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BSOD Unmountable Drive Volume / System Repair simply does not load

Q: BSOD Unmountable Drive Volume / System Repair simply does not load

Hi all.

My mate's got a bit of a PC Jam he's asked me to fix, His PC stopped booting and went to the startup repair screen where it said it couldn't do any more and his keyboard wouldn't work. When I asked him to go to the BIOS the PC simply looped the POST. Eventually when it did pick up the request for the BIOS it blackscreened and crashed. We tried making changes to the CMOS but it made no difference. I then took his hard drive back to my place to test it. Sure enough it refuses to boot into windows and goes to system repair. System repair does nothing and trying to format the hdd failed because windows couldn't find a harddrive to install to.

We went back to system repair and checked if the C: Drive was available via command prompt. It was and through some digging on this and many other sites we found the guide relating to Hive Files. After doing that Windows Recognised the HD so we could install to it so we installed Windows onto the drive and saved the previous windows into windows.old (I wanted to see if we could keep his things intact before we wiped it) and easy as you like it booted up, loaded windows and worked as normal, numerous restarts to test and it's fine. He took it back and plugged it into his own machine and he got a Bluescreen with the Unmountable Drive Volume error. Brought it back here, plugged it in, same thing, Unmountable Drive Volume.

I tried to access System Repair and to boot via the disk to perform a clean install but in both cases it effectively stops. SysRepair stops simply on the blue windows splash that appears in the background, at first the egg timer goes but then it vanishes and nothing happens regardless of how long we leave it.

Booting from, the disk yields a similar problem, it gets to Setup is starting and then just never gets any further. When I try to Shift F10 to bring up the command prompt on the first set up screen from disc boot it lets me run one command and then nothing else. ie

DiskPart > (gives me the MS Diskpart jibber jabber) > proceeds to new line > I can type nothing else.

I've gone back and tried to use my Bios settings to maybe boot in safe mode or what have you but the only Adv Boot options I get are to boot from disc or hdd.

He's ordering new parts for his PC and a new mobo is on the list as well as a solid state drive but we're wondering if there might be a way to save the things on his HDD or at the very least reclaim it so it's useable again, especially since I actually had everything back the first time.

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Preferred Solution: BSOD Unmountable Drive Volume / System Repair simply does not load

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

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A: BSOD Unmountable Drive Volume / System Repair simply does not load

Heres one option
Peppermint Live CD/DVD/USB - Create for Emergency Backup

Sounds like something serious is going, after salvaging any data you can I would recommend running some hardware tests on the machine to get an idea of the root cause
Obvious place to start would be the HDD, go to manufacturers website and download their diagnostic software for your drive and run tests on the drive to see if you get any errors
May also be worth running memtest of the RAM

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The computer came with windows 7 when purchased and windows 10 was installed a while later. The computer was reformatted about 4 months ago, and since then it would not completely download the upgrades, and therefore after the download, it said upgrades not downloaded and removing upgrades now.   This would take almost an hour. We then reformatted the computer again about a month ago, and everytime the computer while browsing would freeze, and we would have to restart.  This kept on happening up until April 23, 2017 when we turned the computer on, we got a msg saying "your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart.  We'll restart for you"  Then a blank screen and then at the bottom left it said to press the escape button and then another screen said "Preparing to repair", but it went to a blank screen and it stayed like that. 

A:startup will not load-repair msg"unmountable boot volume"

sounds like a bad hard drive

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Hi I seem to be having a really bad problem at the moment...

Here is what happened: Yesterday I was playing a game and suddenly my PC decided to crash, I simply figured that it simply ran out of virtual memory. No, I got my favorite error "UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME". This isn't the first time I've encountered this error and I'm truly effin sick of it! I cannot afford to lose all of my files
After a few hours of screwing around I finally got my windows XP disk to work, so I ran the repair. I typed CHKDSK /R in the command prompt which repaired the drive then I did FIXBOOT to repair the section that was broken.
Afterwards, according to every help article I can find out there says 'Oh it'll boot fine' Yeah.. not the case, infact, it wouldn't boot up windows without the disk in the drive. Why is this happening? why doesn't it just fix it the way it should? Do I really have to reinstall windows and lose all my files because of this?

But it gets better!

For some odd reason when I started my computer up it would act as it was about to enter installation of XP but instead it would load windows off of the disk in my drive allowing me to go on as like nothing happened. Although, it seems to be that my computer decides when it wants to allow that, I got on twice, reset once, used system restore now I can't boot up, it goes right to setup. If I change the setup in the BIOS to load from the drive it won't load up it'll say "BOOT FAILED TO LOAD, INSERT WINDOWS DI... Read more

A:UNMOUNTABLE BOOT VOLUME repair ERROR ***???

can you see the h/drive listed in the bios correctly

if not check the cables are secure

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Hi everyone,

Although I have spent a lot of time researching my problem on forums and through search engines I really couldn't find a relevant/understandable answer

when I boot up my computer I get a blue screen right after the win XP black loading page that states "unmountable_boot_volume, stop: 0x000000ED ( 0x87124C08, 0xC0000006, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

This happened right after i stupidly force-turned off my computer. From what I've read this seems to be a very common problem, and there are instructions on the MS website on how to solve it.

The thing is I can't repair XP from the XP CD as it is usually suggested, because I don't have this "repair" option. My recovery console just won't load and the same blue screen keeps showing up.

Do you think you guys can help me ? That would be very very nice of you!
 

A:unmountable boot volume + no repair option with XP cd

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Hi, I've tried everything with this laptop to no avail, and though maybe someone here might know how to fix my problem.

Well, it started yesterday when I booted up and got the "Windows did not start successfully" message. No matter what option I picked (safe mode, start Windows normally etc.), it would go to the Windows logo and begin to load, and then quickly flash the BSOD and restart again, returning to the "Windows did not start successfully" message.

I then disabled automatic restart on system failure and this time the BSOD stayed on screen and told me that I had an "UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME" error. I looked around on the internet, and from what I read I decided to run Chkdsk from the Recovery Console.

This is where I am stuck. I have two "Recovery CD-ROMs" instead of the Windows XP CD, because the laptop came with Windows XP preloaded, and I figured that to get to the Recovery Console I should insert one and boot the laptop. I tried both, and nothing happened (it just loaded the "Windows did not start successfully" message again).

