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Unmountable_Boot_Volume when i open my computer, a blue screen appears which says unmountable boot volume what would i do?

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Blue Screen with this specific error is as mentioned usually an inaccessible boot file. Can be a corrupt/missing file OR a failed hard drive. Best option would be to run your manufacturer's diags disk to find if the drive failed. Else work a reinstallation of OS. (if you are in warranty, your friendly tech support guys can guide you thru this - pretty common issue)

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This refers to a hard drive fault or a system fault where windows cannot find the boot.ini file to boot into windows. You will need to get in the bios if possible F2 or Del on startup and see if you hardrive is listed in the standard cmos settings listing. If not there is normally an option to press enter to auto identify or press f12 depends on bios make and save settings and exit. if it then shows try booting again. If not then the drive or ide connection to motherboard is damaged. You can also set your CDROM as first boot device if you get into the bios in advanced cmos settings, insert your windows cd, save settings and exit for a reboot and when prompted press enter to start from cd and let windows find your hardrive and attempt to install the system files, if there is no Loding windows message at the end of the file installation its a sure bet that the hard drive is faulty.

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