i recently had a post here about my laptop being thrown up on, and looking for a new system board. Well I was able to buy the whole laptop base, with system board and power button so all i had to do was install the screen cd drive, hard drive, and wireless. I did all of this and put it back together, but when i try to start the computer it gives me a no hard drive installed error. What can I do? I ran the memory test and its 100% working, and in the start up test or whatever, the only thing with a problem is the hard drive not showing up.
I have a Compaq Presario CQ56-115dx and an HP 16gb flash drive that will not work with the computer. The flash drive works with my HP Pavilion laptop, but not with the Compaq. I have a 4gb HP flash drive that works with the computer just fine, along with a few SanDisk ones. I don't think that it's the USB drivers because my other flash drives work with the computer just fine. I really need to use the flash drive to back up information from the Compaq computer.
I just have HP i5 mother board replaced by manufacture. Apparently it does recognizes my external hard drives (3 units).it makes sound when I plug them on or unplug, the hard drives picture or icon were not registering on my screen on "my computer". it does recognizes the flash drives with no problem. Quote :[spoiler][/spoiler]
My laptop computer suddenly does not recognize my CD-Rom / DVD drive//what can I do? HP 455 Notebook with windows 8.1 OS
I got a new 250GB hard drive for my HP Compaq 6820s hard drive a few weeks ago and now I can't boot from it as it's been infected with a virus which prevents it from booting. [I get a brief flash of the infamous "Blue Screen" before it returns to the HP screen. Is there any way; software-wise that I can clean the hard drive of any viruses if I put it in an external caddy?
I have a HP Compaq 610 on Windows XP, 64bit, and I decided to wipe the hard drive clean before reinstalling Windows. However, after cleaning the drive, I am booting from the CD and after installing the first part, it stops at the point where Windows would have to start installing and I get the blue screen, and the common error message "A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer."0x0000007B(0xF7A2652C, C0000034).I have run a test on the hard drive and the memory, and it's all in perfect order?
my computer just restarted out of no where, and had to do a disc check upon the restart, it was a long process and hasn't happened to me yet with this computer. I took a pic of the event log i'll post it in a second i was just wondering if anyone could tell me what this possibly means, or what could be a cause of it? I'm running win7RC built computer HDradeon 4850 3 Hard Drives, 120(used in old HP) 40(Used in old compaq) and a 5GB of space on that 40 that was split into a new drive D:
Computer: Lap top Toshiba Satellite Distribution: Ubuntu 9.04 installed on the entire hard drive Problem: Ubuntu does not recognize CD-ROM drive "D".
I have a Compaq presario C500 laptop by HP.... When I bought this computer these are the specs: ***Processor: 1.6 GHz ***RAM: 512 Mb ***Video: Up to 64 Mb Shared... ***Battery: 6 cell Lithium battery... ***Hard Drive: 80 Gb STANDARD What I changed to: ***RAM: 2 x 1 Gb = 2 Gb total RAM... ***Hard Drive: 250 GB 7200 RPM.....
I have a new HP desktop running Windows7. I have an external hard drive that i was using with Windows XP. The external hard drive is a Western Digital. My new computer recognizes the drive but can not read it. Is there a simple solution. Tech support from Western Digital tells me I have to format the drive. I dont want to lose my files.
iphone disabled can not connect to computer because of hard drive crash how do I do a restore of the phone iTunes does not recognize the device because it is locked
I have an HP Pavillion dm4. My hard drive died so I installed a new hard drive. The original OS installed on the computer was Windows 7. I did not get a Windows 7 disk with the computer. If I order the Windows 7 recovery disk from HP, will it install Windows 7 on my new hard drive? I have the COA info.
I have a compaq nc6230 that was working fine over the years and suddenly when the power button is pressed, the unit powers on and displays the HP splash screen for about 30 seconds, then I get a Non system disk or disk error. The unit then shuts off its self. I have swapped known working RAM and Hard drive with same results. Also, when I enter in setup the hard drive diagnostic option is grayed out ( with or without hard drive installed ).
A major BIOS update has been posted over at HP for current 14-inch Intel notebooks. A few models are supported in this release; see the list of compatible products below. COMPATIBLE PRODUCTS Code: SysId01=0x3607 SysName01=Compaq Presario CQ40 SysId02=0x3607 SysName02=Compaq Presario CQ40 SysId03=0x30F7 SysName03=HP Pavilion dv4;Compaq Presario CQ45 SysId04=0x30F8 SysName04=HP Pavilion dv4;Compaq Presario CQ45 SysId05=0x30F7 SysName05=HP Pavilion dv4;Compaq Presario CQ45 SysId06=0x30F8 SysName06=HP Pavilion dv4;Compaq Presario CQ45 RELEASE NOTES Quote:.............
