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P52s Error 2102 detection error on ssd (hdd)

Q: P52s Error 2102 detection error on ssd (hdd)

Hi AllI have bougth a new SSD 960GB m.2 drive for my P52s but the disk is not recogniced by the Bios. Appears the following error:2102: Detection error on SSD (HDD)Press Esc to continue. The new disk is working fine (I have tested in another computer), I have also tried with different options on the Bios but nothing work. Any Suggestion? Thanks in advance. PS: Originally the P52s came with a 256GB SSD M.2 disk. The new disk model is SUV500M8/960G

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Hello, is there a way to disabled the 2102: detection error on ssd2 (m.2)  upon bootup on a T450?there's no actual M.2 drive so the error message isn't needed

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Hi, I have been getting this error when I boot the computer and I have to press the escape key for over three months now. I've been doing all kinds of research on here and on google and tech sites. Everyone says that its because the drive in that slot is bad or the connection to it is bad. Well I don't have a drive there. I have also done all kinds of tests, Shot tests long tests and even longer tests and every single test passed with flying colors. I'm so lost on what to do right now. The computer is less than a year old, and I have had so many issues. Its crashed and burned three times in the last two months. I am always able to safe it though but this is something that I just an't seem to find a fix. Help? is there a way I can just disable the warning or error message in BIOS?Thank You, T550 20CK ThinkpadIntel Core i5-5200U Processor (2.20GHz)4.0GB RAM1x500GB SATA,1x16GB NGFFWindows 7 Professional 64 preinstalled through downgrade rights in Windows 8.1 Pro 6415.6in 1366X768Intel HD Graphics 5500720p HD CameraFingerprint ReaderUltraNav (Multitouch)EthernetIntel Wireless 7265AC(2x2)+BT4.0 M.2 ComboBluetooth 4.03 Cell Li-Polymer

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I got a new T440s with a standard disk hard drive. My coworker gave me a Crucial SSD 512GB drive to swap in its place. I imaged the current drive on to the SSD and inserted it. Upon boot, before the boot sequence I receive the 2102 error. There is nothing in the SSD2 slot, as we didn't buy this option. The theory in my workplace (tech firm) is that I may have accidentally turned power on while swapping the drive while no drive was in the primary slot. How/where in the bios do I keep the machine from looking into this slot to boot? Currently what happens is the error is thrown and I have to hit escape to boot windows. This is a minor inconvenience, there is no loss of functionality, but when powering up on a dock or rebooting, it requires user presence. Thanks for your help.

A:2102: Detection error on SSD2 (M.2)

t440s might have three slots for drives - one sata III 2,5" and two m.2 slots. Usually new laptops with HDD are shipping with cache m.2 SSD which is placed in the 3rd slot. Since error 2102 is msata drive detection related I'd suggest to check out your laptop configuration and remove small SSD since you have primary SSD drive. But at first check out the function of small SSD drive - cache only or/and hibernation partition storage. And disable appropriate features for that drive.

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This error has popped up several times in the month I have had this laptop. Most recently its happened a few times when im out of the room and return. Microsoft edge with a few tabs open, fusion 360 cad open (at idle) The other times have been when I have attempted to transfer all my iphone photos over to the ssd (30 gig) would crash within the first 5 gig. Does not crash durring benchmark loads, timespy, crystal disk mark... It came installed with an single intel 500gig ssd. No other large issues with computer. some noise from the rtx3000 im sure is un related Ideas? bad drive?

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I've read through the posts and still do not have a clear way to resolve this issue.  I find it interesting that I have to take my computer a part to reset the mini drive? It does not appear that a good fix for most users? What I don't understand is why I cannot I disable this in BIOS? Anyone have a real solution to this? I see no option to make this error go away? Anyone know if this part can be replaced i find no part number? It also looks like this model Laptop also has a fan issue. It's acting up and I want to replace it but its no longer available? Any other options?

A:2102: Detection error on HHD2 (Mini SATA)

It may help others to help you if you indicate what model laptop you have.
 
