as long as both machines are either 32bit or both 64bit you can use it. This will give you another option for a start up repair in case your recovery disk set is bad.

You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.


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#2
December 9, 2016 at 17:26:28
DVD rattling noise? Check your disc on another PC if you can see the contents on it.
Could be the drive that is faulty or dirty laser head.

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#3
December 10, 2016 at 08:36:33
Fingers December 9, 2016 at 14:07:20

Thank U much for UR detailed reply!

"refer my previous question and its replies!"
Please include a link to previous or keep to same post.

Can U provide date of UR previous question and its replies? I did check every single reply to My post about "Why does Software Protection Service keeps terminating?" I couldn't find a single reply from Fingers unless U have replied it under a different name.
I knew that my laptop doesn't recognize CD/DVD ROM drive. Because I never used this drive for a very long time so I didn't care to solve that problem.
But at the time of reinstalling Win 7 from installation discs, I completely forgot that CD/DVD RPM drive is inaccessible. Hence this Boot Manager Error Window!
As mentioned in my this post I'm unable to get out of this Error Window because I don't even see Start Button!

If U can suggest anything else it shall be appreciated.



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#4
December 10, 2016 at 14:04:54
" I couldn't find a single reply from Fingers unless U have replied it under a different name"
This is what Fingers asked for..
http://www.computing.net/answers/wi...

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#5
December 10, 2016 at 16:21:10
Johnw December 10, 2016 at 14:04:54

1. Back in Sept. this year, the link mentioned in #4 above took me to ComputerStepbyStep.com website. I printed whole tutorial about SPP service. And I was convinced that since many methods are mentioned in it, I marked UR answer as Best Answer. When I tried every single method mentioned in it, SURPRISINGLY SPP service was still terminating unexpectedly.

2. Back in Sept. 2016 I had posted about SPP service problem on Answers.microsoft.com website also. I got only ONE reply from one of their MVPs who suggested to REINSTALL WIN 7 from installation disc set. I bought new set of installation discs from Acer. As per Acer's installation instructions I inserted System Disc in the CD/DVD ROM drive, This Boot Manager Error Window appeared as mentioned in big paragraph in #3 above. Still this problem exists!

Thanks for UR quick reply.

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#6
December 10, 2016 at 21:22:15
First of all:
Manually hold the power button until the machine shuts down.
After a short wait press the power button and as soon as the machine negins to make the fan noises begin tapping the key for accessing your BIOS Setup (see manual or Google "Bios Access key for Acer").
As soon as you get into set up look for boot order. Change boot order to your CD/DVD drive or if you are going to use an external USB DVD drive, put USB as first in boot order. Exit and Save BIOS Set Up and it should boot to drive if recovery disk #1 is inserted.
Internal DVD drive may work during reinstall if the only problem was the Windows driver you had was the issue but if the drive is bad, you will have to replace it or purchase an external USB DVD drive to do the install (as referred to above). You also may be able to use the reinstall disk set to make an installation Flash drive (instructions can be Googled) though you will need to reformat the flash drive to NTFS rather than FAT32 if I remember correctly (make sure there is nothing on it you need to keep).

You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.


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#7
December 16, 2016 at 12:32:19
Fingers December 10, 2016 at 21:22:15

Here is a followup. I got one application: HWVendorDetection.exe from Acer Community and second one: ParentoLogic PC Health Advisor.exe recommended in some forum.

I saved both on USB drive which is a hardware. But because of Boot Manager Error: 0xc000000f this Aspire 5738 is not able to recognize both USB and CD/DVD ROM drives!

I'm working on it OR you are welcomed to offer suggestion(s).

Have a Wonderful Weekend!


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#8
December 16, 2016 at 14:31:04
"But because of Boot Manager Error: 0xc000000f this Aspire 5738 is not able to recognize both USB and CD/DVD ROM drives!"

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#9
December 28, 2016 at 14:41:28
Johnw December 16, 2016 at 14:31:04

Thanks-A-Lot for your valuable response at #8.

Accidentally, I pushed ALT + tapped F10 that led me to Acer e Recovery Management pop-up. It had only ONE option i.e to Restore System to Factory Defaults and loose all my files and folders. I followed screen instructions and restored the system, may sound unbelievable.


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#10
February 22, 2017 at 10:18:27
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sluc December 9, 2016 at 17:26:28

sluc, You are RIGHT! I tried to use Original Installation DVDs in another Desktop, they did work Great!

Thanks-A-Million. hindamar


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February 22, 2017 at 14:40:34

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