"Invalid LBAI" message prevents computer from booting

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Article ID: 180021

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Products

Deployment Solution

Issue/Introduction

 

Resolution

Problem
After power failure or any other unexpected system shutdown, users may see “Invalid LBAI” message when starting a computer and the boot process will stop at this point. Running RSFix utility does not seem to resolve this issue.

Environment
BootWorks
Recovery Solution 6.x
Local Recovery 6.x
Local Recovery Pro 6.x

Cause
Loss or serious corruption of Master Boot Record and/or Altiris Partition.

Resolution

  1. Create an uninstall BootWorks boot floppy or boot disk CD. 
  2. Insert the CD or floppy in the workstation, laptop, or server. 
  3. Power on or reboot the workstation, laptop, or server with the boot floppy or boot disk CD in the computer.
    The message will be displayed that it cannot find an Altiris partition.
  4. Reboot the workstation, laptop, or server; the error message will be gone, and you will be able to log in successfully.