I then loaded the CD directly by hitting Esc on start up, but the only options that came up were 1. MS-DOSwith CD-ROM support, 2. Recover Windows XP to first partition only, 3. Recover Windows XP to entire HD, and 4. Recover Windows XP to entire HD with 2 partitions.

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A:[SOLVED] Unmountable boot volume error, cannot load Windows XP disk

Hello Clare

You will have to borrow a proper (full) XP installation CD from someone.
Then
Configure your PC to boot from CD if it isn't already set up that way. You may need to enter the BIOS to configure the PC to boot from the CD.
Set the boot order to
floppy (if present)
CD/DVDROM
Hard disk
SAVE and EXIT

Start your PC with the XP Setup CD in the drive. When you see the "Press any key to boot from CD..." prompt, do so and let the CD-based boot process begin.

When the Recovery Console option is offered (Press R to start the Recovery Console), do so. You may be asked which Windows installation to enter, in which case type the number of the Windows installation you wish to work on (usually 1).

When prompted, enter the Administrator's password for that Windows installation. If you did not set a password just press ENTER

At the command prompt, type
chkdsk /r
enter

Type
Exit
Enter

.

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When booting with the option "Don't auto restart on system failure", I get a BSOD telling me of an Unmountable Boot Drive. I tried using the "Repair Your Computer" option with the Windows 7 installation disk, but after selecting my language and clicking "Repair Your Computer", the GUI disappears and I'm left with the default Win7 background and a mouse cursor...

A:Unmountable Boot Drive BSOD + Windows 7 "Repair Your Computer" problem

Go through these threads. they may help:
http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...x000000ed.html

http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...x000000ed.html

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Hey all,I own a relatively old gateway laptop (all right, it's only five years old) with Windows XP sp3. In the past week it has become very slow to boot, and suddenly, just the other day, it booted up but then was unresponsive. It wouldn't pull up taskmanager, clicking on desktop icons or even the start button did nothing, and rolling the mouse over task menu icons only made the cursor into an hourglass. It would boot into safe mode all right, though, so I backed everything up, checked the disk (found nothing), and defragged it last night. The first time I started it after the defragging, it brought up the unmountable boot volume blue screen. Sometime last year, maybe at the end of the summer, I got that screen a few times but eventually resolved the issue.After the screen, I restarted the system, choosing to start into Last known good (just to see) and it took me back into the unresponsive phase. I then booted it into safe mode again, and tried to do a system file check (through the sfc /scannow command in Run) but that didn't do anything.So, here I am, hoping someone can help!Below is an hjt log, but I had to scan while my laptop was in safe mode, so perhaps it doesn't mean much. (In case you're wondering, I'm posting from the family desktop, and am transferring logs via flashdrive.)EDIT: I went through and tried a few more things. I did a startup fron my Windows XP CD, prompted chkdsk /r to run on restart (which I had to do several times before it actually ran). The t... Read more

A:Unmountable boot volume and unresponsive system

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I have a Compaq Presario CQ70 Notebook PC, upgraded from Vista to Windows 7.

This morning when I tried to start up windows I get a Windows Error Recovery message with two choices: Launch Startup Repair and Start Windows Normally.
With repair it starts loading windows files and then starts loading windows, but It gets interrupted and turn black with a mouse pointer. ctrl+alt+delete does not respond nor does sticky keys (5xshift).
When I start windows normally, It does load windows but gets interrupted again but this time with a blue screen what says Unmountable Disk Volume.

However, I am able to go into BIOS and advanced boot options.
I've tried Safe Mode but I get the blue screen with the UDV error again. I've tried using a bootable repair cd, it does respond but after loading the files I get the black screen again. I also done the hard disk self test which I failed saying to replace hard disk 1 but I passed the SMART test.
Is the hard disk completely broken or will I be able to safe my files on it?

Can anyone help me with this problem?

A:Unmountable Disk Volume and BSOD

If you have access to another computer, go to the website of the manufacturer of the hard drive and download a disk drive diagnostic test.Then burn as a bootable cd and run on the computer with the quetionable hard drive.

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I've tried all the fixes that I could find on the internet to fix this problem and it won't go away. I'm wondering if it has to do with my command prompt. It reads "F:/windows". Don't know where that is and can't seem to change it. HELP!!
 

A:BSOD: Unmountable boot volume

In what drive you have windows installed in? In F:?
 

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Hello, im new around here and i have i big BSOD problem and sorry for my bad english

It started like this: 2-3 weeks ago, my laptop completly froze for about 10-15 minutes, than a BSOD comes up and restarts the laptop. In the restart process i couldnt get past the windows logo (BSOD again and again). Than i tried to hit F8 to get to the options menu and i chosed safe mode (BSOD again), than last known good configuration and that was the fix for my problem, sadly for a couple of weeks. Yesterday the same problem happend, but now i cant get past the windows logo with and option i choose from the options menu. The HDD is working and working, and than the BSOD come up.

The BSOD message is UNMOUNTABLE BOOT VOLUME.

I have already checked google but none of the fixes helped me. I dont want to loose any of the data on HDD, becouse i need them for study and my exams. I put in the CD/DVD drive the windows 7 installation disc, pressed F9 to select boot from DVD and pressed enter. The files loaded up normally and i get to the windows installation screen. I have clicked repair your computer but after that nothing happens. I have a windows screen with mouse cursor, HDD is working something for about 2min and than it stops. I left the laptop in that stage over the night but nothing happened. Please help me and ty in advance

My laptop:
Hp ProBook 4730s
4GB RAM
500 GB HDD (samsung)
Switchable graphics (intel HD and AMD mobility radeon 1GB)
Windows 7 Enterprise x64
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A:BSOD unmountable boot volume

Follow the thread rules and use this tutorial.

Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

Our BSOD team will need to see the logs.

