An error occurred while setup was updating partition information on

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The error messages, alerts, warnings, and symptoms below are tied to this error.

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In some cases, “A disk read error occurred” can be fixed by either reverting your BIOS to its default settings or upgrading BIOS to the latest version available for your computer.

To revert your computer’s BIOS to its default settings or default configuration, follow these steps: If reverting to BIOS defaults doesn’t make “A disk read error occurred” disappear, you can also try to update the BIOS version to the latest available.

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Deleted a Whole Physical Disk So I sit down at my computer this morning and knew that the Windows 10 Anniversary update had downloaded yesterday and had a restart scheduled for 3AM this morning.

Well, if you browse social networks like Twitter, forums and Reddit, you will discover that more and more users are talking about "partition disappeared after installing the Anniversary Update" and some of them have successfully solved this problem.No big deal, maybe I just need to re-link them or something.Then I open up Disk Management to see how much space the update took and see that one physical disk is showing 'unallocated'. Now I'm off to try and recover everything using Parted Magic.This error has been known to occur as a result of one of the following causes: The most common cause for this error is an incorrect MBR configuration.This is usually caused by disk write errors, virus attacks or power outages.

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