My buddy has a computer with a problem and hes asked me to see if I can retrieve the data documents from the computer. The subject computer is a COMPAQ PRESARIO SR5030NX with a Pentium 4 cpu, 3.2 GHz, 1 GB RAM, running Windows Vista Home Basic. His goal was to create a dual boot computer UBUNTU and Vista. What he did was to install UBUNTU, partitioning the computer in two partitions. The computer is now giving an error code of 21 when GRUB Loader starts up. Is there a restore disk or some kind of utility that can undo what was done to the computer. He has no backup disk. I tried Recovery Commander Ver. 3 made by Avanquest but as their website indicates it�s for XP. They never updated it for Vista and Windows 7. Is there a utility that can undo some of the changes that were made to the machine when UBUNTU was installed, albeit, unsuccessfully. (1) I have an HP PC running XP professional and I was wondering if I take the hard drive out from the COMPAQ and rig it to my HP via a SATA/IDE to USB 2.0 Adapter device would I be able to see the contents of that COMPAQ computer that had Vista and now UBUNTU. (2)What about attaching the COMPAQ internal hard drive and attaching it to my HP as a slave drive. (3)Can the UBUNTU disk going to help? Were just after the data files and not software programs.
I have 3 WD external hard drives daisy chained together and they were all working fine until my computer crashed and was disconnected. Now it wont recognize number 1 external hard drive but # 2 & #3 hard drives are recognized, i then disconnected them all and reconnected them and now #1 & #2 are recognized but number 3 isn't and the strange thing is when # 3 was working #2's light was off but it worked, now after the reconnection # 1 is working but it's light is off. So they all seem to work but not all together like it was Information: IMAC
I have a new computer that runs Windows7 64 bit. I have an older computer hard drive that has XP.I needed something from the old hard drive and hooked it up with the cables from the Windows 7 hard drive and it booted up and ran. I've since gone back to using the Windows 7 hard drive.How do I proceed to add that second hard drive running XP to the new computer so I can have the option of running either OS? I've read through some posts, but they all presume you are installing the OS to new clean hard drives, not have them already installed.Is it as simple as hooking the XP drive into the computer as a second drive and booting it up? Do I need to change some external setting on the hard drive to have it recognized as a slave? Will Windows 7 automatically change the boot to recognize the second OS and allow a choice at startup?
Here are the basics: Computer: HP 2000 OS: Windows 8 Problem: Hard Drive Short DST Check: Failed Failure ID: Q0C5W3-6KU67W-MFGJWJ-60T203 Product ID: D1E81UA#ABA
My macbook hard drive crashed, luckily I had just backed up everything. I went and bought a new 320 GB hard drive, I researched and I know it's compatible with my Macbook. I decided to install windows 7 on it first, but the windows 7 installer wouldn't recognize my hard drive. (For the record, my Matsushita superdrive will not read DVDs anymore, only CDs, so I created bootable copies of both my Mac OS X install disk and my Windows 7 install disk, and I've been using a bootable rEFIt CD to boot from my USB flash drive.) So I booted up the Mac OS X Snow Leopard disk and started disk utility - it recognizes the rEFIt CD, it recognizes the flash drive, but no internal hard drive. The partitioning tool in rEFIt doesn't recognize it either, but I know it's seated correctly because I can hear/feel it booting up with the computer (if i remove the battery and boot with the computer plugged in). I also know it works correctly because I installed it in my girlfriends PC and it recognized it just fine, I even installed Windows 7 on it, hoping the macbook would boot from it.
For some reason my HP Laptop (Win 7 Home Premium) can't see/recognize my usb external hard drive (seagate). When I start/restart my computer and connected the usb cable into laptop, it shows the icon on bottom taskbar (safely remove hardware and when clicked on the usb icon, I see "open Devices & Printers and Eject USB to IDE bridge), but I can't see my drive at all when I click on "my computer"? I can only see it under "right click Computer, Manage, Device Manger, Disk Drives," it only says; "generic USB Disk USB Device". And when I expanded the USB controllers via Device Manager, I can see it under USB Mass Storage Device. Sadly, I can't do much there/here unless Win 7 can see/recognize the drive under "My Computer".<> HD is 40GB IDE Seagate (enclosure is PowerSpec 3.5 IDE to USB 2.0)<> Drive is only storage for data, documents, pictures and softwares/programs, etc.<> Drive is/was not formattedAgain, this drive was never formatted, only for storage purpose (i.e. pictures, documents, data, etc.). I can see it on my old computer when connected internal via IDE cable.
