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Which of these commands would repair a volume boot record in a Windows Vista system recovery option command prompt?

A) BOOTREC /fixboot



D) BOOTREC /fixmbr

E) Keep pressing buttons; it has to start eventually

The answer: A) BOOTREC /fixboot

Windows Vista and Windows 7 uses the BOOTREC command to make repairs to boot records. The /fixboot option will repair a volume’s boot record.

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If you have a Windows computer that won’t boot, you may still be able to manage the OS through the Windows Recovery Console or the Windows Command Prompt. In this video, you’ll learn about these recovery tools and some commands that can help get your system running when all else fails.