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I agree it looks like your BIOS is recognizing your hard drive now. Thanks! New Power Supply runs about $60 for the part, Motherboards can be $80-$400. Computer Type: PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number: Home Brewed OS: Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64 CPU: I7 4790K @5 GHz Motherboard: MSI-Z97A GAMING 7 (MS-7916) Memory: 32 GB G-Skill Trident X @2400MHZ Graphics Card: check over here

Following those steps should produce a positive result; if not, his friend's defunct hard drive murdered his Mobo and he'll need to replace it or build another computer. Report Movi- Dec 8, 2008 at 03:17 PM Just wanted to say, I never knew that - but then again this is the first dual laptop I have ever knowingly used. I'm trying to run diagnostics on a laptop HD. But what is a USB dongle?. http://www.tomsguide.com/answers/id-1837403/disconnect-reconnect-internal-hard-drive-notebook.html

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Can't pause a live video on... I clicked a button and it said 'Windows is Loading files'. Report shihadchick- Jan 3, 2009 at 09:55 PM Just wanted to say thanks a bunch - I'd been going nuts with the same problem and having that laid out clearly helped Open it up, copy your old files that you need (songs, pictures, documents...) to your new drive.

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Report Ronnie- Dec 13, 2009 at 09:08 AM Thanks buddy It's works......... How do I get windows to access the drive???? It was the RAM! How To Reconnect Hard Drive But anyway, thanks for the help I do appreciate it.

HE GOT A NEW DRIVE AND CANT ACCES THE OLD ONE THAT HAS HIS STUFF ON IT.... Ok, now that you reset your BIOS to defaults; you should have undone any damage your friend's hard drive did to the BIOS, and I agree that your cables sound fine, Doing that incorrectly could Brick your Motherboard and you'll have no computer to work with at all! http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2710520/erasing-drive-secondary-storage.html You'll have to do a Data Recovery on the failed drive; post back if you get to this point, and we can give you further instructions on how to do this.

Either buy an external IDE hard drive case ($25-75), or simply open up your case, set the drives jumpers to slave or cable select, disconnect your cdrom drive, connect those cables How To Remove A Hard Drive From A Laptop The original drive with the older XP version refused to recognize the second physical drive! Showing results for  Search instead for  Do you mean  SHOP SUPPORT COMMUNITY Register | Sign In | Help English Español Deutsch Русский Portuguese Forums Knowledge Base Blogs Cheers!

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Updated all the drivers using Lenovo's Update UtilityFrom what I can see both drives are on the same controller but one shows up as a removable SCSI device.Any help appericated.Gregor Solved! P.S. Disconnect And Reconnect The Internal Hard Drive It then brings me to the same 'windows error recovery menu' that I get when I try to boot from the hard drive. Internal Hard Drive Keeps Disconnecting Computer Type: PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number: Home Brewed OS: Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64 CPU: I7 4790K @5 GHz Motherboard: MSI-Z97A GAMING 7 (MS-7916) Memory: 32 GB G-Skill Trident X @2400MHZ Graphics Card:

YOU CALL THAT A TIP? check my blog philip888 Hard Drive Support 2 12-10-2011 10:41 AM Gateway E-3600 can't boot from second hard drive Second HD post I recently acquired a 2002-vintage Gateway E-3600 desktop PC. I also have a graphics card installed in it. Bibliographic informationTitleA+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, ComprehensiveAuthorJean AndrewsEdition6, illustrated, braillePublisherCengage Learning, 2006ISBN0619217588, 9780619217587Length1400 pagesSubjectsComputers›Hardware›Personal Computers›GeneralComputers / Hardware / Personal Computers / General  Export CitationBiBTeXEndNoteRefManAbout Google Books - Privacy Policy Disconnect Hard Drive While Computer Is On

The problem is my other drive (games,movies, photos, etc) is automatically checked as default because "required for... If you go to the last tab of the BIOS, it should off you an option to reset BIOS settings to DEFAULT or FACTORY DEFAULT. I don't really want to get a new hard drive as I have some important stuff on the one I have. 07-06-2014, 10:37 AM #11 Demon117 Registered Member http://visu3d.com/hard-drive/solved-help-needed-to-securely-format-hard-drive-no-screen-or-cd-drive.html That way, Primary boot will be your sata drive your old hard drive will take your dvdrom's drive letter (D) Ask a question Member requests are more likely to be responded

Report cheefdapot- Jan 9, 2009 at 11:48 AM dude!!!! Disk Management Windows 10 I tried different configurations with the old drive but the only way it would recognize the 80 gig drive was when I plugged it into a USB dongle and mounted it The original (first) HD is a 40-GB Maxtor HD with Windows XP...

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I tried everything and cant get it to work. I think it is the CD that's not working. thanks I really didnt want to have to mess around with dos and fdisk Report NickNYC 15Posts Saturday February 14, 2009Registration date February 17, 2009 Last seen › Maniac1914 - Feb Bios Computer Type: PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number: Home Brewed OS: Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64 CPU: I7 4790K @5 GHz Motherboard: MSI-Z97A GAMING 7 (MS-7916) Memory: 32 GB G-Skill Trident X @2400MHZ Graphics Card:

If you have a Vista disc, boot off of that and choose Repair Your Computer. If it does, exit BIOS and reboot Windows normally **DO NOT SELECT THE REPAIR YOUR COMPUTER OPTION**; but rather the **START WINDOWS NORMALLY** option!!! My pc is an acer and the os is windows vista. have a peek at these guys I do music and video production. 1.

His hard drive IS NOW being detected by the BIOS, so his cables are ok. I made step-by-step recommendations for him to work around these failures [replace his hard drive, replace his internal cd/dvd with a usb dvd burner, and replace his ACER Recovery disc with Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 07-04-2014, 02:18 PM #2 spunk.funk TSF Team, Emeritus Join Date: May 2010 Location: Los Angeles Posts: 35,984 OS: Windows 10 64