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Solved: hard drive wont work in laptop but will work externelly

Q: Solved: hard drive wont work in laptop but will work externelly

Got a second hand 40gb hard drive for my smasung vm7000 as the one its got is tiny. When inserted hard drive into lappy it comes up with disk read error press control alot del. However if put this in external closure works fine. This hd has win xp on it and still has some docs on it which the seller has asked me to copy to cd for him. Do I need to formatt and reload xp on it to work. Please help guys as am trying to give an aging laptop a new lease of life(and yes im upgrading the ram)

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When i try to defragment my C drive i get a message that says: Disk defragmenter has detected that chkdsk is scheduled to run on this volume. (C).
Please run chkdsk /f.

what do i do to fix this ? Please Help. thanks
bouvlen
 

A:Solved: Defragmentation of hard drive wont work.

Is this solved? If not, reboot and let chkdsk run.
 

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A week ago, a strange clicking noise befalled us whenever we attempted to boot the system. The BIOS welcome screen would run for much longer than usual, and then a message "No internal hard drive found." would display. We thought it would be a hard drive error and replaced it.

Now, however, placing in a bootable OS installation CD does not work! Whenever we try, the computer acts like there is no CD (although sometimes the CD does begin to spin), and says there is no boot device available.

I have tried a Ubuntu CD, a Windows Vista CD, a Windows XP CD, and none of them work. It does not matter what CD you put in; it does not work.

So what is the problem? Is it fixable? Was it the hard drive that broke?

The system is a Dell Inspiron 5150 laptop.
 

A:Solved: After upgrading hard drive for Inspiron 5150 laptop, CD drive does not work

Never mind, everyone! It turns out, after I took it out and put it back in, it worked again. Maybe a connection problem... who knows.
 

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Ok here goes. I have just installed another Hard Drive in my computer. It is a Seagate ST310014ACE. And for some reason it wont go. When i turn on the computer all i get from the drive is a loud ticking noise, about one tick every second. After a while the ticking will stop and the computer will say that their is no drive installed. I have tried changing the jumper around to see if i could get the computer to recognise it but it wont.

Does anyone know what might be wrong with the drive.

Any suggestions would be awsome.
 

A:Hard Drive Wont Work.

Its broke, take it back. If you want proof its broke take that cd that came with it and boot up, try to have it pass the diagnostics tests. If it even finds the disk. Hard drives should never click/tick/squeek.
 

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my hard drive crashed. SO i installed a new hard drive. i used the reboot disk. but, when i put the floppy reboot disk.. all it says is reboot ok. but, in never install... Pls help..
 

A:hard drive wont work

Whats the reboot disk?

If its a Dell, HP, or another big brand name system then you should have a Recovery CD/DVD. If its a custom built computer you should have a Windows CD.

With either type of disc you need to enter the BIOS setup, usually DEL or F2 on startup, and change the boot order so that the CD\DVD drive is the first boot device and the hard drive is the second boot device.
 

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I just got a new 40 gb OEM hard drive (IDE) and connected it up with my other 40 bg IDE HDD on on the same IDE cable. I set the jumper on the old one to master and on the new one to slave so i know thats all set up properly. But when i start windows, my hard drive doesnt show up in "My Computer" but it does show up in device manager and in device manager it is listed as working normally. Does anyone know why the drive doesnt show up in the drive list?
 

A:Hard drive wont work!!!

Oh nvm guys sorry i found the solution myself...
 

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I just purchased a western digital 160gb SATA 2 hard drive but my motherboard only has sata 1. So i hook everything on when i get to the formating screen where i pick what drive to install it on it says no hard disk detected. What can it be from?
 

A:Hard Drive Wont Work

Most Sata boards require an external driver not on the windows disk to be detected during a windows installation. This is because SATA ports are integrated into the raid controllers on motherboards. The motherboard drivers CD should have raid drivers. you need to make a floppy disk with the drivers. and an OEMtext file. most comapnies offer an executable file that will put those files to a disk for you. No, you cannot run teh drivers from a CD. it must be from a floppy.
 

