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When I switched on my Dell computer - bright blue

When I switched on my Dell Dimension 5000 computer - bright blue screen appears which I can't progress past and says ''Unmountable_Boot_Volume'' Technical:- Stup. 0x000000ED 0x8736F9E0, 0xc000009c ''If problem continues disable BOIS memory option

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This error usually is for hard drive issue. if an operating system reinstallation wont work, a hard drive replacement should resolve this problem.

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