Disk Read Error Occurred on boot

Few days ago I install a Windows 7 on my HP Pavilion dv6000. It was ok for the first two days then started to get a message saying their is an error in system 32, and wants me to run f something utility (cant remember what it was).

One night the computer was running fine, and shut down fine. When I start it up the next morning on boot I got a black scream message saying "disk read error occurred press ctrl+alt+del to restart" Doesn't help when I restart it. Then I burn a trail version of windows 7 onto a dvd from Microsoft website, and tried to reinstall windows during boot by pressing F9, selecting boot from dvd, but end up back at the same error message.

I spend hours reading all over the net about this problem, and realize it could be one out of many problems. only understand about half the stuff I read. If anyone here got the time to give me a hand with this one on one would really appreciate it.

I'm on, and off it from 2PM-2AM E.S.T.
Thanks for the help.
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  1. sounds like a loose connection. re-seat all your cables.
  2. Does it post in the BIOS?
  3. swifty_morgan said:
    sounds like a loose connection. re-seat all your cables.



    would it be possible for us to talk over a messenger?
  4. nikorr said:
    Does it post in the BIOS?



    I don't exactly understand what you mean by that.
    would it be possible for us to talk over a messenger?
  5. Sorry, I don't use messenger. When u start the PC, u can see a screen and than it shows the drives, RAM and few other things that start up with it.
  6. nikorr said:
    Sorry, I don't use messenger. When u start the PC, u can see a screen and than it shows the drives, RAM and few other things that start up with it.



    yes it shows that. What should I do in thier?
  7. Open the "Computer" window
    Right-click on the drive in question
    Select the "Tools" tab
    In the Error-checking area, click <Check Now>.
  8. nikorr said:
    Open the "Computer" window
    Right-click on the drive in question
    Select the "Tools" tab
    In the Error-checking area, click <Check Now>.



    I think were not on the same page. I don't see a computer window, nor the mouse is accessible in what I think the bios is. The bios your referring to is the blue, and gray page that you enter by pressing f10 key few seconds after you turn on the computer correct?
  9. Click, Start>>>Computer>>>Highlight Os/C>>>Right click>>>Properties>>>Tools>>>Error Checking, Click, Check now
  10. U are stuck on the black screen?
  11. nikorr said:
    Click, Start>>>Computer>>>Highlight Os/C>>>Right click>>>Properties>>>Tools>>>Error Checking, Click, Check now



    It dosen't load that far. I only see the HP logo which is about 5 seconds after i turn on the computer then i see the error message and stuck thier....
  12. nikorr said:
    U are stuck on the black screen?



    that's correct
  13. sekai2073 said:
    It dosen't load that far. I only see the HP logo which is about 5 seconds after i turn on the computer then i see the error message and stuck thier....

    Forgot... Did u try to unplug the drive, reset the BIOS to the default and than restart, shut down and than plug back, and start again.

    Make sure u have plugged in just mouse and keyboard.
  14. nikorr said:
    Forgot... Did u try to unplug the drive, reset the BIOS to the default and than restart, shut down and than plug back, and start again.

    Make sure u have plugged in just mouse and keyboard.



    ur talking about the dvd/Hard drive?
  15. HDD is the problem, right?
  16. nikorr said:
    Forgot... Did u try to unplug the drive, reset the BIOS to the default and than restart, shut down and than plug back, and start again.

    Make sure u have plugged in just mouse and keyboard.



    just pull out the dvd drive. reset bios to default, reset computer, turn it off, plug back in dvd drive, tried to boot from dvd, but it didnt load and got back to error message scream
  17. nikorr said:
    HDD is the problem, right?



    I'm not sure what the problem is. When I turn on my laptop I see the HP logo then after 10 seconds after im stuck on a black scream saying "disk read error occurred press ctrl+alt+del to restart"

    I'm trying to reinstall the windows guessing that might fix it. however I can't get the dvd with the windows setup to read.
  18. computer was running fine, and shut down fine.

    When I start it up the next morning on boot I got a black scream message saying "disk read error occurred press ctrl+alt+del to restart"
    OK
    Doesn't help when I restart it.
    OK

    U said u have a black screen. How did u burn DVD?
    Then I burn a trail version of windows 7 onto a dvd from Microsoft website, and tried to reinstall windows during boot by pressing F9, selecting boot from dvd, but end up back at the same error message.
  19. nikorr said:
    computer was running fine, and shut down fine.

    When I start it up the next morning on boot I got a black scream message saying "disk read error occurred press ctrl+alt+del to restart"
    OK
    Doesn't help when I restart it.
    OK

    U said u have a black screen. How did u burn DVD?
    Then I burn a trail version of windows 7 onto a dvd from Microsoft website, and tried to reinstall windows during boot by pressing F9, selecting boot from dvd, but end up back at the same error message.


    I burn the dvd off this laptop. My second laptop that I'm talking to you on right now
  20. nikorr said:
    computer was running fine, and shut down fine.

    When I start it up the next morning on boot I got a black scream message saying "disk read error occurred press ctrl+alt+del to restart"
    OK
    Doesn't help when I restart it.
    OK

    U said u have a black screen. How did u burn DVD?
    Then I burn a trail version of windows 7 onto a dvd from Microsoft website, and tried to reinstall windows during boot by pressing F9, selecting boot from dvd, but end up back at the same error message.



    i just jacked out the hard drive, and tried to boot the windows dvd, but got a message saying operating system not found. turn it off jack it back in, and boot from dvd but same error message....
  21. OK, start again/ > unplug the HDD drive, reset the BIOS to the default and than restart, shut down and than plug back, and start again.