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I'm unable to connect my WD USB 3.0 external drive (with a USB 3.0 cable) to my USB 3.0 slots on my computer. All my drivers seem up to date. The drive works connected to the USB 2.0 slot on my system.

I tried a different WD USB 3.0 external drive to my computer to see if it was my computer or the drive itself, and this other WD drive worked fine. I even tried the cable from the other drive to rule out of it's a faulty cable, and the cable is fine.

So what I've gathered is that the drive won't connect to the USB 3.0 slot for some reason. I'm thinking it's either that there is something wrong with the external drive itself, or there is some sort of setting which is interfering with the connectivity. Although I'm guessing it's the former, since the other external drive connected just fine?

Any ideas?

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A few days ago i had to reinstall my sound driver after updating windows and sometimes if i take out my speakers out of the speaker jack my speakers on the laptop wont work sometimes without shutting down my music program or it will be vise versa please help me out

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i have a seagate 7200.8 250 Gbyte internal harddrive pluged into a RocketFish USB 2.0 Hard Drive enclosure. I'm Running Windows Vista Home Premium on my toshiba notebook and when ihook up the enclosure into my laptop it makes the noise that it finds the enclosure but nothing comes up in My Computer to get into the te hard drive. the hard drive was bought new and first put into a desktop with Windows XP, but itook the hard drive to BestBuy and when they pluged it into there computer there running Vista it worked fine. it wont work on mine can anybody tell me what might be the problem???
 

A:External, internal hard drive wont work on Vista

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I have an IBM Thinkpad T42 and the CD drive wont read CDs... it reads like 1/60 CDs but it Reads DVDs ok. It gets errors in the middle of burning and its pissing me off cause I cant boot my live versions of linux now any ideas?
 

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Our windows 10 computer says wi-fi is connected but it won't load websites. Have full bars and works fine on laptop. Internet service provider is Winstream. Possible command prompt fix available?
 

A:Wifi wont work on desktop x64 hp pc but will work on laptop.

I believe it's a usb router linksys wireless g usb connection.
 

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A friend of mine built hjimself a PC and then built myself one yesterday. It turns on and the lights and fans all work. The CD and DVD drive and hard drive dont however. I have so far tried the power cables going to the drives, the are good. I have fooled around with the IDE cables and how they are connected. I did a little bit with the jumpers and thats about all I did because thats all i have hooked up to them. I need this runniong ASAP and any help will be appreciated, here or my email [email protected]
thanks
 

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Hello,
Noob here! I've been lurking a bit and realize how little I know about computers. Anyways, I have a work laptop and am looking to clean up the hard drive of anything that may be on there that's not work related. I'm not turning it back in or anything, just want to cover my rear. Any suggestions as to a program or ways to do it myself w/o clearing out all my work files? Sorry for the extremely novice questions and I appreciate the help!

Bill

A:Cleanup hard drive on work laptop

Try getting a program like ACE Utilities which will allow you to scan your PC and remove unwanted files, duplicates, registry, history, Internet caches etc. If not ACE Utils then get a Registry & History Cleaner which will erase (hopefully) all traces of what you have been up to an where you have been.

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Amazon.com: Seagate Barracuda 3 TB HDD SATA 6 Gb/s NCQ 64MB Cache 7200 RPM 3.5-Inch Internal Bare Drive ST3000DM001: Electronics

This is my Laptop: 17'' HP - Pavilion g7-2323dx, AMD A8, 4GB RAM, 640GB

A:Does this Internal Hard Drive work for my laptop?

Nope. That is for desktop systems, not laptops.

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Hi everyone,

My hard disk has been ticking, clicking and doing all kinds of weird sounds lately (including weird loud white noise sounds), explorer.exe keeps freezing and some programs take ages to open, so I'm thinking about buying a new hard drive.

I wanna buy this one and I would like to know first of all if it's a good choice for me, considering I have now a 320gb 5200rpm and it's worked fine for what I do with my computer, and second I would like to know if it's gonna fit on my computer.

What do you need to know in order to tell me that ?

Thanks in advance
 

A:Buying new hard drive, how do I know if it'll work on my laptop ?

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Hi All. My friend is in a predicament she went to her laptop and the internet wont connect. She used it last night. She has a Gateway Laptop with windows 7, 64 bit.

