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Hi i have an acer aspire 3690 and cannot boot the pc as it says unmountable boot volume. i dont have the recovery cd or bios password as bought from someone i used to know in the uk and im no longer living there. please help

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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 /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.

If all went well, you should now be able to boot back into Windows without a problem!

Good luck!


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Posted on Nov 19, 2009

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    Bryan Abrameit Mar 31, 2014

    i also have same problem and have tried everything...plz help...im using windows 7

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