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BSOD Unmountable_Boot_Volume Lenovo Y510P

Q: BSOD Unmountable_Boot_Volume Lenovo Y510P

Hi folks I'm new to the forums to please excuse me. I'm currently posting from my phone so when my laptop comes on I'll attach the debug file.

Basically I set my laptop to sleep instead of shutting it down and when I went back to resume my work (about 20 hours later) it was running very slow.

I was searching for my 'Calculator' but made a typo so I tried backspacing the letter but nothing happened. Chrome (which I had opened at the time) was unresponsive and so was my taskbar.

I waited a while to see if anything would happen but nothing did so I forced shut down.

I left it off for almost a half hour and when I put it on I got that error 'Unmountable_Boot_Volume' and it needed to restart and so it did but then the error came up again this time it did an automatic repair which lasted a few seconds then it was diagnosing which lasted a few seconds and then I got the following message:

Automatic Repair
Your PC did not start correctly.
Press restart to restart your PC which might sometimes fix the problem. You can also press Advance options to try other options to repair your PC.

I clicked restart and it did.. I got a black screen for a minute or two but I got to log in. But once again everything was moving slow so as the start menu seemed to be working I shut down the laptop. (It's currently off)

Can anyone assist me with this problem?
It would be really good if I can actually find out what's really wrong with my laptop.
Thanks.

P.S. See attachment

A: BSOD Unmountable_Boot_Volume Lenovo Y510P

Please remove / disable items from the startup in taskmanager
These programs could interfere with the boot process giving you trouble and increase the boot time.

For this crash, I suggest you follow the tutorial below for troubleshooting.
If you have any question, please ask them.
Troubleshooting stop 0x7B and stop 0xED. - Windows 7 Help Forums

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BSOD-xperts:
I've suddenly been afflicted with BSOD's on my Lenovo Y510P running Win 8.1. Everything was fine until about 2 weeks ago and then I started experiencing multiple BSOD's to the point that I had to boot in SafeMode. After doing some research, it looked like the issues were related to video (NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M) and wireless/bluetooth drivers. I upgraded all of those and everything was fine for a week until this morning when I got another BSOD. After looking for the bug check that it reported, I stumbled on this forum and saw some excellent responses so I thought I'd give it a whirl. I downloaded BlueScreenView and ran that and I've attached the output. I have also attached output from the MiniToolBox tool. I also tried to upload the mini-dump files but I get a message saying I'm "not permitted to upload this kind of file" but I'm happy to do so if I'm allowed to.  Here is a link the output from the Speecy tool as well - http://speccy.piriform.com/results/j7BzfFXyiX3xHgrhWQqHjXV. Would someone be so kind as to give it a look and let me know your thoughts? Thanks!
 

 

A:BSOD in Windows 8.1/Lenovo Y510P

Can you please upload the whole minidump so I can examine it?
 
It is located in C:\windows\minidumps. Select the most recently created file.

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Hello.

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p and it has erratic BSOD behavior, usually after sleep mode, but not always. Would love to get to the bottom of it and appreciate any help you can provide!

I've attached the necessary file as per the BSOD posting instructions.

Thanks,
Alexander

A:BSOD on Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p, after sleep mode usually

Only 48 Windows Updates installed. Most systems have 60 to 80 or more. Please visit Windows Update and get ALL available updates (it may take several trips to get them all).

Don't worry about the specific number, it's just important that you have checked and installed any updates that were available.

The memory dumps blame usbccgp.sys, but MSINFO32 lists ks.sys (kernel streaming of video driver)
And this seems to happen during a power down event (such as power off/hibernate/sleep/etc)

Finally, what applications do you delay using Startup Delayer?
What USB devices do you have connected?

I'm concerned about your version of Diskkeeper as it dates from Jan 2013 - well before Win8.1 was released.
Can you update it? If not, please uninstall it while we're troubleshooting.

Please update these older drivers. Links are included to assist in looking up the source of the drivers. If unable to find an update, please remove (un-install) the program responsible for that driver. DO NOT manually delete/rename the driver as it may make the system unbootable! :

You may not find an update for this one, if so, just leave it be:
LhdX64.sys Mon Jan 11 10:06:58 2010 (4B4B3E92)
Lenovo HD Disk Driver
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=LhdX64.sys

You should be able to find an update for this one:
tap0901.sys Thu Nov 24 13:50:27 2011 (4ECE91F3)
TAP-Win32 Adapter V9 or[br]OpenVPN driver or COMODO
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=tap0901.... Read more

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I am currently running the 358.50 version of GeForce drivers, however there are newer ones available (361.43). For some reason when I tried updating, my system got really unstable and eventually blue screened with KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE. When I rebooted it was fine, until I tried to use a graphics intensive application (Photoshop) that caused my laptop to switch from Intel HD to NVidia. My computer locked up and crashed again. I booted into safe mode and rolled back the driver, but I need to install that driver eventually as I use this laptop for gaming and Photoshop.

Maybe another driver needs to be updated? Maybe it's my Intel driver? I couldn't find any issues comparable to mine so I'm assuming there is a conflict I can't find. Thanks for any help you can give me, I don't know much about how drivers work.

A:NVIDIA Driver causes system instability and BSOD in Lenovo Y510P

Exact same thing has happened to me with a Lenovo Y410p. I did a Windows 10 update yesterday and updated my drivers including my Nvidia driver and since then I have gotten three KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE BSOD when running graphic intensive applications like Photoshop or Illustrator. Today I did a fresh install of Windows to see if it fixed the problem and as soon as I tried launching a game I got the elusive orange screen of death with the same error.

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Specs:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4700MQ CPU @ 2.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 8138 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 913054 MB, Free - 795269 MB; D: Total - 25599 MB, Free - 16086 MB;
Motherboard: LENOVO, VIQY0Y1
Antivirus: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Lenovo y510p slow fps

My guess is that the Charger may not be compatible with that laptop....90watts yes but has it got the correct DC output.

Also you didn't say how your original charger got broken. like was it attached to the laptop at the time?

What could be happening is..when you plug the new power supply in it is not the correct power your PC expects so it disregards it and runs off the battery at lower everything. As when you take the battery out it will not run at all. Easy place for damage is where the power plug goes into the laptop.
 

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A:Lenovo Y510P with a Windows 10 on SSD randomly fre...

what i understood is that slot you got there isnt meant for a big SSD :/ so thats probably why os freezes some times it's a cache slot meant for small sized ssd cache drives if understood it right.

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A:Lenovo y510p Dust Utility

Hi sifuraga , 
 
Greetings. 
 
You can initially power drain the system , turning it off removing the ac adapter and battery then pressing down the power button for 12 seconds . Start the machine using the Novo button (page 82) to launch the Novo menu for BIOS set up and set BIOS defaults f9 save and exit F10. Check the BIOS version.
 
Check how it goes else proceed with uninstalling and fresh installing the Lenovo power mangement tool . Restart and recheck . 
 
Update us how things go. 
 
Regards

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A:Lenovo Y510p - Freezing/Chrashing

Hi Snejxjens,

Welcome to the 8forums.

Please remove some files to increase the free space to at least 10-15%.
Every partition needs at least 10-15% free space so Windows can do its thing in the background.
   Warning
Less free space could cause BSOD's

Please remove / disable items from the startup in taskmanager
These programs could interfere with the boot process giving you trouble and increase the boot time.

Please uninstall everything of Nvidia using Display Driver Uninstaller and install new drivers from the manufacturer.

Code:
1: kd> lmvm nvlddmkm
start end module name
fffff801`86694000 fffff801`872ec000 nvlddmkm T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: nvlddmkm.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys
Image name: nvlddmkm.sys
Timestamp: Tue Mar 04 12:07:52 2014 (5315B408)
CheckSum: 00C20523
ImageSize: 00C58000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4


Please run a threat scan with Malwarebytes*, a full scan with your AV, scan your system with Adwcleaner, Kaspersky TTDSKiller and ESET Online Scanner
*(Uncheck trial version in the installation process)
Remove Spybot

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A:Lenovo Y510p laptop won't start

Hi Adil,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
 
Kindly perform Power Drain and set BIOS default:
Try turning off and removing the battery first. With adapter charger unplug, press Power button for 15seconds to drain power inside.  Plug in adapter charger and press Novo button instead of the power key to turn it on for the Novo Menu  Choose BIOS setting  On Exit tab , load optimal default then Y then place battery back before save changes and exit.
 
Let us know how you get on.
Regards,
Shashi
 
Tap that kudos button if I helped  If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"! 

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I just want to comment on this - because I'm having the same issue.  I've used the laptop for a number of months without crashing issues, and it seems to have cropped up pretty recently.
 
I think it might have something to do with the driver version?  It also only seems to happen with certain games.  In particular, War Thunder and GTA4.  I play Dota 2 quite a bit and don't seem to have any problems at all.
 
 
2/2/15 EDIT: This post was moved for escalation purposes. Amy_Lenovo

A:Re: Lenovo y510p GT 755M SLI Problem

Hi,I have a problem when playing any games with SLI enabled. Games crashes at random times, sometimes even after ~5mins. So at that specific time the screen goes black and the game minimizes (or I try to minimize it by myself). After that the message pops out saying "Display driver stopped responding and has recovered". I have latest Nvidia drivers (v344.11). I'm running Windows 8.1 x64. The problem occured with any version of display drivers I've installed so far. 

