A60 Windows XP does not start

When XP does not start, he spends just continually rebooting.
None of the options to restore the last known good configuration or from different modes of security work.
The error message is:-
UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME
The Microsoft Knowledge base says that XP CD-ROM to access the Recovery Console is necessary before running chkdsk/r, but because XP was installed by Toshiba OEM factory, is not available.
Can someone guide me to a solution.

Dave Cox

Hi Dave,.

If you don't already have a bootable CD, then you will need to create one (using another PC of course). Try to Google for "Ultimate Boot CD". It contains many tools and utilities and can even be bought if you don't have the means to burn your own version.

You will need the means to back up your data once you have access to your HARD disk, although you can see as you drive is inaccessible in any case. This will depend on exactly what the problem is with him.

To boot from the CD (without changing your BIOS) Toshiba have a shortcut. Simply hold down the 'C' key while turning on your laptop and the device will try to boot from the CD-ROM. It also works with the recovery CD.

Good luck

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