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Hello,I have t470(HD) with Windows 10 installed. Also I have Samsung SSD 850 EVO 120GB.Today i got this error whie booting (after lenovo logo):2102: Detection error on Storage Device(Main HDD).Tried different(3) HDD and SSD, same error. How can I fix this problem? Didn't find any solutions anywhere.

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I pressed the power button, then lenovo logo came out after that saw this 2102. I pressed ESC as instructed to continue , the Boot and app menu came out. I tried everything on boot menu just an endless loop. I tried lenovo diagnostic on app menu , all tests are fine, all green and passed. But it just another loop after I exit. I am forced to press the power button in order to turn off the laptop. What can I do? Help!

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Hi: I have an X1 Extreme 1st Gen (20MF): I get an BSOD every 1-2 weeks (UNEXPECTED STORE EXCEPTION), which is sometimes (not always) followed by a "2101 Detection error on SSD (M.2)" error at reboot. I reinstalled Windows 10 from the scratch already, but no help. Any idea how to troubleshoot this issue? Thanks!

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I got an error message 2101: Drive detection error on hdd0 after applying the latest updates from Lenovo. I searched for similar problem, and I found that it may be because of the BIOS version, currently version 1.55 is installed.

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I got an error message 2101: Drive detection error on hdd0 after applying the latest updates from Lenovo. I searched for similar problem, and I found that it may be because of the BIOS version, currently version 1.55 is installed.

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Model: T450sEquiped as:Intel i54+4GB RAM256GB SSD (M.2) Configured as boot disk running Win 7 x64500GB HDD as additional storage Issue:Seemingly at random, approx once every one to two weeks while PC is on and at the desktop but not actively being used (meaning no user is sitting in front of it performing tasks) it will error and crash.  The error is a black screen with the following error: 2101: Detection error on SSD1 (M.2) Press Esc to continue. According to the user Esc does nothing and the only escape is to long press the physical power button until a power down occurs.  On reboot the system comes up without issue.  No user has actually seen the crash take place.   MY QUESTION(S):1st.  Is this most likely an issue with the T450s not being able to reliably boot from the m.2 slot or is this more likely an issue with the SSD installed in the m.2 slot?2nd.  Is this something altogether different?  Any (knowledgeable) advice or info appreciated.

A:T450s Thinkpad - ERROR 2101: Detection error on SSD1 (M.2)

It is hard to diagnose without seeing it, but my experience has been that the Gen4 and later CPUs (like yours) support a very low power state that is incompatible with some devices. (that would make it a problem with the card) Make sure you have the latest BIOS and power manager software installed. Look in the device manager and find the M.2 SSD. There should be a power management tab. Turn off the option to allow the system shut the device off to save energy.

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I got my 430s, and it's with a 16Gb mSATA SSD cache inside.Now everytime when I open my PC, it shows Error 2101 Detection error on HDD2 (mini sata) and I need to press ESC to continue.Is there any software or driver's problem, or it just phsically got wrong?Any techician could help to solve, or I have to do it my own?










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A:Error 2101 Detection error on HDD2 (mini sata) in...

Have you ensured you are running the latest BIOS?  What version BIOS do you currently have? After pressing escape does the computer boot normally?

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I bought my P43s about 2 months ago, I added 16 GB of RAM and a Crucial P1 1TB NVME M.2 SSD to the laptop. After a month of regular use, I started getting the following error: 2101: Detection error on HDD0 (Main HDD).  Here is the troubleshooting that I have done:- Checked the SSD to ensure it is well position into its connection.- Updated the Bios.- I thought the issue was due to a faulty SSD but after I put the original SSD back in and returned the Crucial SSD, it still got the error. Now I am really not sure what the issue is. Is anyone having a similar issue? Could it be a problem in the miniSATA connection? Thanks

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Hi, Today, 3-Oct-2018, at around 11.30 CET, whilst working on my X1 Yoga 20FQ laptop, system crashed and tried to reboot itself. First it gave a winowds blue screen (0x000021a) error and then a 2100: detection error on storage device (M.2) error. I was aware that some updates were running in the background but I can't pinpoint an exact item Can't reboot at all now - unsure what to do now. Any suggestions?  

