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Unmountable boot volume

Unmmountable boot volume
my computer froze up and would not let me open any programs. I restarted it and it says windows xp can not restart properly, and it i ahve to choose between the safe modes, last congiruation, and normal start up. each one sends me to a blue screen saying unmountable boot volume and it suggests I disable the BIOS memory and remove a hardware or installed program under safe mode. Early that day I installed an ADD ON from zone.msn.com (msn games). I believe thats wat caused this. What can I do?

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Unmountable boot volume means your hard drive has gone out...You will need to replace it.There is no way to fix this this.

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