i made a stupid mistake. I now understand that
Partition Magic is not compatible with Vista. I was
having trouble connecting to the internet, which gave
me an excuse to upgrade to windows 7. So I installed
PM to try to create another partition and transfer all
the important stuff I had on my computer to it and
install windows 7 on the old partition.
My symptoms are: BSOD -
UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME after about two
seconds of the windows boot screen. When I put the
windows 7 cd in, the main hard drive partition doesn't
The main problem here: I am at school and I don't
have another computer like i do at home. I don't have
a vista disc, although I am downloading the windows
vista recovery disc on my droid smartphone and may
be able to get a friend to burn it for me. However, I
already tried the "repair your computer" option in the
boor options menu and tried chkdsk /r, but it doesn't
do anything. It says "would you like to schedule it on
your next boot?" but it doesn't do anything next time.
I also tried Bootrec.exe. The FixMbr option worked,
but FixBoot gave me an error.
I'm not positive that PM caused this, as I was having
issues before.. but i am 95% sure. When I ran it, it told
me to fix some errors, I forget exactly what it said. But
I clicked yes.
Here's the good thing: Everything I need is backed up
on DVDs, so I don't care if I have to format or
Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks