Question about Compaq Evo N610C Notebook
I'm getting the following message when I turn the laptop on: A disk read error occurred Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart. There is not a disk in the laptop and when I do ctrl/alt/del it just comes right back to the black screen with the same message.
Go to bios and load defaults. if still same thing happens after reboot. Boot from OS cd, on windows etup page, choose "R" to run recovery console. Choose OS. Run CHKDSK /R.
Posted on Feb 16, 2008
The " disk" it is referring to is the hard drive. If there is a hard drive in the laptop, something has happened to it. The laptop is telling you it can not :find" a hard drive.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The computer cannot find the operating system, the disk error message means it cannot find the hard disk, you most likely have a faulty hard disk or less likely a faulty disk controller.
You can test the hard disk by removing it and connecting it to a USB hard drive adapter and plug it into a working computer's USB port. If this computer cannot detect this drive as an external drive then you will know your hard drive is faulty ad you need to buy a new one and install Windows and programs etc..
Posted on Jan 25, 2009
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Posted on Mar 20, 2011
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