Mickey D February 8, 2011 at 13:57:10 Specs: Windows XP
Trying to start laptop. Turning on, message reads "A disk error occurred, Press Ctrl + Alt+ Del to restart. This produces the out come. I have turned off / on keep getting the same message and action. Please help!
Download SIW and use it to determine the brand of hard drive. Then go to the manufacturers site to download a hard drive fitness tool. That will tell you if the drive is actually failing. That step is required in order to make a warranty claim anyway. Most manufacturers have such a test. You can use the Hitachi test if the manufacturer doesn't have one. Get SIW at the link below.
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