Please help!!!!
 

A:Solved: Help internet connection wont work on Laptop!!

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Will it?

It has the same exact connectors as a desktop SATA hard drive. I also notice many people who are into silent pc's call it 2.5" hard drives instead of notebook\laptop hard drives meaning it works in a desktop motherboard?
 

A:Will a laptop SATA hard drive work on a desktop motherboard?

Yes. It is a SATA drive like any other, only smaller.
 

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http://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/computing-accessories/components-upgrades/internal-data-storage/seagate...

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Hi, i have some problems with my 8gb flash drive.
i get a few error when i try to fix it the way i can only think off, maybe someone else knows how i can fix it.

firstly: When i plug it in i get this error:


I click format as i think it will fix it and i get this:
As you can see it says "unknown capacity" and i dont know why or how to fix it.

i then click format and i get this error:
i then click close on the format window as i dont know what else to do and i get this error:

I have it plugged in correctly as its only 1 and a half inches long and it plugs smoothly into my usb port. The only thing i can think of that has made it crash like this is that the school computers have the "safely remove hardware" feature removed so i have to just remove it. Nothing has been done to this to damage the actuall hardware physically.

If anyone has any ideas on how to fix this i would appreciate it, if you could point me in the right direction.

Thanks.
 

A:Solved: Sandisk usb flash drive wont work

Try formatting it FAT32, instead of FAT. If that doesn't work try using this utility: http://download.chip.eu/en/USB-Disk-Storage-Format-Tool_176935.html
 

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ok so i have a MDG vision book running windows xp. and last week i put a nickelback cd in my cd drive to rip onto the computer and the cd drive was trying to read it but nothing was showing on my computer. so sence then iv tried lots of different kinds of cds like music, dvd, date, and a few program cds. iv bin trying alot of troubleshooting but have had no luck at all. so if some can please give me some help that would be a great thanks
 

A:Solved: My cd drive wont work at all but the computer shows its working fine

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Hello again,

I'd like to know how to tell if my comp will work with a certain type of hard drive.

All I know about the current hard drive is that it's an ATA, the hard drive i'd like to get is an "Ultra ATA" is there any difference between a normal ATA and an Ultra one? Is there someway to tell if my comp will work with the Ultra? (some sort of program) or some program/more details I can give you good people here that will allow you to tell me if it will work?

Thanks

Edit: Is there some sort of program that will give me more details on my current hard drive?
 

A:Solved: How to tell if my comp will work with a hard drive?

It should work, but you'll need an 80 pin cable if you don't have one.Even then, it will work, but you'll get a warning about the cable.
We could tell you more if you gave us the hardware specs.
http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-ultra-ata.htm
 

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I have an 80 GB external hard drive I have been using for a long time now with vista. Now just suddenly it will read the hard drive but if i try to copy anything to or from it the hard drive crashes. I have tried it on another computer with XP on it and it works. So the problem is my vista. Any ideas?
 

A:Solved: external hard drive won't work with vista

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Or, more specifically, will my old hard drive work with my replacement motherboard?

Likewise for PCI Express 2.0 16x and PCI Express 16x? Old graphics card

Also, if anyone wants to look at a couple other replacement parts I'm thinking of getting and let me know what they think, I'd appreciate it.

New CPU

New RAM

Thanks in advance for any help.
 

A:Solved: Would an SATA 1.5 Gb/s hard drive work in a 3.0 Gb/s motherboard?

Yes the old hard drive will work at 1.5 Gb/s transfer rate, and the old PCIe graphics card will work at PCIe 1.0 speed.

Regarding the 8GB RAM, I assume you plan on running a 64-bit OS? If running a 32-bit OS, it won't recognize more than 4GB.
 

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I updated my hard drive last night and went from a 60 gig hard drive to a 320. I reinstalled windows xp no problem, and proceeded to reinstall all my drivers (first of course was my graphics and wireless card). However, as I was going through the drivers, my audio refused to install.

The site I have been getting all my drivers from is http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareList?os=228&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=ca&lang=en&product=3177437

The only difference in operating system is that my 60 gig is Windows XP Pro Service Pack 2 and this is Service Pack 3.

