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]
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?
My laptop computer suddenly does not recognize my CD-Rom / DVD drive//what can I do? HP 455 Notebook with windows 8.1 OS
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:
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.....
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:.............
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.
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 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 ).
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
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.
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
.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 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 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 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 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
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.
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.
usb are not recognized and no power seen at external hard drive
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 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?
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 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.
Can We Change Processor Of Hp Compaq Presario Which Is Having Amd Processor Right Now
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I have an HP Compaq Presario F 700I forgot administrator pass word.System disabled code: 07497
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 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.
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
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?
my video drivers does not support in window 7 ultimate.....my pc is et632ps hp compaq d 290
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.
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?
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.
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
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?
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 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.
My parents have a MacBook Pro. After returning from a week-long trip, the MacBook Pro stopped recognizing the external hard drive they used with Time Machine. Finder and Disk Utility now appear to see nothing when they turn the external hard drive on and plug it in. The drive appears to power up normally, and it sounds (from my end) that the MacBook Pro recognized the drive once, but that it didn't recognize the drive as a Time Machine drive, and now won't recognize it at all. I'm at a loss. Any advice on what they should do, beyond turning off computer and drive, which hasn't worked? Information: Macbook Pro Mac OS X (10.5.5) External hard drive
I am a new Blackberry owner and my unit was not able to be recognized by the desk top manager on my computer (new HP with Vista).Reading through this forum, I found that the desktop manager with the media manger can cause this problem.I downloaded the manager without the media portion and my computer now can communicate with mey Blackberry.However, my computer will not see the blackberry as an idependent drive to which I have access to move pictures.How would I transfer pictures to my computer withouthaveing the media part of the desktop manager?
I did a bit of a school boy error and put a copy of Vista on a laptop that I already had installed on my desktop. Anyway to cut a long story short I want to get XP back on my HP Compaq 6710b, but I get the following message during install Windows XP Home Edition set up did not find any hard disk drives installed on your computer. Make sure any hard disk drives are powered on and properly conncted to your computer and that any disk related hardware configaration is correct. This may involve running a manufacturer supplied diagnostic on set up. Set Up cannot continue F3 to exit
i have pro book 4530 s .i formatted the hard drive and hp-tools drive deleted. when i was going to install one driver ,that driver needed to installed on "HP-tools" drive the driver installer said do you want to create the hp-tools drive i clicked on yes : but this error was shown: main drive already has four partitions,additional partion can not be created (also when i was going to install windows i couldn't have more than 3 partition!)
computer will not recognize windows 7 on my usb hard drive when I try to boot from it. I go into bios and select usb hard drive but it goes on with its normal routine. Need to reinstall windows on a computer that I am locked out of.
I am hoping to upgrade the above notebook to 802.11N but I am having trouble finding information on what internal cards will work for it. It is an AMD Athlon X2 sytem wiyh an Nvidia nforce chipset running Windows Vista Home Premium 64bit. The card it uses currently ( an 802.11B/G) is an Atheros 5007 based card (part #459339-003). HP/Compaq does make a Atheros 5009 based 802.11N card (part# 482260-001) but it is in short supply and those place that do have it are prices as well as no way to verify it would work with this model as HP customer care would not give a part number via e-mail and directed me to their 800 number to place an order(). I also have heard some issues with the 5009 based cards . I have been looking at an Intel 4965AGN and a Broadcom BCM94322MC but no way to verify it would work with my computer. One seller on E-bal says the Intel unit will not work with HP/Compaq computers but in google searches I have found some HP use this Intel card/chipset in their WLAN card
If you own one of the following laptops: Pavilion: dv2000, dv2500, dv2700, dv6000, dv6500, dv6700 dv9000, dv9500, dv9700 Compaq Presario: A900, C700, F700, V3000, V3500, V3700, V6000, V6500, V6700 HP: G6000, G7000 HP Compaq: 6720s Go to the following website: [url] or [url] Theere isw a specific range of battery serial numbers that are being recalled by HP. If you have a bettery that matches the reported serial number range you should contact HP immediately for a replacement battery.
I'm trying to backup my data on my laptop to an external hard drive. Windows isn't recognizing it for some reason. The laptop is an HP running windows 7 and the hard drive is an Eagle Cansus. Using the windows commands in the control panel don't seem to help.
I've had an issue with hard drive noise before but after I installed windows seven it's seem to get worse is there anyway I can make the hard drive less loud because it's driving me crazy.. It's a compaq presario CQ60 the hard drive is a samsung this laptop is new but it seems to get worse I returned this laptop before and got another same one with the same issue..
my computer was fixed and he replaced the hard drive...on my hp computer...but now im noticing that is no longer centrino,bbut dual core....let me know if he sneaked and took it...or if when u fix a hard drive,the processor is replaced as well...
HP Pavilion dv4i customizable Notebook PC VN673AV Espresso Black Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-330M Dual Core processor (2.13GHz, 3MB L2 Cache) FREE Upgrade to 4GB DDR3 System Memory (2 Dimm) FREE Upgrade to 320GB 7200RPM SATA Hard Drive with HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection 50% OFF! 512MB ATI Mobility Radeon(TM) HD 4550 Graphics 14.1" diagonal WXGA High-Definition HP BrightView Widescreen Display (1280 x 800) SuperMulti 8X DVD+/-R/RW with Double Layer Support Webcam Only Wireless-N Card No TV Tuner w/remote control HP Color Matching Keyboard 6 Cell Lithium Ion Battery.............
I am going to upgrade my dear HP elitebook 2530P with an additional harddrive insted of my optical drive, So I where browsing the Maintenance and Service Guide [url] . On page 68 - It says : ----- Secondary hard drive cage assembly, includes additional USB port (required for installation of secondary hard drive 492574-001 ----- Secondary hard drive connector board (required for installation of secondary hard drive) 495027-001 ----- Secondary hard drive system connector board (required for installation of secondary hard drive) 495028-001 ----- I am going to install a normal 2,5" disk, so which of them do I need ?
I just bought a new 160GB hard drive for my imac G3. I know that you have to format it to get the computer to recognize it but i don't know how you do this and when I try to insert my Mac OS X install disk it just comes up with installer and when I try to quit installer it only lets you restart. So my question is, how do you format a new hard drive (160GB) on an iMac g3 to get it to recognize it?
I bought an HP desktop about 2 years ago with vista 64 bit on it and it has been crappy ever since. I've had problems with programs not being recognized, things not installing at all when they should, and it freezing up for no good reason. Anyway, I went out and bought Windows 7 ultimate the full version. I saved the few files I have on a jump drive and I want to completely wipe out the hard drive and install windows 7 and start from scratch.
i have bought my little brother studying 4th ,a laptop hp compaq v3000z, i doubt wether it runs win7,i havnt even tested win vista on it.... the specs are # AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile TL-52 (1.60GHz/512KB) # 14.1" WXGA BrightView Widescreen (1280 x 800) # NVIDIA GeForce Go 6150 # 512MB DDR2 SDRAM (2x256MB)* # 80 GB 5400 RPM Serial ATA Hard Drive # Super Multi 8X DVD+/-R/RW w/Double Layer Support # 802.11b/g WLAN # 6 Cell Lithium Ion Battery # Dimensions: 13.15" (L) x 9.33" (W) x 1" (min H)/1.54" (max H) # Weight (6 cell): 5.5lb
Iomega eGo 500GB External Hard Drive isn't recognized
Windows 7 doesn't seem to recognize my hard drive during installation. The hard drive, along with the computer, are brand new. In my bios it says: IDE Channel 1 Slave [WDC WD5000AAKS-00V1A] The hard drive is a 500GB Western Digital Caviar Blue and the motherboard is a Gigabyte MA785GT-UD3H.
HP Pavilion Dv5-2077cl Entertainment NotebookProduct #: WQ799UA#ABAWindows 7 64-bit I have been getting a random blue screen popping up every once and a while, that will "dump my physical memory" or something and then reboot itself after like 30 seconds. my hard drive was the reason for these constant errors. So I backed everything up, in preparation of a real crash. I am in the process of ordering a new hard drive from Newegg.com, and I would like to know if it is hard to replace a hard drive in a notebook, or if I should have Geek Squad do it for $50. Also, I dont think I have the Operating system disc that came with my computer, so how do I order that from HP and how much is it?And last but not least, Is there a post or video with instructions on how to install a hard drive and the operating system?