**How and from where did you get Windows 7 Enterprise??

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Hi, all. So my computer (lenovo laptop z585) froze some time last night and when i tried to restart it this morning it wouldnt boot. ultimately i discovered that it was giving a BSOD - unmountable boot volume and refused to boot, even in safe mode, or even load the repair software. Searching for help with that, I came across a post on this forum for help on that where a couple people mentioned changing the BIOS IDE setting to get the repair software to run. I did that, and it worked and ran the software, but after fixing a couple things it got stuck on what it said was a bad registry entry and said it was unable to fix it. so while i can at least get into the repair software and command prompt via that, im unable to do anything else. it still wont boot, and the repair software cant seem to do anything else for it.

anyone have any ideas for anything further i could do? i would use a win 7 repair disk to try to fix it but i dont have one and my only burner is on the laptop thats not working. is there a way to make a usb drive usable as a repair disk? anything else i can do?

thanks.

A:getting BSOD - unmountable boot volume

this is the error

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Hi All,

I hope you can help us with this. My gf has been using an Acer Aspire 5532 with an AMD Athlon 64 bit processor with Windows 7. She's been working on her personal statement for grad schools, and her laptop's been slow for a few days. I asked when her last reboot was; she didn't know, so we rebooted.
Apparently, she had quite a few automatic updates installing, it shut down, then it BSOD'ed!

The error message is: UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME
***STOP: 0x000000ED (0xFFFFFA80030BFCD0, 0xFFFFFFFFC0000185, 0x000000000000000, 0x000000000000000)
I can't boot in safe mode, none of the system recovery options in the safe mode boot menu work. I can't boot in Knoppix; I get an error there as well. Safe mode with command prompt stops at the atipcie.sys file in the Drivers folder.

I have no idea what she downloaded recently, and if it's due to something she downloaded or the autoupdates.

Please tell me there's some way to at least get these files off the computer before i do a system restore?!
Thank you!
 

A:BSOD: Unmountable Boot Volume

http://partedmagic.com/doku.php?id=downloads

download burn the iso boot from it , it will run from RAM so you can access all your files transfer them to usb for example

http://www.ehow.com/how_4937440_fix-unmountablebootvolume-blue-screen-death.html
 

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Hi all,

Would appreciate any help with the following...

Blue Screen on startup says:
0x000000ED (0x82D1B6D0, 0xC0000006, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

Attempting to restart in safe mode brings up the same screen and not sure how to proceed.

Asking this on behalf of my mother who says last use of computer involved transfer of some files from laptop to external hard drive. This went fine and computer was shut down normally, startup today was first sign of blue screen.

Can provide any other details as needed- just don't want to clutter this question with anything unnecessary...

Thanks in advance.

A:BSOD unmountable boot volume

Hi

You can either boot your PC with your Windows XP CD or Download the Windows XP recovery Console ISO from here. Write it to CD using a program like ImgBurn.
Once written to CD, boot your PC with the CD.

Once one of the CDs have booted
On the first screen press "r" to enter the recovery console.
When asked which Windows you want to log in to type in the correct version (Usually "1")
Enter the Administrator password (if asked) else just press enter if you do not have one.
Then at the command prompt type

Code:
chkdsk c: /r
and enter.
Allow chkdsk to run.
Restart the PC once done.

For a more detailed document (with screen shots) on how to enter the recovery console see
How to Enter Windows XP Recovery Console

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Hi there,

My bro's winXP starts up with the blue screen error saying "unmountable boot volume". Furthermore, at the bottom of the screen there is string of code "***STOP: 0x000000ED (0x817DB3F0, 0xc000014F, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)".

We try to recover by using the winXP installation CD during bootup but it doesn't work. Please advise
 

A:BSOD: unmountable boot volume

Have you added or removed any hardware recently? Reloaded XP?

Also, please tell us more about the hardware (brand, model, motherboard, hard drives, memory installed) and operating system version (pro or home, sp1, sp2, etc.).
 

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Not sure how this happened. I was using the computer and left to grab some dinner and when I returned I had the blue screen of death - unmountable boot volume. Cant access the computer in regular or safe mode to run any commands/tests like hijack this.

I have some stuff on there for work that is due by Friday and I really dont want to have to type it up again. Any help in fixing the problem or, at the very least, accessing my documents to retrieve my work would be greatly appreciated.

Note: I do have the Windows XP reinstallation disk and the recovery console has been previously installed onto the computer.
 

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Hello,

I have a Toshiba Satellite e205-s1904 laptop running Windows 7 home premium 32bit.

When I start up the computer it gives me two options: Launch Startup Repair or Start Windows Normally. Choosing Launch Startup repair will get me to a black screen showing the mouse cursor. If I start windows normally it gets me to the BSOD showing Unmountable Boot Volume. Going with any Advanced Boot options will get me to one of those places well, including trying to go to last known good configuration.

I tried booting from the Windows 7 install disc and recovery disks and I can't load them up. Even holding F8 to get me to the advance boot screen all the options there get me to the black screen with the mouse cursor. I haven't found anyway to get access the command prompt at all.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Please.

A:BSOD Unmountable Boot Volume

This may help - Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

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Well this happened after a week of using onboard video controller after my video card got toasted, it was working fine but after a week the BSOD always pops out after a few seconds on the Windows loading screen..

Here's the stop error I've been getting: 0x000000ED (0x85D399EO, 0xC0000006, 0x000000, 0x000000)

Any help would be nice..

A:Unmountable boot volume BSOD

Make sure you have uninstalled all fo the software for the previous Video Card, then restart. Then go to the computer manufacturers support web site and download the updated driver for your onboard video controller.

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Ok i was in q4max and got an error had to reboot machine when i noticed this BSOD for the first time upon windows load. "Unmountable boot volume" ive popped in windows xp professional disk and run Repair I'm running 2 Sata barracudas raid 0 . Ive done this at least 3-4 times chkdsk /R it did say there were two or more errors the first time and it fixed them. Ive run fixboot , chkdsk /p .... Nothing is working. Cant go into safe mode anything

One thing i did noticed when the xp pro cd was in the loading drivers part right before it prompts you for the R for repair and format. It said unexpected error(32769) line 5137 D:\xpclient\base\setup\setup.c. im thinking this might have an affect also ??


please someone help i have important things to do on my pc and dont want to reformat

A:BSOD: Unmountable Boot Volume

hmm....try a windows repair installation and see if that helps fixes your problem. bootup with your windows xp cd again and when you get to the main menu choose install. press F8 for the agreement and then once windows finds a previous windows o/s installed choose R for repair installation.

then see if this fixes your problem. you might also want to check out seagate's site and download their diagnostics utility. bootup with it also and check your hdd to see if its going bad.

