A disk read error occurred

While booting my system I am getting error message
"A disk read error occurred"
Please let me know how to fix this issue?

A disk read error occurred

Last updated:3/14/2018 5:44:48 PM

2 Answers

Uttam Misra
Uttam Misra

John,

check following causes:

  • Check for the MBR configuration
  • Check and configure partition table
  • Check for the hard drive, hard drive could be faulty
  • Check your IDE cables
  • Check RAM memory 
  • Check computer’s BIOS version
  • Remove dust from RAM slots

Good Luck!! :)

Penelope Hudson
Penelope Hudson

Can run bootrec to have another try.

To start with, repeat the step 1 to 3 in the foresaid method.

Next enter “bootrec /rebuildbcd” and press the “Enter” button.

Then enter “bootrec /fixmbr” and press the “Enter” button.

After that, enter “bootrec /fixboot” and press the “Enter” button.

Finally, restart your computer normally..

if doesn't solve your concern

perform this following steps

https://www.errorsolutions.tech/error/a-disk-read-error-occurred/

Solution 3. Check Hard Disk Drive (HDD)

Solution 4. Replace the Hard Disk Drive (HDD)/ Solid State Drive (SSD) and Install Windows

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