I just bought a new ASUS computer with Windows 7. I have a Macbook Pro and would like to transfer my photos and music onto my new computer. I have 2 external hard drives that work perfectly fine on my mac as well as other PCs. When I plug either of my external hard drives in they are recognized in device manager and say they are working properly but are not recognized in disk manager or under my computer...
I just bought this computer last week, first time I tried to sync with my iPod....desktop, iTunes does not recognize the iPod. I would like to sync the iPod to iTunes, I purchased a new album. I set preferences for manual, see no reason so far why this should not work. Apple store loaded my old hard drive contents onto this computer..had no problems. I checked tips, don't want to uninstall unless necessary. Information: MacBook Pro Mac OS X (10.6.2) HP 4 in 1
My hard drive crashed recently. I'm using an HP notebook, I'm not entirely sure what the model is and all that, I'm not too computer savvy. Anyway, my hard drive crashed today, I'm not sure why. My computer fails every start-up test and will not load any diagnostics or restore menus. Is there a way I can make my computer get to the Windows restore menu to completely reset my laptop?
.I didn't wait for the computer to tell me it was ok to remove the drive in the usb port. Now my computer no longer recognizes the external drive�After removing my external hard drive (without the ok) my computer no longer recognizes the external hard drive. What do I do.
I have a Seagate External Hard drive, Desk Goflex 3 TB.I'm using it for sevral mounth in windows 7 and it's working fine.Now, I bought a new latop using windows 7 as well, and it's not recognizing my hard drive.The hard drive doesn't appear in the Disk Management at all.The computer does recognize other USB devices (disk-on-keys, mouse).
I just recently installed an internal seagate ultra ata 100 80gb hd into my powerbook g4 (the old one crashed beyond use). I hear the drive spinning when I boot up the computer. However after the computer boots up with the original boot disk that came with the computer and I try to format it using disk utilities, it does NOT recognize my hard drive (e.g. the hard drive doesn't come up on the list of drives to fix).
I just got a brand new computer for christmas, it's a hp compaq dc5850, and it was working fine until now! I tried turning the computer on and it got stuck at the blue hp invent screen, I didn't know what to do, so I finally decided to just try and restore it. When I try to use the windows 7 disc to do this it keeps saying "no drives were found. Click to load driver to provide a mass storage driver for installation".
I was trying to reformat my Seagate external hard drive and I selected "free Space," in disk utility not realizing that the computer would no longer recognize the device. I'm trying to install Snow Leopard on it so now how do I format it now to the GUID format? I luckily backed up the entire contents of the hard drive (The essential files on it), but what do I do now that the computer doesen't recognize it!?
I have an HP laptop (pavilion dv7-1245dx) and the hard drive died. I had never gotten around to burning my recovery discs, so I ordered new ones from HP. When I installed the new hard drive and popped in the operating system recovery disc, it gave me the error message: "This PC is not supported by the System Recovery Discs. You will not be able to continue to recover this system with these discs." Error code: 0100-30FC-3602-3603 The original hard drive was a Hitachi, 320 GB SATA The new hard drive is a WD 500 GB SATA
I have an external hard rive that has worked with my macbook air before, I have it plugged in to the laptop and the power on the hard drive is on but the computer is now not recognizing it, how can I get it to recognize the external hard drive? Info: MacBook Air
I have files backed up on a WD My Book external hard drive from my XP computer. I plug in the USB in my new HP Touchsmart, it opens the jump drive, but says the folder is empty.I also have files on my PNY jump drive from the XP and another Vista computer. It opens the jump drive and sees the Vista files but not the XP files. The Vista computer sees all files on the WD My Book and the PNY jump drive.
