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Re: unmountable boot volume

It sounds like the drive has been locked by another system.if this is posible,you would have to unlock it using the original system and its could also have it unlocked by your local computer service dept. D-Dan

Posted on Aug 25, 2007

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Re: unmountable boot volume

It's very rare, if not impossible, for any error message to have one and only one cause. Since you didn't give us any background info, the best solution is to see what Microsoft saya about it. ZT3000 "Beta tester of "0"s and "1's"

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UNMOUNTABLE-BOOT-VOLUME DELL LATITUDE D610 technical information: *** STOP:0x000000ED (0x86D3A900,0xC0000006,0x00000000,0x00000000)


Good day. Regarding your issue, computer hardware wears out over time, it's a fact. Your hard drive works constantly reading and writing data, and this (among other factors) may cause errors on certain parts of your system. If you receive the "unmountable boot volume" error and have an installation disk, you still have a chance to save your system.

1. Insert your XP installation disk into an optical drive and boot up your computer.
2. When you see a welcome screen, hit the R key on your keyboard. This will enter you into recovery mode with a DOS prompt.
3. Now type chkdsk /f or /p and hit Enter. This will launch a utility which will check for errors on your hard drive.
4. After the process is done, type fixboot and hit Enter to repair any damaged boot files which may have become corrupted. When asked to say yes or no, type the Y key on your keyboard.
5. Type exit and press the Enter key to reboot your computer.

Note: other windows version like Vista or Windows 7 have a Repair option once you use the installation disc to fix this problem.

Hope this information help in resolving your issue. Have a great day.

May 23, 2011 | Dell PC Laptops

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Unmountable boot volume - Each time I try to start the notebook the same problem happens

There are a few things that can cause this error and each error has a different fix. Please consult the following Microsoft link for repair instructions,
If your message is
yiur fix is towards the bottom of the page.
Good Luck

Jan 13, 2010 | Toshiba PC Laptops

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I'm getting a stop error code 0X000000ED,0X86714368, 0X0000006, it's on a Dell Latitude D600 laptop?

Unmountable boot volume indicating that the system cannot successfully read the boot sector of the hard drive.
Run the diagnostics on the hard drive, if it fails, replace the hard drive.
If diags pass, boot to the recovery console, run chkdsk /r If it still gives the error after that, you can try reinstalling windows.
If that fails to resolve, then again, replace the hard disk drive

Nov 19, 2009 | Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

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Unmountable Boot Volume BSOD

0xED is not just specifically present on HP computers but all PC-based computers which has XP or later using NTFS on it. It can be resolved by doing a chkdsk /f /r or by performing a repair installation using windows. This is caused by software corruption (which is repairable using the steps aforementioned) or hardware failure, which may lead to OS reinstallation or harddrive replacement

Jun 10, 2009 | HP Compaq Business nc8000 Notebook

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Unmountable boot volume

have to re-install windows

to boot from CD, check your BIOS setting and have the computer to boot from the CD FIRST

Jan 11, 2009 | HP Compaq nx7010 Notebook

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Computer won't boot into windows

The event of you inserting a DVD is unlikely to have anything to do with this problem. Probably just a coincidence that it happened after you did so. Hard drives die eventually and more frequently so in laptops.  I'm afraid you will have to bite the bullet and replace the hard drive. 

Dec 11, 2008 | Dell Inspiron 300M Notebook

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Unmountable boot volume


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

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