UNMOUNTABLE BOOT

Stop Error – STOP OX000000ED or UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME

Cause – Occurs if Windows is unable to access the volume containing the boot files.

Resolution

Step 1 – Shut your PC off.

Step 2 – Check to see if all hard drive / disk cables are firmly connected to both the motherboard and disk drive.

(Note – Older IDE drives such as ATA-66 and ATA-100 should be using double density 80-Connnector Cables, instead of standard 40-Connectors.)

If the cables are secure and the correct type and you still experience the problem try the following.

Step 1a – Boot from your Windows CD and Click the repair your computer.

Step 2a – Click DOS prompt

Step 3a – Type in chkdsk /f and press enter.

Step 4a – Remove the Windows CD and restart.