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My friend got this blue screen of death with "UNMOUNTABLE BOOT VOLUME"  I tried to get passed it by F8 on start up and trying everything on it   "SAFE MODE" etc  but still Blue Screen..my friend does not have his original boot disk..but I came across this website for downloading a boot disk..  
http:neosmart.net/EasyRE
He has XP
What do you think... should he trust this site
thanks in advance

A:BSOD, Unmountable Boot Volume

Yes, NeoSmart Technologies is not a scam site.  However, I hope you know you have to pay for EasyRE.  Why don't you post here instead?: Windows Crashes, BSOD, and Hangs Help and Support

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I ran into this little annoyance when my dad asked me to fix his computer. It's an old Dell desktop, and for some strange reason, won't boot from the installation disk I put in it at startup. There's no sign of a Factory Defaults bios setup option anywhere, either. I've tried changing boot order, Hard-Disk Drive Sequence, Drive config, anything that would make any sort of difference. However, it has not.

I'm sure chkdsk would work its wonders on this old dinosaur, but I can't access the Recovery Console. I'm truly confused...

EDIT: It keeps telling me the boot.ini file is corrupt/missing. I just looked it up, and that is the only plausible cause to this error. ( http://www.pchell.com/support/unmountablebootvolume.shtml ... but yahoo search says this site has dangerous downloads. I wouldn't worry about it though)

A:BSOD: Unmountable Boot Volume

Run a Disk Check on your C: drive in Windows XP:?Click Start and open My Computer?Right-click on C: (or your hard drive letter) and select Properties?Click on the Tools tab?Under Error-checking click the Check Now... button?Mark the 2 boxes next to Automatically fix file system errors and Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors?Click on the Start button?When the message box pops up, click the Schedule disk check button and Restart your computer?Once your computer restarts it will check the drive, don't press any keys so that it is allowed to do so

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Ok i was in q4max and got an error had to reboot machine when i noticed this BSOD for the first time upon windows load. "Unmountable boot volume" ive popped in windows xp professional disk and run Repair I'm running 2 Sata barracudas raid 0 . Ive done this at least 3-4 times chkdsk /R it did say there were two or more errors the first time and it fixed them. Ive run fixboot , chkdsk /p .... Nothing is working. Cant go into safe mode anything

One thing i did noticed when the xp pro cd was in the loading drivers part right before it prompts you for the R for repair and format. It said unexpected error(32769) line 5137 D:\xpclient\base\setup\setup.c. im thinking this might have an affect also ??
please someone help i have important things to do on my pc and dont want to reformat
 

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I have the bsod unmountable volume thingy. I have no idea what to do. I really just want to find away to erase everything and start new again. What do I do? Please help! I need a detailed explanation please.I think I had a virus or something. Whenever I try to run in safemode it restarts completely, and I have to press f8 and click the thing to make the bluescreen stay put for a lil, because it usually flashes a half a second and then restarts the computer. Do I reinstall xp? Will that work? Please help! Im really worried.

A:BSOD:Unmountable Volume thing.Please Help

Usually an "unmountable volume" means that the hard-drive is failing or has failed. To make sure I recommend going to a working computer and download the HD diagnostics utility from the manufacturer's website of the hard-drive on your computer. Put the program onto a CD and boot the CD on your computer.

Make sure when you turn on your computer go into the bios first and see if the first boot device is listed "CD-Rom". If not, change it to cd-rom, save the bios settings and reboot the computer. Then put the diagnostics CD into the CD-Rom and the computer should boot to the CD. Follow the on-screen instructions and test your hard-drive for errors.

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Working on my computer (windows 7, 64bit) last night and it went haywire and started to reboot. When I finally got to see the BSOD, it said Unmountable Boot Volume. I cannot get into safe mode. I tried to boot from a recovery disk but that failed. If I don't press F8 on startup, it goes to the screen where my options are Launch startup repair or start windows normally, if I choose repair, it just sits on that blues screen with the dove and a cursor but no instructions or boxes ever come up. I did manage to get into diagnostics and it said the short self test failed on the hard drive. I know that means it may fail soon or already be failed. How do I know which it is and is there anything else I can try. I need data off of it if at all possible.
Thank you for your time.

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Laptop - DELL Latitude D505

Ok so I am trying to fix a laptop running windows xp that keeps giving the "Unmountable Boot Volume BSOD" after the xp loading bar screen during boot-up. Here's what I've tried, any suggestions other than a clean reformat which the person doesn't want done?

-Won't boot into safe mode or last known good configuration
-Tried running xp recovery console. (Ran fixmbr and fixboot) which completed but didn't fix the problem
- Tried running chkdsk /r which failed at 25% and said parts of the volume were unrecoverable.


I know this is probably a lost cause without a fresh reinstall of windows but figured it was worth asking someone else about..

Thanks in advance

A:Unmountable Boot Volume BSOD

Actually, if chkdsk is failing, you likely have a bad HDD. You can try some of the utilities on the Ultimate Boot CD (http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/). For future reference, I would not use fixmbr or fixboot on an NTFS file system. I think it's only compatible with FAT32. Even if it is compatible with NTFS, I've have bad experiences using those to fix HDD issues. If one of the utilities on UBCD don't fix it, I think you're out of luck.

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Help!

Having insalled a live update to Norton Antivirus, my computer rebooted this morning and started coming up with the blue screen of death and the error message Unmountable Boot Volume.

Having followed the recommended suggestions I found on the web -

In the Windows XP Recovery Console:
Then type "chkdsk /p" without the quotes and hit enter
When that is done type "fixboot" and hit enter
"Y" and enter at the prompt
Then type "exit" and hit enter
The system will now reboot into Windows

- I now have a hard disk that on booting gives an error "NTLDR not found".

If I put another bootable HDD on and boot into windows XP with the old XP disk as a second drive, it shows up as a FAT system with only 10MB... this is a 40GB drive

Needless to say I have recent data on the HDD that I need - can anyone help??

Thanks
 

A:XP - Unmountable Boot Volume now wrong file system

First of all, don't write anything to it yet. It only decreases the possibilities to recover data.

Drive diagnostic utilities compendium has some applications you could try, some others include GetDataBack and Testdisk.
 

