Cant read from source file or disk copying from computer to external hard drive Tags: Hard Drives Desktops External Hard Drive Computer Storage Last response: March 2, 2011 10:59 AM in Storage Share rossclarno March 2, 2011 3:13:14 AM Hello, Trying to copy pictures from desktop to external hard drive. Getting can't read from source file or disk error. Just started a few days ago. I scanned external hard drive and it found 9 bad sectors, fixed but problem still exists. More about : read source file disk copying computer external hard drive Hawkeye22 a c 284 G Storage March 2, 2011 10:59:54 AM Since your source is your desktop, I'd scan the OS drive for problems. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHow to solve while copying can't read from the source file or disc ForumCant read from the source file or disk ForumCannot copy file : Cannot read from the source file or disk ForumCannot read from source file or disk ForumHow do I read a second partition on an external hard drive ForumProblem in copying files to external hard disk ForumCannot read from source file or disk ForumCannot copy file cannot read from the source file or disk Forum"Cannot delete file : Cannont read from the source file or .. ForumCannot copy file cannot read from the source file or disk trying to copy a folde ForumWhy some files corrupt during copying to the external hard drive ForumUSB external hard drive file transfer problems! Forum4tb hdd is being read as 2tb hdd ForumWindows 7 cant use sata dvd ForumHow long will data last on a flash drive ForumConrad nas drive access permission ForumHP_Tools Drive E ForumSeagate external hard drive problems ForumHow to fix a hard drive motor ForumI have a Segate ST3500641AS hard drive with Win XP Pro. I lost the whole thing.. More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !