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V310-15IKB 2nd drive issues

Q: V310-15IKB 2nd drive issues

Hi! I installed a SSD in my laptop and replaced the ODD with a HDD/SSD caddy with a WD HDD. There were issues like the laptop couldn't recognize the 2nd drive. Then I installed the Intel RST driver and now the laptop can read/write the hdd but it just sometimes can recognize it. When it does it works fine but after reboot, it doesn't shown up in Windows. In BIOS I allways see the two drives. If I enter BIOS before start the Windows allways sees the HDD until I reboot it. The controller mode is AHCI.Any suggestions? Regards,Imre

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Preferred Solution: V310-15IKB 2nd drive issues

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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Hi, What is a good 256G M.2 NVMe SSD good to be used on a V310-15IKB?BTW, I tried WD Black PCIe WDS256G1X0C and V310 could not detect it.

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i have
V310-15IKB Laptop (Lenovo)
And I want to know how to disable the boot from DVD ROOM
 
 
Moderator comment: Model added to subject for clarity.

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Well, since no one had replied to my previous question, i will ask again.Firstly, how many time do i have to start a new topic to get noticed?My 1month old laptop freezes constantly, i don't know what is happening, checked everything related to the updates, drivers, errors, viruses, scans and that stuff, laptop doesn't have heating issues, app crashing, slowdowns... Did the lenovo slution center scans, it is all good. I heard from the other members that replacing motherboard wont solve the problem, so dont try that, i am asking you what else can i do? i cannot even browse the internet, play YT videos,I simply dont have time to waste, reinstalled win10, updtated to the latest bios and even that wont help, so i' am assuming that my device is faulty. How am i supposed to do my job, when i have unstable laptop? I am wondering will you replay this time, and please don't tell me to run lenovo solution center, or to update drivers, or to reinstall windows for the 4th time. I've had enough of it.Looking forward to your reply,Kind regards

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Hi there I have recently purchased a V310 15IKB notebook. It is working fine, but I am unable to update monitor driver to the latest one. It is always showing "Generic PNP monitor". Driver date is quite old: 21.06.2006. Generic PnP monitorCan you pls adivise how to update it? Thank you in advance S 

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I tried to replace the ODD with an online purchased HDD caddy. After installation, during boot up, it took long time to boot up and when login to windows, the second hard-disk cannot be found. What special caddy do I need? Or some thing I missed out at the bios (I did try all the order option in the bios)

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Hi. I bought a V310-15IKB (80T3). It was easy to upgrade the parts with my old Lenovo since all I had to do was remove the screws under the battery and the lid would come out. Now I want to connect my SSD to my new laptopn but I couldn't figure out how I can remove the back lid. I removed all the screws but I can't find a handle to grab. There are tutorials on Youtube for 15IKB, but on all of them, there is another hatch for HDD, but not on my model. I am adding pictures of my computer. I'd be glad if anyone can tell me how to remove the back lid.

A:How To Upgrade SSD On V310-15IKB (80T3

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
Are you removing the optical drive first if so equipped?  By removing it will allow easier removal of the base cover from the top half.  Page #32 of your model's Hardware Maintenance Manual will explain how to remove the drive.  Starting on page #35 explains the base cover removal.  Here is a link to that manual for your reference......
 
https://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/v310-14-15ikb_hmm_en.pdf
 
There is also a Lenovo Training Video for the V510.  Although it is a slightly different model, the technique for removing the base cover should be the same.  Here is a link to that video series....
 
https://www.lenovoservicetraining.com/showcase?sid=1194&key=TGVuZw==

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Hi, I just got a new V310-15IKB notebook and I would like to use it with Windows 8.1. I installed the system but I cannot  find the Win8.1 drivers at the download page:http://pcsupport.lenovo.com/cz/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/lenovo-v-series-laptops/v310-15ikb/d... Suprisingly, Win7 drivers seem to be available, but there are no drivers for Win 8.1 listed. Where can I get the appropriate W8.1 drivers? So far, I have managed to get some of the things working (e.g. the wlan and camera) by intalling either the W7 or W10 drivers. However, the driver for the graphics chip seems to be troublesome. I tried installing the driver provided by Intel (https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/26836/Graphics-Intel-Graphics-Driver-for-Windows-15-45-?v=...) but it refuses to intall and claims that minimum requirements are not met. What should be done to get around this issue?