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Hi,

In searching for a solution for my problem I?ve seen a lot of similar posts but nothing with my exact problem, so please excuse me for starting yet another thread on the subject.

I have two 160Gb hard drives installed (both the same make), one as primary master (C: with Windows XP Pro) with dvd writer as slave, the other as secondary master.

After a power cut I restarted my computer and got the following familiar screen:

We apologize for the inconvenience, but Windows did not start successfully. A recent hardware or software change might have caused this.

If your computer stopped responding, restarted unexpectedly, or was automatically shut down to protect your file and folders, choose Last Known Good Configuration to revert to the most recent settings that worked.

If a previous start-up attempt was interrupted due to a power failure or because the power or reset button was pressed, or if you aren?t sure what caused the problem choose start windows normally.

SAFE MODE
SAFE MODE WITH NETWORKING
SAFE MODE WITH COMMAND PROMPT
LAST KNOWN GOOD CONFIGURATION
SART WINDOWS NORMALLY.

When, I press any of the above, I then get the message (blue screen with white writing):

A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.

UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME

Technical Information:

***STOP:0x00000000ED (0x822E7C08, 0x C0000006,0x00000000, 0x00000000)



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A:Unmountable Boot Volume - Ghosting of drive?

it could be a hardware conflict or a dodgy cd drive/IDE cable etc..
 

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I've Been searching around the net and nobody have similar problem then me.
Close but still not the same
I have a laptop Toshiba Satellite a100 bios ver 1.90
I have a faulty CD drive that doesn't read or write anymore
I have that BSOD Unmountable Boot Volume
the Laptop doesn't have a floppy drive either
but I attempt to boot with USB pen drive since I have that option
installed BartPe and made a window xp bootup pen that didn't work

so I was wondering what other option do I have
could I plug the laptop in to my desktop computer and run the chkdsk or should disassemble the laptop HD and plug in a disclosure and USB it to my desktop computer and run the chkdsk??
or if you anybody have other suggestions would be most appreciated
THANKS IN ADVANCE
 

A:Unmountable Boot Volume (CD DRIVE IS DEAD ALSO)

I have that BSOD Unmountable Boot VolumeClick to expand...

Check in the bios if it recognizes the hd.
Run some hd diagnostics (with vendor's utility).
You should be able to make a bootable pen drive in a similar way like a bootable CD.
http://www.weethet.nl/english/hardware_bootfromusbstick.php
 

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Hello,

When booting or trying to repair, I get Unmountable_boot_volume BSODs.

Before that:
- blue screens caused by defective RAM, so i kept the only running module in my laptop
- then very slow boot (up to 20 min) and windows sessions
- then BSOD mentioning Iastor.sys
- and now Unmountable_boot_volume when trying to boot or repair startup.

I have Hiren and WinRE (but no Win7 installation disc), so I tried various things, like fixing MBR but it tells me he can't find a system volume, repairing with WinRe but, of course, no system partition is listed in the box.

I also have setup my HDD to IDE instead of AHCI in the BIOS.

At this point, what should I do?

Thanks

N7

A:Unmountable boot volume BSOD - Win7.64

Run Checkdisk and the manufacturer's hard disk diagnostic utility. If the drive is good, try Minitool Partition Wizard (free).

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Hi , i have a y560 i7 8gb...when the system is powered-up it seems to be going through a normal start-up process? Then is switches to a notice asking if the user wants to run start-up repair (recommended) or start Windows normally. If start-up repair is selected the system will eventually display the default Windows 7 desktop wallpaper?. There?s even a mouse pointer that can be moved around? but no dialogs, controls, or anything else will ever appear. I left it in this state for more than 30 minutes to make sure.

If ?start Windows normally? is chosen the system will eventually blue-screen , with the error reported as ?Unmountable Boot Volume?.

I?ve also tried booting into a Windows 7 installation disk via an external USB drive , as well as booting into the same from recovery disks while i was stuck at the default windows 7 wallpaper . case I selected ?Repair your computer? from the menu, only to get to the same scenario as before? with the default Windows 7 wallpaper displayed, but no sign of the System Recover Options tool/dialog? so I can?t even begin to try and repair the install.

The technical info at the end of the blue screen is STOP :0x0000005E random 0s etc.

A:BSOD Error - Unmountable Boot Volume

Downloading UBCD which is in my signature.Burn the ISO Image to a blank CD using Imgburn (How to burn a ISO Image using Imgburn) burn at lowest speed. With the newly burned cd boot with the cd go to HDD>Diagnostics>The make and model of your hard drive, Seagate, Maxtor, Drive Fitness which is Hitachi, Or Western Digital. Perform a short and long test. Could also be called "Standard" and "Extended" test or also "Comprehensive" test.

If you can not find the right test for your hard drive your OEM computer may have it's own hard drive diagnostics testing tool. Refer to your OEM computer documentation to find out how to access these test. Also try going to the manufacture of your machine to find documentation about it. Also consider going to the manufacture of your hard drive to look to see if they have hard drive diagnostics test. The ideal test or method would include an ISO that could be burned via an image to a cd which would be made bootable.

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The whole stop error is: 0x000000ED (0x81FDB900, 0xc000009c, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

OK, so far, I got a copy of Windows XP Professional SP2. I have been trying and trying to get this stupid computer to work. I have attempted to access the recovery console, to no avail.

If I hit the boot from CD ROM, it takes me to which operating system to start from I have TWO choices, (??) One is titled Windows XP Professional. If I click that one, it goes to windows startup page, then BSOD. If I click the other (it just says "Microsoft Windows"), it goes to c:/>, and any command I enter says Bad command or file name.

No matter what else I hit, it goes to the Windows screen next and then to BSOD- unmountable boot volume and the previous stop error.

Sometimes if Im really lucky (pfft!), I get a screen that says:

- To continue current upgrade to XP Professional press Enter
- To cancel current upgrade and install new version hit F10
- Or to exit without installing windows hit F3

I dont think I should install the new copy of the OS because there is stuff on this drive the owner needs, pictures and such, and he wont be able to recover them if I write over them with a new OS, right? (Even though I have already tried hitting enter, it's the only option it will respond to- and it doesn't install the OS anyway).

(He was not in the process of upgrading when all this went haywire).