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A:Lenovo ideapad Y510p SLI Crashing

Have you updated your video card drivers with the latest drivers from the Nvidia website?  Have you monitored your GPU temperatures to see if either of your GPUs are overheating?  You can try using GPU-Z to monitor your GPUs while gaming.

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A:How to find S/N or IMEI of Lenovo Y510p

Hi liberate26 , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
I believe you have the right Serial Number as described here on how to find it .
It may be that at the moment support server is currently on update with the database as here in this recent discussion.
 
You may call in tech support for further assistance or you may send me the your SN in a private message as this should be confidential, and things you would be needing.
 
Update us as soon as convenient for you.
 
Regards
 

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A:Lenovo y510p cs:go is crashing while playing on sl...

Hi AnnoyingPear,
 
Welcome to the Forums      
  
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with system crashing while playing games in your Lenovo Y510p laptop.
 
As you have mentioned that this issue does not occurs in other games, please uninstall the game and reinstall and check for the issue as this looks like it is a issue with the game.
 
Hope this helps. Do post back if the issue persists!                                                   
 
Best regards,                                                          
 
Ashwin. S




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A:y510p stuck at lenovo logo

Additional information: I don't connect any external device. I cannot access BIOS using F10 key

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I have a Lenovo Y510p with 2x GT 755m cards in SLI. When playing games like WoW the MAX GPU temps on Card 1 reach 90°C. On Card 2 85°C.At this point the game starts to stop responding. The screen will go black for about 1 second andthe laptop's fans will slow down for just a moment before the game resumes and the fans go back up.This will happen pretty much any time the temps hit 90°C again. I have a Notepal U3 laptop cooler with 1 fan on each GPU intake slot and 1 on the center of the laptop.I have also repasted the CPU & BOTH GPUs with Arctic Cooling Silver 5.I have modded the bottom case of my laptop to allow more air into the laptop.The BIOS is also modified (so are the GPU BIOSes) To stop the crashing I tried upping the voltage on both cards by 012.5mV - 025.0mV. This didn'twork at all. Games always seem to stop responding when temps get to 90°C. However my laptopshouldn't even techinically be getting this hot in the first place. I'd rather max temps to sitaround 80C. This laptop has always run pretty hot and I've always felt like I got a lemon as others haveexplained to me that their laptops don't get anywhere near as hot as this. As such I have some questions for other Y510p users: 1. What are your MAX temps whilst doing some extensive gaming?2. Have you repasted your CPU & GPU?3. Have you modded your Y510p fan intakes to allow for more air?4. Do you use a cooler?5. Do any of the games you try and play ever stop respo... Read more

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Hi Guys, This is something that has been bugging me for almost a year now and I've just been really lazy to solve the issue.The problem is because for some reason, unknown to all except Lenovo, they decided NOT to support Windows 10 for a couple of the laptop models that they had in their product line when W10 was launched. Just my luck, my Lenovo Y510 (Model No - 20217) is among those unsupported PCs and hence there are certain features that no longer work.(Laptops-and-netbooks :: IdeaPad-Y-Series-laptops :: IdeaPad-Y510p-Notebook :: 20217 - Lenovo Support... As you can see, nothing for W10)PC Specs:- Lenovo Y510P (Model No - 20217)- 8GB RAM- NVIDIA GeForce GT755M- Windows 10 Home, Version - 1511- Intel Core i7-4700MQ CPU @2.4GHzThe issue that I'm facing is that my Webcam just wont work. Issue that I can see:- The light adjacent to the webcam on the laptop keeps coming on and going off and then finally just stay off (each time I try to use the camera)- Skype and other applications that need my camera can no longer detect it. Initially, my video keeps on appearing and disappearing until it finally just goes and stay disconnected, as though I don't even have a camera.- Error message on my Camera app when I try to open it: "We can't find your camera. Error code - 0xA00F4244(0xC00D36d5)- When I go to my Device Manager, there is no list called "Imaging Devices" as a whole. There are number of users who have faced this issue and there seems to be no proper solution for this. For s... Read more

A:Lenovo Y510P (Unsupported for Win 10) Camera Drive...

Something you can try is to do a clean install of Windows 10, and use the generic built-in drivers that come with the operating system.Create a live USB of Windows 10 using Rufus or burn the *.iso to a DVD after you download if from https://www.microsoft.com/en-in/software-download/windows10

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Hi,about a year ago I bought a lenovo y510p and in the beginning I was really pleased with it. It handled games just fine and I never had problems while gaming.All of a sudden, my gaming performance was really bad: really low fps on the settings I used to play on, even on the lowest settings it doesn't get to very playable framerates (BF4, FarCry 4)I didn't do anything to my laptop, he is still plugged in, power management is on high performance, Nvidia drivers are up to date..I've been having this problem for about 2 months now and I'm starting to be really annoyed by it!Helping me would be greatly appreciatedThanks in advance-Arthur

A:Poor gaming performance on lenovo y510p

Check for overheating using HWMonitor?

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Hey everyone,
 
I bought a Lenovo Y510P laptop yesterday and it is extremely slow. It takes quite long to start up, simple tasks such as opening the control panel will freeze it for a about 30seconds. I haven't dared putting any demanding software on it (apart from Chrome and McAfee (paid subscription)).  My 6-year old Toshiba P300-17R is faster, which is completely ridiculous. I have no idea why it is this slow. Could anyone point me in the right direction for fixing this annoying problem? 
 
Lenovo Y510P-00303NL
8GB RAM, 4th gen Intel Core i7-4700MQ, NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M, 1TB HDD + it was running Windows 8, now updated to 8.1
 
Thanks so much!
 
(p.s. I wasn't sure in which sub category to put this and I thought it might be a Windows 8 problem - sorry if this is the wrong forum!)

A:Brandnew Lenovo Y510P extremely slow

Hi cultblonde, and welcome to Bleeping Computer.
 
You posted that you purchased the computer yesterday.  Is this a new computer under warranty?

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Hey y'all,I bought a driver caddy, this one:http://www.gearbest.com/hdd-ssd/pp_274547.html Also, i upgraded the internal HDD to an SSD and that works perfectly. The problem is the HDD in the caddy. Windows 10 won't recognize it in device manager and disc manager. Any help or ideas? Did i buy an incorrect caddy? Any help would be great!

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Hi, I've been having troubles with my laptop screen. Upon reopening my laptop from sleep mode, the screen remains black instead of loading up the login screen. I've plugged in an HDMI external monitor and it displays fine so I know it is the laptop screen. Also if I restart the laptop, the laptop screen works fine. I've tried updating graphics drivers and adjusting external monitor options (Win+P) but with no success. Any suggestions on what I should do? I've had this laptop for a while now and there is no valid warranty.Thank you

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Hi all. I just bought my Y510P from a guy on craiglsist who had barely used the laptop. (Like turned it on once and then put it in the corner for a year and a half)  When I got it, the guy had restored everything to the factory settings which was just Windows 8.1. My first problem is that the computer keeps defaulting to use the HD 4600 instead of the 755M that I have set as the default graphics card in NVIDIA Control Panel. I disabled the 4600, but then the computer was super slow. Any idea why this is happening? My second problem is that I can't find anything to speed up the fans so that the computer will automatically overclock the i7. I'm tempted to slowly force it to overclock and have the fan speed increase with the temperature, but I'm afraid that I'm going to break something that way.  If anyone knows of a way to control the fan speed then that would be great. Thanks. Computer specs: Lenovo Y510Pi7-4700MQ8GB RAM1TB HDD24GB SSD (PCIe)Intel HD 4600 Graphics and GT 755M

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I connect my phone to my laptop (windows 8) and initially it pairs just fine. Both my computer and phone say it is paired. After about 15 seconds my computer shows it as disconnected but my phone still says paired. When I try to send a picture from my phone to my laptop it obviously fails, even when I try to send it right away. I updated all the bluetooth drivers and I am still getting the same problem

A:Phone keeps disconnection from bluetooth on lenovo y510p

Either your computer is shutting down that connection after 15 min's or it is your phone. It helps to know what OS the phone is running and which mfg & model of phone you are using.

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Good evening, I will keep this short, I have a Lenovo ideapad y510p with Windows 8.1 (I got it with 8.1, did not upgrade from 8) . I noticed a problem yesterday, where I cannot adjust the screen brightness. If I use the keyboard commands (Fn + Up and Fn + Down) The slider appears on the top left of the screen, as always, but does not ?slide? It stays static.  If I move the slider on the Setting menu, I can slide the value but the brightness does not change and the value is not reflected on the slider on the top left of the screen. I am not sure when this happened for the first time. 











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A:Lenovo y510p with Windows 8.1 brightness slider no...

Never mind, restored from last valid restore point and now it is working

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So this morning I woke up like usual and start my laptop up. It took a while like usual to boot up then it went straight to the your computer needs restarting blue screen and I thought hmmm this happened a few times and usually gets fixed. This time it went not to the home lock screen but the trouble shooting blue screen after picking my language and type of keyboard. Then it goes to two options "advance options" or "shutdown" I go to advance settings then there were 3 more options. Refresh settings, reset settings or advance options so I chose refresh cause I didn't want my files to get erased since I haven't backed them up yet. I click refresh and a message says that my drive where Windows is installed is locked. And it told me to unlock it and try again. So how do I access this? I forced shutdown but the same thing happens for a few times. Now I'm worried about this problem. Can anyone help me before I actually have to reset my laptop?

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I never had this problem before until recently I noticed that my fan was making this loud buzzing noise. It was bearable at first. I thought that the fan might be dusty inside because I haven't cleaned it ever since I bought it. Last week, I tried to open the laptop so I can check why it is making that loud noise. I saw that the fan was dirty. I tried cleaning it. When I turned on my laptop, it was still making that loud buzzing noise. So I just ignored it. After a week, It suddenly got louder. It didn't sound normal anymore. I tried restarting the laptop but it still makes that noise. Its annoying. I took a video so you can hear what my fan is making.  It just keeps doing like this even if my laptop is just on stanby, like I'm not doing anything with it. This is what it sounds like when I did the Dust Removal tool on Energy Management.   Since I kept using the Dust Removal tool.. Now its making this weird noise, like the fan is getting stuck on something. I don't know what to do anymore. Its been 2 years since I bought this laptop so I don't have anymore warranty and I never had problems with my laptop except for today. I have never dropped it so I don't know why this is happening to my laptop. Please help me.   











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A:Lenovo Y510P fan making really loud noise.

Hi there, Xbelleh -
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.
 
This video would leave me to believe that a piece of paper or other debris shifted inside and is now coming in contact with the fan blades.
 
When you use the dedusting cycle the debris is temporarily being blown out of the way of the blades.  What I would do is use a can of compressed air and blow out the fan assembly from both directions and see what is blown out.  Compress air is available at any office supply store, electronics store or big box discount store.  When using the compressed air use short bursts as an extended burst may damage the fan's bearings from over revving. 
 
Also, when using the laptop take note of its position.  If the fan is quiet on a flat surface, but is noisy when sitting at an angle like on your lap.  That might be a good indication that the fan bearings are failing. 
 
Worst case scenario is you need a fan replacement.  The fan is something that the owner can replace if you are comfortable working inside it.
 
As a do-it-yourself project it can be fixed in an afternoon. At this point I would try the compress air and we'll go from there.  
 
Update us how it goes.        
 
 
 
 
  
Regards,
 
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Hello.I am the owner Lenovo IdaePad y510p Intel i5 4200m.Not so long ago I bought a i7 processor 4810MQ.Both the i5 4200m and i7 4810MQ work on the Socket G3 also known as RPG 946B/947 or FCPGA 946 but with the difference that the intel i5 4200m has a TDP of 37W and Intel i7 4810MQ has a TDP of 57W.So after update the BIOS to version 3.08 willingly I took up the replacement processor.To my surprise, after an exchange with i5 to i7 4200m 4810MQ laptop will not turn on, for a short time (1 to 3 seconds) shone on the white button "power" but immediately afterwards extinguished.I suspect that it is a voltage input to the processor, but the BIOS is not possible because the feature voltage change is not visible / hidden. I hit it on:https://www.techinferno.com/index.php?/forums/topic/3546-lenovo-y410p-y510p-unlocked-bios-wlan-white...but it seems to me such output last resort, and I wanted to ask what to do now.I do not want to believe that the 300W power supply does not could handle the additional 20W per processor.What to do in my Lenovo IdeaPad y510p to use Intel i7 4810MQ?I'm sorry for his handling of English who constantly grind.Thanks!!!

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Hello, where i can get recovery media for my Lenovo Y510P laptop, when my recovery partition is damaged. Can anybody help me? Does anybody have original Recovery disc or someting, where i can install clean OS? If you can help me, please contact me. Its possiable that we can share media with Google Drive or someting. Thank You!Contact: Email: karlmartinpc@gmail.com  

A:Lenovo Ideapad Y510P: How to get recovery media?

If you mean the factory recovery files try Lenovo for a recovery disc set if available. If you mean for the OS alone just download the MEDIA CREATION TOOL from microsoft which you will use to download the OS installer. As to drivers go to the download site for your unit to download them.

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Hi all. I recently obtained a used lenovo y510p from a friend with the following configurations. Windows 8.1 ProSLI capable with 2 geforce 750M cards6gb RAMItb Hard disk2gb dedicated video memory. It plays games at decent speeds with medium settings but I get different errors from each of the 3 games I've tried. For dragon's dogma dark arisen, the game suddenly slows down for a few minutes and picks up speed again after a few (maybe 5) minutes. With mass effect 2 the game screen hangs, while sounds and music continue as normal. ctrl alt deleting and pressing esc will make the game proceed as if nothing ever happened. Finally, for the witcher 3: wild hunt, I get the windows display driver has stopped responding error. The games are properly purchased and as far as i know, so is the OS. I've tried all nvidia display drivers between and including 347.09 to 364.72. I've tried closing all other apps, and ending all nv processes in the task manager. I've also tried different power plans and different nvidia power management modes. I've been monitoring the temp with HWmonitor and it usually tops out at around 81c which I understand is fine for this particular laptop. I even have a targus chill mat to help regulate the temp. Lastly, I've spoken to my friend and he doesn't remember having those issues at all, but he never managed to game with the laptop very often. Any help would be appreciated, this is my first lenovo product. I pereviously owned a dell xps.

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So since christmas is coming, I was thinking it would be cool to upgrade my 8gb RAm to 16gb My question is: what kind of memy card I need to my lenovo ideapad y510p? and do I need to change my old memory card aswell if im buying new one? Also is it easy to change those RAM cards ?











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A:Lenovo Ideapad y510p - memory upgrade

They're RAM sticks, not cards, and they're fairly easy to change out. I would suggest looking for something in the 1866mhz speed, though I think you need lower voltage memory. So I'd get something 1.35v or lower.




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A:Disk usage of my lenovo y510p always 100% ??? Plea...

that issue is related to windows 8 so i would recommend you upgrading windows 8 to 8.1 through windows store and it should stop the disk usage 100% and make it normal again

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Hi everyone, I've had a Lenovo Y510P with SLI 750m's for about 1 year and 3 months now. 2 weeks ago (around the time I upgraded to Windows 10). My laptop suddenly is unable to boot for the most part.When I press power, it hangs on the initial blank screen, with no logo pop-up. I have managed to get it to boot before, just simply by restarting over and over, but it's been 3 days and no luck now. It simply stays on a blank screen (no backlight), though the keyboard and power button light up. Here are the steps I've taken to troubleshoot:-> Removed battery, unplugged AC, performed "fleeting power removal" by holding the power button for 60 secs (have done this multiple times)-> Removed RAM, changed slots etc. When there is no RAM, the machine will continuously reboot-> Removed HDD, reseated-> Removed 2nd GPU. When the 2nd GPU is plugged in, the fan will try and spin every so often-> Unplugged connectors to wi-fi module-> Restarted many times-> Pressed the NOVO button, it simply brings it to the blank screen Any advice would be much appreciated. The laptop itself is in good condition, and has little physical ware. Unfortunately it's no longer under warranty, and I'm sure the cost of sending it in is quite high. 

A:Lenovo Y510P not booting, blank screen on startup

If you boot without the HDD, what happens?

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This has been an exhausting day! I've been trying to figure this out for quite awhile.

To start, I'll post some information.

My webcam was working fine yesterday! I tried doing a system reboot to the the week before that and alas the issue prevailed. My internal webcam is not being registered by my laptop!

So the solution that seemed obvious enough was to check my drivers, update them if necessary. Which I ended up doing. Alas, the issue prevailed.

Checking the device status, I received the error "Currently, this hardware device is not connected to the computer. (Code 45)

To fix this problem, reconnect this hardware device to the computer." The device is currently registered as 'Unknown device' as I uninstalled the driver. I was receiving the same error when I did have the original drivers though.
Looking up what the error means, it meant that the device was disconnected. I'm not entirely sure how this could happen though with an internal laptop. I also need to get a new copy of the drivers (Which don't seem to be registering the device upon installation).

Anyway any help would be appreciated as this has become a huge headache for me, and i just want to skype with my friend!
 

A:Need help with internal webcam drivers for Lenovo Ideapad y510p.

It might be that the webcam has failed if everything else has been tried.you can take it somewhere and have it looked at but im not even sure they can be fixed when they go. it might be cheaper just to get an external webcam such as a logitech.
 

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From about 3 weeks ago, my Lenovo Y510p (GT 750M Sli, purchased in 2013) started to make this weird grinding/buzzing sound at random times on the CPU side of the fan. It was barely noticeable if I had headphones on at first, but starting from the second week the noise and vibration of it grew louder. After doing some research for possible fixes, I have tried the method openining Energy Management and running the Dust Removal feature to temporary solve the problem. However, that method only worked for about a week, and starting from the third week the buzzing remains very consistent even after I run Dust Removal several times. Does anyone here know what is the problem exactly? I know for other models, people have been able to solve the problem by updating their BIO driver provided by the website. But all Y510p users seen to have that problem early enough to just get a refund or send it back for exchange/repairment using their then still active warranty. I would like to know if there's any way that I can fix this without having to spend money for the fix when it is proven it is the company side issue since even fresh new purchases of the same model ran into the same exact problem within days. 

