troubleshooting Question

Windows 7 recovery

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A friends system (about a year old) won't boot into Windows. Goes through the Dell Inspiron splash  screen and then just sits at a blinking cursor. I suspect the boot sector has been overwritten.

Said friend did not create a recovery disk and they do not have the disks provided by Dell. Is it possible to use a recovery disk from another Windows 7 machine to repair the boot sector? I don't think so, but figured I would ask.

If it won't work, any other ideas?

Thanks
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