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Unmountable boot volume

I was given a sony vaio by my sister when u turn it on it asks if i would like to start normally last known safe mode safe networking etc. no matter what mode i try to run windows in it directs me to page that says unmountable boot volume the stop error number is 0x000000ED (0x86D839E0,0x000009c,0x0000000,0x00000000 what steps to you recommend i tale next to correct this problem?

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It looks you have a bad hard drive. Have you tried changing it? If not, try it. Regards.

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