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how to chkdsk without being able to boot into XP?

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I have the Stop Error: 0x000000ED Unmountable Boot Volume. After doing some reading I need to do a chkdsk but I cant boot to get into the cmd. Its a pos old ass hp from a friend. Dont have any restore discs or restore partitions. I only have xp sp3 disc which doesnt work either.

I am wondering if you guys know of any other options before I go hunting for a xp sp1 and sp2 disc as I dont know which version she has. I coulda sworn I installed sp3 for her but I guess not.
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http://ubcd4win.com/

I've used that before quite a bit.
It's basically a minimalist Windows boot CD where you can run chkdsk.

Comes in handy for lots of clients..
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http://ubcd4win.com/

I've used that before quite a bit.
It's basically a minimalist Windows boot CD where you can run chkdsk.

Comes in handy for lots of clients..
like a hirens type deal? the reason i ask is ive tried to do it through a linux kernel and gparted it says it can only be done with windows yada yada ya. ntfs crappppp
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I've used hirens like once, but probably.
Just a boot CD, it boots into a simple windows like GUI with a few diagnostic utilities, including Command Prompt.
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any1 else got another option this pos software posted above wont make an iso for me like its supposed to so I made it manually and the thing doesnt boot.
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