Solved Additional drive appears (drive f) while forematting new drive

sevenforums.com - 2013-06-09 21:30:38 - Similar - Report/Block

This is a new built computer, I have installed win7 64bit on a 500 gig hard drive (tosheba), this is drive C. Everything works fine! I was wanting to use windows 7 backup, so I went and got another 500 gig hard drive (WD), I connected the HD and powered up the computer and that's all I did! Device manager showed the new drive and the prim...

Solved: SSD is in "Frozen State" - can not Secure Erase??

techguy.org - 2013-05-17 22:52:12 - Similar - Report/Block

I have a Samsung 840 120Gb - I have secured erased it before.. I loaded windows from my HDD so I could do it from windows, when I opened Samsung Magician (stupid name for useless program) it said there were a firmware update so I updated it, rebooted etc - now I went to secure erase as I want too completely reinstall windows due to issues...

hdd hard drive with cloning utility recommendation

techguy.org - 2013-03-18 08:40:00 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi, I'm looking for a reliable hdd hard drive that includes a reliable cloning utility. Also, are there any additional cables I would need for cloning my failing but still functioning hdd hard drive to a new hard drive? What exactly is it that I need to do in order to clone the failing hard drive to the new hard drive? connect the new har...

Solved Windows 8 - Unable to Access NTFS File Drive

eightforums.com - 2012-10-30 14:39:10 - Similar - Report/Block

I purchased a new SSD drive for running windows 8, while installing I unplugged all of my other drives in my machine including a WD 2TB drive I use for files. I cannot seem to get the Windows 8 installation to be able to access the drive when I select it it says *"F:\ is not accessible. Access is denied"* after following the instructions...

Solved Setting or Resetting Drive Number in a New Install

sevenforums.com - 2013-03-12 02:56:55 - Similar - Report/Block

I just finished the first initial install of Win7 Ultimate 64x on a new build (no drivers just yet). I installed the OS on a 128GB Samsung 840 PRO SSD while it was the only drive in the case. I didn't pay attention to the drive number when I checked it in Drive Management. I connected the second drive (new 2TB WD Black: E:/) that I had pr...

Solve ! You need to format the disk in drive G before you can use it?

techguy.org - 2012-10-24 02:15:13 - Similar - Report/Block

Solved: You need to format the disk in drive d before you can use it? When I try to access drive D it says this "you need to format the disk in drive d before you can use it" I don't even know whats in Drive D, my computer is new. But when i right click properties for used space it says 0 bytes and free space 0 bytes. But it still says it...

W7 Resource Monitor shows activity on wrong drive

sevenforums.com - 2013-04-18 15:35:59 - Similar - Report/Block

The disk activity graphs in Windows 7 resource monitor show what appears to be an identical amount of activity on my system drive (C:) and also on a drive I use for data storage (I:). In the activty pane where it shows file access, it shows ALL the activity as taking place on the second drive (I:). None of the files exist on that drive, o...

[$59.99] ADATA Dash Drive, 2.5`, 1TB External Hard Drive USB 3.0, 90 MB/s Black by TigerDirect

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Manage your files more easily with the ADATA Dash Drive 1TB External Hard Drive. The ADATA Dash Drive CH11 ACH111TU3CBK 1TB External Hard Drive offers an additional 1TB storage capacity to let you store more media files and other important documents.

Solved Made system image, optical drive gone

sevenforums.com - 2013-03-19 14:55:13 - Similar - Report/Block

I went to control panel/backup and created a system image on my WD USB Passport portable drive. When it finished, I tried to create a system prepare disk I couldn't because my CD/DVD drive is no longer recognized. I went to my computer and my hard drive is shown but no optical drive is present anymore. I have tried restarting and that did...

Solved: Installing 1.5 TB Hard Drive

techguy.org - 2012-10-31 01:40:10 - Similar - Report/Block

I have windows 7 installed on my Acer Aspire M3910 computer. I added a 1.5 TB hard in addition to my installed drive.My computer recognized and installed the new drive. I can see it in the Disk Management and Belarc but when I open My Computer there is no drive letter assigned to the new drive. What is my next step to get a drive letter a...