A:Lenovo IdeaPad Y510P CPU side Buzzing Noise

Bump. (Not sure if we allowed to bump here, if not I apologize)

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As I explained in another thread. When I attempt to boot into Safe Mode, only a black screen appears and rarely the safe mode background flashes for a second. I'm able to move my cursor around, but that's it. I do not understand why this is happening and what I can do to remedy this situation. I would appreciate any type of help. Thank you. 

A:Lenovo y510p Windows 8.1 Safe mode won't boot.

I'm wondering if the graphics adapter used on the computer is not compatible with the generic VGA drive Windows 8.1 uses for safe mode. Has the driver for the graphics adapter ever been updated? I noticed this on the specs. If you have the model with the two adapters, it's possible they conflict with the safe mode video driver. I saw a post where the computer had both an Intel and Nvidia adapter.
Dual (2x) NVIDIA® GeForce® GT755M 2GB (on select models) via Ultrabay
Single (1x) NVIDIA® GeForce® GT755M 2GB
I'm not sure it would make a difference but what happens when you disable Secure Boot and Fast Boot in BIOS. Does it let you access safe mode then?

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I have a lenovo ideapad y510p and everything was fine until for I thought I'd do the battery reset in the lenovo energy management,at first the battery was dead and laptop wouldnt turn on,,I found one way around this which is that first I take the battery out and then insert the ac adapter,the laptop turns on then I put it in hibernate while I insert battery after which it seems to charge but only after I do these steps,but if I take the adapter out and insert it back in,it would stop charging.this is all because of the lenovo energy management software battery reset.I've uninstalled it but it doesnt work.any suggestions?I'm guessing one of the steps after full charge during the battery reset the battery gets drained where it says "plugged in and not charging" until it reaches zero is the problem.

A:lenovo ideapad y510p ac adapter battery problems

 

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Hi Guys,

This is something that has been bugging me for almost a year now and I've just been really lazy to solve the issue.

The problem is because for some reason, unknown to all except Lenovo, they decided NOT to support Windows 10 for a couple of the laptop models that they had in their product line when W10 was launched. Just my luck, my Lenovo Y510 (Model No - 20217) is among those unsupported PCs and hence there are certain features that no longer work.
(Laptops-and-netbooks :: IdeaPad-Y-Series-laptops :: IdeaPad-Y510p-Notebook :: 20217 - Lenovo Support (US) As you can see, nothing for W10)

PC Specs:
- Lenovo Y510P (Model No - 20217)
- 8GB RAM
- NVIDIA GeForce GT755M
- Windows 10 Home, Version - 1511
- Intel Core i7-4700MQ CPU @2.4GHz

The issue that I'm facing is that my Webcam just wont work. Issue that I can see:
- The light adjacent to the webcam on the laptop keeps coming on and going off and then finally just stay off (each time I try to use the camera)
- Skype and other applications that need my camera can no longer detect it. Initially, my video keeps on appearing and disappearing until it finally just goes and stay disconnected, as though I don't even have a camera.
- Error message on my Camera app when I try to open it: "We can't find your camera. Error code - 0xA00F4244(0xC00D36d5)
- When I go to my Device Manager, there is no list called "Imaging Devices" as a whole.

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Hello, I only found out after purchasing the Y510P laptop that it for some strange reason does not support 5Ghz networks, only 2.4Ghz. This results in me having insanely slow connection every single night around peak hours (7-11pm), and I'm unable to do anything like watching movies, playing games or download stuff. Does anyone know exactly how to upgrade the wireless card on this laptop so it supports 5Ghz networks? Do I have to go out and buy another wireless card, or is it software upgrades like drivers only? I'm not a computer major so a walkthrough would be appreciated. Thanks.

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I have a Lenovo 510p running windows 8.1. It did an automatic update after restarting it showed a BSOD for less than a second then went into startup repair. It said "Startup repair couldn't repair your PC" it had a spot to display a log file location but it was blank. When I tried to refresh it said "The drive where Windows is installed is locked. Unlock the drive and try again". Reset said "Unable to reset your PC. A required drive partition is missing". System restore said "To use system restore you must specify which Windows installation to restore." I only have one Windows installation. When I ran chkdsk it said (https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B24yfUwZYyCQRWtySHlyc2plNEk/view?usp=docslist_api) when I did chkdsk /f it said (https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B24yfUwZYyCQZHlQNFlFWmN2WGc/view?usp=docslist_api). I ran the Lenovo system restore and it restored back to factory settings, but still won't boot. If I connect the drive to another computer I'm able to see all the files but it won't boot on the other computer either.
Thanks in advance,
Branson

A:Lenovo Y510P Won't boot, Disk write protected

Hi Branson,
 
After restoring to factory settings do you see any error during the boot process?

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Hello, I have been using a Lenovo Y510p since the beginning of 2014. It worked perfecly fine till a couple of weeks ago when it suddently turned-off while I was watching a video. From then onwards, it wouldn't start. Novo button or power cycling wouldn't help either. Since it is out of warranty, I took it to Geeksquad to see if they can diagonize the issue quickly but I was said the problem could be deep rooted and it needed thorough trouble shooting. I came home and started disassembling the unit part by part (Take out Hard Disk, Optical Drive, RAM, Wifi Card etc) to see if I could isolate the problem but the laptop simply wouldn't turn on. Suspecting that the mother board could be the problem, I purchased an used motherboard on ebay and swapped the existing one with this and assembled all the components back to their place. This time, when I power on, the keyboard would glow and I can see the heat dissipating fan spinning but it would spin for like 3-4 seconds and then it would stop and the laptop would power off. Then the laptop would start again, the fan starts spinning and stops after 4 seconds and this enters into a loop. All this while, the screen is totally black and doesn't display a thing. F9 or any other buttons are of no use. Novo button is of no use either. The laptop enters into the same loop with Novo button too. Would this mean that my CPU has given up on me? I request your kind help! Thanks,Shyam

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Hi,  My ~3 year old ideapad purchased from Newegg seems to have gone south. I have Windows 8.1 installed. Last night I shut it off to bring it to class and when I got to class and tried to boot up, it wouldn't finish starting up, would sit at the logo screen for about 30 seconds before shutting down and starting over. The fans power up like it is going to start. It repeats this loop indefinitely. I tried holding the reset button next to the charger port and still nothing.  Suggestions?  Thanks 

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Performed a regular windows update earlier tonight, and ever since my Y510P has been completely unable to detect any wireless networks. I've performed a system refresh, and tried updating my drivers but it still can't detect any wireless networks. The problem is likely not with my router as I'm able to connect to it with other devices. Thanks for your help

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Hey guys, I am having a weird problem with my Lenovo Y510P, there's a LVDS cable which connects the motherboard to the lcd. When I disconnect this cable, the system boots perfectly and I can see the desktop when connected over hdmi to TV. However when I connect it back, the laptop doesnt even POST, no lights, no fans, nothing. I am unable to find the source of this problem, is it the LCD that's dead or some component on the motherboard? A short somewhere? 

A:Lenovo Y510P doesnt POST when LVDS cable connected

My first guess would be a short in that cable since it probably gets flexed alot (if it is the one I am thinking of), and they are pretty cheap. NEW LVDS CABLE FOR LENOVO Y510P 1080P FHD LCD LVDS CABLE VIQY1 DC02001KT00https://www.aliexpress.com/item/NEW-VIQY1-DC02001KT00-LVDS-CABLE-FOR-LENOVO-Y510P-HD-1080P-FHD-LCD-L... Good Luck,

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Hi everyone - I have 2 issues with my y510p (it's a little less than a year old, so with the warranty coming up I figured I may want to get some second opinions).The first is that recently, say within the last month or so, it has developed the habit of rebooting for no discernible reason and with no warning.  It will just snap to a black screen instantly.I've done a full refrresh of my Windows 8. I've run all the validation tools I could think of (hard drive/mem/OS files/etc.) There's nothing particular evident in my event viewer except for this in my system errors:'The description for Event ID 0 from source GeneStor cannot be found. Either the component that raises this event is not installed on your local computer or the installation is corrupted. You can install or repair the component on the local computer.If the event originated on another computer, the display information had to be saved with the event.The following information was included with the event:GeneStor driver startedGeneStor driver started (2)'I believe they are connected because before the crashes started to occur the Onekey Recovery application would start randomly opening multiple instances of itself.' As an addendum, it also appear that I am getting kernal-power event 41The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the system stopped responding, crashed, or lost power unexpectedly.---- The other issue which may or may not be related is with... Read more

A:Lenovo y510P - Random Reboot and Power Button Issu...

So as a heads up for anyone else that might be encountering either of these issues - I called support just now and I'm sending it off for repair.  Bit of a bummer since this is my work machine (thankfully I have my t500 from college still kicking around to use in the meantime). Tech support was really nice and quick. Didn't make me walk through the diagnostics/troubleshooting I'd already done which is refreshing. Hopefully this is just a fluke because apart from these issues I really like this machine (and as I said, my thinkpad is rock solid.)

