Nasty Blue Screen

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  1. Rowan
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    Ok basically my dad turned the computer off whilst running a kaspersky scan and in the morning i wake up to a blue screen saying
    "UNMOUNABLE_BOOT_VOLUME"
    I have tried running chkdsk /r, fixboot and fixmbr and to no avail
    im running xp media centre edition sp3 and the error code is
    "0x000000ED (0x872b79E0, 0xC0000006, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

    Please Help
     
  2. sprogurt

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    Set launch order to either disc or floppy first (which ever you'll use, go into bios to do this, you'll have to boot from the cd or the floppies) then choose the "R" option from there.
     
  3. Infinite Zero

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    have you tried researching the error code?
     
  4. Rowan
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    yeah i have. google didnt come up with any results and to sprogurt i have gone into the recovery console and have typed in the commands as shown in the first post. I would format but i dont want to lose all my data as my coursework is on there
     
  5. seahorsepip

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    use a live linux disk like ubuntu and repair partition with gparted....it's just some bad boot sectors has to do with the age of the harddisk I quess....
     
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    When my brother had it my linux disk gave allready a notification directly abput it and asked me if I would like to fix it(popup with yes or no)
     
  7. Rowan
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    i'll try that now so when i Put the disk in when i would usually get a blue screen a notification pops up?
     
  8. sprogurt

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    Standard chkdsk?
     
  9. seahorsepip

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    haha I hear you never used linux before?
    just download youre iso(32bit or 64bit) from ubuntu.com
    then burn on dvd
    then put it into dvdrom drive
    then restart pc and when you see some kind of option menu choose top one(first)
    and then you will see a full working OS!(most windows users reaction: wtf)
    If you are lucky you will get a popup about problems with your harddisk and it asks to repair it.
    if not go to top left with your mouse and search the menus for "gparted" or something with "partition"
    if not found try to open harddisk from the "Places" menu.
    goodluck with it [​IMG] (will take some time)
     
  10. sprogurt

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    Love Ubuntu! also:

    [​IMG]

    (No one else apart from my boss got this at work XD)

    Also good luck! Hope it works!
     
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  12. Rowan
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    thanks pip. it turns out there's physical damage on my harddrive >:| .But until it fully packs up im running ubuntu. Thanks Again
     
  13. sprogurt

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    :/ connect it to another computer and move my documents across then. Bad sectors?
     
  14. Thoob

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    [​IMG] I get it!
     
  15. Dter ic

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    GOOD ONE [​IMG] [​IMG]

    wait match this

     
  16. luckwii

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    I would try and connect the drive to another PC and retrieve all important data first. Boot off the good drive and operating system and go back into the old drive. It sounds like the problem is with sectors of the OS. At least then your data is safe. I have had a Windows repair disk frock everything up before. I just couldn't get into safe mode without the blue screen, so it wasn't a big problem until the repair disk had at it.
     
  17. seahorsepip

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    no problem got before too, I just buyed a new harddisk [​IMG]