The last screen I can get is the one where you can start in safe mode, etc. But all of ... Read more

A:Unmountable Boot Volume BSOD *sigh*

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I?m hoping someone can help me find a way to repair the hard drive for my wife?s <one-year-old HP Pavilion dm1 laptop so we can recover her data? at this point in time the partition on the drive is inaccessible (to me at least).

Here?s a brief rundown of the scenario. On Saturday morning my wife woke me up to tell me her laptop had blue-screened while she was working on an online document, and would no longer boot into Windows.

When the system is powered-up it seems to be going through a normal start-up process? displaying the Win7 pulsing logo for a minute or so. Then is switches to a notice asking if the user wants to run start-up repair (recommended) or start Windows normally. If start-up repair is selected the system will eventually display the default Win7 desktop wallpaper, and the hard drive light will indicate activity for a couple of minutes?. There?s even a mouse pointer that can be moved around? but no dialogs, controls, or anything else will ever appear. We left it in this state for more than 30 minutes to make sure.

If ?start Windows normally? is chosen the system will eventually blue-screen , with the error reported as ?Unmountable Boot Volume?.

I tried pulling the drive and dropping it into an external drive bay, but when I attempted to go into the main partition I received a notice that the drive needed to be formatted first (which I obviously didn?t do).

I?ve also tried booting into a Win7 installation disk via an external USB drive (the laptop d... Read more

A:BSOD Error - Unmountable Boot Volume

Alright, first and foremost, we want to backup the data. Then we can worry about recovering her computer. I would suggest downloading and burning to CD the program PartedMagic. Then follow the steps in my post to Backup Files Using Parted Magic.

After the files are backed up (assuming PartedMagic can read the drive, which it usually can, but if it cannot, you will have to do this next step to allow it to), use Advanced Boot Options to select Repair Your Computer and get to the System Recovery Options. Then select the command prompt. Do the following:chkdsk /r c:
chkdsk /r d:
chkdsk /r e:
chkdsk /r f:.etc until you get the message that the volume could not be opened for direct access. For any drives that do not give the message:
"Windows has checked the file system and found no problems"
run chkdsk again as above. In other words, if it says:
"Windows has made corrections to the file system"
after running the disk check, run the disk check again.

I realize you may only have one disk show up in Windows explorer, but you may have more than one disk through recovery options. This is because the system creates a hidden boot partition (which will be C: in recovery), you may have a recovery partition for your PC that is hidden (which will be D: in recovery), and you will have your primary Windows partition (which may be E: in recovery). A custom PC will likely have at least C: and D: to scan.

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Hi all,

Would appreciate any help with the following...

Blue Screen on startup says:
0x000000ED (0x82D1B6D0, 0xC0000006, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

Attempting to restart in safe mode brings up the same screen and not sure how to proceed.

Asking this on behalf of my mother who says last use of computer involved transfer of some files from laptop to external hard drive. This went fine and computer was shut down normally, startup today was first sign of blue screen.

Can provide any other details as needed- just don't want to clutter this question with anything unnecessary...

Thanks in advance.
 

A:BSOD- Unmountable boot volume- 0x000000ED

hiya,is this any use.enter BIOS and set CD/DVD rom as 1st boot
Start your computer by inserting the Windows startup disks or the Windows installation disk if your computer can start from the CD drive.
When the Welcome to Setup screen appears, press R to select the repair option.
If you have a dual-boot or multiple-boot computer, select the Windows installation that you want to access from the Recovery Console.
Enter admin password,
Note If no administrator password exists, press ENTER.
At the command prompt, on the drive where Windows is installed, type chkdsk /r, and then press ENTER.
At the command prompt, type exit, and then press ENTER to restart your computer.
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 in step 5.

If you are still unable to resolve the issue, please see the "Next steps" section for help.
Method 2: Check the IDE cable and load Fail-Safe settings
If your computer uses a UDMA hard disk controller, try these steps. If your computer does not use a UDMA hard disk controller, see the "Next steps" section for help.
If your UDMA hard disk is connected to the controller with a 40-wire UDMA cable, replace the cable with an 80-wire cable.
In the BIOS settings for your computer, load the 'Fail-Safe' default settings, and then reactivate the most frequently used options, such as USB Support.
If you are ... Read more

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Hello,
I get the BSOD and came to know the problem was Unmountable Boot volume. I have windows 7 operating system, 64bit and VAIO laptop. I have no windows 7 disc of any sorts......but i did make a system image long time ago on my USB coz my CD drive doesn't work. please help.

thank you
 

A:Solved: Unmountable Boot volume and BSOD

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My friend's PC is getting the BSOD: unmountable_boot_volume. I've read alot of good information about BSOD fixes on TSG, but I can't seem to get close to fixing this machine (or even a good start).

I'm working with a Dell Dimension 4600.
On startup, I'm getting the above BSOD and there has not been any hardware changes since the machine was purchased (which I thought was related to the error code).
I am unable to boot in safe mode (it stops at /agp.dll line). I have also tried booting from the other options: command prompt, VGA mode, last known good, etc....
In the boot menu, the cd-rom is listed as NOT INSTALLED. The USB devices are listed as uninstalled as well.
I do not have a spare hdd to swap for testing or a floppy boot disk.

Does anyone have any suggestions as to what else I can try? I am very willing to reinstall XP Pro if I can boot to it.

Thank you, as always, for any advice!
 

A:Solved: BSOD: Unmountable Boot Volume

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Laptop :
Acer Aspire 5942G

OS:
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit (OEM)

CPU:
Intel Core i7 Q 720 @ 1.60GHz (8 CPUs), ~1.6GHz

Memory:
4096MB RAM

Graphic Card:
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650

Laptop Age :
2 years


Recently I've encounter this BSOD a few months ago, but it did not apear again after a simple restart.

But day before yesterday it happen when I woke up and start my laptop , but when I restart it, it dint happen again. But yesterday I woke up and start it and it happened again, but this time restart did not work and Startup Repairs all comes up to saying something of the sort that it was unable to repair.

I tried running it in Safe Mode but same BSOD appears, after multiple tries of the same fiddling between restarting and Startup Repairs, i manage to get in without doing anything different then I was before.

But just that this time, I don't dare to turn off my laptop again. Or even restart it for anything.