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Hi, I get the error when I start the laptop and after some time the window will start to work withount any problems and after some time it crashes.I didn't install a new SSD or any new hardware. I updated all drivers and bios but still the same error. I also followed the steps to open the laptop, clean it and reinstalled SSD to make sure it was not loose. I also downloaded multiple third party software to check the health of the system and everything looks to be working fine. I also tried the lenovo diagnostic during booting still no error. 

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Please, any idea how to fix error 2104 with laptop ThinkPad p50 full error message >>  2104: Detection error on Storage Device2 (m.2)

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I have an emachines e520 laptop and am trying to go from Ubuntu to XP, however every time i try doing the install, it blue screens and gives me the "STOP: 0x0000007B (0xF7AF4524,0xC0000034,0x00000000,0x00000000)" error.

I have downloaded the drivers and included them into the XP install disk. i made an iso file from the boot disk and then added the drivers to the ISO and then burned it back to a disk. And still no luck. I do press F6 but it still goes to expect it from a floppy drive, which the laptop does not have.

the HDD in the system is a sata drive and Sata mode is set to AHCI in the setup utility of the comptuer.

Help!
 

A:HDD detection error

Try setting the mode from AHCI to IDE in the BIOS, then boot from the Windows CD.
 

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Hi.  I have a T430s (original owner). At boot-up, I receive a "2101: Detection error on HDD2 (mini sata)", BUT I don't use a Mini SATA!! Windows 10; All drivers current via Lenovo system update (incl. bios 2.69).I have a Crucial SSD drive; I have verified Crucial SSD has latest firmware.I do not have (and have not had) a Mini SATA card installed - this is why the error is so weird to me.I DID recently change the Wifi Switch and cable (which is when the error started showing)The wires that would feed the Mini SSD are still covered with tape from the factory (I forget the colors)I have removed the battery, internal battery and power (and rebooted).  I have reseated the SSD and the DVD drive (and rebooted).I do not have Express software installed; the software that would control the Mini SATA drive (I can't see any "express" software in Add / Remove programs) Can you help me with this annoying mystery?

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I purchased an X1 Yoga w/ 512 GB SSD / i5 a couple months ago - loved the laptop.  After a week or so using it I started getting random blue screens of death.  Following the BSOD, the laptop sometimes reboots normally, other times displays an error during boot "2101: Detection error on SSD (M.2)."  If this error message is displayed, the laptop won't boot and has to be restarted again.  After restarting anywhere from one to five times, it returns to function normally.   After experiencing the same problem intermittently for a couple weeks, I finally called Lenovo and reported the issue and registered to return the laptop, ordered a brand new one (again X1 Yoga / 512 GB SSD, this time i7).   After waiting a couple weeks for delivery, I received the new laptop a few days and freshly installed all of my software, transferred my data over from the faulty laptop, and got back to work as of yesterday.  Everything seemed fine, but then again today I got a BSOD with the new laptop, and the same SSD error!   I can't find much information about this error via Google search, and only found one or two posts on the forum here referencing it that aren't very helpful.   It seems like this must be a relatively uncommon problem, but I've had it with two independent laptops.  I haven't installed any exotic software or made any customizations to the laptop - it seems unlikely that I am causing this problem myself.  ... Read more

A:Detection error on SSD (M.2) - X1 Yoga

Does anybody have a clue as to why I would have this SSD detection error issue on two laptops in a row?  The new laptop continues to bluescreen with a "Critical_Process_Died" message once or twice each day, seemingly at random.  It sometimes refuses to boot with the "Detection Error on SSD (M.2)" message.   I'm getting ready to send this second X1 Yoga back to Lenovo in the next few days if I can't find any explanation for this. Any advice from Lenovo?

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I get the following message when I turn on the laptop: 2101: Detection error on SSD (M.2) The laptop (T560) is new and was only received on the 13 May 2016.  When it occurs I run thediagnostics and can usually get the machine to boot up. However, the error then reoccurs at a later stage, usually if the machine has been idle for a while.  I have lodged a service call with Lenovo but thought I would share my experience here and see if anyone else has the same issue? 

