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Press CTRL ALT DEL to restartSorry for the double post but maybe if you have more than one partition or hard drive you should resize all of them to 4kb cluster Pressing the Ctrl, Alt and Del keys will only restart the computer and boot into the same error screen: A disk read error occurred Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart In most cases I learned it all on my own and much more out of it than attending the courses that don't teach you much today and besides, it never existed at the time when First time round I thought it was the hard drive (Maxtor 80Gb) itself. More about the author

Put all the software on the computer that is desired that does not require the internet to install it first. Tweak NG .......... It sounds like I to will try all of the above fixes in this thread to see where that leads me. This is the bottom line that I tell anyone who tries to fix their computers on their own. https://www.terabyteunlimited.com/kb/article.php?id=293

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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 Good luck. Once confirmed all components are working correctly. BINGBURN ...............

Sunday, July 06, 2008 9:48 PM 0 Sign in to vote   Monday, July 07, 2008 3:03 AM 0 Sign in to vote         Monday, July 07, 2008 CD-ROM 3. Causes of this Error This error has been known to occur as a result of one of the following causes: Cause 1: Incorrect or invalid MBR configuration The most common cause A Disk Read Error Occurred Windows 10 Problem Solving ..........

If the hard drive is still not recognized, chances are, it may be bad, replace with new one or check to make sure the connection is tight.   When installing or A Disk Read Error Occurred Windows 7 Yeah, Mike is right. On switching it on this morning, I get the error message: "A disk read error occurred   Press Ctrl + Alt + Del to restart"   If I press Ctrl+Alt+Del, it just http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/250364-32-solution-disk-read-error-occurred Tried a different IDE cable3.

The CASPER programs runs eachnight at the same time, so I always have a current 'mirrored' harddrive.2. Disk Read Error Windows 10 To run chkdsk on a Windows XP system, follow these steps: Insert the Windows XP CD and boot from it At the Windows Options screen, press R to open Recovery Console will see if I can find solution. if seems to be in the boot sector area or disk signature, ie the bios cant read the type or size of the HDD. by pauros / March 26, 2010 8:19 AM PDT In reply to: Re: disk read check error Same "Disk read error" issue with me for 4 days now.

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Save and reboot. The software walks you through everything, step-by-step. A Disk Read Error Occurred Fix As a first measure I would run a chkdsk c: /r in cmd - e.g. A Disk Read Error Occurred Press Ctrl+alt+del To Restart I read all the posts here and tried all of the possible windows solutions listed except the Bios one because the computers types are different.

Hmmm very odd. my review here This is why I initially suspected just the Maxtor drives like some of you. I put Linux on one of the supposed failed Maxtor drives and no problems!!! Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion Davy Dane Oct 12, 2004, 01:34pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: A Disk Read Error Occured. Disk Read Error Windows 7

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  2. With "a disk read error" message,  this is an indication that the IDE ribbon cable or the SATA cable is bad and/or the hard drive is bad.
  3. Prior to the second time round I ran the Maxtor Powermax util on the drive which reported no errors - surprise surprise.
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  5. by santuccie / January 9, 2007 5:12 AM PST In reply to: Thanks If your HDD is having problems, you could try HDD Regenerator.
  6. It appeared when I connected my Seagate 40 gigs hdd thru rack mount.
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D S Nov 29, 2004, 08:32am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: A Disk Read Error Occured. Also dell,hp cant dual boot? BeOS .......... click site I install the faulty drive into another system and booted the computer.

I did the process and it just said "invalid boot diskett .Insert boot disk in:A". A Disk Read Error Occurred Press Ctrl+alt+del To Restart Windows 7 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 Waiting and waiting and thats it, blank screen from then on- nothing.

Warning, don't bend the connector to the point of breaking the wires internally.

The first hard drive of mine, and also my friends hard drive had both been running XP(No SP) for quite a while with no problems, well not this one . Since I back up my data to a RAID configuration and CDs or DVDs I'm not worried about the data. The problem you mentioned there, about unrecoverable volume and since you did try to repair it, appears to be beyond repair and the only choice you've got now is to back up all A Disk Read Error Occurred Xp Free Utilities ...............

This can go from a hard drive not showing up in BIOS to boot error, to corrupted data and so on. I also couldnt recover any files using the Disk Commander. I do hope that this helps you and even though, I am trying to show some respect and helpful here and I get hard times from those who are being smart arses navigate to this website I am not looking for answers since i solved this issue myself.

Since the faulty drive is the one I wish to Ghost I change the jumper settings making it the Master drive and change the good drive jumper to slave status. Remember, all of my personal information is already in a place where it can be recovered so there is not a risk of losing data when performing this. I apparently wiped out part of the NTFS partition when I did it.I used TestDisk (from the UBCD 4.1 disk) and successfully restored the Master File Table. DID I SAY THAT I DISCREDIT NORTON GHOST??, NO!

In the Boot Menu window, select the boot item you wish to change and then click Edit(or simply double-click the desired boot item). I went out and bought a new WD 160 GB after I thought the Hitachi 160 GB had some how partially stopped working. Your third hard drive can be set as Master on IDE 2 on the motherboard. IF YOU CONTINUE WITH YOUR IRRATIONAL BEHAVIOR ON THIS FORUM, I WILL REPORT YOU TO MICROSOFT!

No problem it came right up. I went into the BIOS and found that the HDD was the first boot priority and the CD rom was second... F. VIII.

Other ............... For that above I posted ONLY covers what people had posted of the issues they experienced. Now, as I mentioned earlier above is this:  Note: this information I have provided is completely accurate based I turn on the system and enter the Bios settings. 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