Step 4 – Attempt to read or write to the drive or disk again.If the error continues to be thrown, the connection is not the likely cause of the problem.Step 6 – Choose the “PIO Only” menu option located in the “Transfer Mode” box.
If you are using a USB hub, connect the drive directly to one of the computer’s USB ports.
Step 3 – Obtain a replacement cable for the drive and reconnect to the computer.
Step 1 – If the device throwing the error is an external hard drive, reseat the USB or fire wire connection to your computer.
Step 2 – If the error persists, connect the drive to an alternative USB port on the computer.
The I/O error may be experienced with various media storage devices such as: external hard drives, DVD or CDs, DVD or CD drives, SD cards, or USB sticks/drives.