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BSOD in windows XP pro pack 2

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#1 Xerces


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Posted 11 February 2010 - 09:36 AM

Hi, I was messing around with my virtual memory- probably a bad idea, now that my pc doesnt work... Anyway. I get a BSOD saying unmountable boot volume.

Can anyone give advice or help me,


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#2 cryptodan


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Posted 11 February 2010 - 09:43 AM

Means your hard drive isn't being mounted. Why were you messing around with your virtual memory?

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Posted 11 February 2010 - 11:58 AM

Unmountable Boot Volume - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555302

The normal cure for Unmountable Boot Volume errors is running the chkdsk /r command from the XP Recovery Console (since your system doesn't boot).

How to Create a Bootable XP Recovery Console CD - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/276527/how-to-create-a-bootable-xp-recovery-console-cd/

How to use CHKDSK in the XP Recovery Console - http://pirules3.14.googlepages.com/recovery_console_chkdsk


#4 Xerces

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Posted 14 February 2010 - 12:18 PM

Thanks , il give it a go :thumbsup:

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