See More: Disk read error on startup (Windows XP) Report • ✔ Best Answer andrew_huber February 10, 2012 at 20:34:49 Sorry it has been so long, but I got it working. F8 will not work either. What make and model is your computer ? So my solution was to "just" create / modify the boot loader. https://neosmart.net/wiki/a-disk-read-error-occurred/
This will take more than one time of the computer being turned on and off. When the screen prompts you about the partition to install to you need to delete the partition and create a new one using all available space. Reply Akhilsonu 1 year ago OMG ! Thanks for contributing.
Report • #18 OtheHill January 19, 2012 at 15:31:28 You evidently have the hard drive set BEFORE the CD drive in the boot order. If the motherboard was the cause it would have been impossible for any of the methods tested to work. Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest Newsletters RSS Win XP ALL How-tos Win 10 Win 8 Win 7 Win XP Win Vista Win 95/98 Win NT Win Me Win 2000 A Disk Read Error Occurred Windowsxp Press CTRL-ALT-DEL to restart Thank you to all those who posted before me about this issue.Like most reading this post, I too had the error start occurring on a 2 year
Thanks all. Disk Read Error After Installing Windows 7 Take the hard disk out and connect it to another PC using a USB2 to SATA/IDE cable. Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top stander2 Posts: 17 This post has been reported. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/240308-45-disk-read-error-occurred-install Prior to doing that, I could not enter the BIOS.
The computer said that it installed hardware after connecting the cable, but it needed to restart for it to function correctly. A Disk Read Error Occurred Winxp I'm troubleshooting a HDD right now myself. Open a terminal and run: sudo ntfsfix /dev/sdXY , where sdXY is your corrupted drive and partition ( eg. After 6 years I decided to rebuild my hard drive from scratch in Jan. 2010.
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, this page 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 Disk Read Error Windows 7 Usb Install Proffitt Forum moderator / December 7, 2009 11:44 PM PST In reply to: Disk read Check Error Used the advice given so far? A Disk Read Error Occurred Win Xp It's an old drive which I have mostly backed up but there are a few bits and pieces I was hoping to get my hands on fairly quickly.
Unplug the external hard drive IX. http://applecountry.net/disk-read/disk-read-error-after-windows-xp-install.php What do you mean by being quick with the POST? how could i get it done? Our main aim is to keep you updated with the latest happening in the smart phone world. A Disk Read Error Occurred Press Ctrl+alt+del To Restart Win Xp
I made sure to partition the hard drive upon installation of XP Home. If the above solution didn't work out for you, drop in a comment and we will help you out. If F8 is not available it may be disabled. my review here Press CTRL-ALT-DEL to restart The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: disk read check error by Kees Bakker / December 7, 2009 11:49 PM PST In reply to: Disk read Check Error A Disk Read Error Occurred Windows Xp Thanks RAM Slot Respective xD Reply jenneSie218 11 months ago After a power outage my computer had " a disk read error occured". Once it goes through the system, you have to choose which drive you want to repair.
Hi Found the original Windows XP installation disk, turned the PC on, inserted the CD a number of times but all I get is the same message "Disk read error occurred I ran the diagnostics cd and did all the tests on the hard drive and it passed them all. Physically locating the server What's an easy way of making my luggage unique, so that it's easy to spot on the luggage carousel? A Disk Read Error Occurred Windows 7 Block added as alternative on height xxxxx Do tickets for these Korean trains have to be booked in advance?
Report • #12 OtheHill January 13, 2012 at 16:29:23 Do you have any adapters in the monitor circuit? Reply Rajib 1 year ago Thanks a lot … Your solutions solved my problem Reply Paweł 1 year ago I had also a problem with "A disc read error occurred". Copyright © 2006-2016 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved
Buy another disk and throw this disk away.b.