I have a HP Pavilion laptop which came with Windows 7 Home Preinstalled. On the back of the laptop is a coa product key. Recently the hard drive failed. I was told that I could easily get a new drive which I have done and I have run the system test and the new drive passes. However although I have a HP system recovery cd, i do not have any installation cd's for windows as HP don't give you any. I've tried using the recovery cd but as the new hard drive has never had windows 7 on it, it refuses to work. What do i do now? Why don't HP give away the software with their computers. It seems fairly logical that maybe one day in the future you might need to install a new hard drive. I'm not exactly enthused about paying for the software when I clearly have a legal key on the back of the laptop.
The hard drive in my friends Dell Inspiron 15R (M501R/M5010) needs to be replaced. I have access to an older HP pavillion hard drive with identical specs (SATA, 5400 rpm, 9.4mm/70mm, etc.). Before I spend a few hours taking apart the inspiron to get to the hard drive which is not easily accessible, I want to make sure the two hard drives are interchangeable, and that there won't be any HP vs. Dell compatibility issues.
usb are not recognized and no power seen at external hard drive
I am not very computer savvy and just got an external hard drive to store my itunes on. I now have all my music movies and such on there. I would like to hook my mac formatted hard drive up to my ps3 to view these things. However the PS3 does not recognize it. How do I get it to recognize it and let me view this content?
I have an externally connected (by way of USB) samsung hard drive from my dead HP Slimline Vista connected to my newer HP Slimline Windows 7. The old drive powers and runs and the new computer recognizes it in printers and devices but I can't open it to access files etc. I know the old drive was formatted with Vista and 7 can't read the old drive. But it's my understanding that there are drivers that should be able to open and allow me to read and transfer from the old to the new. I can't install the old hard drive in the new computer because there are no extra connections or slots to mount it
I replaced my original hard drive (it crashed) with an Agility 3 SSD in my Inspiron 1545. However, my computer is not recognizing that I have a internal hard drive; so, I cannot boot.I changed the BIOS and it still did not work. how I get this SSD recognized in my 2 yr old laptop?
so i dont know what happened to my hard drive but it went blank, so not it real life but i have a very very old computer. Its one of em hp media center pc's from the 2007 or the 2006. my intel thingy is intel platinum 4. my windows is windows 7 and when i launch the system repair disk it does not sense my hard drive and when i dont launch a disk in the computer and i boot it it says "please insert a boot disk or press a key to boot thingy"
My motherboard on my old HP laptop died, so I bought a new machine that's running Windows 7.The machine is a Compaq (HP) and has a 250 Gig hard disk. I used Windows Disk Manager to shrink the space Windows is in so I can install Ubuntu in that space.When I start the partitioner it says the free space is unusable. I ran Gparted and sure enough, there are already 4 primary partitions on my drive: /dev/sda1 = ntfs - SYSTEM /dev/sda2 = ntfs unallocated [code].....
I have an Iomega UltraMax 750Gb External Hard Drive set up to back up my MacBook Pro. Time Machine uses this hard drive perfectly with no problems. However whenever I want to use the drive to move files around with XP the drive does not show up in my computer. XP recognizes the connection of the hard drive and shows the name of the hard drive connected to the computer when you look at the USB BUSes but still it is not in My Computer. I have everything up to date. I have even partitioned the External Hard Drive so part of it wasn't even touched by Time Machine. Is this a problem with Time Machine formatting my external hard drive to work only for Mac
I am building a computer fort the first time and I am having trouble getting Windows 7 to recognize my hard drive. My har drive and mother board are as follows: Hard drive-Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive, Mother Board-GIGABYTE GA-870A-UD3 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard when I go to install windows 7 I eventually get to a screen where it ask for an install location, unfortunately it doesn�t seem to recognize my hard drive. It gives me an option of installing driver so I went to the gigabyte website and downloaded the drivers that it said I required. I believe there was an ACHI driver and a Raid driver. After I stalled both of these drivers the hard drive still was not detected. One strange thing I noticed was that when I browse for a driver my hard drive is listed as a place I can search. I then proceeded to the Bios to try and match the drivers. The hard drive is detected in the Bio. When the HD is set to IDE my BluRay play is able to read the windows install disc. But windows won�t recognize my HD. If I set it to ACHI or Raid I can�t seem to get the windows CD to load. Do I need an IDE driver? Out of frustration I tried installing a windows XP to see if it would be able to recognize my hard drive. It seemed to load on the hard drive fine but entered this weird loop where windows would install itself but wouldn�t actually load as the operating system. In other words when I try to restart my computer and run the OS off of my hard drive it gave me an error message. Something like (windows OS could not be located) When I went to go install windows 7 again my hard drive still was not detected as a place to intall windows but when I search the hard drive (as if I was searching for a driver) I can see the Windows files that were loaded from when I tried to install XP.