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Hello, Last week i received my Y510P from a reseller here in Lithuania, and ran into a *slight* problem.When playing more demanding games (though i wouldnt call borderlands 2 a very demanding game), the screen freezes and the sound hangs. Occasionally the display would turn pitch black (sometimes the drivers just reset with screen backlight still on). I checked memory, sshd, cpus and main gpus for errors, but none were found. I have no idea how to test the ultrabay though... Temps are pretty high, but definetly not critical. CPU runs below 85c under load, main gpu runs at around 75c, only ultrabay runs hotter, but i've seen people saying that theirs run above 95c and it still works fine. Mine usually crashes when it reaches 91-93c. It reaches those temps in about 30-60 minutes, steadily heating up.  I tried removing and re inserting, but it didnt have any effect. Im stumped. Sorry for rambling on so long. I hope somebody can help me pinpoint the problem, and maybe help fix it. Thanks. System specs:Win 8.1 proIntel core I7 4700MQ 2.4ghzNvidia GT 755m SLI8GB ram1TB+8gb SSHDAll drivers are up to date. 

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It seems that re-pasting the ultrabay, and increasing TdrDealy to 8 fixed the problem, but i believe it's something more serious than that...

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Hey, I have a lenovo tablet pc. Recently got a virus and installed a program (spydoctor) which deleted it and might or might not have edited the registry to do so. Anyway, everytime I reboot, whether in safemode or not, I get the bluescreen. Seeing how I have no cd drive, and no idea where the original cd is anyway , I'd like to remove this problem without having to find some windows cd (that prob won't even be tablet version?) and an external cd drive, obv that's quite a pain, lenovo has some in built dynagnostics type tool. Anyway, I'm basically totally ignorant as to what this bluescreen is, what sysbios is (I ran a diagnostics test which suggested there was an error with this), why my pc isn't working, and what I need to do to make it work! I really need it up and running ASAP since I'm doing some research and it has important data on that I was planning to bad up in the next couple of days (really!). Thanks so much! Dean
 

A:unmountable_boot_volume windows xp lenovo no cd drive

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Hi Got a new Y510P and everytime I open SpeedFan (when it scans my busses etc) I get a BSOD with the following msgs:driver_irql_not_less_or_equal (iastora.sys) I've googled a bit and that is the driver for the Intel Rapid Rapid Storage Technology (RST). I've updated the software for RST but same problem. The computer is working fine except this. (As far as I know) Link for dumpfile: https://www.sendspace.com/file/p7tifh  Do I call Lenovo support with hardware error or is there any alternative? Thanks

A:BSOD on Y510P driver_irql_not_less_or_equal (iasto...

Andreen wrote:Hi Got a new Y510P and everytime I open SpeedFan (when it scans my busses etc) I get a BSOD with the following msgs:driver_irql_not_less_or_equal (iastora.sys) I've googled a bit and that is the driver for the Intel Rapid Rapid Storage Technology (RST). I've updated the software for RST but same problem. The computer is working fine except this. (As far as I know) Link for dumpfile: https://www.sendspace.com/file/p7tifh  Do I call Lenovo support with hardware error or is there any alternative? ThanksTry using Hardware Monitor instead. Speedfan may not be compatible with the OS.

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I got an error recently: "Stop 0x000000ED Unmountable_Boot_Volume"

I figured out that my PSU was dying out and was on it's last legs, it would randomly/frequently crash, and I would get these blue screens more often and more often. Finally the PSU conked out and I got a new one and it worked, but upon installation and boot up I get this BSoD everytime, ("Stop 0x000000ED Unmountable_Boot_Volume") and it wont let me get into windows - only bios and recovery console and things like that. I went to the Microsoft website, and noticed a few possible fixes and troubleshooted them to no avail. (tweaked the HD cords, chkdsk /r, fixboot)

My question is - what is the extent of this impassable problem (how damaged is my HD?), how can I figure out which drive is causing the problem (i have about 3 HDs), and can it all be solved with a reformat?

I hope so, but any info would be appreciated
Thanks,
~Wes
 

A:BSoD...Unmountable_Boot_Volume?

Its very possible you may have to reformat but look at this first and see if it helps,be sure to read the bottom of the page in particular....

www.helpshare.com/qhome.asp?qid=2609
 

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I had used my computer on Tuesday morning, let the computer shutdown. Came home from work yesterday and booted it and received this daunting message. I restarted the computer and then it somehow ran a chkdsk /r without me telling it (knowingly). After about 20 minutes or so, computer started normally and all my information was still there as if it was a regular startup. Running XP Pro on desktop computer.

My questions are:
1.) Why did this BSOD show up in the first place? I thought my hard drive was failing, but it booted and is still running fine. Thankfully, I've been backing up/storing my important documents on 2 external drives, but I'd really hate to lose this computer

2.) Is there anything I can do now that the computer is up and running like various diagnostics, etc. I currently use SpeedFan and checked both hard drives S.M.A.R.T. data. Both drives rate highly for performance and fitness; I can post results if anyone would like to see them.

3.) I haven't powercycled my computer since it came on yesterday afternoon, and needless to say, I'm afraid to cause any damage to an already compromised computer. Should I have it restart at any point and just hope?

Thanks ahead of time for any info

A:BSOD UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME

Unmountable Boot Volume - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555302 This error can often be overcome by running the chkdsk /r command on the system partition.Start/Run...type chkdsk /r and hit Enter. Type Y in new screen and hit Enter. Reboot the system, the command will execute...then boot into XP.Louis

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I am trying to solve my neighbors computer whoas. They are getting a blue screen of death when trying to boot up there windows xp machine. Whether booting in safe mode, safe mode with networking, or last settings that worked, everything ends up at the BSOD.

With the error message is Unmountable_boot_volume

Stop:0x000000ED (ox82F79E,30, Oxc0000006, ox0000000, 0x00000000)

Does this mean the harddrive is toast? What else can I try.

A:BSOD Unmountable_boot_Volume

Hello

If you have the Windows XP cd you can try running chkdsk /r from the recovery console.

Below is instructions if needed.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555302

http://www.pchell.com/support/unmoun...otvolume.shtml

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So yesterday my computer froze and I had to reset it. Everything was fine until it got to the loading Windows XP screen at which point the blue bar moved across a few times and then froze. The screen sat for a second or two and then went to the dreaded bsod with the message UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME. I always do everything I can to solve these kind of things on my own before posting for help to try and keep the noob questions to a minimum, but this one really has me stuck.

Here is what I have done thus far:

1) Went into my BIOS and loaded my fail safe defaults and tried loading Windows that way. The same error message occured on the loading screen.

2) I checked all of my cables and they are plugged in and everything on the inside looks good. I didn't do any messing around whatsoever with the hardware before the computer froze, didn't put anything new in etc etc.

3) I put in my XP cd and tried to go to the repair console after booting from cd. Windows setup told me I don't have a hard drive installed so it had to exit and gave me no choice but to F3 out.

4) I run a SATA setup and in my research I found you have to install special drivers at windows setup in order for the setup to detect the hard drives. I used nLite to place the drivers for my Abit AV8 SATA setup on the XP cd and tried the process over. Still doesn't detect a hard drive.

5) In my BIOS I can't find my hard drives listed anywhere, unless I disable my SATA RAID ROM and restart at whi... Read more

A:BSoD - Unmountable_Boot_Volume

Okkk,

When you insert the Win XP CD and try to boot, did you get any specific error. we need to wait until we get the next screen of the CD.

Need to repair the Win XP files as they might have gone bad....
 

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Hi everyone,

My boss's laptop has a nasty little problem...
It has been slowing down, so I spent a day sorting it out (uninstalling software, cleaning his registry, installing anti-spyware and mal-ware software, defragging his HDD and installing Tweaknow to improve things generally).

He tried to boot it last night and got the BSOD saying:

UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME
*** STOP 0x000000ED (0x82B77908, 0xC000009C, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

I tried booting his PC in safe mode today, but once the drivers get to MUP.SYS it hangs for about a minute, then the same blue screen flashes up and it reboots.

I tried using the BIOS tools to test the HDD, but when the drive reaches 10% its seems to scan no furthur.

The recovery DVD that came with the laptop does nothing from the BIOS (e.g. is not a bootable disc), so I guess it requires windows to be running to run that.

Any suggestions on what to do next?
I am willing to try and repair the install, but my boss definately wants all his files from My Documents... Will the repair delete these files?

The laptop is a Compaq nx6125, it is running Windows XP Pro SP2 (i think!)
Its about 4 years old.

Cheers.
 

A:BSOD: Unmountable_Boot_Volume

Check this out:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555302/en-us

I had a similar problem with my HP that came with XP Home already installed and no XP cd. I had to borrow my daughter's XP cd to access the recovery console and fix the problem.
 

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Hey, first-timer here.

Overnight my laptop was left to update itself as usuall, but when I got to it this morning I found it repeatedly flashing a BSOD with the error:

UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME

I have attempted countless boots into safe mode, all throw the same BSOD at me.
My machine is an HP Pavillion ze4900 model laptop running WinXP Home (well.. was).

