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4 Fixes for Unmountable_Boot_Volume STOP Error 0x000000ed

Posted by Jean to Data Recovery 2017-06-19

Summary

Are you seeing blue screen of death error Unmountable_Boot_Volume Stop error code 0x000000ed? Figure out the reason and try the 4 fixes here to troubleshoot, restart your computer, boot your system and rescue computer data with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free.

Error details of Unmountable Boot Volume

Unmountable_Boot_Volume, or Stop: 0x000000ed, are both common blue screen of death error in Windows XP, 7, 8 or 10, with the exact error message in the below.

unmountable boot volume

A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage
to your computer.

UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME

If this is the first time you've seen this error screen,
restart your computer. If this screen appears again, follow
these steps:

Check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed.
If this is a new installation, ask your hardware or software manufacturer
for any Windows updates you might need.

If problems continue, disable or remove any newly installed hardware or
software. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing.
If you need to use Safe Mode to remove or disable components, restart
your computer, press F8 to select Advanced Startup Options, and then 
select Safe Mode.

Technical Information:

*** STOP: 0x000000ED (0x80F128D0, 0xc000009c, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

Some typical reasons you may encounter such a blue screen of death error

For your information, there are so many factors that would cause the problem, and most of which suggest that your computer's Storage Device Boot Volume got corrupted, due to reasons such as faulty HDD, viruses, Windows attempts to load system from wrong partition, disk controller drivers failed or incompatible, some improper changes are made on Windows partition, etc.

How to fix "Unmountable_Boot_Volume" error?

Are you seeing blue screen of death error Unmountable_Boot_Volume Stop error code 0x000000ed? In accordance with this page's contents, you can figure out the reason and try the 4 fixes here to troubleshoot, restart your computer, boot your system and rescue computer data.

Note - The fixing methods number 1 to number 3 require a Window installation media to complete all the troubleshooting steps. If you don't have the CD/DVD or USB boot drive, visit Microsoft page about how to create Windows 10 installation media.

Fix 1_ Automatic repair

  • Insert your corresponding bootable device in the computer, access the "Repair your computer" option and select "Troubleshoot" > "Advanced options" > "Automatic Repair" > "Next".
  • Select the operating system you wish to repair.
  • Wait patiently until the automatic repair finish repairing the system.

Fix 2_ Chkdsk repair

  • Insert your corresponding bootable device in the computer, access the "Repair your computer" option and select "Command Prompt". 
  • In the Command Prompt window, type chkdsk /r c: and press enter. (c represents the drive where Windows is installed)
  • Click Y so that the next time the system restarts, chkdsk utility can check the disk errors and try to fix them.
  • Restart the system and let chkdsk check hard drive errors and repair.

Fix 3_ Fix Master Boot Record (MBR)

  • Insert your corresponding bootable device in the computer, access the "Repair your computer" option and select "Command Prompt".
  • In the Command Prompt window, type bootrec /fixboot and press enter.
  • Restart the system and let bootrec repair MBR.

Fix 4_ One-click system restore/recovery

Computer users of Acer, Lenovo, HP, Dell and other reputable brands can choose one-click system restore/recovery after several attempts of restarting the computer in order to revert the system to an earlier but normal state. Choose to restore from initial backup or your own created backup.

How to recover data from Unmountable_Boot_Volume error?

This is not the end even when you can boot computer normally after applying the suggested solutions. After Unmountable_Boot_Volume fix, you may find that some computer data has unfortunately removed. No need to worry though, immediately download EaseUS free data recovery software, and try it to scan your lost data files.

Step 1. Select a location on which you wish to see your lost data and click Scan.
Step 2. Wait until the software finish both the quick scan and deep scan process.
Step 3. After the scan, all lost data will be displayed in categories.

recover data from unmountable boot volume with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard

Now, check if the files you're looking for has been found. If yes, you can feel worry-free to upgrade the free software to a full version to bring all selected files back.