My sound card still works fine as since I have changed hard drives I have swapped them out and gone back to my 60 gig when I initially had issues with trying to connect to the internet and had to download the driver onto my external hard drive so I could get online with this one.

The only difference in hard drives is the size, they are both made by the same company.

Any help to getting my audio to work would be MUCH appreciated.


Also, this being an HP laptop with the touch sensitive music controls and quickplay, any idea on getting my quickplay working again would be apprecaited as well, just as a side quest for now =)
 

A:Solved: Upgraded hard drive, audio refuses to work.

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None of my games will work. I took some advice of a forum because I couldnt get Perfect World to work and changed something in the registry to do with the port. Now no game will work and i would change it back but i dont know what it was previously.
My system restores wont work, wont even undo, and theres only one days worth there now. I dont know how to do a utilities reg scan which I think may be what I need to do, I dont know if its in my pc or on my XP disk. I cant use the disk because I dont know how to find my product code and the person I bought it off has gone to Cyprus .

I've done a Drwebcureit but really I need instructions for a 2 year old and I think this has happened since my last one. I had a Win32 Trojan in the other day and Vundo got rid of it I think, maybe its got something to do with that, maybe its still lurking around. Ive done a Combofix amd this was at the top - WARNING -THIS MACHINE DOES NOT HAVE THE RECOVERY CONSOLE INSTALLED. If anyone can help me, you would save my life, its driving me mad now.

~~x~~
 

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Hi friends and Happy New Year!!!!

I have a problem, awhile back I had to recover my whole HP Laptop because of issues I had well now the Laptop works great only it now does not read my DVD/CD drive. Does anyone know how I can get the drives for it?
Thanks so much for any help you can give.
 

A:Solved: Recovered my Laptop now my dvd/cd drive does not work

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Hello

My new laptop XPS M1530 by DELL with Vista 64bit and a 500GB hard drive came with 4 partitions already in use. I shrank OS C: to give me 150GB's of unallocated space and tried to format and rename it F: so that I could install the Windows 7 Beta and the machine tells me I have to many partions already in use to make another. Apparantly you cant have more than four partitions on this machine. The question I have is can I use a partion manager or some other solution to have more than four partions on this laptop?

Thanks
 

A:Solved: New Laptop wont let another partition on hard drive.

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Hello

When i boot my computer it comes to a black screen and says windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change may have caused this to fix the problem insert windows installation disc ... Then tells me how to repair this problem. I have found my disc to fix this but when i put it in my computers disc drive doesnt recognize there is a disc in there and doesnt spin! Ive looked everywhere online and the only fix to the disc drive problem is to boot windows and fix it from there (unless i buy a new one and i have no idea how to put a new one in in the first place) and the only way i have found to fix windows is with the disc! Please help me

Edit: i know this is only partially a windows 10 issue but i didnt know where to post it
 

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a few months ago i went on a 1-2 week long vacation, and i left my laptop at home, and i mightve forgotten to turn it off. before i left it was working great, everything ran smoothlybut when i came back the disc in task manager is constantly at 100%, everything is laggy, and it constantly crashes. ive done everything i can but nothing works, now its on a black screen that says "SMART Hard Disk ErrorThe Smart hard disk check has detected a imminent failure." and when i press enter for startup it says "Recovery Your PC couldn't turn off properly"??? please help what do i do

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ok i jus got an old 8 gig hard drive, i wanted to install it onto my computer, for a lil extra space. First i tried just plugging it in by it selfe, and it always froze when it started loading windows 98. Now it could start in safe mode, but thats it. When i tried using both the hard drives it comes up with an error, asking for a disk, that i dont have. adn in bios it doesnt detect abny hard drive when i have both plugged in, but it detects them if i have one or the other plugged in.

My main hard drive, is a 180 gig
Windows xp Home ed.
128 mb g-force vid
1 gig of ram

any help well appreciated, if you need any more system specs or info jus ask
 

A:2 hard drives wont work

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I just purchased a new computer, along with a new 320GB hard-drive. I have also put the 80GB hard-drive from my old computer into the new one. I have connected it all correctly, and when I boot the computer, the hard-drives are visible in Device Manager and according to Device Manager, are working correctly. The problem is, The only hard-drive I can see in "My Computer" is the hard-drive with Windows installed on it. If the others ARE actually accessible, I have to idea how I can access them.