I've tried a some "common remedies" but none seems to be effective at all..
Does anyone have an idea on how to recover from this, or is my laptop to hence-forth be known as a brick.

(If any solutions involve removing the HDD, you will need to explain in detail as I have not seen anything obvious on the underside)

Many thanks!
 

A:BSOD - Unmountable_Boot_volume

Please run CheckDisk from your Windows XP Home CD
Info here ("From Boot Up") http://www.techspot.com/vb/post694184-133.html
 

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Hi all,

Firstly, this is my first post. And I'm glad to be part of the forrum.
Now here is my problem.

Yesterday, I forgot to turn off my laptop, when I came home and ran it. The starting window seemed to be slow and a BSOD with inform UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME appeared.

I have tried all solution from other threads, and non solved the issue.

- Select Repair your computer option: This will follow up with a blank screen of the blue theme of win 7. And it won't progress. The computer is not freezed as I can still move my mouse.

- Window 7 disk inserted. Shift+F10 to turn on console during window installation start screen. I ran chkdsk G: /r /f (my main partition as I recalled is G). It print out few line, but the last line is "Window found proble with the file system that could not be corrected".

So does this mean my harddrive is fried for good?

Cheers all.

A:BSOD Unmountable_Boot_volume.

Hi -

Sounds like the HDD failed.

Run HDD diags - - http://www.techsupportforum.com/2828431-post7.html

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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I have a desktop computer running Windows XP Home Edition. While using Microsoft Outlook I heard what sounded like the power shutting off, but the screen stayed on with Outlook still showing; however the computer would not do anything. I powered off the system and powered back on, but it would not boot up -- stuck in a loop. I selected last know and safe mode options, but it was still stuck in a loop. I tried using Microsoft Windows Recovery Console which was already installed. It went to a BSOD that said UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME, STOP: 0X000000ED (0X89B4B430, OXC0000006, 0X00000000, 0X00000000). I tried booting from a Windows CD and it went to a BSOD that said STOP: C0000221 UNKNOWN HARD ERROR, \SYSTEMROOT\SYSTEM32\NTDLL.DLL. I have not installed/uninstalled any software or added/removed any hardware. The information I have found seems to suggest that the problem is a corrupted Windows file, but I am not sure how to fix it if that is indeed the true problem. Basically I have a large paper weight at this point and time. Have I lost all my e-mail messages, contacts, files, etc.?

Thank You

A:BSOD - UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME

Please post make/model of system

Do you have access to an original WIndows XP cd?
If so, boot to that and follow the prompts to load the recovery console
From the recovery console prompt type

chkdsk /r

And hit enter. It could take hours to run so go do something and check on it occasionally.

See if that helps

Might also ne a hard drive that is failing and needs to be replaced.
What data is on the drive that needs to be saved in a worse case scenario?

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Hey guys.
My computer lately had been crashing right after the loading screen.
Sometimes my computer would start, and sometimes it wouldn't.
But now, it's not starting up at all!
And start up repair rarely loads and doesn't fix anything.
I get an error like this with start up repair:

Startup Repair Oflline
6.1.7600.16385
6.1.7600.16385
Unknown
120
Auto failover
1
Not root cause
Os version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033

Besides the 'repair my computer' loading rarely. Safe mode, And command prompt and everything else doesnt load.
I also managed to restore my computer to how It was when I first bought it, with dell datasafe that came up as an option after start up repair failed.

And that hasn't fixed it either :/
I hope my laptop isn't fried.

It's a dell Inspiron M5030
Amd Athlon II p360 dual-core processor
CPU speed: 2300mhz
Also safe mode stays stuck on windows\system32\ Drivers\atipcie.sys

A:BSOD unmountable_boot_volume

Welcome

Any reason for not having Service Pack 1 installed?

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Go through these tutorials:
Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot
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Startup Repair
Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times
Startup Repair Infinite Loop Recovery

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When I turned on my computer this morning, I got a blue screen of death that reads: "UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME"

I tried booting to last known good settings or w/e and each type of safe mode-- neither of these worked.

I searched online for a fix and read about recovery console, so I inserted my original XP CD and proceeded to try that. I pressed, R, got the recovery console up, and tried using the chkdsk /r and chkdsk /p method. During the scan/repair process after I ran chkdsk /r, it stopped at 29% (Almost like a freeze). After about 3 hours, I came back and figured it was hopeless, restarted the comp, and repeated the same process. This time, it stopped at 25% and gave me this error: "The volume appears to contain one or more unrecoverable problems."
My computer still does not start, and I still get the same BSOD message.
It would be *nice to recover some of the files if it is at all possible, but I don't think I am willing to take it to a service shop at the moment.
Let's say that I forget about all the files on my computer and say "screw it, i don't even want them." How would I proceed from here? Would buying a new HD and installing that fix my problems? I don't know much about computers, but I imagine you would take the old one out and put the new one in, then insert the original CD and install XP/everything would be ok?

I really don't know. Any advice is MUCH appreciated. I'm in an a pickle here, and ... Read more

A:BSOD On Startup. Unmountable_Boot_Volume. Please Help :(

Hello dappolo. Is there anything here that helps.
http://uk.search.yahoo.com/search?fr=ytff1-tyc&p=Unmountable_Boot_Volume&ei=UTF-8
 

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Running Windows 7 32-bit on a Gateway laptop.

Backstory: I was playing a game online, when it suddenly froze, and then the dreaded BSOD came up with the error in the Topic (Not sure what code, I can get it if needed though). I restarted it, selected boot up normally, nothing. Still the BSOD.

So I went into Windows Repair. Now here is what bothers me. when i go into the command prompt (or the Explorer) it starts at X:/ instead of the usual C:/. I have tried going into the command prompt and tried changing to C: but it just hangs up. I also can not open C: to explore the files in it. I think "Great, my laptop's hard drive went to shit". Well, I don't think that's the case, as the BIOS still recognizes the Hard Drive.

I tried booting into Safe Mode and Safe Mode Command Prompt. Both greeted me with the BSOD. Is there any program I can install on a USB Flash Drive to format my laptop or something? I was thinking of installing Ubuntu through this method and formatting that way, but I'm not sure if that would work.

Any help appreciated.

EDIT: Kind of urgent seeing as how college starts next week. I would post a dump of the BSOD, but I don't exactly know how to do that if it never even boots up.

A:UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME BSOD error, NEED HELP! Tried everything!!

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Sarg338


Running Windows 7 32-bit on a Gateway laptop.

Backstory: I was playing a game online, when it suddenly froze, and then the dreaded BSOD came up with the error in the Topic (Not sure what code, I can get it if needed though). I restarted it, selected boot up normally, nothing. Still the BSOD.

So I went into Windows Repair. Now here is what bothers me. when i go into the command prompt (or the Explorer) it starts at X:/ instead of the usual C:/. I have tried going into the command prompt and tried changing to C: but it just hangs up. I also can not open C: to explore the files in it. I think "Great, my laptop's hard drive went to shit". Well, I don't think that's the case, as the BIOS still recognizes the Hard Drive.

I tried booting into Safe Mode and Safe Mode Command Prompt. Both greeted me with the BSOD. Is there any program I can install on a USB Flash Drive to format my laptop or something? I was thinking of installing Ubuntu through this method and formatting that way, but I'm not sure if that would work.

Any help appreciated.

EDIT: Kind of urgent seeing as how college starts next week. I would post a dump of the BSOD, but I don't exactly know how to do that if it never even boots up.



You can download a livecd to both from and move the dmp file to where you can upload it.
If you wish to have others assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your &q... Read more

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Hi there, I was just browsing as usual on my laptop when I was hit with the error message: 0x000000ED (0xFFFFFA8004AA8CD0, 0xFFFFFFFFC0000185, 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000000


I have tried restarting and booting into safe mode, tried using the repair option that i am given upon startup, tried booting from the windows 7 installation cd. None of these options work, meaning, as far as I can tell, I cannot check disk.

Does anyone know what that error message is?

I'm running a Dell Studio XPS 1645 laptop, just over a year old (unfortunately on a standard 1 year warranty).

I've narrowed it down to being something to do with the hard drive but apart from that, really needing help. Any help and advice would be really appreciated!

A:BSOD UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME 0x000000ED

Anyone know what replacement hard drive may need for Dell Studio XPS 1645? Where might I find compatible drives? thanks

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I am having some major trouble with my laptop and would be very appreciative of an help that anyone could provide!

Short Version:
Randomly the other day on booting, my laptop blue-screened with the following error: UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME

I'm running Vista (32) and most of what I've read has not been able to work. I can't boot into Safe Mode (same blue screen), so doing anything that requires that doesn't work.

Unfortunately, when I boot off the Vista DVD, it doesn't seem to see the drive at all, as far as I can tell? When I first run System Recovery, a "System Recovery Options" dialog pops up asking me to select an OS to repair. Nothing is listed there, but it gives me an option to "Load Drivers" for my HD, unfortunately, doing so doesn't seem to actually give me any driver options.

Most of the solutions I've seen on the web say to do Startup Repair or go to a boot prompt and do chkdsk, but when I try to do startup repair, it tells me it can't do it (NoHardDrive?) and when I go a boot prompt, it won't see my C: drive.

