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STOP 0x0000007B INACCESSABLE_BOOT_DEVICE


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#1 IamStuck

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Posted 15 December 2008 - 02:32 PM

Hey all,

I have a laptop running Windows 2000 and have never had any problems with it-until now. When booting up, during the loading of Windows, I get a blue screen with the "STOP 0x0000007B INACCESSABLE_BOOT_DEVICE" error.

I've done some reading on this forum and seen that many other Windows 2000 users have had this problem. However, unlike some of them, I haven't installed anything new recently. It seems that most people recommend users to access command prompt and run Check Disk-however, I don't have a boot disk for this.

Is there any other way to solve this issue (short of completely reformating the computer?) My motherboard is a Phoenix series one-how can I access command prompt and solve this absurdly annoying problem?


Thanks in advance! :thumbsup:

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#2 IamStuck

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Posted 15 December 2008 - 03:34 PM

Hey all,

I was able to fix it! I tried making a boot disk for Windows 2000 from a boot disks website, but that wouldn't even start.

So, I put in a boot disk for Windows XP. It gave me the option (after loading) to repair any installations. From there, I could just type in CHKDSK and other command prompt stuff. I used CHKDSK /P which repaired any bad areas-then rebooted my computer, and it is working fine!

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Posted 15 December 2008 - 08:45 PM

Glad it worked for you
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