If the BIOS setting for the hard drive controller is AHCI it will not recognize the drive. (This was the default setting in the BIOS), If changed to IDE mode it recognizes the drive but come up with an "No operating system detected" message. If the hard drive is installed in a second lap top it works fine. If another hard drive is installed it works fine in AHCI mode. Only the combination of the original hard drive and the original lap top wont work.
I am building a computer fort the first time and I am having trouble getting Windows 7 to recognize my hard drive. My har drive and mother board are as follows: Hard drive-Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive, Mother Board-GIGABYTE GA-870A-UD3 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard..So when I go to install windows 7 I eventually get to a screen where it ask for an install location, unfortunately it doesn't seem to recognize my hard drive. It gives me an option of installing driver so I went to the gigabyte website and downloaded the drivers that it said I required. I believe there was an AHCI driver and a Raid driver. After I stalled both of these drivers the hard drive still was not detected. One strange thing I noticed was that when I browse for a driver my hard drive is listed as a place I can search. I then proceeded to the Bios to try and match the drivers.The hard drive is detected in the Bio. When the HD is set to IDE my BluRay play is able to read the windows install disc. But windows won't recognize my HD. If I set it to AHCI or Raid I can't seem to get the windows CD to load. Do I need an IDE driver? Out of frustration I tried installing a windows XP to see if it would be able to recognize my hard drive. It seemed to load on the hard drive fine but entered this weird loop where windows would install itself but wouldn't actually load as the operating system. In other words when I try to restart my computer and run the OS off of my hard drive it gave me an error message. Something like (windows OS could not be located) When I went to go install windows 7 again my hard drive still was not detected as a place to intall windows but when I search the hard drive (as if I was searching for a driver) I can see the Windows files that were loaded from when I tried to install XP.
i have a netbook compaq mini with a sata toshiba hard drive.XP was installed on this machine until the hard drive started to have bad blocks.Then i bought a mypassport500go to install f14 on it.It worked but know the sata hard drive is more and more faulty.When i try to boot f14 it displays :acpi : package has zero elements. So i cannot boot.I tryed rescuecd, does not work either.i tryed many kernel params to disable sata at boot but it seems to be builtin.there is no option in the bios to disable the hard drive.
I am trying to install this OS. However no matter what I do the UBUNTU instllation CD doesn't recognize the hard drive on which I would like to install the OS on. I currently have two SATA hard drives connected to my computer. MY primary is my Windows 7 drive and my second hard drive is my spare. When i load up UBUNTU and get to the window where I can select which hard drive/partition to install to my second spare drive isn't there.
We have a 320gb external hard drive formatted in FAT32 so both the macbook and our windows computer could use the drive. We copied 5 gigs of music to the hard drive to view on the Windows computer. The computer recognizes the drive and shows that 5 gigs are being used but I cant see any of the files.
I have a HP Touchsmart IQ500. Turning my computer PC on today, all I got was a blue HP invent screen with setup, boot menu, system recovery, and system diagnosis, and I could not get past it. I entered the BIOS and figured out that the hard drive was listed as "not installed." Pretty sure that is the main problem.I tried a system restore (with the Windows 7 install disc), but I guess the computer couldn't read the hard drive enough to enter safe mode (I tried restarting and F8ing several times). I put in an external hard drive, and the BIOS read it; however, windows does not allow you to partition an OS on a hard drive.
My old computer died, Sony Vaio Running Windows XP. I had been using a 100GB sata eternal drive for backup. Bought new computer, Gateway DX4860/6gigs ram running Windows 7 Home Premium, plugged external hard drive in and nothing happened. New machine does not recognize the external hard drive.
