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Old 04-08-2009, 03:55 PM   #1
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unmountable boot volume


i am new to linux, but desparately want to continue using it. unfortunately my supervisor uses windows, so i need windows too. i have tried to set up dual boot. i installed windows (successfully) then installed debian (successfully).

the problem is now when i try to run windows i get an error screen saying "Unmountable_boot_volume blah blah blah...".

Can someone please help. I really want to keep Debian but NEED windows to keep working.

Thanks in advance
Old 04-08-2009, 04:09 PM   #2
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This page says that the problem may be some data corruption in the Windows partition, but that it may be recoverable by running chkdisk from a windows boot disk (recovery mode). It also suggests running fixboot -I'm not sure if the grub boot-loader would need to be re-installed after this (though installing grub from a Linux live disk is easy enough to do).


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