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Hi all

I've been testing AVAST 4.2 fairly rigorously on both VISTA X-64 and W7 7100 X-64.

Straight from the MS site I downloaded the .VHD Virtual disks (XP compatability mode)

AVAST reports that the .VHD file contains a "COMPRESSION BOMB". Now this doesn't actually tell me what this is -- but the fact that it reports something with the word BOMB in it means it can't be good.

Now as this VHD file was downloaded from the official Microsoft site I assume it HAS to be OK (or does it - I would imagine MS regularly checks its own websites - there's plenty of people out there who'd jump at a chance of attacking a MS site if they could).

I'm going to download the XP compatability mode again and have another scan.

VISTA again reports the file as CLEAN) so I think there still might be a couple of things AVAST need to fix in W7 when reading compressed or "archive" type files.

I can't post the screenshot -- once I see something with the word "BOMB" in it I immediately WIPE the entire machine. Schnell Fast, Pronto.

Cheers
jimbo

A:Avast 4.2 - Error in detection in .VHD file

The Avast forum reports this: A decompression bomb is a file that unpacks to an enormous amount of data - thus "flooding" the unpacking engine. It's quite hard to detect such files reliably, so it's possible that it gives some false alarms ocassionally.

The entire forum is here,
Hope this helps..

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The storage in my ThinkPad P51 is configured as follows:1TB SSD in the first M.2 slot (came with the Laptop)500GB SSD Samsung 960 EVO in the second M.2 slot1TB SSD Samsung 840 EVO (MZ-MTE250BW) in the 2.5 Sata slot (with an Eluteng mSata to Sata adapter)I'm not sure if it started happening just after installing the 960 EVO in the second M.2 slot or after some time, but when I turn on the machine in the morning (after a shutdown), I get the "2100: Detection error on SSD1 (M.2)" error.By simply turning the machine off and on again it boots correctly and everything works fine.BIOS version is 1.17 but it happened also with 1.16.

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hi,
We are using Dell computers in our company. We have a P-I machine with 3Com network card running on Windows NT Worstation. I shifted the "Harddisk AND Network card" to another P-II Dell machine. When I start this system , the Network card is not detected and I am not able to Login to the Domain and the system deosnt get the IP address from the DHCP Server. I get the following error in the Event Viewer:
"EI90x: Could Not Find Adapter"

I want to know what are the issues that prevent a Network card from being detected. This happens even if use another Network card.

I need help real BAD.

Thanks in advance
 

A:Network Card detection Error

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My P51 was bought with 500GB hard disk and I replaced it with Samsung PM961 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD. Windows 10 was installed on the SSD and all ran well. Then my P51 began to have this intermittent 2104 errors. Sometimes, I left the laptop running and hours later, the screen is showing the error message as shown in the attached picture. If I press ESC, then I cannot see the PM961 ssd either in the boot manu or in the Lenovo page through the App manu. In summary, the PM961 ssd just disappeared. I have to give the P51 a cold start and all will be running fine. Things I tried: 1. Keep BIOS updated. Now it is latest version (N1UET47W 1.21). 2. Re-install/seat the SSD on different slots. This 2104 error just keeps coming back randomly once per 1-2 weeks, which is really frustrating. I will appreciate any suggestion or comment on this.