My HP Photosmart C6150 printer is hooked up to our computers via wireless connection to the Linksys router. After adding the printer to either of our Windows 7 computers, we can only print for about 24 hours before the printer goes offline and will not print any documents in queue. How do I make it so the printer stays connected to the computer for more than a day or so? Here's the specs of our computers: Computer 1 (my mom's computer): HP Pavilion case AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ 2.66 GHz Stock CPU cooling Asus M2N68LA motherboard 2x1 GB DDR2 667 Dual Channel RAM (not sure of what brand) Seagate Barracuda 7200RPM 500GB hard drive Lite-On Lightscribe DVD burner Lite-On DVD-ROM drive KFA2 GeForce 9600GT OC Thermaltake Purepower 500w PSU Computer 2 (my computer): Cooler Master Storm Sniper case Intel Core i7 920 2.66 GHz (Often running at 4.2 GHz) Xigmatek Dark Knight S1283V CPU cooler with OCZ Freeze thermal grease Corsair Dominator 3x1 GB DDR3 1600 Triple Channel RAM Western Digital Caviar Black 7200RPM 1TB Hard Drive 2x Sony Optiarc Lightscribe DVD Burner EVGA X58 3X SLI motherboard EVGA Geforce GTX 285 1024 MB Corsair HX1000W PSU Super Talent INTAIN1MCR Media Card Reader
I can't seem to find the system drivers for "Compaq CQ40-517TU" I mean the chipset,audio,video and important drivers. I already look for drivers on HP sites but only HP bundled drivers are available. There is no drivers for system. Software & Driver Downloads Compaq Presario CQ40-517TU Notebook PC | HP� Support Compaq Presario CQ40-500 Notebook PC series - Download drivers and software - HP Business Support Center
I just installed centos 5 on a hp dl380 server and it has 2 72.8 scsi gig hard drives. The problem I am having is that only one hard drive is being recognized and it is not being recognized as a scsi. This is what I get from fdisk -l Disk /dev/cciss/c0d0: 72.8 GB, 72833679360 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 8854 cylinders Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/cciss/c0d0p1 * 1 13 104391 83 Linux /dev/cciss/c0d0p2 14 8854 71015332+ 8e Linux LVM as you can see, the system doesn't even see the second hard drive. How do I get both hard drives to be seen and how do I get them to be recognized as scsi?
I'm going to clone and replace my c drive on my hp dv9500. it's a factory 100gb model. looking to not break the bank and stay around $80 max and looking for a 200-320 gb hd drive. I work this computer hard so the drive needs to be able to handle the stress. any recommendations on a hard drive? what about cloning software that works via usb port?
I have a few quick questions regarding System Images...but first, let me give you a little background. My HP Pavilion dm-4 has a bum hinge, so I'm sending it to HP for them to fix it. They told me that they typically test the computer before sending it back, and thus also perform a complete system recovery (to go back to factory settings). Obviously, they want me to backup my data. So. It's question time: 1) Can I restore a "System Image" to get my computer back to its current state upon receiving my laptop back from HP? (is a system image just a duplicate of the hard drive?) 2) Are all hard drives capable of creating a System Image, or just some? 3a) Are there any Hard drives you guys recommend? 3b) My C: (local disk) capacity is 441GB (303GB Free) and my D: (RECOVERY) is 23.5GB (3.43GB Free). Does that mean I have to buy a Hard drive that is at least 465GB...or could I get one that's just 160-ish GB
My laptop is a HP Pavilion dv6500 (dv6647cl) just crashed randomly during basic internet browsing. I turned it back on and I get the Operating System Not Found error. In the BIOS I do not see the hard drive recognized. I connected the hard drive to a different computer and it is recognized and it appears as though nothing is wrong with the drive. Is it safe to say that internally the SATA controller is dead? Will edit after running diagnostics and sector tests on the drive.
New to the Tech forum boards but I am having a problem with my HP Pavillion dv6t. The hard drive went bad so I installed a new Seagate 1TB internal hard drive in the notebook. Starts up fine and then it says that "No bootable device found"---insert disk press any key. The disc is in the cd rom, I went into the BIOS enabled the CD/ROM boot option. I also went into the Boot option menu and tried selecting the internal cd/dvd rom drive option and I went into the actual boot order screen and adjusted the boot order so it read the cd-rom drive first then the hard drive. I also am using the HP Application and Driver recovery DVD. I am not sure if the disc is bad or cd drive is bad. The other thought is that because it is a brand new hard drive there is no information on it for the drivers so maybe the computer is not processing the information.
