BOOTMGR is Missing, Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart

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Okay - first, I am an idiot.  I shouldn't have been working on servers when my mind was pre-occupied.  

I have (had) a Windows 2008 Server R2 installed in VMWare.  I was performing a very simple ADD HARD DISK.

I added the harddisk in VMWare, went into the server to complete the task.

I accidentally clicked on the F:\ and said make it the active partition, without thinking I went ahead and added the additional drive and thought "I'll fix the active partition once I reboot".  Well - you see where this is going.

When I rebooted, I now receive the message :
BOOTMGR is missing
Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart

I have tried removing the additonal drives in hopes the server will see the ONLY drive present as the active one, but no luck

I was wondering if anyone had ideas on how to fix this other than - Rebuild.

I have spent about 10 hours configuring this server and was just getting ready to turn it over to the backup team - when - OF COURSE - is when it hosed.

Thanks for any assistance.
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Knoppix cd downloaden.
In the VM startup from the knoppix iso
In the shell command window:
sudo gparted
With this utility you can activate the partition.
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization Consultant
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or download GPartEd Live CDROM

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I am wondering if it is truly an Active Partition issue or did the BootLdr.ini get changes some how.  I will try one of the solutions above and respond appropriately.  Thanks!
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Download Gparted Live CDROM (http://gparted.sourceforge.net/livecd.php).
Before you try out some of the options, please make a snapshot in vmware.

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While Hanccocka and Fredvr66 both provided soultions that would have worked and they were both very easy to follow and pointed me in the correct direction, I chose to use the solution provided by subhashishlaha.  The reason I chose this solution is that it used the standard windows 2008 ISO to do a simple repair on the OS.  The other two solutions used a third party which after reading through all of the documention, they would have worked also, but my personal preference was to use the standard windows repair.

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