A Disk Read Error Occurred, How to Fix?

I was just using my computer and editing my files, and then the computer just went black. Then it keeps saying, 'A disk read error occurred, Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart'. I have tried this and changed a different port for my SATA cables, but it doesn't work. I just can't boot up my Windows now. Is there any way to fix this successfully? Thanks in advance!

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Tracy King· Answered on Oct 23, 2023

You can fix "A disk read error occurred" with professional software - EaseUS Partition Master Professional.

Various reasons can cause this problem. For example, incorrect BIOS settings, disk corruption or overheating, bad sectors, corrupted RAM, etc. First, you should check if the peripherals like RAM, hard drive, and SATA cables are securely inserted. If they are all correctly installed, the problem is caused inside. To resolve internal problems, I recommend a powerful third-party tool, EaseUS Partition Master Professional. It provides multiple features to help you deal with startup issues.

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You should first create a bootable USB drive or CD/DVD on a working computer. After that, restart the corrupted computer from the bootable media and run EaseUS Partition Master.

Step 1. Insert your USB drive or CD/DVD into a computer that can boot normally and launch EaseUS Partition Master.

Step 2. Go to "Bootable Media > Create bootable media" and select your USB drive/CD/DVD. Then, click "Create".

Step 3. Insert the bootable drive into your computer that needs repair. Power up the computer and hold "F2/Del" to enter the BIOS. Then, set your computer to boot from the bootable drive and press "F10" to exit.

Step 4. Restart the computer and run EaseUS Partition Master.

Step 5. Navigate to "Toolkit > Boot Repair". Select the corrupted system and click "Repair". Hit "OK" after the process.

After the process, set in BIOS to boot from the original drive and restart your computer.

Boot Repair can fix most of the issues, including corrupted system files and issues with bootloader installation or configuration. EaseUS Partition Master also provides a feature that allows you to rebuild MBR if the Master Boot Record is missing or damaged. For more details on this startup issue, you can read the article below.

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