A:Unmountable Boot Volume BSOD 0x000000ED

  
Quote: Originally Posted by tinklepuff


Laptop :
Acer Aspire 5942G

OS:
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit (OEM)

CPU:
Intel Core i7 Q 720 @ 1.60GHz (8 CPUs), ~1.6GHz

Memory:
4096MB RAM

Graphic Card:
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650

Laptop Age :
2 years
Recently I've encounter this BSOD a few months ago, but it did not apear again after a simple restart.

But day before yesterday it happen when I woke up and start my laptop , but when I restart it, it dint happen again. But yesterday I woke up and start it and it happened again, but this time restart did not work and Startup Repairs all comes up to saying something of the sort that it was unable to repair.

I tried running it in Safe Mode but same BSOD appears, after multiple tries of the same fiddling between restarting and Startup Repairs, i manage to get in without doing anything different then I was before.

But just that this time, I don't dare to turn off my laptop again. Or even restart it for anything.



These were Related to lvuvc64.sys USB Video Class Driver from Logitech Inc. I would re-install the newest version available.

Kaspersky is a frequent cause of BSOD's. I would remove and replace it with Microsoft Security Essentials AT LEAST TO TEST.

http://support.kaspersky.com/downloa...vremover10.zip

Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

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I figured I would ask the brightest minds on the internet because I am exhausted trying to figure this out.
 
The drive is still readable in the bios. Today I was using it fine and then this
 
Windows XP BSOD Unmountable Boot Volume Error
 
I have tried everything I can find from Repair Console to prayers I am out of ideas.
 
Please help. Thanks.
 
TJ

A:Windows XP BSOD Unmountable Boot Volume Error

Welcome to BC!
 
Try this ... https://support.microsoft.com/kb/555302?wa=wsignin1.0 .

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satellite c660 blue screen
Unmountable_boot_volume
Technical info.
Stop: oxooooooed

What does this mean and what do I need to do?????
Pretty please someone help me.

Thanks

A:Satellite C660 - BSOD Unmountable boot volume

Windows is corrupted.
You need to use the recovery discs to reload Windows.
If you need data from the HDD you can use a USB SATA 2.5" caddy to copy the data to another PC.

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Here's the saga:

Couple days ago the laptop froze miduse. Crtl-
esc, crtl-alt-del, etc had no effect. Forced
poweroff by holding the power button
(beginning to think this was the start of my
problems and that I am a moron for doing it).
On reboot go to the Windows loading screen
before receiving Unmountable Boot Volume
BSOD (second checksum is 0c0000185,
fwiw).
Called manufacturer who had me enter bios
and run an hdd diagnostic. Diagnostic failed at
0% with an 0007 error, read failure or
something of the sort. Manufacturer says will
send a new hdd. Great, but there is data i
would hate to lose and it's inconvenient to
reset the entire system.
Removed the hdd and connected it via an
adapter to a desktop. There are two partitions,
lenovo has taken to putting their recovery tools
on the hdd as opposed to including cds. I was
completely unable to access the partition with
my data. I was however able to copy the entire
5gb recovery partition to the desktop leading
me to believe this is not a physical failure.
Put the hdd back in the laptop and used
Selkie Rescue to pull some files from the hdd.
Looks like 99% of what I want is there and
accessible. There is one folder I'd really like to
have that is not listed in Selkie's file list.
After finally finding an XP disc I launched into
the recovery console (as an aside, its a SATA
drive so got to pull some hair while recovery
console refused to acknowledge the existence
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Hi, I'm helping a friend fix her computer. It is an HP running Windows XP Media Center Edition. The problem is it won't boot up at all. Not in safe mode, last known good configuration, etc. Most times when I try to start in safe mode it just restarts. When I tell it to start up in the Recovery Console it gives me a blue screen with the error message UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME and STOP: 0x000000ED (0x856CC9E0, 0xC0000006, 0x0000000, 0x0000000). I tried to boot using the recovery disc that came with the computer, and was able to get into the recovery console that way. I ran the diagnostic test and it gave me the error code HD521-2W. Does anyone have any suggestions?

A:Unmountable Boot Volume & Hard Drive Error HD521-2W

Often times, that error message can mean it's a physical error with the Hard Drive. You may want to try (if you're comfortable with the hardware) to make sure that the Hard Drive's physical connections are still intact. Can you get into recovery console? If so, your best bet is to run a "chkdsk /p /r" in recovery console and see if that works.

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Hi guys. Had this error yesterday after starting the computer. Did a startup repair but it didnt fix it. Can't boot into safe mode. Right now doing startup repair again.

Any suggestions? Is it likely a problem with the hard drive?

A:BSOD at startup, error 0x000000ED unmountable boot volume

Yes it is.






Quote:
STOP 0x000000ED: UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME
Usual causes: Hard drive problem, File system problem, Improper boot parameters


BSOD Index

Go through this thread: http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...x000000ed.html

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I have a Windows 10 64 bit PC.

it was working fine few days ago.

i then Installed Wampserver latest edition, but before doing this it asked me to manually update ALL the Microsoft VC Redistributables.

I did all that.

i then had a program called Advanced System Care From IObit. It said it found some optimizations for my PC to speed up booting, hard drive read speed and few other things. I did all this and a registry clean using their software.

I restarted pc. Later i went to play music and found i had no sound. i had not touched the sound drivers. The Windows Audio service was still running, i even restarted it.

I then put pc to sleep. but then it wouldnt fully wake up. While waiting for it i got the first BSOD with a "Critical Process Died"

Next time i started i uninstalled audio drivers and installed original ones from manufacturers dvd. Didnt work. I then tried to update using driver software, it took ages to do then never worked. Then while browsing firefox, pc freezes and i get the same BSOD.

i then went into windows repair mode and used chkdsk /r c: to check c drive it found and fixed few errors.

Restarted and then i got the freezing and bsod again.

tried a few more things like sfc in repair mode cmd.

but then when trying to start it gives BSOD before windows even loads. it says different things unmountable boot volume.. other times something about kernel and bad config.

