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Unmountable Boot Volume Win XP

At start up i keep getting the same problem message
Unmountable- Boot -Volume
i can't even start in safe mode
Technical information:
***stop: 0x000000ED (oX84F50039,0X00000000,0X00000000)

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This is an issue know by MS. If you can put it in another PC as a secondary drive (or use an "USB encloser" to connect it) perform a checkdsk on the drive (use the properties of the drive/tools tab and select check disk).

Or...

If you have an XP install disc handy please try these steps (borrowed from an MS KB article).

  1. Start your computer by inserting the Windows startup disks orthe Windows installation disk if your computer can start from the CDdrive.
  2. When the Welcome to Setup screen appears, press R to select the repair option.
  3. Ifyou have a dual-boot or multiple-boot computer, select the Windowsinstallation that you want to access from the Recovery Console.
  4. Type the administrator password when you are prompted to do this.

    Note If no administrator password exists, press ENTER.
  5. At the command prompt, on the drive where Windows is installed, type chkdsk /r, and then press ENTER.
  6. At the command prompt, type exit, and then press ENTER to restart your computer.
  7. After you repair the volume, check your hardware to isolate the cause of the file system damage.
If this procedure does not work, repeat it, but type fixboot instead of chkdsk /r

If you never got a Windows CD PCs usually have a "rescue partition"type setup with a hard drive utility. That can be used as well. Let meknow if any further assistance is required I'll be happy provide moreinformation...

Posted on Oct 07, 2009

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U need to reboot it .I mean yu need to have a system disk and then install it

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