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Solved: Odd HW Problem With Mobo/harddrive

Tell them repair is good for farmers, good for consumers, and good for businesses. But follow up on the BIOS advice that I, and others, have suggested first - before you go to the trouble of an RMA swap; to rule out a mismatch with I used it in a PIII with DDO with windowsxp and linux. Find out who represents you in the Tennessee General Assembly. his comment is here

I think you're on the right track. Thankyou soooooooooo much.

Craig on March 5, 2008 1:55 pm How can I install 80GB HDD to old PC which BIOS accept max. 8GB HDD?

Thomas on March 11, BigmonFebruary 1st, 2009, 09:53 PMI think I am getting warmer but still not solved the problem. Is there something I am missing here? https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-odd-hw-problem-with-mobo-harddrive.1080511/

Answered! But that's not possible since this is my main drive. We’ve got to be louder than their lobbyists.

If it still doesn't work, flash your BIOS. Massachusetts, The people of Massachusetts have always stood up for their right to repair. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Is it normal to appear this Factory capacity message?

This doesn't explain the fact that it still works on the sata 1 or Sata 2 connections on the motherboard ? I hook it up, power off obviously. New HDD's nonetheless. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2004214/weird-problem-startup.html Have never been able to understand this.

My 1 TB WD10EACS HDD is now OK… One week they functioned without problems Then they had only 32 MB Many programs did not succeed

MrDumdidum on November 2, 2007 No more internal Scratching; no more FAILS. I had 1 hard drive put in by shop view weeks ago and now put 2nd hard drive in and now it gone again... Looking to have your response Thanks, Lonely.

Lonely Ranger on December 9, 2007 5:35 am Help please.

Now the 120Gb drive that only reported 31Gb is as it should be. this content There make any changes relating to hard drive configurations such as whether it is a raid setup, SATA, IDE or whatever other options are available. They will use their own DCO tools to lock capacity to 40GB. There is some OnTrack software on the drive which kicks in at boot and that is probably why I have been able to use it fully.

Not sure how could that happen though…

Dmitry Postrigan on May 7, 2008 7:46 pm Eugene I am sorry, but I do not think this is possible at this time http://blightysoftware.com/solved-odd/solved-odd-internet-problem.html If there's two SATA ports next to each other, these might be the best bet, or they have lables printed next to them that could be more descriptive. To update the SATA controller, I went to the MSI website and used their live update utility to flash BIOS. The computer died and I am trying to install the hard drive on a different computer.

Hi ! Solid State Drives are a completely non mechanic alternative to the HDD. HDD Capacity Restore Tool We've came up with a freeware tool that handles LBA48 mode setting as well as HPA and DCO features. weblink Now, it's time to do the same for electronics and other equipment.

Take Action It's time to speak out for your right to repair Dear Minnesotans, Minnesota has a chance to become the first state in the nation to pass "Fair Repair" legislation. After I ran [email protected] Partition Recovery (part of [emailprotected] freeware bundle), it found out that ~50GB of hard disk space was unallocated. Don't understand what's going on with such a reputed company like HP?!!!

Plug in the new drive using the same cable.

Windows would fail to start up occasionally, and I had to do start-up repair a few times. 2 months in, Windows failed again, I started start-up repair, and it didn't work. I tried slipstreaming SP6 and presetting the EnableBigLBA registry fix. Bought a brand new Seagate Barracuda 500Gb PATA drive and after playing around with it, the drive became a 137Gb drive. If you are brave enough, you can also try the following: run the program, select your hard drive, and then when you see the "Restore Capacity" button, re-power your hard drive

Wish I knew about this program years ago!

TomUnderhill on July 22, 2008 10:02 pm This worked perfectly turning my Samsung hard drive that was handicapped at 31.4 gb back But the drive will not allow me to format it so i cannot install windows XP onto the Samsung drive. But we need your help. check over here Unfortunately, this process doesn't seem to be reversible, as none of the Samsung tools (ESTool or HUTIL) nor HDat2 were able to switch it back on.

Don't know if you are still working on this... ata. Have you left it long enough ? Loaded XP home validated load Vista validated system running perfectly wonderful I thought until I REBOOTED when the system told me it could not load windows F… .

I tried the SeaTools for DOS that Seagate said would fix it. The other one is blank . Device Manager says: You must restart. Many BIOS flash utilities give options to read the update from either a floppy disk or you may be able to designate a removable flash stick or even a CD.

Couldn't find much about the Drive on the net, as it's relatively new, but I strongly advise anyone who owns one of these little frackers to never ever switch off the

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