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ThinkPad T20 2647....BSOD at startup...before asking for password

Everything boots properly up until the page that asks for your password, then goes to BSOD.......UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME. But, the page wont stay on long enough to copy the numbers near the bottom of the BSOD page. What I have read is that it is probably a hard drive failure. I have tried freezing the drive - no difference. All I have are 3.5" drives here - no 2.5" drives at all. Are there anything other things I can try before shelling out $60 or $70 for another HD? Any help would be highly appreciated!!!

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  • Bill Butcher Jun 11, 2008

    Thanks for your suggestion, it'll take a little while to appropriate the hardware to do this, but I'll try it

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Hi,

If you can attach your hardisk to any Desktop Windows OS computer, you can use the "Check Disk" by windows to check the problem of you laptop hardisk, usually using USB Eclosure will help you connect your Laptop Hardisk to Desktop Computer. Just use "Check Disk" utility to check the Drive, you can do this by clicking MY COMPUTER, then Right Click on your Laptop Drive then PROPERTIES, then TOOLS and click CHECK NOW, then place a check mark on the "AUTOMATICALLY FIX SYSTEM ERRORS" then start fixing, after that, then put back your laptop hardisk on your laptop and see if its works.

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