Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

cannot boot on cd...


  • Please log in to reply

#1
zkelme

zkelme

    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 6 posts
my OS was windows XP...
while im typing, the plug was accidentally pulled out...
so the pc was shut down..
then, when i turned it on again...
a blue screen and an error occur..
it says...

A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your pc.

Unmountable_boot_volume


I already change it to safe mode but same thing happened..

I thought of repairing the OS...
In the BIOS I switched the cdrom to boot first..
then I restart the PC..
after I placed the Installer in the cdrom...
it stops to

boot from cd... _

the cursor continues to blink...
I waited several minutes but nothing happens...
I tried to restart the pc then boot again to cd...
but it doesnt work...

what do u think is the problem with my pc?
please help me... :(
  • 0

Advertisements


#2
DeSade

DeSade

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 377 posts
Lets try something easy first

Download

Use the link above and download boot.zip
extract this program and run the boot.exe

It will create a win98 startup disc for you.

Put the disc in the machine and reboot.
Once the disc starts you will have 2 boot options
boot with cd support and boot without.
Choose boot with cd support and let it boot to a command prompt.

Insert your XP disc into the drive and navigate to the drive by typing x: and hitting enter
(where x is your cd rom drive) note your cd rom may have moved down a letter so try couple before giving up.

Once at the command prompt for your cd type dir and hit enterm that gives you a listing of the cd files.
You will see one called setup.exe.

Type setup.exe at the prompt and hit enter, windows setup should start, from there choose the option to repair the install and follow the instructions.
  • 0

#3
zkelme

zkelme

    New Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • Pip
  • 6 posts
wow... thanks DeSade!

it works!!

thanks a lot!!
  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP