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Menu Home Forums Categories Resources Follow Us Join our free message board and ask our pros your tech questions! I always recommend updating an older computer if it is within your budget. I took it apart and reset the hdd as recommended but that did nothing. Maybe try a BIOS update for the mobo…there's probably a new BIOS since the computer is so old. this contact form

Unfortunately, hard drives are a commodity and need to be treated as such. I went to work one yesterday and everything was fine, I left my Windows 7 system running as I usually do. Is there a solution? The clicking is also reported on other vendors' laptop hard drives, and is therefore almost certainly hard drive related rather than laptop chassis related. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/samsung-80gb-hard-disks-weird-problem.33007/

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Have you checked/replaced the cable? If everything else fails, I would try wiping it clean with KILLDISK and starting over.http://www.killdisk.com/downloadfree.htm Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Well, happy Monday everyone. Why isn't the computer recognizing this new hard drive in the BIOS? can anybody help me in this See more How to repair a Seagate momentus 500 gigabyte Wd hdd not detected in bios 500 gb hdd stops working with no signs or

  1. Check the motherboard or computer manufacturer for a newer version.
  2. I've been reading about the limitation on the jumpers but I don't have any idea where they are or how to change them even if I could find them.
  3. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - How HD will not recognize but 32 GB by geekman29 / August 6, 2010 8:49 AM PDT In reply to: Stop looking at
  4. Many daemons poll (config) files every few seconds.
  5. My motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-K8NF-9.
  6. The HDD is not at all expensive, but it does hold a significant amount of my data.Also, I am planning to remove the 80GB HDD soon.

Register now Not a member yet? I got it back and it had no operating system on it so I took it back and the put the operating system back on however the very next day it To The Forums! Hard Disk Making Clicking Noise March 2, 2011 Wessam S yeah i tried both,so bad i didnt have back up it had all my apps and games. :S thanks btw March 3, 2011 Mark I hello,

June 11, 2012 Steve Hi Dave, I have a Seagate SATA2 HDD that I've been using for 4.5 yrs trouble-free until last week I get a BSOD turning computer back on My problem is that when i turn off my computer and turn it on next morning Bios no longer recognize it. Any tips? http://datacent.com/datarecovery/hdd/samsung If not, that's bad news and could mean an electrical board problem with the drive.

Hint: http://welcome.hp.com/country/us/en/support/prod_info.htmlEven though some older motherboards used by major system makers have SATA connectors, some are disabled and some aren't supported in the system BIOS. Normal Hard Drive Sounds Each folder has a couple folders inside with readme files and setups. should i send it for repair or is it dead for good ?! :S March 2, 2011 David Purcell Sorry to hear that. January 19, 2010 mIKE hey I have a really stupid problem I have a drive that doesnt show up in an alienware laptop.

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Thanks in advance. http://blog.atola.com/restoring-factory-hard-drive-capacity/ It is an OEM drive but used to build a PC (my son built it for me) so it is not OEM as it would be for HP, Dell, etc. Laptop Hard Drive Making Noise I googled this thread and concluded that it must be a sudden firmware issue causing the “breakdown” of my hard drive (I could still hear it spin up to speed but Hard Drive Making Buzzing Noise That's your site link.

I came home and the screen showed a stalled boot post display, and the last line said `Boot manager not found`. http://hcsprogramming.com/hard-drive/weird-hard-drive-problem.php I try enter in bios but i don't see any sata configuration only ide configuration and that are on auto. The hard drive on my Fujitsu-Siemens (windows xp) computer has started acting up. I used an IDE to SATA converter to hook it up. Hard Disk Making Grinding Noise

December 31, 2013 Dave It should be necessary to replace the cable unless you see that it is damaged. I have 2 drives. August 3, 2011 satendra sharma hard disk not detected in bios setup.and change the sata port but same reason. http://hcsprogramming.com/hard-drive/seagate-hard-disk-problem.php October 28, 2011 Jeremy Old cpu died.

any other better ideas would be appreciated. Hard Drive Scratching Noise Good luck. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Here is the info on the controller card - by oh_its_just_bari / January 22, 2007 9:25 AM PST In reply to: PCI card

October 30, 2009 anca Hi there, I have a dell inspiron 1525 who already burnt once the HDD and now it did it again.

I have checked all 4 slots of SATA HDD on motherboard all say same error. Hope this helps. Is this likely to be a PSU error as sometimes they work just fine? Hard Drive Making Noise When Idle I use three identical drives and have now updated the firmware for the remaining two.

Plug and play announced ‘New Maxtor Hardware found' but the balloon didn't stick around to play? This morning I received email that drive received. Cycling the power on the hard drive, such as through a full power-off reboot of the system, stops the ticking for the moment. http://hcsprogramming.com/hard-drive/problem-with-hard-disk-writer.php See ya on the forums!

I rebooted in Setup to verify that the Secondary Hard Drive was set to Auto… it was! In at least in two cases (model T500, 7200.3; model Z61m 7200.3), the firmware update eliminated the clicking issue. Bios now does not list the hdd at all. Seagate 160GB Bios ….

Arrived at Seagate Amsterdam service centre Friday. I contacted Seagate support Tuesday, TNT came at Seagate's expense to pick up the unit Thursday. Thanks for the help! I ran across this do-it-yourself fix but I'm not that technical.

My computer worked fine i have had it for less than 2 years. Press any key to retry. March 22, 2012 Fred Hi Dave, I just installed a used Maxtor 6L040J2 40GB Slave drive in my old Dell Dimension 6550 Desktop running Windows XP SP-3… what an ordeal! If you once got a option to choose between the two when booting up and now it only boots directly into one, then an entry must have been removed that tells

IBM's latest posted firmware, A5DA, does not appear to solve the problem. I did what you suggested with disk management and it still shows as 31.49gb. No combination worked. March 24, 2013 taha abbasi hey i have a problem whenever i restart computer it beeps and in bios no hard drive is found i m using sea gate and i

Any idea of why this is happening? I would also consider flashing the BIOS if you're comfortable doing so-just in case this is a known issue that was fixed in an update. At the end of all that and it says it completed it successfully, I get the blue screen with the following message "STOP: C0000221 Unknown Hard Error\System Root\System 32\ntdll.dll" I have BIOS is an "AMIBIOS 8.00.14", and the chipset is "Mobile Intel GM965 Express".

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