I have a Pavilion DV6-2140EI notebook with a failed hard drive. I purchased a new hard drive but to my surprise, all recovery disks or system image files are useless without the recovery partition on the drive. It appears that HP and Microsoft teamed up to not support hard drive failure. As you no longer get the original operating system on disk anymore, it looks like one is forced to purchase Windows again after hard drive failure.
I have an HP Pavilion g6-1d21dx Notebook PC that was originally installed with Windows 7 Home Premium. However, the hard drive started acting funny, so an SSD was put in its place and Windows 8 was installed on it. However, now I want to go back to Windows 7 Home Premium. However, I heard that since the hardware configuration of the computer was changed (via the hard drive), the OEM key (which I still have), wouldn't take. Will it work or will it not?
This is a really weird question, but here'goes: I just got my internal blu-ray burner. I hooked it up, removing the fans and all that jazz to get the SATA cable plugged in. Turned on the computer, and the drive was not recognized. I know it has power, since I can operate it manually (but no disks inserted are recognized in System Profiler nor Toast). Oh, and in the System Profiler under Serial-ATA it does list 6 ports (though 2 with hard drives, 1 and 4-6 are empty). I fiddled around, made sure cables were plugged in, still nothing. Then I tried to just plug in one of my extra internal hard drives through the connectors I was using for the 2nd optical drive (power and SATA cable). It won't recognize the hard drive (doesn't seem to even know it's there).
I'm fixing my sisters computer, It froze on her, when she tried to start it up again it went into some sort of system repair mode and after about 20hrs of this (no joke) it gave me the option to restore the computer to factory settings, it also gave me the option to install some sort of backup on the hard drive, however i tried this and it said there was no room on the hard drive (if i didn't know any better I'd say the problem was with the hard drive) i went ahead with the system recovery as it seemed to be the only way to fix the computer (i know i sound like an oaf) now the computer is showing me a screen which states that i need to insert my windows installation disc, however the laptop has no disc drive! Additional information HP Pavilion dm1-4004sa AMD Dual-Core E-450 processor 4GB memory 320GB Hard Drive
I have a Macally PHR-S100SUA enclousure that does not recognise,my WD 1001fals hard drive. It has worked just fine with other internal drives, but not this one? This is a spare internal drive that I am trying to make an external drive to store back ups for a lot of data. But so far I can not get it recognized by the computer. Maybe I need different drivers? Information: Power Mac G5 Mac OS X (10.4.11) Also have a Mac BookPro laptop
Can I plug an external hard drive or thumb drive into the airport express USB port and have my MacBook recognize and use it?
I bought a new WD scorpio blue for my hp laptop. backed up all the data on my old hard drive, removed it, and put the new hard drive in. windows is not seeing it, and i'm not sure the bios is either. please help! i'd like to use the new harddrive (bigger capacity) instead of the old, but i don't understand how to have the system know the harddrive is there. the laptop is an hp compaq 8510w. i had Windows 7 running it on for about 4 months. the new harddrive is the western digital blue scorpio 500gb.
If you use a cloud service such as Zumo Drive, iDisk, or any others, do you keep the original file saved to your computer hard drive or a external hard drive?I have a bunch of files that I've uploaded to iDisk via the Documents to Go app. I've figured that since the most up-to-date version is stored in the cloud, what is the use in keeping the original since it will always be outdated anyway?What are your thoughts? I'd like to see if maybe I'm missing something before I start deleting files Information: HP Windows Vista
I have a HP Compaq NW8440 laptop with ATI FireGL V5200 video card, my problem is that when I try to install Windows 7 it doesn�t recognize my video card, I looked for it in ww.hp.com, but there are no drivers for Windows 7, I had nothing in amd.com either.So...does anybody knows how to fix this problem or where can i get the ATI FireGl V5200 driver for Windows
Thinking about getting the HP Compaq 2230s but curious about in general bloatware on buisness notebooks compared to Home & Home Office notebooks.
i have HP Compaq 6710b with Wlan Broadcom 4321AG i can't connect to network and i can't scan
I have an Inspiron 1750 that will not recognize the hard drive. I have done the on-board diagnostics and the preboot assessment says that no diagnostic utility partition identified. I am hoping that I just need to replace the hard drive, but I did not make a restore disc before it crashed. Which of the drivers I need to restore the computer to it's factory settings.