XP does not start! UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME. STOP: 0X000000ED

When I start my Vaio laptop, I get a screen that tells me that Windows did not start successfully and gives me boot options (safe mode, etc.). I tried all the options with the same results: the Windows logo appears for about 5 seconds, then I get a blue screen for a fraction of a second, not long enough to read the error message, then the process starts all over again, again and again! I have not any hardware or software recently added. I followed these instructions for an answer to the same exact situation. (The first thing to do is to unplug all devices (printers, USB Hub, drives external, etc.) and try to start.  If this does not help your system and startup startup then pressing F8 as soon as it begins to start.  You will get the Windows startup options screen.  Select "Disable automatic restart in the event of system failure" and let restart.) I have nothing plugged into the laptop never and have not installed all the software on this subject recently. I get the error code is UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME. STOP: 0X000000ED (0X8733D030, 0X00000000, 0XC000009C, 0X00000000). Please advise me on what to do next. I have cruelly laptop! Thank you!


Hi Paras,

You can check if this article helps.

When you restart your computer or upgrade to Windows XP, you receive the error message "STOP 0x000000ED UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME".

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