So you receive the dreaded "a disk read error occurred. I hope this helps! pbarney said:This is one of the most frustrating error messages you can ever deal with. I installed Linux to rule out the issue being Windows related but instead is now evidence the issue is related to Windows (in combination with the hardware). http://intelishade.net/error-message/error-message-on-wii-unable-to-read-disc.html
Thanks for your input! I removed the flash drive as it was rebooting and.... I hope the information I have provided is helpful in some way when they encounter the "A Disk Read Error..." and nothing works. A subtle word of warning to those who are going to install CTM. https://www.raymond.cc/blog/help-a-disk-read-error-occurred-press-ctrlaltdelete-to-restart/
Then i did and it was stuck in that cycle. pbarney 5 August 2009 11:39:44 Ironically, I use Norton Ghost! So I installed Kubuntu and restarted and turned the PC off and on over again to prove that the error is caused by Windows. After 25 hours of technical labor (because I don't give up easy)...
Get the answer madunit 21 December 2009 17:29:13 Hi, I am receiving this message and unable to do any of the options you suggest. until I turned the computer off or changed the Boot Disk priority in the BIOS (ie. Get to command line interface using the system restore CD/DVD. Hard Disk Error Message trouble_28 16 February 2010 00:39:49 I regularly image drives using another pc.
If its anything like Vista, then I think you need to boot from the Win 7 DVD, click on Repair, then CMD or Command Prompt... Message Pc A Disk Read Error Occurred Replacing the data cable may fix it, but usually not. 7. Here's how we'll recover your data. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/250364-32-solution-disk-read-error-occurred Prehistory: I have a Lenovo S10-2 netbook also with no optical drive (someone here wrote about DELL Mini).
faithfulnathan 28 September 2010 12:00:12 nsga said:Hi, I am having this disk read error problem- I upgraded vista to win 7 a couple of weeks ago . Wii Error Message Cannot Read Disc I would be interested in knowing is anyone else can duplicate the error as I have by copying a backup of the files from the drive with the "A Disk Read I was convinced to be the only one with this particular problem of the error happening only after a reboot when the disk seems to work fine initially. maybe the cable or maybe the hdd itself!
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I plugged a mouse into one USB port and it worked fine. weblink Turned it on this morning, and I get an error message: A disk read error occurred, Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete to restart I press the buttons and it restarts and comes back to Backup images work, at least for a few days before the error reoccurs. Then somehow i managed to get the hdd to boot in safe mode. Wii Disk Error Message
Worked like a charm for me. I'm thinking i should try with a smaller drive (do they even make sata drives smaller than 250 G these days)? Forum A disk read error occurred. http://intelishade.net/error-message/wii-error-message-unable-to-read-disc.html Windows 7 Ultimate x64 AMD Athlon X2 6000+ Seagate ST3500320AS Asus M2N I'll mention EVERYTHING that might have something to do with the problem, just for reference for possible solutions.
I reseated the drive and found some new screws. Wii Error Message Unable To Read Disc mbokon 4 August 2010 04:53:30 Yes of course, that was the first thing done. Changing the BIOS drive settings from auto to user-specified, ensuring that LBA is selected may fix it.
To put it one way, your motherboard and drive are no longer on speaking terms. Here's what I've learned: this error message likely has more to do with a hardware interaction between the drive and your system than any actual issues with the drive. In my case I solved the problem by simply changing the SATA cable! Bose Disc Error Message That was it, so simple.
It will be Disk 0 if you have only one disk. and trying everything in the book including: BIOS settings, SATA settings, hard drive diagnostics, formatting, partitioning, bootdisk commands, etc.. But I'm sure there are many other free or shareware drive cloning programs. his comment is here SR does not always work, CTM always does.
I believe that there was too much dust clogging up the wrong area of the inside of my PC. You'll probably see 2 partitions, one a reserved one, the other the boot partition. Nobody seems to know why. After data loss and restoring from a hidden partition (Lenovo one click recovery) I tried to install Win98 from a flash to a flash without touching the comp's hard disc.
for the first time Windows 7 actually booted and finished it's setup routine!!! Bios does not have CHS settings for hard drive available. If i find anything, i'll post back here. When using another OS the "A Disk Read Error..." does not reappear.
I'd had XP on my computer for 4 years, with a few reinstalls. Here's my experience: * HP compac NC6400 * put new sata 250 G drive in enclosure + clone existing 80 G drive to new drive using cloning utility. * put new He says to run chkdsk , but I cannot type anything. so, i replaced the damaged sata cable with the new one and there you go...problem solved!start my pc like it was the first time..
faithfulnathan 7 September 2010 11:24:26 Hi all, I fixed mine by going to the BIOS, BOOT settings, HARD DISK DRIVES, and switching the order of the drives around - ie. I typed up these instructions from memory, so be sure to work carefully with Diskpart and make sure before you put in a command. I then temporarily put the netbook back together, reset the bios to default settings (which by default includes ACHI being enabled), started the Windows 7 setup from a Microsoft tool properly I knew my harddisk should be fine when I saw it listed on the bios post screen so that should be another indicator to watch!
Run CHKDSK /R /P from the recovery console (it will typically find no error) 2. I suspect maybe it is one of the registry files since Windows is always writing to it in a regular basis. I am guessing it is the registry because it is being written to and for some reason the process does not complete. I hope this helps!
I have since installed OpenSuse linux and the problem has not reappeared. I decided to upgrade to Win 7 so I backed up all my few important files. Perhaps it's preparing for retirement.