windows VirtualBox: “A disk read error occurred” after migrating Win XP to Virtualbox

CHKDSK (volume/file path) runs against a specific volume, file or directory. This command quickly tests if a file can’t be accessed or has other performance issues. One of the most frightening experiences a computer user can have is a hard disk failure. Depending on the type of failure, an error on the disk can irretrievably lose any stored data. When the scanning and repairing process is complete, restart your PC and check if the problem has been fixed. If errors are revealed during the scanning process, a new window will pop up suggesting you repair the drive.

  • Now click Installed apps and find the desired app you wish to restrict or allow from the list on your screen.
  • In order to access all critical updates, especially users with problems on Windows Update, Microsoft releases almost every update in a separate package.
  • However, if you are the adventurous sort, you can give it a go on your own.
  • At the command prompt type list volume to display the volume list and confirm that letter X has been assigned to the desired volume/partition.

The opinions expressed on Acer Community are the personal opinions of the authors, not of Acer. By using this site, you accept Acer’s Privacy Policy and theAcer Community User Agreement. Looking at the back of your laptop, open the HDD bay (it’s on the left side) and check if the HDD is still well plugged. I’m having another issue, but it’s un-related so I posted it below. I used disk2vhd and vhd resizer to create the vhd and resize respectively. Hi, I like to make vhd’s of my old computers before reformatting them.

How to Check a Disk from Windows

Here we cover some of these commands to help you with your issues. If this doesn’t work, you might have to consider a system restore to replace the corrupted file. If Windows updates fail to install, the operating Driversol system repair method from the official Microsoft knowledge base may help.

You can answer YES or NO to get past the script error message if you are not bothered by it and do not want to take the above action. It does not affect QuickBooks one way or the other. Since the troubleshooting steps provided didn’t work, it’s best to tap our Technical Support Team. They can add your profile to the list of affected users and keep you updated.

How to Recover Files from a Drive that Shows Inaccessible Hard Drive Partition

3) Click the Update button next to the flagged driver to automatically download the correct version of that driver, then you can manually install it . If you don’t have time or patience to manually update your network drivers, you can do it automatically with Driver Easy. It’s all done with just a couple of mouse clicks – easy even if you’re a computer newbie.

Solution 3:Take Ownership of the inaccessible external hard drive

Also you need to make sure your system is booting from USB before the hard drive in the system BIOS. Or watch for a boot selector which is usually an “F” key during startup. How to run the Memtest when at the screen “A disk read error occured”? Now even I tried to hit Ctrl+alt+del any number of times, it shows no response.

The latest Windows will be downloaded automatically and installed on your computer. Your computer will begin downloading the feature update right away and should be complete in about 10 minutes. Proceed and click on the Tools tab and right under the error checking, click on Check. To start with, you pres Start menu and then go to the File Explorer and then press Enter.