Boot Problem with EP-9NPAJ sli Tags: Epox Disk Read Error Boot SLI Motherboards Last response: March 6, 2006 1:31 AM in Motherboards Share Teyrnas March 6, 2006 12:22:23 AM keep getting a error as "disk read error occur" and then it halts. please help anyone? thanks More about : boot problem 9npaj sli | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove HumbleGod March 6, 2006 12:54:15 AM Is this the first boot-up of a build? Does the disk have an OS on it? Is the disk connected to the motherboard? When I did my first boot-up with my 9NPA+ SLI, that's what popped up when it tried to boot the unformatted, no-OS hard drive. | Report abuse Teyrnas March 6, 2006 1:03:24 AM This the first time boot, it had window Xp, formated as a bootdisk, yes the drive is a master, connect to Ide connection. thanks for all help I need it , do I need to reformat my hard drive? | Report abuse HumbleGod March 6, 2006 1:31:15 AM I would reformat and reinstall the OS on the hard drive. It's always a good idea to do this with the boot drive for any fresh build. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Motherboards>Boot Problem with EP-9NPAJ sli> Related ressources: ForumEP-9NPAJ Sli , Boot problem ForumStuck Boot - Plz help ForumOC'ing prob on my EP-9NPAJ +.. ForumOC'ing prob on my EP-9NPAJ +.. Forum*Sigh* "CRC error - System Halted" ForumNeed help with Linux ForumDFI LanParty UT DR Expert...Expectations and Your Thoughts ForumWhich Epox SLi board would you recommend? Forumproblem with home build pc ForumGot $700 to spend on a new sys, looking for suggestions ForumHard drive freezes and stuttering? ForumRandom restarts, faulty 7800? Help plz ! *UPDATED W/ TEMPS* ForumDFI vs. EPoX S939 ForumUpgrade help ForumWhat's your CPU and videocard? Forumhelp with flashing epox 9npa ultra? ForumQuestions on rig ForumNew comp project ForumI'm new to SATA... ForumHelp updating BIOS More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !