unmountable boot volume

By kleftiko
Sep 29, 2005
  1. hi there
    having trouble installing windows xp pro on a external hard drive which i have conected to my desktop pc.
    i use the windows xp disk to install it and all goes well till it has to reboot .
    u get the windows xp pro screen for a second the u get a error message
    ' unmountable boot volume '
    what am i doing wrong
    didnt have this problem when i installed windows 98se
    any ideas....

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