I hope it's as simple as that for you too! That would be as easy as it comes. Saturday, January 12, 2008 9:28 PM 0 Sign in to vote fatma, The best thing to do is yes, take it to a computer professional and have them straighten If that's the case, I would recommend contacting a professional at SecureData Recovery to get the data recovered easily. http://applecountry.net/read-error/disk-read-error-windows-vista.php
DID I SAY THAT I DISCREDIT NORTON GHOST??, NO! from an installations disc. Above all, I do it the "Microsoft way" and I do not use such "programs" such as Norton Ghost or the like. Keep your data off of a hard drive with moving parts unless you need it there for accessing speed reasons. read the full info here
The issue is with how the HDD and Motherboard communicate.The fix for me was to go into the BIOS and manually set the advanced settings for the Primary Master, (my Hard I didn't know what to do. At least it works now!! Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - So have you?
I came across with the same problem and don't have any idea on how to fix it. 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. It's been working for 6 months just fine, why would the jumpers and.or the BIOS matter now. Disk Read Error Vista Laptop I think the last thing that was installed before this happened was Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool.My computer is a Pentium 3 with Windows XP SP2 on a 160GB Hitachi Deskstar
If it does, then it means that you would need to re-do the Windows. (reloading the Windows back on. meana I do but some don't make sense. Monday, July 07, 2008 11:40 PM 0 Sign in to vote Tuesday, July 08, 2008 6:15 AM 0 Sign in to vote Superdave, My website is currently down for My computer is backed up once a week.
It turned off by itself. Disk Read Error Windows 7 THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION. Now even I tried to hit Ctrl+alt+del any number of times, it shows no response. Barebone systems uses the DEL key.
Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Worth noting. Replace the motherboard of your PCBest of luck.Kees Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Just fixed mine. Disk Read Error On Startup Windows Vista S Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top Lighthouse Posts: 13598 This post has been reported. Disc Read Error Vista If nothing, then again, it may be the possibility of a bad ribbon cable, replace with new one.
Depending on the severe conditions of Windows, sometimes you can do a repair through the Recovery Console and sometimes you HAVE to re-install Windows. useful reference It is true that YOU CANNOT boot from a Windows XP Full Version SP3 CD once your computer has this error on it. YOUR CASE OF ISSUE IS NOT THE CASE 100% OF THE TIME. how much does it normally cost to fix these kinds of problems? Disk Read Error Fix
there is another hd is working totally fine. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged Friday, July 04, 2008 7:10 AM 0 Sign in to vote Powhammer: Reported for trolling. my review here Press ctrl+alt+delete to restart" problem.1.
The point - The error is not the motherboard, the chances of the error being caused by the hard drive have been ruled as very slim after extensive testing. Disk Read Error Occurred Press Ctrl Alt Del To Restart Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? To keep you from a heart attack when your hard drive dies.
I DO NOT TOLERATE THIS KIND OF BEHAVIOR HERE. Reply Marky Marcos Lista 1 year ago Thank you for sharing this article. Most of the time these settings will be set to "AUTO".The important change here was changing to "UDMA = 0".More info to follow. Disk Read Error On Boot Up I tried the first suggestion and it did worked!
lol, i will tell you mate the only one who is gona get banned is u lol. To solve the problem I wrote two scripts used by "USB Safely Remove" these prevent the computer from hibernating while an external drive is plugged in, and now I have had thanks you for all Reply M 2 years ago I had this error at bootup, pressed the key combination, and it booted normally…Could it be malware? http://applecountry.net/read-error/disk-read-error-windows-vista-fix.php They will re-configure it and load the windows for you.
but i dont understand wat u mean by "Also be sure that the black jumper in the backof your main hard drive is set to MASTER OR MA as abbreviated according Unplug your AC adapter from your laptop and remove the battery from it. For other people having this problem who's using a desktop, with a "clean" check disk, try removing your internal drive, then putting it back again. If you don't have a boot disk (which is on a floppy disk) you can make one from the Windows 98 or Windows ME CD.
Just to let you know, I have fixed the very first computer that came out in a compact size that fits in your home. Your third hard drive can be set as Master on IDE 2 on the motherboard. On Compaqs and HP, uses the F11 key, Dells and other systems uses the F2 key. Barebone systems uses the DEL key.
Good luck. Update: See page 3 of my newer posting for further explanation of this. Once it was removed, it went down the list to try to boot off the back up external hard drive. It will begin the installation. To do alot computer repairs requires alot of computer skills that one often has to take a course in any schools that provides that course.
I went out and bought a new WD 160 GB after I thought the Hitachi 160 GB had some how partially stopped working. Now, I am NOT going to explain any further on how to fix anybody's computers as I have said enough that I posted above here. If the hard drive is found bad, replace and then check in the BIOS to make sure that the "HDD" appears in the listing and set at #1 in the listing. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post).
Press CTRL-ALT-DEL to restart Windows Legacy OS forum About This ForumCNET's Forum on Windows legacy operating systems, (XP, 2000/NT, ME, & Windows 95/98) is the best source for finding help or However as far as my e-mail, I cannot post it here.