An error message "A disk read error occurred" may occur at boot up soon after LightOut restore option is installed.

Problem

An error message “A disk read error occurred” may occur at boot up soon after LightOut restore option is installed.

Error Message

A disk read error occurred

Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart

Cause

Master Boot Record (MBR) may be damaged.

 

Solution

 

1) Repair MBR and reboot the machine.

a) In case of Windows 2003,  run a command “FIXMBR” in Recovery Console.
b) In case of Windows 2008, run a command “BOOTREC /FIXMBR” in System Recovery Environment.
 

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