Thanks for your time,
-Forsaken231
 

A:New computer, hard-drives wont work

Which drive is showing in device manager? ALso double click My Computer and verify both drives are visible. Right click My Computer>Manage>disk management. Verify all drives listed have the "Healthy status".
 

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Today my brother threw a shoe at my X1 yoga lenovo thinkpad laptop and it immediently went black screen and wont turn on. I need help on how to turn it back on please!!!! its urgent

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I have an acer travelmate 2450. I have upgraded the cpu to a 2 GHz dual core and 1.5 ram. I have recently got my hand on 2 1GB stick of ram. When i put them both in the computer wont boot. However when I put them in one at a time it does boot. What is the problem and why wont they both work at the same time? (THe max amount of ram on the motherboard is 2Gb so i am not going over the limit)
 

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I have a laptop now at my friends that DOESNT WORK! Back in 2010 the laptop started to turn off randomly, but then about 6 months ago it just gave in and shut down randomly and wont turn on, like NOTHING HAPPENS. No lights, no screen, no sound, no ANYTHING! Power button does nothing, the bootloader doesn't show and the hard drives doesn't move. Please tell me as soon a posible! (I think the motherboard died) Spoiler (Highlight to read)Im not shure its the correct productIm not shure its the correct product  

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Hi!
I have all my class assignments on a CD. Up until today, I have been able to open the CD on my laptop and access my files. Today, when I popped the CD in, there was nothing on it. I put the CD in my other computer, and it reads the CD fine. The only trouble is that computer does not have MS Office on it so opening the files on that computer is just as useless.
Should I restart my computer? (I don't remember seing any notifications that I got new updates)
Is my drive dirty? (if so, what is the best way to clean it?)
Thanks for any advice!
 

A:Why wont CD work on laptop?

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I have a laptop now at my friends that DOESNT WORK! Back in 2010 the laptop started to turn off randomly, but then about 6 months ago it just gave in and shut down randomly and wont turn on, like NOTHING HAPPENS. No lights, no screen, no sound, no ANYTHING! Power button does nothing, the bootloader doesn't show and the hard drives doesn't move. Please tell me as soon a posible!Spoiler (Highlight to read)Im not shure its the correct productIm not shure its the correct product 

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I have a Compaq Presario 1694 that I recently upgraded to 30 gig hard drive and 194 mg of RAM. I also installed Windows XP Professional and this worked great for about a week. Now I cant get it to boot. When I turn it on, the COMPAQ logo comes up and I hit F8. When I make a selection there, like run in SAFE MODE or Start Windows Normally the screen will freeze. Any ideas? This is my sons college p.o.s. computer and I need it to last a little bit longer! HELP!

A:Laptop wont work!

sounds to me like the hard-drive crapped out on you... try getting a new one on warentee and i also wouldnt put xp on a computer that old... try windows 2000

Matt

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ok , I have a Toshiba MK1637GSX 160GB SATA Laptop HDD which i have been told has failed. I finally got a Sata/Pata converter card (only goes SATA TO PATA) in an attempt to recover the data. When i boot my desktop with my regular HDD (PATA) and the SATA HDD as the secondary, it would detect that it was a Toshiba MK1637GSX but would not boot. SO, I plugged the primary HDD in on its own cable in pl 1 and the SATA on its own cable in pl 2. I then was able to boot!!! The black screen at the boot showed the drive but when windows came up and I checked in MY COMPUTER(XP), the drive was not there. So i then went to ADD NEW HARDWARE and there was no help.
ALSO I have a second PATA HDD that i use to store files so i know i can have more than 1.

Update!: i ordered 3 BRAND NEW 100GB HDDs of the exact same type. I ran the out-of-box-state restore and it installed Windows Vista and set the new HDD as if it was OoB. When laptop restarted, it got to the Windows loading screen and the SD card reader light came on (with no card) and would not progress. I tried putting a card in and removing it, and it then went to CONFIGURING WINDOWS FOR FIRST TIME USE! Afterwards it restarted and got to the loading screen SD light came on and never progressed, even after trying adding/removing card. 2 hrs later, no progress.
 