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At the risk of probably repeating this question..Why won`t the Dell system detect program run?? Get this error message. The following properties have been set:Property: [AdminUser] = true {boolean}Property: [InstallMode] = HomeSite {string}Property: [NTProductType] = 1 {int}Property: [ProcessorArchitecture] = AMD64 {string}Property: [VersionNT] = 6.1.0 {version}Running checks for package 'Windows Installer 4.5', phase BuildListLooking up path for special folder 'WindowsFolder'Running check with folder 'C:\Windows\System32' and file 'msi.dll'Attempting to find file 'C:\Windows\System32\msi.dll'File version is '5.0.15063.0'Setting value '5.0.15063.0 {version}' for property 'VersionMsiDll'The following properties have been set for package 'Windows Installer 4.5':Property: [VersionMsiDll] = 5.0.15063.0 {version}Running checks for command 'WindowsInstaller4_5\WindowsXP-KB942288-v3-x86.exe'Result of running operator 'VersionGreaterThanOrEqualTo' on property 'VersionMsi' and value '4.5': trueResult of checks for command 'WindowsInstaller4_5\WindowsXP-KB942288-v3-x86.exe' is 'Bypass'Running checks for command 'WindowsInstaller4_5\WindowsXP-KB958655-v2-x86-ENU.exe'Result of running operator 'VersionGreaterThanOrEqualTo' on property 'VersionMsiDll' and value '4.5.6001.22299': trueResult of checks for command 'WindowsInstaller4_5\Win... Read more

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Hey! I have a Lenovo Thinpad R61i laptop and when I turn it on I receive 2100: Detection error on HDD0 (03). I reseted the BIOS and I've extracted the HDD and tossed it again. No solution! I need to power off it 2 times before it enter the Windows. Please help me!

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I have Lenovo Thinkpad X250 with SSDI bought it 3 years ago All of sudden i'm getting an error 2100: Detection error on HDD0 and is unable to boot I tried replacing drive with other working SSD from my friends laptop and tried my old HDD, still same errorReplaced ata cable and updated BIOS to latest version using hiren's boot CD and resetted BIOS, still same error I assume the motherboard is bad right?

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Hello all. I've got a user who's T430s just goes to the ThinkPad logo and then after several seconds moves on but never gets to loading Windows. We just get 2100: Detection Error on HHDO. I had another T430s so I swapped drives. Now the T430s that wasn't booting boots fine. So I assumed the hard drive was going but the odd thing is that the 2nd T430s which now has the "problem drive" in it doesn't give me the 2100 error. The catch is the drive is encrypted with BitLocker and no combo of passwords or finger swipes will let us proceed. So my dilemna is I can't tell if this drive is bad because I can't see it. I ran Lenovo Bootable Diagnostics and they said they couldn't scan because it was encrypted. I put the drive in an external dock and connected it to a Windows 10 system and the drive doesn't show up under the Bitlocker to Go section. Is there any way to tell if this drive is completely done? It would be great to get data off of it but I can't seem to find a way. Everything I find seems to require a drive letter and this drive has none. Even booted into a live Ubuntu with the drive in the laptop and it wouldn't see it. Thanks all. 

A:2100: Detection Error on HHDOcan

A lot of people have had this issue with perfectly good drives, and some have said they resolved it by going into setup, and then saving settings upon exit.   Others have said that by pressing F12, entering the boot menu and selecting the HD will let it boot as well.    Another said that by changing from SATA to Compatibility in the BIOS, restarting and then setting SATA back to AHCI will force a reset of the drive so it will boot too. Not sure if any will work for you, but you might put the drive back in the original system and give it a try (if you have not already anyway). I did see also where Amy_Lenovo posted in the same thread that a fix was found for the X250 ThinkPads, but that it required the system be sent into Lenovo.

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Hi AllHave installed Windows 10 on ADATA SP600 120Go SSD M.22 on my T440. All was ok for month (10 month exactly).Recently i updated the bios to the latest one : 2.44 (I don't know which version I had before :-( ).And know the laptop reboot regulary with the error message : 2101 detection error on SSD M.2 Any suggestion are welcome.My first Idea is to downgrade the bios but offically it is not possible. I did not find the way to do.Thanks for your helpChristophe 

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I bought a X1 Carbon 3448-B86 G1 without a HDD. I bought a SSD HDD on ebay fru 45n8297, which physically suits. When I start I get this message. Is there any kind of initiation I need to do with the HDD?

A:Error detection HDD0 2100

There is nothing extra that needs to be done.  Try re-seating the drive but it may be defective.