Request to format disk in drive K:

techguy.org - 2013-02-28 23:04:29 - Similar - Report/Block

I am not sure whether this is a hardware problem or not. A few weeks ago I installed an external hard drive (drive L:). At the time A window popped up asking me whether I wanted to format the disk in drive K:. I checked and I had no drive K: While the window was open I couldn't do anything and clicking cancel had no effect. I solved the p...

mSATA not Booting

techguy.org - 2012-08-04 21:16:18 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi everyone. I have just purchased a 17R SE. I have put an mSATA drive in and cloned the existing drive to it. However when I have taken the existing drive out and attempted to see if it had worked. The system does not boot from the mSATA drive.. I have checked the BIOS and it is showing under a field that says mSATA. However nothing appe...

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4 hard drives that pc won't recognise.

techguy.org - 2013-02-26 15:46:39 - Similar - Report/Block

Hello, Ok so in my pc I have 4 hard drives and they used to work fine. One morning I went to turn my pc on and it struggled but came on. This happened a few times and now it won't turn on at all unless I disconnect the 3 slaves. I've run scan disk on all the slaves and there's no bad sectors or problems on either of them. I formatted the...

System disk disappeared after Macrium install and usb boot stick creat

sevenforums.com - 2013-05-02 23:40:58 - Similar - Report/Block

Trying to be mindful of backups I installed Macrium Free and created a USB boot drive. However, it took about six tries to get that made. When I went to reboot, the message was: insert the proper media and reboot. It took about a dozen times for the USB drive to be accepted as the boot drive. My system drive no longer appears in the list...

Reconfigured D drive on hard drive, now I cant boot

sevenforums.com - 2012-07-19 07:00:05 - Similar - Report/Block

Reconfigured D drive afterward I couldn't boot my computer. Tried various methods to recover. I run Windows 7 home premium 32bit. As for why I reconfigured the drive, there was a virus on the drive that my antivirus couldnt remove, and I knew reconfiguring a drive would destroy any file on the drive... and since the drive was labeled RECO...

Anyone else in Y or PE see chauffeur drive as an option for DXB flight?

australianfrequentflyer.com.au - 2013-04-08 13:20:25 - Similar - Report/Block

I have a BNE-MEL-DXB-LHR-DXB-BNE in May, booked as O class. When I look at my booking there's the "customise your journey" button, which when clicked gives me the option for chauffeur drive for the BNE-Mel flight but not for arrival back in BNE). So I book it. Email confirmation. All seems OK. Thing is, I'm booked O class. The usual booki...

Extract Numbers from within Inconsistent Text

excelforum.com - 2013-02-26 05:44:54 - Similar - Report/Block

I am trying to figure out a formula that would give me columns of "Drive C Space", "Drive C Used", "Drive D Space", "Drive D Used", "Drive Y Space", "Drive Y Used", etc. from inconsisitent data like this (these are all in one column): Drive Letter: - C: / Drive Size: - 60 / Free Space: - 46Drive Letter: - D: / Drive Size: - 76 / Free Spac...

Transfering full SATA hard drive to new computer.

techguy.org - 2012-08-31 22:07:16 - Similar - Report/Block

I recently purchased a new xp computer, and a new 1tb hard drive. I connected the hard drive to my old xp computer via a usb-SATA adapter. I partitioned and formatted the drive, then transfered all my files onto it. Now I would like to use the drive as an internal drive on my new computer. Can I partition and format the drive without loos...

reinstalled windows 7 and have three partitions, which do i need.

sevenforums.com - 2013-03-08 03:27:42 - Similar - Report/Block

Reionstalled Windows 7 ultimate on my Dell Studio XPS 1640. I "clean all" the hard drive. I followed the great tutorial and have a windows 7 (c) drive, a System Reserved (E) and renamed the remaining 132 GB "main (T)". So, my concern is, and I assume that the C drive is for the OS and everything will go onto the E drive? Do I extend the E...

Dual boot Win7/Win 8 - Drive letter issues

eightforums.com - 2013-04-16 14:39:36 - Similar - Report/Block

I have an SSD drive with 2 partitions on it. 1st partition has Win 7 on it as drive letter C. 2nd Partition has Win 8 on it as Drive letter W. At 1 point in time if I booted to Win 8 the drive letter would dynamically change from drive letter W to Drive letter C and make Win 7 drive letter W. The revers was true if I booted to Win 7. Some...

