SDE 1244, Reading from a drive has failed

  • Article ID: 109312
  • Updated: 17 Jun 2009

Sophos SafeGuard Disk Encryption 4.60

Client OS

Windows 2000 Professional SP4, Windows XP SP3

Server OS



How can I solve this problem?


The attempt to read data from a drive failed. If this error occurs during the installation of Sophos SafeGuard Disk Encryption, make sure that physical hard disk “0” includes the start partition.

Protection or virus programs can prevent access to certain drives too; turn them off during the Installation of Sophos SafeGuard Disk Encryption.

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