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I have a X1C 3rd (2015) .it runs a win10 and works well,several days ago  the OS auto update for something what I really don't notice the detail,and the laptop cannot boot the OSanymore.when it starts ,it'll show 2103 detection error on ssd0 (m.2) on the lcdI run the diagnostic,all the test can pass.But I still can't find the ssd even in a PE recover modewhat can I do ,any can show some help pls. PS.the SSD is PM851 256GB Samsung?

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Hi there,I bought a x1 carbon 3rd gen and it has been working with no issues until today. I bought the 512gb ssd option. Suddenly, I am getting the mentioned error, 2103 detection error on ssd0 (m.2), each time I power on the laptop, with no possibility of booting into windows, etc.... Is this a failure in the ssd? Any suggestions?Any help would be really appreciated.Thanks.











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I am trying to run an online virus scan from symantec at http://security.symantec.com. I click the virus detection button and the scanning screen opens. The scan does not start. I receive an error message "unable to run virus detection"-In order to run Virus Detection you must be using Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher with ActiveX and Scripting enabled.
I have checked my internet options under the security tab. I defaulted my options and made sure activeX and scripting is enabled. I have windows xp pro with Internet Explorer version 6.0
I have tried reinstalling IE6.0

I have an antivirus program and I am not at risk. How can I fix this problem? thanks.

Site of the message i receive:
http://security.symantec.com/sscv6/...ie&venid=sym&plfid=23&pkj=WGVMRHYTINMHDKDCWLL
 

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Bought T580 with 512GB SSD 2 days ago. Yesterday and today it had this error above. Please advise. Running diagnostic did not resolve. Please help. Thank you.

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Hi,  I need to upgrade the firmware of the SSD and when I put the SSD in Lenovo laptops in ROM mode. I get the following error "2100 Detection Error on HDD0" as disk can't be read.  After this it asks me to press "ESC" to continue. I want it to go to PXE boot when the DISK failure is found as I push OS in the RAM and then treat this disk as secondry (SSD) and then recover it.  My boot order is set as :: SSDPXE  Can some please help how can I avoid getting in the Press ESC to continue and make machine reboot automatically? By the way its 440P lenovo machine I tried this stuff on. Any help is appreciated. Thanks-Vishal

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Hi Team.So my thinkpad t450s just crashed in the midst of playing some music.Then it rebooted and said 2101: Detection error on SSD1 (M.2)I cant come back to my OS because it is installed on the said SSD.Already read the manual and opened the thing up and cleaned and reseated the SSD. But does not help.Guess the SSD is broken? OR does anyone have any other ideas??Thanks a lot!

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hello.  I have a E540 laptop with a ssd.  Recently I have gotten this error when starting up my computer : 2100 detection error on hdd0.  To get past it I have turn off and on the laptop multiple times.  Does anyone have a fix?

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Hi, I bought my P50 like 4 months back and suddenly it has started to throw this error when the machine is starting up."2100: Detection error on SSD1 (M.2)". I have run the tests in BIOS mode and all the tests got passed. I have faced the error 2 times now and after keeping the machine down for few minutes and switching back on resolved the issue. But I can't be sure it will solve the issue next time.Just bit of a background to the error. I have started my machine this morning, and from Windows login screen machine sudddenly restarted saying "DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION". And on the restart I got the error. I do have a feeling that this not related to actual hardware, but firmware etc.  Any ideas would be highly appreciated. Thanks.Jaliya

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First, please forgive me. I am a computer noob. I'm not very savvy with computers, so I might need "extra" help.

We have a shared family computer and today, all of a sudden, a window popped up and said something along the lines of, "Hard Drive Detection Error". My wife restarted the computer and everything on the desktop disappeared, none of the programs were in the Startup menu and we have no idea what happened and how to fix this. I've searched and found that others had similar experiences. I'm not sure if my hard drive really is out of commission or if we've contracted a virus.

I'm running Windows XP (sorry not sure which Service Pack). My hard drive is petitioned into 2 parts, Operating System is on the C:\ and everything else (music, games, pics, etc...) is on the E:\. It seems like everything still shows up on the E:\, that's why I believe I may have contracted a virus???

Can someone please help this noob out?

Thanks in advance!