Now, oddly enough, when this first happened, I tried all these things, and on one random reboot, it seemed to work just fine out of the blue! I used it fine for about 12hrs. until all of the sudden it wouldn't boot. This time it gave me a blue screen error on disk.sys / PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA a couple times upon trying to reboot once or twice, before now just reverting back to the p... Read more

A:BSOD: Unmountable_Boot_Volume... (ack!) (Vista)

More information / long version:
For those that are curious for a bit more info.:
- The stop code given was: 0x000000ED (0x862539A0, 0xC000000E, 0x00000000)

- The computer is a laptop and the hard drive is a 160Gb SATA drive. (Seagate Momentus ST9160823AS)

- Since when I try to turn on the computer it doesn't automatically tell me it can't find the hard drive (and from what I can tell, BIOS seems to see it fine), but instead starts to boot then halts, I don't think the hard drive is just loose or such. Even so, I pulled it out and made sure it was firmly pushed back in twice, and that seems ok.

- When I just go past the "System Recovery Options" dialog (by clicking Next) and try to do a Startup Repair anyways, here's the error I get:
Problem Event Name: StartupRepairV2
Problem Signature 01: ExternalMedia
Problem Signature 02: 6.0.6000.16386.0.0.0.0
Problem Signature 03: 0
Problem Signature 04: 65537
Problem Signature 05: unknown
Problem Signature 06: NoHardDrive
Problem Signature 07: 0
Problem Signature 08: 0
Problem Signature 09: unknown
Problem Signature 10: 1168
OS Version: 6.0.6000.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033

- I have tried to boot to Last Known Good Configuation to no avail.

- There's only two things I can think of recently that may have caused this problem. In either case, if these were the causes, I would think that the machine would be easily fixable, but it has not been.
1) I've been having a lot of problems with the CDROM... Read more

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Hello im currently having issues with with my desktop pc

It was working fine till a few hours ago when i moved it from 1 place to another
(it was kept secure and wasn't bounced around or anything such as that) Once i got
to my destination i decided to set it up everything was going fine till after the Splash screen when i got a BSOD i tryed restarting only to end up with the same result. i tryed it a few more times and then went searching the internet for answers (on a differnt computer ofc.) after reading a few threads i came across a idea to use the recovery console to perform a chkdsk unfortunatly when i load up the recovery console i get a simlar bsod about a unmountable_boot_volume, the recovery console im using is not the one from windows xp disc but from the microsoft site i had installed to solve a earlier issue. (long time ago)

so my current situation im stuck in a loop were i start up the computer it restarts its self and repeats, And im also lacking my windows xp disc as its at my fathers place i belive im using windows xp home edition with sp2.

the error message from bsod is

Unmountable_boot_volume
0x000000ED (0x1806929000, 0x0000000t, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

All help is appreciated very much !

(Appolgies if anything in this post doesnt make sense ive had a terrible lack of sleep recently)
 

A:Unmountable_boot_volume + bsod issue.

Welcome to TSG.

Click Here for a link to Microsoft's website and their directions (without the XP disc, you can try the suggestions in method 2).

Click Here for another link. This one might be better to follow, and it contains links for making an XP boot disk(s), since you don't have the XP installation disc.
 

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Hi everyone.

After turning off my PC without wanting it, I had the bad surprise to get a BSOD when rebooting.

What I know about it so far :
- Safe Mode doesn't work
- Type error UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME
- STOP : 0x000000ED (0x86BE9235, 0xC0000185, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)
- When I try to use the Windows 7 recovery tool, I get to the loading Windows logo, then All I have is a black screen with a white cursor that I can move, but nothing else, and it doesn't change even after hours of waiting (like it's in some kind of loop)
- I already tried to use a USB key with a bootable Windows 7 on it, but I just get the same thing as before (black screen with the cursor)

I tried to take a look at what people already did to solve this problem, but I can't even get to a point where I can run the CHKDSK C: r/ so far...

I can't, for instance, use this tutorial :
Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

Should I try to run SeaTools in my case in DOS mode ? I tried to check if it was compatible for me (AHCI, IDE, SATA config problem) except I'm running on a HP Pavilion dv5 and this option is not available in DOS..

All in all, I'm kinda lost after hours of trials, could you guys help me with this ?

Thank you in advance.

A:BSOD Unmountable_Boot_Volume 0x000000ED

Yes if you can, run SeaTools in DOS mode. It certainly sounds like your hard drive is dead. Follow SeaTools for DOS and Windows - How to Use if you need any instructions.

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Hello. I'm having a problem with my Windows partition and would greatly appreciate suggestions for a fix.

I am trying to get my Windows 7 partition running again after it failed to start-up one morning and has not started up again since. I cannot get the Windows installation disk or other recovery tools to even load to the repair screen. The only joy I've had was with an ERD commander environment but even this didn't recognise the windows installation was there

The odd thing is that the hard drive in question still starts up OK with my Ubuntu partition so I dont think the disk is failing...

Thanks very much, suggestions are very welcome.

A:BSOD: UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME 0x000000ED

You did not give us much information. In fact not even the reports. Based upon your description and the BCode ED, I would guess you have a bad hard drive.
I do understand that you cannot give us the reports, due to the problems that you are having.

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I'll make it long story short. I had turned off some unnecessary things in msconfig like some of the pre-loaded vaio software that I never used, but realized I had turned off the service that allows me to change the volume, brightness, etc...so I turned that back on in msconfig, and restarted. What has been happening since is it will BSOD at the windows loading screen, right before the screen where it asks for your password.

It will say "UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_DEVICE" I have tried starting in safe mode, safe mode with command prompt, safe mode with networking, last known good configuration, and normally. I've also tried the "repair your computer" option in the advanced boot options, and when that loads, it just opens a low resolution windows background and shows the mouse on the screen forever. I even let it sit all night to see if it was just being horrendously slow and it was still just a blank screen with the mouse. I also made a windows repair CD on my home PC and tried using that, and it still does not repair it.

I can't even boot my laptop anymore and I've run out of ideas... It's a Windows 7 Home Premium x64 Sony Vaio VPCCW17FX, I just reformatted it back in august, I don't get what's going on.

A:BSOD on boot, unmountable_boot_volume

Sorry, ***UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME*** not boot device.

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Ok, As far as you can see this is another unmountable_boot_volume BSOD case and first of all, here's my story:

My pc is a 5 month old Sony Vaio VGN-FZ21Z, which due to overheating (due to lack of ventilation) I was forced to shutdown by cutting off it's power (10 sec, power key). When I tried to boot i got that lovely BS with the above error message.

I've dealt with that BSOD before but never in vista, and I'd appreciate any help since:

Formating is out of question
The recovery disk is in the hidden recovery partition within the HDD
*****I NEED MY FILES*****
XP installation disk can't start the command line


The only thing that keeps me wondering whether I got any chance to save my files is the fact that when I attempt to boot windows when selecting "Recover system" (Or something similar to that) I get a black screen and the mouse pointer.


Any suggestions??? I seriously need help guys!!!!!!!

BTW, I got a 300gb HDD...

A:BSOD: unmountable_boot_volume --- There's something wrong with my HDD

Ok, today I managed to access my files using Knoppix.They were all intact.
I'm still trying to figure out how to fix the boot failure, as windows recovery does not seem to work.

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I was watching a streaming video on 40d when ,my laptop crashed and i had to restart, and i got an unmountable_boot_volume error, and this error happens every time i restart. I tried going into safe mode but the same thing happens. When i try to use windows repair on my system an error message appears saying the installed files could not be found.

I burnt an ISO of Windows vista 32bit recovery disk and set it to boot on startup. When i go to the "repair my computer" option my operating system doesnt show in the list of OSes, but it gives me an option of "Load driver" or "Next". I dont know how to find my hard drive driver on my system so i click Next and try to use cmd to run checkdisk. the command starts off in "X:\sources" and when I try to run chkdsk /r or chkdsk /f and it gives me the message "Windows cannot run disk checking on this volume because it is write protected". I then try to change directory to C by just typing "C:" in the command window and it gives me the message; "There is not enough space on disk". It works when i change directory to E however it still gives me errors saying the disk is being write protected when i try to run chkdsk. I cannot change any options from within my PC cuase it wont boot up and I can only use command, the other options on the recovery disk dont seem of much use to me either and dont work, I've ran seagate para DOS tool and apparantly my hard drive has passed t... Read more

A:Unmountable_boot_volume -BSOD, tried alot of solutions.

Windows cannot find your HDD; it may be failing/ have failed.

Run HDD diagnostics - http://www.techsupportforum.com/2828431-post7.html

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Hey all,

I went to merge some space to my C drive with Minitool all seemed to be going OK then my PC just rebooted, after that up came the damm BSOD saying unmountable_boot_volume

Now iv done some research on the net and seen a few ways it might fix this error but my problem is my keyboard (Logitech wireless) will not work, its not been recognised by the PC so I can't enter the BIOS or boot menu.

Can anyone please help me out I really need my PC working.

Thank you.
S.

A:BSOD Unmountable_boot_volume after trying to merge space

Hello Ricey and welcome to PCHF.

Obtain a PS2 keyboard to access the bios and have a look if the hard drive is listed in the POST screen.