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Hi there i hope someone can help

Im not very good with computers

My CD driver wont work! I have an IBM Thinkpad T40. This happened before when i wiped my computer and i remember fixing it. It was something simple, it was set on the wrong setting. My computer has been wiped again and now i cant remember how to do it again. When i put this disk in it seems to be reading it but then nothing happens. Please can someone tell me what to do.

Thanks
 

A:My CD Drive wont work

Welcome to TSG forums.

You probably need the codecs for the computer. What operating system is on the computer?:
vicks
 

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okay i just got new games for x-mas
i cant download them because my DVD/CD drive has an error
i went through windows help and support but what they said didnt work
got error code 39
my pc has windows Vista and is new
 

A:CD/DVD drive wont work!!!!!!

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I recently bought a new DVD Drive (http://www.extrememhz.com/gsah42L-p1.shtml). I got to install the drive by plugging in it where my old drive was. Everything fits perfect etc. I switch back on the computer and it appears to recognise the new drive but once it gets to the windows xp loading screen it freezes. Any help ?
 

A:New DVD drive wont work

Have you checked, that the drive is jumpered the same way as your old drive?

Greetz
 

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Hi,
A computer engineer recently came out to replace my computers fan because it was making an awfull racket. A day later i went to put a cd into my drive to find that it wouldnt open, (obvouisly no power was getting to it as there was no light either), I then looked in my computer to find that it wasnt even displayed in there either. I opened my computer up to see if the drive was connected and it looked like it was to me although im no computer engineer, there was a long pinned connector and a small one attached and tried to push them in further to see if they werent propaly in but they were. please help me !
ps my computer runs on windows xp
 

A:My Cd Drive Wont Work!

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I have a problem. after setting up the brand new 8gb pen drive i unplugged it and when i went to use it again i plugged it back in but could not access any of my programs or files. the folders were there however no files or programs? so i formatted the pen drive only to find that another error arose. now (in the attached picture you can see) it reads 0 space and 0 free... is there any way to fix this? another thing, when i try to re-format the drive it gives me an error at the end of the process that windows could not complete the formatting process. please help me out, let me know what i can do!!
<img src="http://img299.imageshack.us/img299/6361/pendriveerrorsp4.gif">

Thomas King
Allusive Design
T-Shirt Printing
www.allusivedesign.com
 

A:Usb Pen Drive Wont Work!!!???

Where'd you get the drive? Places selling them real cheap or on ebay have a record of selling fakes. If you are sure its not a fake, have you tried it in a different computer or in a different Operating System? We have a Read thread at the top of this forum that deals with flash drive issues: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic45834.html
 

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My dvd drive has gone crazy since i installed my

surround sound speakers. i put a dvd in the drive

and it wouldn't play. I thought, " OK ,then I'm gonna

reinstall the DVD player." Then i have a prob installing

it. i tried halo, half-life ,music, etc. and still wont

work. i used a old dvd drive and tried music. i dont

hear anything and it lags a lot. "not common for a

athlon 64. tried games and it freeezes. i checked the ide cables and still wont

work. i think its a mother board prob. plz help
 

A:My dvd drive wont work!

What changed when you installed your speakers? Did you do anything other than plug them into the sound card?

Not likely, but it could be a power issue if your speakers have a high wattage amp. Try unplugging the power from the speakers and see if the issue remains.
 

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hi ive been trying all day to figure out whats going on. I am real new to pc mess ups i have windows xp media center and today i couldnt get the pc to even boot up untill bout an hour ago it finally did.defrag will not work and its very slow.i scanned with mcafee and couldnt find anything.I am posting a hijack log i hope i am doing it right .could someone please help me.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:41:24 PM, on 11/7/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_05\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Digital Media Reader\shwiconem.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel Audio Studio\IntelAudioStudio.exe
C:\WINDOWS\zHotkey.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\progra~1\mcafee\MCAFEE~2\MssCli.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MpfTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee QuickClean\Plguni.exe
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