A:Virus???: Hard Drive detection error

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Hi all,i am discovering the same problem as most people here.I have an expensive Yoga Thinkpad 12, about 2000,= euro's in januari 2014, warranty endded in januari 2016, my extra 3rd yr warranty i have bought is missing by Lenovo (i forgot the registration but in the mean time i have send the supportdesk from Lenovo al the documents including pincode from the card) and now they say de extra warranty was canceled and / or credited. Nothing of that. poor service for such a great brand.But now my problem. about 3 weeks ago all of a sudden my SSD stopped and generated this 2100 error. It's a Samsung M27TD256 from the same series as Lenovo mentioned. Because of Lenovo's attitude of not servicing (Oh yes the supportdesk guy said SSD Failure, needs to be replaced for new) i went on to the Internet how to open the machine and without any damage that was no problem. I have a computer repaircentre myself and i tried to replace te Samsung SSD with: a 120 Gb Kingston SSD / a 240 Gb Kingston Fury SSD / an Intel 120 Gb SSD. All brand new, right out of stock, non will work !!!So i took the old original SSD, tested it in another PC and it works perfectly, i could install Win 10 and boot from it.I put it bak in the Yoga... nothing. the 2100 error again.So i thought it would be the mailboard or controller but curious a i am, i took an old 250 Gb harddrive, no SSD and guess what....... The Yoga booted up without any error messages, external DVD connected and i could install an OS (whatever, Win8... Read more

A:2100: Detection error on HDD0 (Main HDD) Where is ...

I had the same problem on a S230U Lenovo Twist. I replaced the MB and the HDD and the HD connector/controller and had the same problem. By accident, as a result of testing I installed the HD without the bracket that holds it in place. Voila it has not failed once since then. It has been running flawlessly for 2 months or more now. I havent bothered to reinstall the bracket since it is running great. There is almost no extra room in the HD compartment so I am not worried about it flopping around. Only thing I can figure is there is some kind of static buildup with the bracket installed. I tried bending the bracket to see if I could make it contact the MB to discarge static if that was the case. No good. Removed the bracket, and it worked immediately. I don't know if that will work for you but it worked for me.

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My X1 Yoga with a 512 GB hard drive just started getting the "2101 Detection error on SSD (M.2)" on boot.  When I am able to get it to boot it stays up for 10-30 minutes, then freezes and/or reboots. I have seen numerous postings in this forum and elsewhere but no definitive description or solution. Lenovo support refuses to answer any questions as the laptop is out of warranty. This is clearly a defect and KNOWN to Lenovo - yet I cannot find any resources to help solve the problem.  How is that even possible? If this is not addressed by Lenovo this will be my very last purchase from them. Does ANYONE have concrete information as to what this problem is and how to fix it? thanks

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Good day dear forum members! My brand new X1 Carbon arrived fully loaded......with errors. Right out of the box it hit me with a BSOD (CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED). The system boots from the second attempt, but BSOD pops up every 5-10min. All drivers/BIOS updated. 1TB Samsung nvme ssd (PM961 f/w3L0QCXY7) seems to be using a driver dated 6/21/2006 and so does its "Standard NVM Express Controller". Samsung nvme driver cannot be installed because it claims there's no suitable ssd, Samsung magician doesn't recognize the drive either, however, it is properly identified in the device manager. Any suggestions before I ship this back..? Any help appreciated.
 
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when this error pops up the only thing that is noted as [failure] is my media how do i solve this problem 

A:2100 detection error on HDD0 [mainhdd]

Hello ryuyankataso, welcome to the community,
 
could you maybe post which Lenovo notebook you have as this will help members to assist you best.  Quite often this error wil indicate that a hard drive has failed but can also mean that it has jogged loose and just needs removing and replacing.

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Receiving the following error upon boot:2100: Detection error on SSD1 (M.2)Resetting boot options to default from bios and cycling boot resolves issue. The issue persists on next boot cycle.I've never changed boot settings away from defaults, and the firmware is up to date. Are there any solutions that don't require SSD replacement or mailing my machine in for repair? Thanks.

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