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I have not noticed a consistent pattern in how long it takes to disappear. Seemed to fix everything, so I decided it was the drive after all. please post make and model of the mainboard, the hard disk in question (and the controller, if not onboard), SIW will give you the necessary information: gtopala.com/download/siw.exe –Molly7244 Jan 5 '10 while doing this, i realised that my pata drive was recognised as hd0 (or the equivalent) and i decided to just install vista onto that to get rid of the problems. http://hcsprogramming.com/hard-drive/transferring-files-from-a-laptop-sata-drive-to-a-desktop-ide-drive.php

Click Start, click Run, type compmgmt.msc, and then click OK. 3. Running under WinXP, the drive would simply drop out. SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. from the sata and it appears in 'computer' and all is well, until i want to transfer files from the pata to the sata.

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I was just wondering if it wasn't a hardware issue, but rather a XP issue. Tried copying it over with Mini-XP, same thing. set it anyway, but hasn't made any difference. –Sam Holder Jan 7 '10 at 21:30 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote I have the same problem with one of

  1. Please note I'm not opposed to replacing this cable, just trying to explore the possible solutions before I head to the store.
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  3. Just working around inside your case, you can loosen the data or power cable.
  4. Mine didn't disappear, it kept switching places with my other disk...eventually it gave up the ghost and caused me more problems than had I replaced it then...if I only knew then
  5. All drive settings in BIOS set to Auto.
  6. Last Post 2 Weeks Ago Hi, Wondering if you lovely people can help me; my career goal is to succeed in IT but due to family issues I had to drop
  7. I am not familiar with the wiring of laptops, but it looks like the hard drives you are using are external drives, and probably connect over a USB cable.
  8. Also some hardware/hard drive fixing/scanning software could help you but i dont know what to recommmend cos your on a mac.
  9. That is "the test." Remove the case cover, point a fan at it and try one more time.
  10. I tried to update my BIOS last night, but could not get my floppy drive to recognise it had a disk in!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Thanks for the suggestions. Hard Drive Disappears Windows 10 Looking at Major Geeks i ascertained that the Asus Update utility i had downloaded actually came bundled with a tool to flash the BIOS from Windows (not stated anywhere on ASUS you may add this info to your post. –Molly7244 Jan 7 '10 at 12:07 add a comment| up vote 1 down vote The logs that you provided say two thing about This machine used to have XP on it and I had no issues then, all drives worked ok, and machine could sleep/wake with no problems.

i usually google my problems and find them, however, this one is a bit more of a pain. Hard Drive Disappears After A Few Minutes General Discussion Hard drive disappearsSo I made the mistake of upgrading my OS and installing an extra hard drive at the same time. It seems to me that the solution that works most often is described by Crackity on first page of this same thread. Ask !

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one time the problem got so bad that i decided to reinstall vista (the good thing is that i knew it would keep all my old files in 'windows.old'). Deciding it was the drive itself, I finally swapped the drive with a replacement I'd ordered several weeks earlier when I first thought it was the drive that was going... Secondary Hard Drive Disappears Knock wood, it's been about three weeks now and everything remains stable. Hdd Disappeared From Bios this was usually solved by turning the computer off and then on again (not just a restart).

I have no knowledge if installing the correct chipset driver for your motherboard post-Windows install will work, but it is certainly worth a try. check over here now all drives work ok and don't disappear when it sleeps... The only thing I can think which might have a bearing on this is that I have set up the SATA drive as a shared drive for a newly acquired IMAC In a competitive match, when a player quits, does the game look for a replacement? Hard Drive Disappears When Copying Files

i also have a 80gb pata drive connected. The hard drive is a new... Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - ? his comment is here It drove me nuts.

I swtiched it with a CD-ROM drive that was in SATA4 and everything is working great now. Internal Hard Drive Keeps Disconnecting Any ideas or suggestions aside from replacing it as it is still good. LCD Case: Cooler Master HAF 932 Sound Card: SB Audigy 2 Power Supply: Antec NeoECO C 520 watt Software: Win 8.1 Pro Benchmark Scores: 3DMark Score 7754.0 3DMarks Graphics Score 8392.0

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Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Guide Tom's IT Check to see if your drive supports s3 sleep mode: Please first check if your secondary drive support S3 in Windows 7: Step 1: Click the Start button, then in the connected to the onboard controller or add-on card? I even tried switching the sata slot from sata 4 to 3 but still exact same problem.

I noticed that in the other forums, it disappeared during sleep. Hard Disk(s): 60GB OCZ Agility3 (OS);500GB WDC Grn; 1x1TB WDC Blk (Backup) Optical Drive: Optiarc SATA DVD-RWDL Bla Bla LCD/CRT Model: ASUS PA823Q Case: Silverstone Raven 2 (all cables custom sleeved The second being the Shock During Write (D4) 253 001 000 000000000000 Smart threshold seems to have been tripped or at the very least is close to failure. weblink Why blame the Australians?

What's the cheapest part to change? (hint: cable)It's a stumper why people will take something to a shop rather than move the cable to another SATA port or try a new Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums Windows Client   Sign in United States (English) Brasil (Português)Česká republika (Čeština)Deutschland (Deutsch)España (Español)France (Français)Indonesia (Bahasa)Italia (Italiano)România (Română)Türkiye (Türkçe)Россия (Русский)ישראל (עברית)المملكة العربية السعودية (العربية)ไทย (ไทย)대한민국 (한국어)中华人民共和国 I have no problem connecting to the network but at random times I lose connection to the internet for a few seconds or a few minuites.