Problem: I cannot restore my hard drive to its previous condition using HP Backup and Recovery Manager. I would appreciate any help in this matter Computer: HP 2710p Tablet/convertible. Two weeks ago, I backed up my entire hard drive using the HP Backup and Recovery Manager choosing the "Back up entire hard drive" option. I backed this up to a subdirectory on an external hard drive. I figured that I could easily restore it back should it crash and have everything (operation system, applications, and documents) right where it was and as it was configured. I was running Vista Professional. Yesterday I had some sort of problem that would not allow the computer to boot. Hardware diagnostics indictated that the hard drive was fine. I grabbed the recovery DVDs (these are Windows XP) that came with the computer and successfully was able to get the computer working again. So, now I have a working computer - though it is in XP not Vista. My intent was to restore the hard disk back to where it was two weeks ago. I have unsuccessfully attempted to restore using the HP Backup and Recovery Manager. When I get use the "Start PC Recovery" option, it tells me, "The system does not have a recovery partition. The recovery process requires the recovery disc set or Rescue Disk." "Please insert disk 1 of the recovery disk set or the Rescue Disc." Here's the problem - I don't have these in Vista - only in the XP disks that I used yesterday to recessitate the computer. This is not what I want..........
I have an hp g71-449wm the hard drive quit i replaced the hard drive fresh instal of windows 7 home premium loaded all the drivers from hp for this computer everything is perfect but no sound tried reinstalling drivers for audio still no sound the lines in the volume control move with the sound but no sound.
I am having a problem with my external hard drive. I was using it the other day working with some of the files on it and it shut down my computer a couple times. The second time it did this, after the computer shut down, I would turn it on and then it would go right back off until I removed the hard drive and turned it on and it was fine. Now my computer won't recognize the hard drive at all when i plug it in. The light on the hard drive will come on but it will not show up on my computer. The hard drive is a WD 1TB Passport and it still works fine with every other computer I plug it into, PCs and macs both.I have a late 2008 13" Aluminum Macbook
The laptop has a 60gb hd right now and I want to install a higher capacity.Compaq/HP chat told me that I can only use a 60gb,but the spec sheet says I can go up to a 120gb 4200rpm IDE.There is even a part number for it,407853-001. Could I not just get an IDE hard drive without having to get their part number hd?
I replaced the 40 GB hard drive that came with my VGN-B100B with a Western Digital 250 GB drive. When I installed Windows XP Professional on it, the partition was only 127 GB. The WD drive is a PATA, which I understand to be synonymous with EIDE, which should work on this computer. Is there a limit to how large a hard drive this computer will recognize?
I have two laptops that are identical...HP Compaq nw9440. I have a 100gig drive in LAPTOP#1, and a 750gig drive in LAPTOP#2. Both drives are running an identical Windows 7 Enterprise typical install. Can I put the 750gig drive in to LAPTOP#1? Can I create and save an NTBTLOG.txt file from each laptop (I.E. ntbtlog-LP1.txt) and select either one during the boot-up? The reason is LAPTOP#2 is not running very well. It has been dropped and I fear the motherboard may have a crack in it causing random boot problems. Sometimes the laptop doesn't even recognize the hard drive.
I have two 1TB drives, each containing 4 partitions, used for backing up 4 computers. These drives are regularly switched between buildings as part of our backup strategy, always having one off-site. I have assigned drive letters M,N,O,P to respective partitions. When I swap the drives, the drive letters get reset and have to be manually reassigned. assigning the drive letters, including USBDM, but get no results. Computers: HP Compaq 8200 Elite - CMT - 1 x Core i5 2500 / 3.3 GHz - RAM 4 GB - SSD 1 x 160 GB - DVD�RW (�R DL) / DVD-RAM - HD Graphics 2000 - Gigabit Ethernet - Windows 7 Professional 64-bit - Intel vPro Technology Docking Stations: ICY DOCK MB877SK Hard Drives: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB
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I am using 2 identical Dell Studio XPS 8000 desktop computers (wit Microsoft USB Natural Keyboards), 1TB hard drives, Windows 7, 64 bit platform) and I had no problem in the past making System Images. I have 2 separate external hard drives (1 is a 1TB Seagate Expansion External Hard Drive, the other is a 160GB hard drive.)It seems the System Image is approximately 149.GB, so will fit.I thought you had to erase the previous system image to put a new one on the same hard drive, but both computers said the drive was disconnected, and put a big red X on the drive location. Turns out I had to reformat the empty drives. I did, and the computers recognize both dries when they are connected, but the red X remains, and attempts to make a new system image fail. I am offered the "start backup" box, I can click on it, and all seems to be going well until the fill bar (green) stops about 1/6th of the way across, it stops there and j ust spins, not filling anymore, and if left long enough, it turns completely red and says the process failed.
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