The file cannot read Tags: Configuration Computers Error Message Windows XP Last response: January 31, 2013 4:06 PM in Windows XP Share gichena mkubo January 28, 2013 4:09:25 AM Hello, when i start my deskto computer, it boot but after few minutes it display an error message" the file cannot read" and then it turn off itself.Now, what is the probleum and what is the solution for this More about : file read | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to gichena mkubo Register or log in to remove PhilFrisbie January 29, 2013 9:21:06 PM We need more details. When did this problem start? What changed? New drivers, Windows updates, anything else? Have you tried booting up in Safe Mode? | Report abuse Reply to PhilFrisbie Sicily4455 January 30, 2013 3:48:00 AM Have you tried it on another computer? | Report abuse Reply to Sicily4455 hang-the-9 January 31, 2013 4:06:38 PM Sicily4455 said:Have you tried it on another computer? Ah, tried WHAT in another computer? I don't hink you read the post all the way though. Could be a bad hard-drive, but maybe not if you are lucky. Boot the computer from the XP disk, select repair, and run the chkdsk /r command at the dos prompt. http://pcsupport.about.com/od/termsr/p/recoveryconsole.... | Report abuse Reply to hang-the-9 Register or log in to remove Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows XP>The file cannot read> Related ressources: ForumCannot read from the source file or disk ForumCannot read from source file or disk ForumCannot copy file : Cannot read from the source file or disk ForumXP HOME " Cannot Read From Source File Or Disk" Error ForumCannot delete file : Cannot read from source file or disk ForumCannot read from source file or disk Forum" Cannot delete file : Cannont read from the source file or .. ForumRecycle Bin Error-" Cannot delete file ; cannot read from th.. ForumVirus cannot delete cannot read from source file ForumCannot copy file cannot read from the source file or disk ForumCannot delete file cannot read from the source file or disk ForumCannot read IMG00001 DAT file in win7 Forum" Cannot delete file : Cannont read from the source file or .. ForumWindows ME / file ' cannot be read ' ForumPCMCIA slots need more power??? HELP! ForumNero 6 File NeNDAud ax driver update ForumThe start menu and Icons are missing from my desktop ForumCannot reinstall XP SP2 (came with machine - I know I need SP3) ForumBatch file Woes ForumLaxmark Printer prints an extra page that tells file name, template, etc More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !