I think the issue is with the BIOS settings. Once EasyRE is running, choose the "Automated Repair" option and click Continue. G. Back up software that works as well or better than Acronis Home 2009. http://sysgsm.com/disk-read/windowsxp-a-disk-read-error-occurred.html
I will let you know what happens when I try it later. 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: Thanks for the quick responses. The NeoSmart Support Forums, member-to-member technical support and troubleshooting.
Then it says checking hardware configuration then nothing. Edited by iqchicken, 14 April 2011 - 05:39 PM. If your PC did not come with a Windows installation disc or if you no longer have your Windows setup media, you can use Easy Recovery Essentials for Windows instead. I see it boot up and load the BIOS.
Click here to Register a free account now! Press CTRL-ALT-DEL to restart Way above my knowledge, but it may help you;http://www.hardwareanalysis.com/content/topic/19004/?o=60Good luck.Mark Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thanks by danjwalker / January 8, 2007 10:41 I ran CHKDSK at boot around three days ago. Disk Read Error Windows 7 Hi Managed to get into the BIOS utility setup- unfortunately over here in AUS I've got to get to work.
Report • #8 andrew_huber January 13, 2012 at 07:39:15 So I use that program to make a bootable cd of SP3 and boot from that before I load my xp cd? If you're an old dog like me here are couple of new tricks. Press CTRL-ALT-DEL to restart Get into your BIOS set up.In BIOS go to ADVANCED then HARD DISK then change Type from "Auto" to "User" then change DMA mode to UDMA0 (UDMA http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-update/disk-read-error-windows-xp-will-not-start/5777756c-6fe0-483e-9e73-8e9a6273847f Press windows key + e to open windows explorer b.
Fix #1: Use Easy Recovery Essentials Easy Recovery Essentials can fix many errors such as this automatically using its built-in Automated Repair option. A Disk Read Error Occurred Windows 10 Only F2(setup) and F12(boot sequence) will work. Does it spin up? Report • #12 OtheHill January 13, 2012 at 16:29:23 Do you have any adapters in the monitor circuit?
This is usually caused by disk write errors, virus attacks or power outages. That said, I have a couple of questions to help narrow down the issue.First things first. 1. Disk Read Error Occurred EasyRE will test for and attempt to automatically correct errors with the disk, partition, bootsector, filesystem, bootloader, and registry. A Disk Read Error Occurred Press Ctrl+alt+del To Restart Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: A disk read error occurred.
Eventually data is lost or the partition becomes corrupted.Your solution is to slipstream SP3 into the WinXP files on your CD. check my blog What can I do myself to recover the data? Make sure to note your Windows version (XP, Vista, 7 or 8) before you download EasyRE. CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). Disk Read Error Windows 10
So I don't know. Report • #9 OtheHill January 13, 2012 at 08:09:42 Post the full model of the laptop.I assume at some point in the past you upgraded your hard drive then?I the 250GB Thanks Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top whs Posts: 17584 This post has been reported. this content At least I knew the programs that I would use and the ones I will not by this time.Items needed for recovery1.
I cannot get passed the disk read error. A Disk Read Error Occurred Press Ctrl+alt+del To Restart Windows 7 Let your computer be the brains. How is your hard drive setup? - Do you have a ribbon cable running to your hard drive(IDE/SCSI/SATA/other)?
Hard drives with moving platters have a MTBF (mean time between failure) of 3 to 5 years. I just looked under setup and under hard drive it says 137 gb hard drive. F8 will not work either. A Disk Read Error Occurred Xp How is your hard drive setup? - Do you have a ribbon cable running to your hard drive(IDE/SCSI/SATA/other)?
just that same message. There are others but that 10 year warranty is a big plus and yes they honor it (experience talking here). I made sure to partition the hard drive upon installation of XP Home. have a peek at these guys Proffitt Forum moderator / December 7, 2009 11:44 PM PST In reply to: Disk read Check Error Used the advice given so far?
In most cases, 30 days after you realize the warranty expired. I tried the F12 on boot a couple of times but it makes no difference. Back up the computer and save this on the external USB hard drive. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Use TestDisk by count_zero-21878970722130640040318124897203 / August 1, 2007 11:33 PM PDT In reply to: A disk read error occurred.
Given that there probably isn't any bad block in this disk (right?? In this case, the only thing I remember doing prior was uninstalling AOL and PokerStars software that a friend loaded.* I tried the recovery console via my Windows XP CD. You'll have a ~new~ slipstreamed disc for loading XP.NOTE ADDED: I see OtheHill responded while I was typing....It's a good day when you learn something------------------------------------------- Report • #11 andrew_huber January 13, If the problem is with hardware, additional diagnosis and the possible replacement of system components may be needed.
Report • #14 OtheHill January 13, 2012 at 17:39:08 If you are loading Windows there is nothing wrong with the hard drive. Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top stander2 Posts: 17 This post has been reported. Why do you still have windows xp? Press CTRL-ALT-DEL to restart When I Boot My System It Shows The Message Disk Read Check Error.
To do that, simply follow these steps: Leave 1 RAM module on Slot #1 Restart the computer If "A disk read error occurred" still appears, move the RAM module on Slot It's an easy-to-use and automated diagnostics disk.