Your computer will not boot returning the error "Unmountable
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Access the recovery console.
(This is the first repair option you get after you boot off the Windows
XP CD (To see where this menu is
Click here), unfortunately some OEM CD's (Or recovery CD's) do not
have this option)
Once you log into the
recovery console type the following command "chkdsk /f". Once the
scan is complete then reboot the computer. You should be able to log
This option tends to be very
Quite simply take the Hard
Drive out of your computer, then go to a friends house, that is a friend
who owns a Windows XP computer, and with permission open up his/hers
computer, disconnect their CD-Rom drives, and plug your hard drive in
with theirs, of course make sure the cable is seated correctly and that
the power connector is plugged in.
Your friend computer will
now boot up and run Chkdsk before it logs into Windows, let this run &
Take your Hard Drive home
and test. This method has a good success rate.
Failing all of the above,
then run a windows XP repair.
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