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Good day, I am the owner of a Lenovo laptop having the following specifications: Product Code: 80T30127RIMotherboard: LNVNB161216 (U3E1)Processor: Intel Core i7-7500 uRAM Memory: 8 GB DDRAM 4 2133 MhzStorage: WDC WD10JPCX-24UE4T0 1TBSATA Type: SATA-III 6.0Gb/s I want to replace the HDD of my laptop with one of the following SSD models: 1. Samsung 850 EVO, 2.5", 500GB, SATA III- Dimensions: (W x D x H mm) 100 x 6.8 x 69.85 2. Samsung 850 PRO Basic, 2.5", 512GB, SATA III- Dimensions:  100 x 69.8 x 6.8 3. Samsung 860 EVO, 500GB, 2.5", SATA III- Dimensions:  100 x 69.85 x 6.8 Please note that I want to remove the WD 1TB HDD of my laptop by replacing it with one of the above mentioned Samsung SSD's. My questions is: The Samsung SSD's mentioned above are compatible with my laptop?  Thank you.

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Hi, I bought yesterday lenovo V310-15IKB i5 7200u, i updated the bios but my laptop became slow freezing..etc I need the factory bios file because it was brilliant 

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Greetings, Two weeks ago, i bought Lenovo V310. Great laptop for the price, But, it freezes on its own from time to time. Laptop is brand new running windows 10. I have tested it with Lenovo Solution Center and it passes all the tests. But my main concern is why the laptop is unresponsive, i've tried pressing num and caps lock button to check if they would switch off but nothing happens. This is my second lenovo laptop and i have to say the previous one G580 worked better.  I bought this V310 for web development and those things should not happen. This problem occurs on Windows 10 and Linux Ubuntu. Do you have any tips how to fix this freezing issue, i cannot rely on the faulty laptop.Thanks,Kind regards!

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Hello, I have a problem with biometric sensor on V310 after change motherboard. Windows 10 not see this in devices management. How i enabled this sensor. In bios i not see anything as fingerprint

A:Ideapad V310-15IKB problem with biometric

Welcome to the forums,
 
IF you cant see fingerprint in BIOS its a hardware problem.  I would contact the service people that replaced the motherboard.
 
 

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Hi everybody, I bought a new IdeaPad v310-15ikb, I have been using it for one week and I realized that fun is running all the time, although CPU usage is low (~5%) and its temperature is also ok (36░C, HWMonitor). The fun speed and noise that it does is not big but still audible, it starts quickly after switching on and never stops entirely. I installed the latest bios update yesterday, nothing changed so far. I would like to know if it is normal and I need to accept it (I don't want to return the laptop, I like it otherwise) or if there is a way how to solve it / control the fan speed. Thank everybody in advance. 

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Hello! I have a v310 laptop with 1 tb HDD and plextor px-256s3g m2 SSD. I tryed install win10 64 bit to m2 ssd. After restart i see error message: file: \boot\bcdstatus: 0xc0000e9info: an unexpected i/o error has occurred. I set uefi, legacy mode in bios. secure boot on/off. I tryed install 1 tb hdd. work good all set.

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I recently bought a Lenovo V310-15IKB about a month ago, shortly after installing Windows 7 or Windows 10 my laptop has started getting semi random freezes. When a freeze occurs the entire system locks up, the sound makes a very short interval constant loop, and I have to preform a full reboot. It seems to happen more frequently feels like it can happen at any time. Can any one help me ?

A:Lenovo V310-15IKB Hanging Issue

Hi Nawaid,1. Does your systems have other symptoms? Such as slowing down, application crashing, etc.?2. You may try to perform a memory scan to see if there is any issue on the RAM.
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff700221.aspx
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Two mounts ago, I bought Lenova V310 15IKB. In first week my laptop froze twice. It's freezing since I got it. Last night I went back to work for a presentation and I lost all my work because of froze. When I called with an authorized service, he told me to format all it. This is new laptop... The authorized service does not help at all. I have also written to various complaint web sites but have not found any result. No body call me or writen. I bought Lenovo for the first time with my friends' advice. I think this is the end. In my research on the Internet, many people have expressed the same problem for this series. It is defenetly this problem on this series. Please, help me for this problem... 

