Tip & How-To about Computers & Internet
Many time when Windows XP gets Unmountable_Boot_Device this is due to a faulty update or bad sector on the hard drive. This error is generally easy to fix though many computer shops will tell you that you need to have your system formatted and reinstalled.
The process I will share only costs you about 5-20 minutes of your time to save you money.
What you need:
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One bad lead can cause a computer to continue on a cycle or to shutdown or fail to detect your hard drive
Test or replace all leads that attach to your hard drive including electrical extensions,IDE,SATA
the leads from your motherboard to your hard drive make sure they have a secure connection and are not faulty or just replace them there probably old and faulty
you could run the check disk utility
click start run type cmd then type chkdsk/r/f which will scan for and attempt to repair any bad sectors and automatically fix any corrupt files on your hard drive then defragment your hard drive
hope this helps
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