Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums I recently formatted the hard drive and performed a clean install. Off-Topic Tags How-tos Drivers Ask a Question Computing.NetForumsWindows XPHardware Problems Solved Disk read error on startup (Windows XP) Tags:disk read errorwindows xphard driveDell Inspiron andrew_huber January 10, 2012 at 17:02:51 Specs: I removed the battery and removed the hard drive and reseated it. weblink
The computer said that it installed hardware after connecting the cable, but it needed to restart for it to function correctly. more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed So I restarted and it loaded the BIOS and went to a black screen that said cannot read disc press ctrl+alt+del to restart. Then I tried to connect the S-video port in the back to my tv. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/disk-read-error-occurred-message-how-do-i-fix-this
Software ▼ Security and Virus Office Software PC Gaming See More... I press those, it restarts, loads BIOS, then back to the same screen. Operating Systems ▼ Windows 10 Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows XP See More... It was working fine for about a month.