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When i turn my laptop on it says disk reading error push alt ctr +delet to restart and then it restarts and says same thing. whats going on?

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Re-seat your hard drive in its slot, that might help, if your laptop was dropped it might have come loose

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Emachine E528 Laptop is saying a disk read error occured push ctrl+alt+delete an it will restart


The error that you are getting indicates that the system is not able to detect the Hard Drive. We would need to confirm if the Hard Drive is detected in the system BIOS or not. For that we would need to turn off the computer. Turn on the computer and start hitting F2 key to reach BIOS. On the First page of BIOS it should show you the Hard Disk Drive with name and Number. If it shows all drives and none or not detected then it means the hard drive is not getting detected by the system. If you can open the Laptop and reach the Hard Disk Drive you can try to re-seat it to see if it gets detected. If it still remains undetected, Its time to replace the Hard Disk Drive.

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"A disk read error occurred. Please click ctr +


You have as it states, a disc read error which means you have errors on the hard drive.
As soon as you get into your system run CHKDSK/F, that will attempt to restore the damaged files.
Make backups and look for a replacement hard drive.
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My computer says disk read error press cntrl alt then nada


In most cases, all recent versions of Windows use Ctrl+Alt+Del to bring up the Tasm Manager. You can't usually use that key combo to restart your PC.
When you did that, was any application highlighted as 'not responding?' If so, that is where you should start looking for problems.
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try this. load defaults on bios. retry boot from xp cd. on windows setup. choose recovery console. on dos mode. choose OS (XP). Run CHKDSK /R.

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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.

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Start up problem


hi steve,

can you get into the BIOS?
if so, would u make sure the boot orders are following:
1st. boot from hard drive,
2nd, cd rom
3rd, floppy,
4th, network adaptor?

save changes and try restart.
i hope you do have OS installed.
if not change 2nd part to 1st, and 1st to 2nd.

i have gotten the same error with my laptop. my computer was trying to load window from network, through network adapter.

hope this information helps.

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