Help with XP Home Edition

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  1. 01Z71

    01Z71 New Member

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    I have a friend who's getting the following error on an HP Computer with XP Home Edition on it. When booting it gives the blue screen with system32/drivers/amvagp.sys
    Unmountable Boot Volume
    stop: 0x000000ED (0x81304030,0xc50000032,0x00000000,0x00000000

    Anyideas he's got data he needs to get off of it. It will not go in safe mode either. Thanks for any ideas.
     
  2. Wolf68k

    Wolf68k OT Supporter

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    Same thing even when he tries to boot into Safe Mode?
     
  3. 01Z71

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    Correct, even when trying in safe mode.
     
  4. mdaniel

    mdaniel S is for Shiksa

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    Try last known good config. If he didn't have an HP, I'd suggest reloading XP over itself and see if it repairs it. But since he doesn't have an HP, he probably doesn't have a way of non-destructively reloading Windows. So its probably time to pull the drive, connect it to a workig computer, rescue the data, then reformat/reinstall.
     
  5. 01Z71

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    Update: I tried hooking the HDD up to another computer -- same problem. I don't have an XP CD just the HP Recovery CD. Any ideas as to how I can get to the data on the drive before I wipe it and start over? Thanks.
     
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    Hook up the drive to another computer as a slave and copy off what you need.
     
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    And as for the error message. You can plug the error codes into the Microsoft Knowledge Base at support.microsoft.com and you can usually find out what's going wrong.
     

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