I used a program called HDD regenator to check the HD it found n... Read more

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Hello,

So I was attempting an install of a linux distro called Fedora via an install dvd... The set-up went fine until I was unable to use free space on my hard drive for the install. I tried a few of the different options for partitioning the disk, such as erasing linux partitions (which i did not have) using free space, and shrinking other partions, but to no avail. I decided to boot back into windows in order to create the needed partitions, but when I did, I got a BSOD with Unmountable boot volume error.
Even more weird, when I booted into the recovery disc for Windows 7, it found Windows on a 0 megabyte D partition, which I never created. I tried multiple things, such as the start up recovery, the disk check, and the system restore (which came up with an error saying that no restore points were found), none of which were able to resolve the issue.
At this point I am at a loss for what I can do besides reinstalling windows, which I would really like to avoid.

Thank you in advance

P.S. I am currently running off a live ubuntu DVD to post this thread.

A:Unmountable Boot Volume BSOD after attempting to install linux

You might try the partition recovery function on the free bootable Partition Wizard Bootable CD allows user to boot computer directly to manage partition.

Do a quick scan of the entire disk.

Tick ALL partitions you want to keep.

Click Ok, Click Apply.

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Well my computer is messed up somehow. This is a run down of what happens to my computer.
I start up my computer
Does the normal thing until it starts loading, where the bar goes from left to right and the window sign is there.
A second after that loading thing happens , it flashed the blue screen, and I recorded it with a camera and says something about Unmountable Boot Volume.
After it flashed blue screen it restarts and does the same thing over again.
Therefor, it never goes to login place, to get to desktop.
When it restarts,it goes to menu where it has run in safemode, normalmode, safe with command prompt, and safe with networking or something. Nothing else. Each option I choose makes the computer reenter the blue screen. So I can never get it to actually turn on.

Please describe whats wrong, and how to fix it please. Is it completely dead? Can I reinstall windows on it to make it run again? I just want to completely wipe the hardrive out and restart everything. Theres probably a virus on it. Please desribe very detailed, for im not very experienced with computer problems. My hardrive on my desktop is 80gig, so not very big.
Thanks!!!!!!!!!! Please help tho

A:BSOD:Unmountable Boot Volume, whats wrong? and How do I fix it? Detailed please

It sounds like your hard drive may have a bad sector or there may be some file corruption. You have 2 options here. It would help to confirm the diagnosis if you can tell us what you were doing when this error started.

1). Boot into safe mode and run "chkdsk /r"
- it is possible your computer will not boot into safe mode either depending on what the problem is. If it won't just let us know.

2). Boot to the recovery console on your Windows XP cd and run "chkdsk /p /r" from there.

Let us know how that goes and we can suggest something else if that does not resolve your issue.
My brother's PC did that same thing after he installed a second hard drive and some more RAM, hopefully yours will be as easy to fix as his was.

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I have Windows 7 via bootcamp on my macbook which has very important things I need for my career on it. I was using it off of its charger, fell asleep and woke up to a dead battery. I went to boot up the Windows side as usual and would get the BSOD, I then tried safe modes and start up recovery/repair, nothing works. I don't have an install disc, dvd or anything to boot from either besides the Mac OS side.

Maybe something under this list can help?
https://forums.techguy.org/search/588797/?q=unmountable+boot+volume+windows+7&o=date
 

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HELP!  My desktop with XP PRO on it, which is not connected ever to the internet and which I use for office files etc, has suddenly displayed the BSOD, no matter what I do.
 
Chosing Safe Mode, results in a display of files, then the BSOD returns.
 
Chosing "Last good configuration" does nothing....BSOD returns.
 
Basically, the computer will not boot.
 
The message comes up:  "Unmountable_Boot_Volume".
 
The message also reads:
 
Stop: 0\000000ED
         (0x81F45E30)
            0xC0000006
          0x000 000 00
         0x 000 000 000
 
 
 
 
I tried to run various security disks and programs and the operating system "Utility disk" but nothing will run because Windows does not continue beyond the BSOD.
 
I've never had any problem with this desktop computer previously. 
 
The only thing I can think of which I installed recently was a Canon Printer, Scanner, Fax installation disk.
I put that installation disk in the cd drive, but it, also, will not run.
 
I hope someone out there can assist with this vexing problem, as I have run out of ideas.
 
Oh, one more thing: No I cannot find a boot disk and No, I do not have an XP Pro installation disk.
 
 
44GUY
 

A:BSOD and can't operate in safe mode -"unmountable boot volume"

How to make a bootable CD to access the Recovery Console.
 
Please download ARCDC from Artellos.com.
 
    * Double click ARCDC.exe
    * Follow the dialog until you see 6 options. Please pick: Windows Professional SP2 & SP3
    * You will be prompted with a Terms of Use by Microsoft, please accept.
    * You will see a few DOS screens flash by, this is normal.
    * Next you will be able to choose to add extra files. Select the Default Files.
    * The last window will allow you to burn the disk using BurnCDCC
 
Your ISO is located on your desktop.
 
In order to boot from this CD you may need to change the boot order in the BIOS so that the CD-ROM is the first device in the boot order.
 
Once you have booted from the CD you will come to a screen which will offer the options to Install or Repair, select R.
 
When you reach the command prompt type chkdsk /r then press Enter.  Please observe that there is a space between chkdsk and the forward slash r (/r).
 
Chkdsk has five stages which will display the percentage of each stage as it runs.  This can take a very long time to run, it may even appear to have stalled.  Please do not stop this process as it can cause severe damage to the operating system.

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On my Acer Laptop (with NO disc drive) I was listening to a song on youtube while playing an online game in another tab. The laptop started to freak out on me and suddenly I heard a loud buzzing sound as the screen froze and the colors started to go crazy. I immediately tried to shut it down as I held the power button off, but it didn't seem to work, although I may have not pushed it down long enough. So I let go of the power button and pushed the battery off of the laptop. Of course it immediately shut off. When I put the battery back in, I went to start the laptop again, only it went to the screen giving me options to start in safe mode, last used start up mode, etc... None of the options have worked. It keeps trying to start up Windows XP, but then it goes straight to the blue screen of "Unmountable Boot Volume." So I'm wondering how to get windows xp from my pc onto a usb drive or something like that so I can fix my laptop. I can't seem to find a clear enough answer online. Please help! Thanks!
 

A:Unmountable Boot Volume Error Windows XP Laptop No Disc Drive

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