Boot up error 0xc00000e9 after formatting a usb drive (disk drive)

sevenforums.com - 2013-04-11 07:43:30 - Similar - Report/Block

I recently had to reset my laptop to factory defaults, before I begun the process I created the recovery disk, only i used a USB drive instead of CD's. This option reformatted the USB drive into a removable DISK DRIVE. After the reset I formatted the USB drive through the properties and reset it to default (which wiped the USB clean of al...

Eject for Window

alternativeto.net - 2013-03-06 13:10:26 - Similar - Report/Block

s is a small application for Mac OS X that removes hidden files (like DS_Store, ._ AppleDouble, .Spotlight-V100 .Trashes etc.) in a USB flash drive mounted on your Desktop and eject it. It is Open Source, GPL licensed. The source is available on the website. Easy to use: (1) Run the app. (2) The app's icon appears in the dock. (3) Drag th...

Solved: Connected to Network, Can't access server files

techguy.org - 2012-08-07 17:50:16 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi everyone. There are no IT employees at my small company and everyone else has started coming to me with their computer issues. Normally it's fairly straight-forward, but I've never come across this one before. We've got a computer that's connected to the network and has internet access, but cannot access the network drive like the othe...

HELP: Hard Drive C size smaller than Hard Drive D

sevenforums.com - 2012-11-02 08:09:10 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi guys, I am not sure why my hard drive C is smaller than hard drive D, It has been like this when I purchased this custom built PC, until right now I am having a hard time just to save space in drive C. and There is no way I can install any more program/software in drive C. while for Drive D, I am using it to store personal file. What I...

Replacing optical drive in Macbook pro with SSD drive

techguy.org - 2013-05-08 00:25:20 - Similar - Report/Block

Hello there, First off thanks in advance for reading this! I would really appreciate some advice I have a 17inch Macbook pro i7 laptop. I was looking at the possibility of replacing the optical drive with a SSD drive (i never really use the optical drive anyways) I found a place online where one can purchase the SSD drive and case so it f...

Please Help.....CD/DVD/BR drive gone AWOL!!!!!

sevenforums.com - 2013-06-08 02:51:30 - Similar - Report/Block

Well folks this a ll started about two years ago involving possible issues with my "virtual CD" software that pretty much comes imbedded in my external WD hard drive. some how or another the "CD" drive disapeared back then, but it showed that I had a DVD drive and a Blue Ray drive.....well I went to burn some files on a DVD and all was go...

HDD not there after re-boot

sevenforums.com - 2013-04-10 06:54:53 - Similar - Report/Block

This is on a fresh Windows 7 install with 2 brand new drives...I was running out of space. I have 2 drives in my laptop. The boot drive (C) is a SSD and the data drive ( D ) is a regular old spinny drive. Whenever I re-boot, the dvd drive forgets the drive letter I assigned it (E), the data drive ( D ) disappears and the dvd drive reverts...

Boot Disk Error Redux

techguy.org - 2013-03-28 05:07:55 - Similar - Report/Block

After thinking I had solved the error it returned. This time I took drastic measures. I installed a new hard drive and bought new sata data cables. After swapping the sata cable for new ones, I have had NO more issues with boot. It's hard to believe that both cables that came with my motherboard were defective but that's what happened. I'...

Re-do of Partitions on a Hard Drive

sevenforums.com - 2013-05-10 01:35:14 - Similar - Report/Block

I am about to build a new computer that will have Windows 7 Pro 32 bit installed. The hard drive I want to use is a 1TB drive with three partitions. C-drive is 100gb D-drive is 450gb E-drive is 450gb There is NO date on any of the partitions of importance so losing any data is NOT an issue. *How do I get back to a single partition so that...

Windows 8 hangs after Dell logo and will not boot!

eightforums.com - 2013-02-20 03:42:45 - Similar - Report/Block

Brand new Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook with Windows 8. 256 SSD, 8 gigs of memory, i5-3317, non touch screen. Working fine for 2 months and now will not boot after Dell logo. Have been on tech support three times still not solved. They sent a USB recovery drive and does not boot. They sent an optical drive and the windows recovery disc; still not...