You said that everything seemed to be going ok after using this partition manager software, which is not the greatest in my opinion, so it may well be that the hard drive has died.

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Hello Everyone I am new to this forum.

I have a SONY VAIO (VGN-NW120J/S) that is currently running windows 7.

Computer has been running slow with slow startups particularly in the last year. Sometimes when i lock laptop and walk away when i come back it has been restarted or shutdown.

Computer began to run poorly for about 20 minutes, Started to browse msconfig to look for anything weird then computer locked up for about 10 seconds and I got a blue screen and a restart, will not make it to log in screen. Could not write down the codes with pen and paper. Now the bluescreen says UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME every time. Made it past log in screen a few times but screen only shows black.

Crashes every time during startup but when trying to boot in safe mode i noticed it has a hangup on CLASSPNP.SYS for a long time then it crashes. Startup repair didn't fix anything. Ran chkdsk and it locked up. ran CHKDSK again later on and got a new beginning message saying it needed to check for consistency and it deleted a whole bunch of things now it runs every time i start up in normal mode? ran memory diagnostic 2passes didn't see any problems. Ran startup repair again after chkdsk deleted things, startup repair took a very long time. All the tests said completed successfully error code 0x0 the last thing on the list said :

Unspecified changes to system config might have caused a problem.
Repair Action: System Files Integrity Check & Repair
Result: Failed Error Code: 0x45d

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A:BSOD-Unmountable_Boot_Volume / Hangup Problem

sounds like the hard drive is failing

d/load and run the h/drive makers diagnostic utility on the h/drive

Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.

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This is the weirdest thing. I get a blue screen and either a restart or shutdown depending on the day whenever I try to start the machine after it has been sitting for an hour or more. When the computer is warmed up it doesn't happen. After failing a couple of times, it will start without a problem...I would think hard disk because of the error, but if it were a physical problem with the HDD then wouldn't it happen all the time and not just when it is cold?


Thanks in advance

A:UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME BSOD on a cold boot

When your machine is cold and fails to boot, go into BIOS and change boot sequence to boot from CD first. Try and boot up using your windows CD or another bootable CD, can you boot ok?
A startup problem like this may not be a hard drive but your motherboard, I had a chaintech board once and had similar starting problems. Eventually the motherboard failed due to leaking capacitors, which in my case was repaired under warranty.
If this was a hard disk error, then I would expect it to fail all the time, the fact that a couple of starts gets your system booting normally, may be either capacitors on the motherboard or a psu problem.
Take the lid off and examine your motherboard with a torch:
http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleID=195

youre looking for discolouration on the motherboard or sometimes the capacitor case splits and leaks electrolyte.

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Hello Everyone I am new to this forum.

I have a SONY VAIO (VGN-NW120J/S) that is currently running windows 7.

Computer has been running slow with slow startups particularly in the last year. Sometimes when i lock laptop and walk away when i come back it has been restarted or shutdown.

Computer began to run poorly for about 20 minutes, Started to browse msconfig to look for anything weird then computer locked up for about 10 seconds and I got a blue screen and a restart, will not make it to log in screen. Could not write down the codes with pen and paper. Now the bluescreen says UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME every time. Made it past log in screen a few times but screen only shows black.

Crashes every time during startup but when trying to boot in safe mode i noticed it has a hangup on CLASSPNP.SYS for a long time then it crashes. Startup repair didn't fix anything. Ran chkdsk and it locked up. ran CHKDSK again later on and got a new beginning message saying it needed to check for consistency and it deleted a whole bunch of things now it runs every time i start up in normal mode? ran memory diagnostic 2passes didn't see any problems. Ran startup repair again after chkdsk deleted things, startup repair took a very long time. All the tests said completed successfully error code 0x0 the last thing on the list said :

Unspecified changes to system config might have caused a problem.
Repair Action: System Files Integrity Check & Repair
Result: Failed Error Code: 0x45d

I was al... Read more

A:BSOD-Unmountable_Boot_Volume / Hangup Problem

I'm having trouble with my Sabrent USB Sata/IDE adaptor. I'm trying to get files and folders off of a hard drive. I can't get my computer to recognize the hard drive most of the time. When it does recognize it, i can't get to any of my important files. As far as i can get into it is Users then when i click my folder "Tim" windows explorer locks up. I tried several times to change ownership of the folders but it always hangs on a random file everytime and never finishes. I can't cancel because that never finishes. The end result is usually windows explorer freezing up.

I'm i doing something wrong here?

I had no problem at all using this cable on an old IDE drive.

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I hope this is the right section to post this...

I'm having the following issues with a Toshiba Satellite A35-S159 laptop (running XP Home).
1. When I boot I receive a BSOD with Unmountable_Boot_Volume
2. The laptop will only stay powered on for maybe 5 minutes

Here's what I've tried so far.
1. Cannot boot to any of the safe mode options...I receive the BSOD above
2. Tried to boot up to the Windows CD to access the recovery console but cannot because the laptop will not stay powered on long enough to do so...it just shuts off.
3. Thought maybe it was something with the hard drive, so I tried to run the Seagate seatools test on the hard drive and again, I cannot because the laptop just shuts off and will not stay on long enough to start it.
3. Thinking it might still be the hard drive, I replaced it with a known good drive. I booted up to a Windows XP OS CD to load the OS on the new hard drive, and the laptop shut off within 5 minute (I couldn't even start the installaiton of the OS).

**With that being said, I'm thinking the problem might be the system board. I wanted to get some thoughts. Can anyone help? THANKS!!!
 

A:Laptop shutdown and Unmountable_Boot_Volume BSOD

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Wont boot into safe mode or original windows OS disc (which worked previously).
I'm Using UBCD, never had a hard disk problem, never had memory problems.
Disk is accessible using G-parted and all files are still there. The only thing i have noticed once the error started is that the label on my local disk (c) changed to blank but i then changed it back and still nothing, also made sure that my windows partition was set to "boot". I'm assuming its partition editing that i must do, but don't know where to start exactly, and I'm also assuming that it was a registry cleanup that caused this error. Any suggestions? Thank you.

A:BSOD after using Advanced SystemCare Free (Unmountable_Boot_Volume)

Hello bertbear and welcome to Seven Forums.

Do you have a system restore point?

System Restore

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Hi experts

When I try to boot my uefi client from LAN it successfully downloads boot.wim from my WDS 2012, shows the Windows Logo for some seconds, but then it crashes, showing BSOD and the message "UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME".

I'm using the same x64 boot.wim as with the BIOS clients, but with the mbr clients it works.

What is it, that makes my boot.wim unusable for uefi clients?

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Hi, I have a HP G61-110sa laptop with OEM Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1.

My laptop was having problems with its firewall, so after many tries to fix it, I decided to use system recovery to get it back. During the process, after the reboot, I got BSOD with UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME, and under the tech info it wrote:

*** STOP: 0X000000ED (0XFFFFFA8004041650, 0XFFFFFFFFC0000185, 0X0000000000000000, 0X0000000000000000)

I've tried burning a whole new recovery disc and it goes through the 'Windows is loading files...' process, the install windows screen where I choose the language, time & currency and keyboard settings, but the next screen where I can either choose Install now or Repair your computer, is where the problem continues.
If I click Install now, the screen is stuck at 'Setup is starting...' screen & a spinning wheel cursor. If I click 'Repair your computer', the same blue background stays there like it has frozen, but the cursor can move.

I've backed up all my files onto my external hard drive so that's not worrying me.
And there are no attachments cos the laptop wont boot.
Can anyone help?

A:UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME BSOD Recovery discs not working Windows 7 x64

These problems sometimes occur if the temporary memory is corrupted. Clear your temporary memory:Shut down and turn off the computer.
Unplug the computer from the wall or surge protector (then remove the battery if it is a laptop).
"Remove the computer from any port replicator or docking station, disconnect
cables to printers or devices such as external monitors, USB memory sticks or SD cards, headset or external speakers, mouse or auxiliary keyboard, turn off WIFI and Bluetooth wireless devices." (Use Hard Reset to Resolve Hardware and Software Issues HP Pavilion dv5000 Notebook PC series - HP Customer Care (United States - English))
Hold down the power button for 30 seconds. This closes the circuit and ensures all
power from components is drained to clear the software connections between the BIOS
and hardware and clear any corruption in the temporary memory.
(If it is a laptop, plug the battery back into the laptop and then) Plug the computer back into the wall. Do not reconnect any unnecessary peripherals; monitor, keyboard,
and mouse should suffice and be the only peripherals reconnected.
Turn it on to reinitialize the software connections between the BIOS and hardware


Clear the CMOS in the BIOS (read your laptop manual for instructions to access the BIOS): Open the BIOS, go to the EXIT screen, load setup/optimized defaults, save, and exit the BIOS.

http://pcsupport.about.com/od/fixthe.../clearcmos.htm

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Hi experts

When I try to boot my uefi client from LAN it successfully downloads boot.wim from my WDS 2012, shows the Windows Logo for some seconds, but then it crashes, showing BSOD and the message "UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME".

I'm using the same x64 boot.wim as with the BIOS clients, but with the mbr clients it works.

What is it, that makes my boot.wim unusable for uefi clients?

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