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How to Repair Windows 10 Master Boot Record (MBR)

How to Repair Windows 10 Master Boot Record
While using Windows 10 as your primary operating system (OS), you might be interested to gain knowledge on the most common booting issue of MS Windows 10. Booting is managed by the Windows Master Boot Record (MBR). It is also is known as the Master Partition Table.


In the Hard Drive language, you can use the term as Partition Sector for MBR. MBR is the most important part of your Operating system that contains information about system boot.  MBR enables your computer to find the location of the OS on your PC hard drive to allow Windows 10 normal boot.


Windows will never boot in normal if there is any kind of issue in the MBR. Viruses, system misuse, system reconfiguration, and some other uneven activities cause the Master Boot Record to get abnormal. Unfortunately, Booting issues are common in Windows, especially in their latest version.


Defective MBR causes booting of your system to be interrupted. If you are Windows user and face any kind of such issues, then the first thing that you need to check is Master Boot Record.  Enabling MBR will help your system to load in a normal way.
MBR needs to be repaired, here in this article, we have mentioned the step by step guide that will help you to resolve the Windows 10 booting. Follow these steps to repair the MBR on your system and boot it in normal rhythm.

How to Repair Windows 10 Master Boot Record

  • To resolve this issue, you need a DVD or you have to make a bootable USB for Windows 10. In our case, we will guide you fixing MBR with the bootable drive (USB).
  • Change PC settings to boot from bootable media. For this, you have to press an appropriate key to enter settings. Most of the systems support F2, F8, F10.
  • Enabling booting from USB, now you need to restart your device with inserted USB.
  • Click the Next button.
  • And Select “Repair your Computer” option from the left side of the popup window
  • Select “Troubleshoot
  • Now click on “Advanced Options
  • Click on “Command Prompt” to launch the Bootrec.exe
  • Run FixMbr from the Command Line to Repair MBR (Command: Bootrec/fixMbr)
  • Now Run FixBoot when the boot sector is damaged (Command: Bootrec /fixBoot)
  • If installed operating system not showing then use ScanOS command (Command: Bootrec /ScanOS)
  • If you need to rebuild the Boot Configuration Data then use this command. (Command: Bootrec /RebuildBcd)
All done! Its time to close the Command Prompt and restart your PC

Final Words

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Masri serves as the Chief Content Editor at BestKodiTips. With three years of experience, she excels in creating technical content, focusing on how-to guides, Android and Kodi tutorials, app reviews, and addressing common technological challenges. She ensures to stay abreast of the latest tech updates. Outside of work, Masir finds pleasure in reading books, watching documentaries, and engaging in table tennis.

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