BSOD Disk Error

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  1. spicky04

    spicky04 Guest

    I downloaded a program for a game. Then when I ran the game, I got the BSOD (Blue Screen Of Death) Error. After that, my computer restarted and when I saw the boot screen it said Disk Read Error occured, press ctrl alt del to restart. Now I can't load windows, and when I try booting it from a disk, I get a black screen and it doesn't boot. Can anyone help please?
     
  2. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    It sounds like you got owned by malware. A Windows Repair operation run from the install CD might be able to fix it.
     
  3. spicky04

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    I couldn't boot from the CD, so how am I supposed to use that method?
     
  4. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    How soon after you ran the game did you get the bsod?
     
  5. Schproda

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    Go into the BIOS and make sure the CD is your first bootable device. Disk Read error usually means it can't read the partition data.
     
  6. spicky04

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    I got the BSOD right after I started the game.
     
  7. EkriirkE

    EkriirkE Zika Xenu OT Supporter

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    boot the windows cd to command prompt and do a chkdsk on it
     
  8. keleko

    keleko yes, he is

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    and get to safe mode and remove the game
     
  9. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    You need to do a little bit of troubleshooting then.

    I would unplug the cd drive, and floppy drive if you have one.
    Unplug all but one stick of ram.
    Unplug backup drives if you have any.
    Then try to boot and see if it makes any difference.

    If that doesn't work, then you might want to download a floppy bootdisc utility. There's a ton of them, maybe somebody can recommend a good one.

    Even if it doesn't boot from a cd or the hd, it might boot from a floppy.
     

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