saved loadsa time fiddling Report DN- Aug 12, 2010 at 04:26 PM Ya, thanks man. Reply Maggie Clarke says: January 27, 2009 at 3:00 pm Actually, this dead hard drive was an Iomega Ion external 300 gb. You need a power connection and an IDE cable to get your drive working. If the problem drive still cannot be accessed, it's possible that its circuitry has failed completely or that the head-disk assembly (HDA) is physically damaged. Source
We have a chance to help the environment and stand up for local repair jobs—the corner mom-and-pop repair shops that keep getting squeezed out by manufacturers. I've been searching for an answer to this for weeks now. Members can monitor the statuses of their requests from their account pages. Otherwise, replace the hard drive and upgrade to a solid state drive if you can.
Check the cables make sure that they're aligned properly and seated completely and replace them if necessary. Definitely the drive. BIOS: Ok, cool. Report Ken- May 6, 2010 at 04:30 PM Thanks people like you keep this world grate....
PCMechHome Sign Up About PCMech Meet The Team Support PCMech Ask PCMech Write for PCMech Malware Removal Help Join [emailprotected] Team Community Forum Contact PCMech Network MammaTech Do It Yourself Build And I can supply any info if needed. 6 answers Last reply Jul 10, 2015 More about secondary hard drive issue SuperSoph_WDJun 29, 2015, 8:45 AM Welcome to the community, Hal900p!Are Report NicoQB- Feb 1, 2009 at 07:43 AM Had the same prob. Internal Hard Drive Not Showing Up I also tried the freezer one and later heard it was a myth.
AMD Athlon 64X2 6000+ I have 2 gigs of Corsar Ram (YES,in the right slot.) 4 SATA hard drives (hooked into the MB in their numbered slots. Second Hard Drive Not Showing Windows 10 since i bought it up until quite recently it worked fine, but now two months ago it just stopped working. The hard drive should feel warm (perhaps quite warm) to the touch, but not so hot that it's uncomfortable to press your finger against it for several seconds. Hard drive: I have 601540 sectors with ...
The truth is, even if you are not worried, it is! Installing Second Sata Hard Drive Without Raid Kindly Help Report NickNYC 15Posts Saturday February 14, 2009Registration date February 17, 2009 Last seen - Feb 15, 2009 at 04:34 AM DONT USE ANY CHKDSK OR SCANDSK... But if the files are critical and you are willing to pay someone to recover them for you, the rule is "don't just do something; stand there." Any steps you take But hard drive sounds like " metallic noise ".
When a drive fails with files on it that haven't been backed up, decide how important those files are and how much you're willing to pay to recover them. Could you replace it with a different read head just to recover the data? Second Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management It sounds like an excruciating task to me! Second Hard Drive Not Showing Windows 7 You *could* try scanning the disks for viruses rather than formatting, but if I've had a virus I'd rather start from scratch.
I had antiviruses, Avast, Malwarebytes, the lot on it. this contact form There are different softwares for checking this like Hdd Health crystal disk info. But what is a USB dongle?. Will DVDs last longer if kept in a case and unmoved, or will they fail over time too? Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Bios
Just make backups. Few people realize that most electronic storage devices, including hard drives, have a rather limited lifetime when compared to the ancient ways of storing information, such as stone, papyrus, paper, or Are modern 2 and 3 terrabyte drives more reliable than older drives, or do they all have this limitation? have a peek here try their website perhaps.
Report Hey- Oct 9, 2008 at 03:19 PM NO Report Maniac1914- Dec 3, 2008 at 11:49 PM You need to go into Windows disk management to put the HD online, and Internal Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management It requires manufacturers to provide owners and independent repair businesses with fair access to service information and replacement parts. I brought my 1TB External Drive to these guys and they got files back even after a fall down 2 flights of stairs lol.
Newer CDs are said to have less than that (10 to 15 years), but generally longer than a hard drive. Does it sound like they are gone for good? I have lost every single photo of my whole life because I have scanned them and saved them on my computer. Mbr Or Gpt For Second Hdd Reply John5247 November 30, 2011 at 9:32 pm All Hard drives fail as sure as death and taxes.
Also, remove the current power cable and use a different one. (Power cables seldom fail, but we have seen it happen.) 5. Power down the system and replace the data cable with a new or known-good cable. Installed a second drive as a slave Bios saw it but my computer did not I tried what you said and with a few mods it worked All I can say http://wcsonline.org/hard-drive/how-to-install-windows-on-a-new-hard-drive-without-disk.html Here are some signs to look out for: Disappearing files: Files can be lost do to mechanical problems with the disk itself, and in some cases, you’ll be able to tell
Report ANX- Oct 7, 2012 at 09:59 PM One more thanks Helpful +40 Report Dinesh Feb 17, 2009 at 09:31 AM dear friend type diskmgmt.msc in your run command...ull find 80gb Report NikTheCat- Mar 28, 2009 at 01:59 PM This was SO helpful. I'm building a new computer. Now it won't start up.
Finally, disconnected the 2nd drive (Disk 1) - then Windows boots as long as it's disconnected. the program Recovers random areas of the Disk (Garbage) and names the (fake recovered) files after the files that you lost... Reply Jim says: December 30, 2008 at 5:08 pm I had a hard drive fail by not spinning up.