Disk read error and BSODs on Lenovo G510 (Windows 7, 64bit OS)

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TayyabShaukat

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Hey,
I'm getting error message on reboot saying "A disk read error occurred. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart". After 2 or 3 times the laptop starts normally. I also get occasional blue screens of death with error message "Stop 0:0x0000000F4". I have re-installed windows, checked my drivers. Hard drive and RAM is working fine.
Is there anything I can do software wise? I'm using windows 7, 64 bit, 4th Gen OS. My laptop model is Lenovo IdeaPad G510.
Any sort of help would be highly appreciated. :)
 
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The next time you're able to boot into your system I would recommend running CrystalDiskInfo to check your hard drive's health. It's a nifty little freeware application that I find pretty helpful. It has yet to fail me. Just google the name and you should be able to find the download site, it's usually the first result.
 

TayyabShaukat

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Hey DiamondDog,
Thanks for the reply.
I'm currently using the device. I forgot to mention that the disk read and blue screen errors are random. Sometimes I don't get the error for a day and sometimes it happens successively.
I just ran CrystalDiskInfo . It reported back drive "Health Status" as Good. I also ran the Seagate diagnostic tool and did all the mentioned tests. Still no faults with the drive.
 
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@TayyabShaukat

The reason why I suggested Crystal Disk is because that particular Stop error usually pertains to an issue with the HDD itself... at least from my experience. What I would suggest next is opening a CMD window with admin rights and running a chkdsk /f /r command to have windows check the integrity of the drive on the next boot.
 
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