How to Fix Unmountable Boot Volume Error in Windows 10

How to Fix Unmountable Boot Volume Error
By Suman Ghosal Updated

Many of the users switched to Windows 10 from their old version. Most of them faced a serious problem while rebooting their system fairly known as Unmountable Boot Volume Error in Windows 10. This is one of the “Bluescreen death error” especially caused by the uncertified as well as corrupted system files or application, damaged RAM, and Hard Disk Drive.

Don’t take this casually; it is a serious problem which will erase/delete all of your data for a single mistake done by you. It bans you away from all the files and data that you store on your PC. In this situation, most of the people think that there’s no option except to format the computer to fix it up. In other words, you will definitely lose all your important data by formatting your device. Don’t worry! Fortunately, we have some option in our hand to fix it up. No more discussion, let’s jump to the topic now.

Causes of Unmountable Boot Volume Error:

There are numbers of reasons behind the blue screen error on your computer. But the prime reasons why this error frequently occurs in every computer are

  • A corrupted boot partition on your PC
  • A faulty Hard disk drive
  • Presence of corrupted Windows Files.

Unmountable Boot Volume Error Windows 10 – Solution to Blue Screen Error

Before we enter into the solution, let us first check what is the exact problem that causes the Blue screen issue. It will help you to find out or to choose the exact way to fix it up. Let’s move to the point.

  1. Open a CMD window as an administrator.
  2. Type “chkdsk/f/r”. It will read the drive to find out the errors(if any)
  3. Now you are checking the bootloader drive. It will be prompted to re-schedule
  4. Type “Y” for Yes and hit enter
  5. Left it for re-boot, it may take a while but it definitely tells you whether the drive has faced any error or opening normally.

If you find that your drive is error-free then let’s check or scan the file system. Here I am going to tell you the step by step process to inspect it.

  1. Open the CMD window as a system administrator
  2. Type “sfc/scannow”
  3. Take a while to let the process finish
  4. Follow the on-screen instruction to find if there exists any error or it continues without any problem.
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How to fix the unmountable boot volume error in windows 10

Now if you find any problem related to the system boot volume or the file system then you can try the methods that I am going to tell you now.

Method 1 –fix blue screen error with Automatic repair

Here I am going to describe the easiest way to fix the blue screen Unmountable Boot Volume Error.

  1. First, go to the Windows set up screen
  2. Choose your language first
  3. Click on “Repair your computer” placed in the bottom-left corner.
  4. You can see the “Troubleshot” tab on the next coming pop-up screen
  5. Click on the “Troubleshot” option.
  6. Now you faced the advance options having a “System restore” at the top. Click on the option.
  7. Select Windows 10 as a target operating system.
  8. It will start immediately to repair your device, take a while until the process gets completed.

 Method 2 –Fix Unmountable Boot Volume Problem with Chkdsk

  1. At first, place your similar bootable device in the computer,
  2. Go to the “repair your computer” option
  3. Click on the “command prompt”
  4. Insert chkdsk/r/c in the command prompt window and hit enter.
  5. Click “Y” to restart and keep the process running until it fixes all the error.
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Method 3 – Fix with Master Boot Record (MBR)

  1. Attach your bootable device to the computer,
  2. Go to the “Repair your computer” when prompted, and then click on the “Command Prompt”
  3. Type bootrec/fixboot in the command prompt window.
  4. Now your system should be restarted and you have to allow the bootrec repair MBR.
  5. Type “Exit”

Method 4 –Fix unmountable Boot Volume Error Problem by reinstalling the windows 10

Without following any other steps or process you can simply fix your blue screen problem by reinstalling the Windows operating system. Here the steps to do,

  1. Go to the Windows set up screen
  2. Select your language
  3. Click on the “Install now” button.
  4. Follow all the instruction provided by the windows authority and wait still it install successfully.
  5. After it finishes its installation, it fixes the Unmountable Boot Volume Error automatically.

Method 5 –Allow Windows to take its own time to fix the Blue screen error up

All of the computers have an inbuilt system to recover itself from the Unmountable Boot Volume error. Sounds peculiar right? Believe me or not, it’s true. Sometimes if you allow your computer device to take a rest or stay off for an interval of 4 hours, it will magically wake up with a fresh and normal interface. Here the steps-

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  1. Let your PC cool down for 1-2 hours after shutting it down.
  2. Open your computer and allow it to show the Unmountable Boot Volume Error blue screen.
  3. Your computer operating system will automatically try to fix it up, and a blank screen will appear.
  4. Leave your PC for 3 to 4 hours.
  5. Hopefully, it will surprise you after bringing your computer system back to normal one.

If it does not automatically fix the Unmountable Boot volume Error then follow the above processes to fix it up manually.

So it’s our today`s article. We hope it will help you a lot as well as reduce your panic whenever the blue screen arises on your display. We’ve tried to jot down all type of workable and responsible ways to fix the Unmountable Boot Volume Error. If none of those are helpful to your device to solve the Boot Volume problem, then, unfortunately, I have to say it may be caused by some issues on your hard disk drive. So either you have to consult with a computer expert or you have to go for a new device. If you have any idea to fix the Blue screen Error except what we’ve mentioned above, please share with us. Stay tuned.