Apparently there can be many reasons for the error as cited by mine and the other post. So. I suspect maybe it is one of the registry files since Windows is always writing to it in a regular basis.Question, is the "A Disk Read Error..." a Windows based error Your data is likely safe and sound.Here's how we'll recover your data. his comment is here
Multiple restarts result in the same error message.If you put your drive into another computer, or connecting it as a slave on your own computer, it will typically work fine, and I believe that there was too much dust clogging up the wrong area of the inside of my PC. I will eventually get a new laptop with Windows and probably just now keep linux on this Compaq laptop which at least runs well on it.I hope our post is helpful no love.I agree with you 100% that it is a windows/hardware interaction issue. http://www.sevenforums.com/bsod-help-support/134136-various-bsod-errors-cant-recover-cd.html
so... W7 SP1 hosed the machine, so I tried fixing with various tools with no luck. Though now, after some googling, I know it is because the error message is always the same, regardless of mobo.Heat is not a problem. sub mesaFeb 21, 2010, 5:48 PM Fix the bad sector, of course.
nsgaSep 28, 2010, 10:46 AM Hi, I am having this disk read error problem- I upgraded vista to win 7 a couple of weeks ago . Since I can duplicate the error by copying the the "windows"directory made from the drive before it was re-imaged and runing FIXBOOT, FIXMBR, DCDIAG, or CHKDSK does nothing, while not conclusive, However, the OS was not reloaded because this dealer doesn't do that. Blue Screen Of Death Vista Memory Dump I want to also mention that the error first appeared after I upgraded the 30gb PATA drive to a Western Digital 250gb PATA drive and re-imaged it.I also thought about trying
pbarneyAug 5, 2009, 11:39 AM Ironically, I use Norton Ghost! Win7 Starter is worse than everything I had to face so far so I was trying everything to replace the 7 to the XP. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices https://neosmart.net/wiki/blue-screen-death-bsod-errors-windows-vista/ IT MUST be the program.
Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart. Blue Screen Vista Memory Dump I am not sure if this had anything to do with it.Any how, I see the steps here posted by Peter. NeutrolizerJan 25, 2011, 11:57 PM hey sorry for bringing this thread up again, was hoping for some help. Now I am using Lenovo quick start to find a solution (bless them for writting two OSes to one PC).
Changing the drives from cable select to Master/Slave may fix it.6. http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/solve-windows-boot-problems/ Then I copied all the files I backed up to the freshly imaged disk and the problem reoccurred. How To Fix Blue Screen Of Death Windows Vista Again - disk read error. Windows Vista Blue Screen Memory Dump Fix Perhaps it's preparing for retirement.I hope this helps!Peter 33 answers Last reply Apr 2, 2011 More about solution disk read error occurred LavarinJun 26, 2009, 4:07 PM Thanks for sharing this!
So back to square one.I go on my laptop and search google for this error and found this thread on this forum. this content And all of your data will still be accessible. All are XP PRO, WESTERN DIGITAL 40 gig hdd as singles(master). Assuming the problem is, as others have stated, that the issue is communication between the hard drive and the machine, cleaning the hard drive completely and re-creating the partition makes sense. How To Fix Blue Screen Of Death Windows Vista In Safe Mode
Changing the BIOS drive settings from auto to user-specified, ensuring that LBA is selected may fix it. it sucks but i'm kinda stuck with this until i decide to break the piggy bank and get a new laptop.Again thanks for sharing. This command wipes out everything, including the reserved partition you sometimes get on new hard drives, but I didn't need that, I have plenty of other tools to check hard drives.Anyway, weblink Something similar may be going on here but my testing is pointing to other causes.
To eliminate the possibility of having some sort of virus or male-ware, I restored from a an old image file from the original HD that was at least a couple of Windows Vista Blue Screen Error Codes Windows XP does have a write-back bug for large drives where it can sometimes corrupt files. He says to run chkdsk , but I cannot type anything.
BTW, don't just delete the boot partition and think that will solve the problem, the issue is more likely due to the settings given to both the boot partition and the They ALL have the same issue with CTM. The problem typically evades all forms of detection.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 Windows Vista Crashing Constantly 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...
This time the laptop had been powered down for 4 days before i rebooted and got the problem so heat is definitely not an issue. I am convinced my issue is the program itself not the tower. 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). check over here sub mesaFeb 16, 2010, 3:46 PM May be simply a unmappable sector ("pending sector count" smart variable).
When using another OS the "A Disk Read Error..." does not reappear. Try each step below, in order, and see if your drive becomes accessible after each step. If it doesn't, or it there are errors, run the Repair Installation option from your Windows boot CD.But why does this happen?