Solved: Can I make a backup copy of my Windows 7 OS using copy/paste?

techguy.org - 2013-06-08 21:43:39 - Similar - Report/Block

I just purchased a pre-owned Lenovo T420 laptop with Windows 7, but amazingly, over these many years, I've never had to back up my OS before because someone (my tech guy mostly) had always done it for me. Anyhow, while I do intend to make a full system backup copy, which I have no doubt will include the Windows 7 OS, I would also like to...

Solved: Laptop Booting From 2nd HDD Optical Caddy

techguy.org - 2013-02-08 07:47:49 - Similar - Report/Block

I have just installed a SSD and moved my original HDD to a optical bay caddy. It all worked fine until I fitted the 2nd HDD optical bay caddy. After I did this it now boots from the 2nd HDD optical bay caddy rather than the SSD in the main drive slot. It has also moved the SSD to drive letter E, with the HDD as C. I would just change them...

Solved Robocopy /MOV command copying but not deleting from source directory

sevenforums.com - 2013-05-08 11:30:08 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi All, I have one folder A and have another folder B in the same drive E: I need to move all the content from folder A which are more than 2 years old to folder B. Hence when I ran the robocopy it just copied and I lost all disk space in drive E. My question is even though I used /MOV command why it is not copied and deleted from the sou...

threads about FB -object, JavaScript SDK, OAauth 2.0 and Graph API

stackoverflow.com - 2012-06-05 23:48:50 - Similar - Report/Block

I am not sure yet whether I fully understand them: docs about authentication , OAouth draft page ( source , page 19) and a blog post . Under investigation... Trials and some Confusing Points with Questions Some code and in history. Logs in history. [solved] Trial 1 shows a cover picture from FB but not using FB API. FB -object does not...

Hard drive corrupt

techguy.org - 2013-03-15 09:31:19 - Similar - Report/Block

So there's this problem with my hard drive, let me tell you what happened. I want to erase my drive a copy a clean windows 7 on it, While windows setup is copying the files, my drive stops reading the W7 disk. I shut down, boot to 7 install again, this time no drive. I take out the drive, connect it externally to my other comp. It gives m...

3TB Seagate drive shows "negative" space?

sevenforums.com - 2013-05-03 11:10:30 - Similar - Report/Block

Hey all, I have a 3TB Seagate Barracuda drive which I use as a data (storage) drive. It's formatted NTFS, and I use the GPT partition scheme so that I can access the single large partition. I had the drive attached via SATA to USB connector to a computer that went down suddenly a few days ago. When I tried to plug in the drive into a Wind...

Hard-Drive Problem ?

techguy.org - 2013-04-11 16:11:02 - Similar - Report/Block

Recently I've been subjected to the old 'blue screen error' nightmare every now and then. However, a new turn has developed. I see on the screen/monitor the words 'Windows could not start because of a computer disk configuration problem. Could not read from the selected boot disk. Check boot path and disk hardware. Please check the Window...

cant restore system image

sevenforums.com - 2013-04-24 16:47:01 - Similar - Report/Block

i had a 750Gb hybrid drive as boot drive and i have a system image of this drive. now that the drive is bad iam trying to restore the system image on to a 1Tb drive but it keeps telling me that no drive is found for the image to be restored. what could be the issue ? In BIOS i have put the drive as boot drive and made its partition active...

Extended wrong Drive

sevenforums.com - 2013-04-21 19:21:16 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi there Please Help? I extended my drive volume before doing a backup now the data that was on that drive are not visible. The drive I extended was the main drive with the windows 7 64-bit operating system and is still functioning like normal ( just larger ) Are there a way to undo or fix this without losing my data?...

Installed Google Drive, uploaded a file - now what?

techguy.org - 2013-05-04 22:54:26 - Similar - Report/Block

It appears that I have successfully downloaded and installed Google Drive. I accessed Google Drive and then clicked on the red up-arrow(upload) and selected files . It then took me to my folders and files where I selected a file which then appeared as a .doc file on the Drive screen. I clicked on it, and it loaded and appeared on the scre...


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