    Make sure u have plugged in just mouse and keyboard.
  22. nikorr said:
    OK, start again/ > unplug the HDD drive, reset the BIOS to the default and than restart, shut down and than plug back, and start again.

    Make sure u have plugged in just mouse and keyboard.



    I just tried to start the dvd on this computer during boot scream but im not sure if i press something wrong or it didnt work. Im going to try agian i'll be back in 3-4mins
  23. Did u reset the bios too?
  24. nikorr said:
    OK, start again/ > unplug the HDD drive, reset the BIOS to the default and than restart, shut down and than plug back, and start again.

    Make sure u have plugged in just mouse and keyboard.



    I have the windows 7 files like this in the dvd it shouldn't be a problem right?

    DVD>W7UAct(folder namer)>All of the other windows file
  25. I don't know what u doing anymore... Did u select repair on the drive or just do a clean install?
  26. nikorr said:
    I don't know what u doing anymore... Did u select repair on the drive or just do a clean install?



    I was testing to see if the dvd was a problem. It seems like it is. I tried to run it on boot on this computer the working one, but it didn't run. After windows start up on this one (working computer), I open the dvd drive folder, and run the windows 7 setup file, and it works fine.
    what you think is wrong about this, and what do u mean by repair on the drive or clean install?
  27. u need to set the dvd drive to boot first and than set select the repair option when u restart and boot.
  28. nikorr said:
    u need to set the dvd drive to boot first and than set select the repair option when u restart and boot.



    how would I do that?
  29. knackered HDD in my opinion
  30. nikorr said:



    I just set to load dvd first, and wait for the message saying "press any keep to boot from dvd" but it never show up. Instead i got the same old read disk error occurred press ctrl+alt+del to restart message
  31. 13thmonkey said:
    knackered HDD in my opinion



    what's that?
  32. Deadbeat HDD
  33. if you didn't try to re-seat the connections ( because that's what it sounds like )......... isn't the "free" trial of W7 over ?
  34. nikorr said:
    Deadbeat HDD



    not following....smash the hard drive with a hammer? lol
  35. He and I too believe, that the HDD had an heart attack : )
  36. nikorr said:
    He and I too believe, that the HDD had an heart attack : )



    hey im onto something!!!
    I found my old windows vista recovery disk and decided to give it a shot, and it's kinda work...at least more than the win 7

    start up computer
    hp logo
    disk starts to load
    then i see the windows something loading
    then scream turns light blue and i see mouse point
    5mins after nothing on the blue scream going on it starts to fail...

    First try
    something something doesn't support something.... (forgot)

    second try
    Error 0x4001100200001012
    If this issue continues, please contact HP support
  37. nikorr said:
    He and I too believe, that the HDD had an heart attack : )



    hey im onto something!!!
    I found my old windows vista recovery disk and decided to give it a shot, and it's kinda work...at least more than the win 7

    start up computer
    hp logo
    disk starts to load
    then i see the windows something loading
    then scream turns light blue and i see mouse point
    5mins after nothing on the blue scream going on it starts to fail...

    First try
    something something doesn't support something.... (forgot)

    second try
    Error 0x4001100200001012
    If this issue continues, please contact HP support

    The instruction at 0x73aa05ef referenced memory at 0x00000114. the memory could not be read.
    click on ok to terminate the program
  38. swifty_morgan said:
    if you didn't try to re-seat the connections ( because that's what it sounds like )......... isn't the "free" trial of W7 over ?



    Cant get the case to open its stuck in the middle even tho i unscrew all the screws...
    its something attached with the keyboard....
    Im too scare to pull it apart before i make the situation more worse....

    I found the trial on some site that has connection with microsoft.
  39. Tell me, what kind of win7 do u have? Original DVD or u burn it yourself?
  40. Vista recovery will not work.
  41. nikorr said:
    Vista recovery will not work.



    hey im onto something agian....
    it's doing something by itself this time....

    so after i tried to load the vista recovery disk second time i left in the part 2 of the recovery disk inside
    then it reset by itself
    and i just left it runing
    then it went to a blue scream.....
    i was thinking omgwtfbbq! BSOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    then 1 second later it reset by itself.....
    then i just left it to load agian
    the error message didn't show up
    instead seeing something with repair, and load normally or something like that
    and something eles pop up forgot
    now im at a windows title

    system recovery options

    a
    Use recovery tools that can help fix problems starting windows.
    select an operation system to repair.

    if your operating system isnt listed, click load drivers and then install drivers for ur hard disk.

    b
    restore your computer using a system image that you created earlier

    (in background it looks like the windows 7 installion image, but i dont have the windows 7 disk inside the dvd drive....)
  42. nikorr said:
    Tell me, what kind of win7 do u have? Original DVD or u burn it yourself?



    Burned it myself from some site that is related with microsoft
  43. How did burn it? There is a right and wrong way to do it.
  44. nikorr said:
    How did burn it? There is a right and wrong way to do it.


    Which should i select A or B?

    ehh...I just open computer>dvd drive
    find the win 7 setup drag and drop it in

    tada?
  45. I told u it wont work.
  46. sekai2073 said:
    Which should i select A or B?

    ehh...I just open computer>dvd drive
    find the win 7 setup drag and drop it in

    tada?

    That's not how u do it.
  47. How did burn it? There is a right and wrong way to do it.
  48. nikorr said:
    How did burn it? There is a right and wrong way to do it.



    Burn the win 7 dvd? drag and drop it?
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