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Problem with a disk read error

My computer keep giving me the "a disk read error occured press ctrl + alt + del to restart but when i take these steps it brings me right back to the a disk read error has occured press ctrl + alt + del to restart. What am i doing wrong or what should i do to get my computer to restart. Any help will be appricated. My laptop is Compaq Presario 2770, i am getting disk read error message along with ctrl+alt+delete to restart along with it i am getting a beep Pls help me out regards

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Re: problem with a disk read error

There are a couple of possibilities.

1. The hard drive is defective.

2. The operating system is corrupt.

The easiest way to test this is to run the restore cd that came with the computer to reload Windows.

If you get this error while running the restore cd then you will need to get a new hard drive.

Posted on Jan 03, 2008

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