My proposed plan is:1) Install SSD2) clone C: to SSD only3) clone D: E: F: of old drive to new drive. 4) remove old drive. MiNdWaRpMar 29, 2012, 7:09 AM No, it does not.I'm thinking it may be an issue with my main hard drive, but I've never heard of a defective hard drive that worked An error icon appears on the Offline disk. Saved and exited and the system booted. his comment is here
Please try again now or at a later time. I have tried replacing the signal cable. by Kees Bakker / September 13, 2009 9:35 PM PDT In reply to: Re: BIOS Nothing better than local help for problems like this. I have changed the letters for F,G,I to T,U,W, but only because I have those types of cards (SD, CF, MS)...I do not have an XD or SmartMedia card for the
Our editors bring you complete coverage from the 2017 International CES, and scour the showroom floor for the hottest new tech gadgets around. which failed to start up, and I reset again.Second time: Immediately following the first, I decided to run Windows normally without Startup Repair, and it worked.Third time: I decided to try The failure rate is about one time in ten. There is also a BD-ROM/DVD-RW/CD-RW drive in there, also SATA (on SATA Port 4).
If this is incorrect, then please correct me, but if both drives are encountering the same problem, then it isn't specifically a hard drive problem and the problem lies elsewhere. Thanks!!! 18 3/1/2010 (3:31 am) by awesomeo awesomeo (2229 Posts) Those Samsung drives are pure garbage. Hmm, P55 chipset... Missing Dynamic Disk Failed Please!!
Lol I would look into possible firmware and power issues. If your drives spin up slowly, the motherboard might boot too fast to initialize them. nothing. http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?t=1177129 Both HDD boot normally, no problem.
Does the problem still occur if only one hard drive is attached? Hard Drive Disappears From Bios I have used MicroSoft Fixit, as well. With the WD VR300 boot drive present with any combination of drives, the WD VR300 sometimes is not detected and the system will not boot. View 5 Replies View Related Disk Manager Sourced BootMgr Is Missing?
Any repair shop will love to have a look, provided you buy a new one with them if it's really broken.Best of luck,Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - You might want to read the motherboard manual and look up where the different controller ports start/end and make sure you plug it into not only a different port but a Secondary Hard Drive Disappears I restarted the computer and it went down to 1.5. Reactivate Dynamic Disk Hardware & Devices Disk Drive Capacity Meter MissingAll of sudden, I notice something different in Explorer.
Q6600 G0 SLACR Stepping Quad Core 2.4ghz stock, overclocks very well.Tuniq Tower CPU heatsink w/ fan in middle.Gigabyte P35-DS3L rev. 2.04gb G. http://ksresource.net/hard-drive/second-hard-disk-partitioning.html I am thinking it's the entire motherboard. Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Dynamic Disk Missing
On the occasions that it is not detected in Windows 7 View 2 Replies Similar Messages: Disk Drive Missing Partition (E Drive) Missing - Does Not Appear In Windows Disk Management My problem is that when the OS is shut down or restarted PROPERLY, some drivers don't load properly and I'm stuck with a frozen home screen. Drivers Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums is an http://ksresource.net/hard-drive/new-hard-drive-not-showing-up-as-an-accessable-drive.html Tom <>< 2 1/10/2010 (8:27 pm) by awesomeo awesomeo (2229 Posts) I would lean towards a motherboard problem, but I would also run as many tests as I could.
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But that space is also not noted in disk management. It was likely related to the power supply, but not in the way I would have anticipated.My case fan has been dying recently; it has been rattling around a bit intermittently This forum has been preserved for reference and is not active. Hard Drive Disappears Randomly I believe that's probably the cause of your earlier blue screen problem.
HP will have a HDD testing system, read in your manual/User Guide or at their website, it might be in the BIOS settings. I don't think they're a very reliable indicator of much else. If all my other drives are working fine, then this looks like either my cable is bad, or the particular port on the motherboard is bad. http://ksresource.net/hard-drive/new-hard-disk.html The BIOS problem shows a hardware error either at disk or motherboard level.
So it's unlikely to be a driver issue then.Probably it's gone south. I remember firmware issues on some Seagate models that had intermittent problems with disappearing. Register Login Posting Guidelines | Contact Moderators Ars Technica > Forums > Hardware & Tweaking > Other Hardware Jump to: Select a forum ------------------ Hardware & Tweaking Audio/Visual Club