When you use volumes that use the NTFS file system on integrated device electronics (IDE) drives with caching enabled, you may receive the STOP: 0×000000ED error. We know that every Windows computer has to save its files to its hard drive using a “file system”, and NTFS (New Technology File System) is the most effective & popular way to do it. However, when the system cannot read and use a series of files, you will sooner or later get the error 0×000000ED with the following format:
A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer…
*** STOP: 0×000000ED (0×80F128D0, 0xc000009C, 0×00000000, 0×00000000) UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME
How to stop 0×000000ED error from appearing again and again?
First of all, to fix stop error 0×000000ED, you can directly perform a system restore. You need to know that the proper running of the System Restore has something to do with the process “rstrui”. So just go to C:\windows\system32\restore to locate the item “rstrui”, and then right click it to select “Send to -> Desktop (create shortcut)”. In this way, you can quickly double click this shortcut to start System Restore from your desktop. If you are in DOS mode, you can directly go to Start -> Run -> type “rstrui” to enable it.
Secondly, do remember to check and repair software problem. Software issue is a very common cause for the Vista blue screen error when program confliction exists. If you have recently installed new software, games or drivers before the stop error 0×000000ED, you should uninstall them and see if that fixes the problem.
Lastly, what made the appearance of stop error 0×000000ED are some invalid registry keys, possibly due to malware tinkering with your system files. It might also be cause by some obsolete software you have that replaced your registry entries with older versions. Before you grab that Windows disc from your cabinet and reinstall, read this short guide that will help you fix black screen problems on your PC.
Restart your PC
Logon and wait for the black screen to appear
Make sure your PC should be able to connect to the internet (black screen does not appear to affect this)
Press the CTRL, ALT and DEL keys simultaneously
When prompted, Click Start Task Manager
In Task Manager Click on the Application Tab
Next Click New Task
Now enter the command: “C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe”
But it is a little complicated to fix the STOP error 0×000000ED by modifying the registry manually if you do not have enough computer knowledge. More seriously, a minor mistake in Windows registry will result in more serious computer problems such as program luck-ups, unexpected computer crashes, or startup/shutdown problems because registry files are one of the important sections in your system. So, it is best to fix error 0×000000ED with an advanced registry clean tool.