Saved me much time and agony. any suggestions please - even if its something that is blatantly in front of me, will you please call me out on it….I'm super flustered and frustrated…thanks so much!! I ran the Chkdsk /r, /p, and fixboot… During however, I was only able to run the /p and fixboot.. I figured it was just a virus so I ran a virus cleaner and yeah I did have a few so I cleaned it. weblink
When the setup menu displays on the blue screen, press R to select the Repair a Windows XP installation option. Nothing comes up, but the screen of death. I pressed F2 and got the dell dimension 4400 setup screen--which gave me no options! I have an inspiron 6000 and ran through the steps below (twice) and still get the same unmountable boot volume error. More Bonuses
I had the Unmountable Boot Volume erro. The recovery is complete when you are prompted to logon to the computer. Do you have any suggestions short of replacing the drive?
Eithrecase, in order to move on with my life, I am formatting the C and losing all my data right now. thank you! I could burn something to a USB thumb drive if that helps. Hp Unmountable Boot Volume Windows 8 I typed chkdsk /r and it just sat there…nothing happened.
I tried your steps but it doesnt seem to work because of the diff cd. Hp Unmountable Boot Volume Windows 10 If you cannot find your product on this site, go to HP Support Center. Derek Hi Can you advise if Dell will ship out a driver CD in Ireland? http://kenmc.com/2007/10/08/unmountable-boot-volume-dell-fix/ Restart the computer, press f8 key to boot into Safe Mode, then open a command window and run CHKDSK /R.
Once you open the command window in Windows XP, the instructions for using the check disc (CHKDSK /R) command are the same. Hp Laptop Unmountable Boot Volume Windows 8 Gemma Hi Ken Thanks for the info above. You'll find me on Twitter here and here. Thanks a million 🙂 Alison Oh I love you so much Ken McGuire.
no discs.. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00035720 CD in CD-ROM and boot the laptop from CD-ROM only - it starts copying some hardware related drivers to my machine on C: drive - then, it tries to start windows Unmountable_boot_volume Win 10 Erin I am so happy! Unmountable_boot_volume Fix My son and his friend played games on my laptop and corrupted it.
I tried to follow the same steps as above, but they did not work as they were for the Windows XP disc!! http://wpquickadminthemes.com/unmountable-boot/unmountable-boot-volume-help.html Be sure to open wide! Nothing of note after running the chkdsk /r aside from one "error found, now recovering" type of message (i don't remember the exact terms). marie i cannot fix the volume control on my dell inspiron 1501.i cannot hear any sounds if i am watching a movie or music videos on you tube rusma hi everyone Unmountable_boot_volume Win 7
tammy I have a dell that has worked great until I got the blue screen, unmountable boot volume. Because it only lets me type one letter. I put in the disc, and the same screens come up. check over here Now I have what seem like 1,000 error OFOO:0244 messages on chkdsk.
Thanks Saff tama is there any way to create a Windows XP dell boot CD for an inspirion B130? Unmountable_boot_volume Fix Without Cd The machine has just out of warranty. Ken McGuire @John Have you considered mounting the laptop's drive into a PC and checking / scanning / repairing that way?
Linda Hey Ken, this would be fantastic if only I could ever get a screen that asks me to boot from disc! If this is so, find your CD ROM drive in the list and place it at the top (usually by highlighting it and pressing the + key to move it up Do you think if I copied the recovery partition to a CD or a portable drive it would work on reboot, if I change the boot settings? Unmountable_boot_volume Windows 8 Expand Popular Products Dell Latitude D600 Notebook 2,793 Questions Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop 2,079 Questions Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook 1,831 Questions Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook 1,750 Questions Dell Inspiron 6400
Mark Wilson I too have had this problem with my Dell Dimension. Enter will install XP, D will delete partition and F3 will quit….no other keys work!! Thanks, Ted Ken McGuire @Ted Are you sure that's a Windows XP disc? this content It will run some tests...
The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Warranty status only indicates current warranty state. Kathy C Ken, Thank you very much! All the files from me and my wife, the birth of my new born child, everything was on there.
please help! the operating system could be corrupted and you might have 2 reinstall ... I believe that the virus is still resident, but I have been unable to clean it with AVG virus removal tools or Avasti. I m going to ditch my laptop for mac now!!!!!
If you have any other suggestions, please let me know. My last resort was google with "unmountable boot …" and MY FIRST CHOICE was your (this) website. Prev1234Next » Not finding what you are looking for? I have a Dell Inspiron E1705.
Ted Am having this problem as well with my desktop. By the way I have windows xp dimension E310 Paul David Field Hello there ken, I have tried your method.. I am low on funds atm and a quick home fix is all I am asking for… Thank you in advance… Sincerely Paul david.. The console works till completion though.
His dad had his Home Edition, so they went to work on reinstalling; however, they didn't wait for me to tell them the next steps and reinstalled with out going into You've been a big help man! Do you run any virtual drive software (like virtual CD rom drives for mounting disc images)? Is there any way we can start over to recover at least his wirless internet capability.
Thanks CR Ken McGuire Hey Cristi, You're welcome. @Lidia without the recovery CD it falls out of the steps above.