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Good day, I am the owner of a Lenovo laptop having the following specifications: Product Code: 80T30127RIMotherboard: LNVNB161216 (U3E1)Processor: Intel Core i7-7500 uRAM Memory: 8 GB DDRAM 4 2133 MhzStorage: WDC WD10JPCX-24UE4T0 1TBSATA Type: SATA-III 6.0Gb/s I want to know what is the maximum RAM capacity that I can instal on my laptop.  Thank you

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Hi thereI bought a user Lenovo V310-15IKB (80T3) laptop that has the screen resolution of 1366 * 768.I was wondering if this is possible for me to upgrade the LCD to FHD replacing the already installed.  Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.  Thank you in advance.   

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My laptop has very bad screen flickering when I use the VGA output on both Windows 10 and Ubunutu.On Windows 10 I have installed the latest intel and ATI GPU drivers.  I have tested the VGA output with a lot of monitors but the problem persists. The HDMI Output quality is normal as expected, but the VGA output gives me headaches and is visible that the image is "wavey"  Is there any way to overcome this issue ?

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Hello everyone, I install Samsung 960 EVO 250 GB into my laptop (Lenovo V310 15-IKB 80T3) and it isn't appear in BIOS and Windows 10 SGL x64 (Creators Update) Disk Management menu. All possible drivers, updates and latest BIOS are installed.  Is this laptop can work with this SSD? Will new BIOS is published? Can you help me to operate this device? Thank you.  

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Hello everybody !I bought few days ago a lenovo v310-15IKB notebook, and after i installed the windows 7 64 bit, i downloaded the drivers from lenovo suport page and after i installed the driver for the display adapters, it doesn't work properly and i have the error with openGL. I update my BIOS and install another driver from the AMD site, but still doesn't work. Can you help me ? Thank you very much !


























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Hello I bought a V310-15IKB Laptop (Lenovo) and after installing all the drivers still no I got No Audio using a HDMI port on tv and there are no option for HDMI in sound playback devices Can someone please help me to fix this problem?

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Secondary hdd caddy (various type and mark) incompatible some hdd drives .My previous laptop was ideapad 110.same disk and caddy didn't work on v310( 2tb seagate st2000lm003).but my old harddrive (320 gb sata seagate) work with caddy on v310 . Why ?

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I bought new V310-15IKB Laptop and I've been using it for three days. Today I turned it on like always (the battery was fully charged the day before, so without the charger connected to it) and a windows update popped out. But at the same time at the screen there was some weird message (I made a photo) So I clicked Enter and it turned on. I saw that the battery is 97% and connected the charger, but it wasn't charging at all to my surprise (it's written 'connected, not charging'). I reset the laptop and problem is still the same. When I disconnect the charger the battery is running lower (from 97% to 95% and so on), when I connect it it's not charging. It's a huge problem for me, I need laptop to work, so I asked my friend to help, but he checked the saving energy thing in lenovo companion and it's turned off, we have no idea why this problem with battery exists. I need my laptop for work, if I can't get it fixed in a few days I have to go to the shop and return the laptop and buy something else instead. I really like it, don't want to do that, anyone can help me with my problem? And sorry but English is not my first language, I tried to translate everything the best I could.

A:New V310-15IKB Laptop, battery doesn't charge after the update.

Looks like Windows Update is trying to update your BIOS. Maybe try connect device to power socket and repeat the update.

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Hello!I am interested if anyone has successfully installed M430 GPU driver in win 7 on mentioned laptop?Is this even possible? I?ve heard something about incompatibility of this hardware setup and win 7..?I was trying for days without success? in installed them from Lenovo support side, amd official side, but I always get: Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43).any ideas?  Which graphic drivers am I supposed to install for this laptop?Thanks a lot!

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Hello I received a Lenovo V310-15IKB and  I updated the  bios with the latest version released on June 12, 2017 , which I thought solves the PXE Boot problem on Intel 7th gen. Kaby lake processors( PXE-E16 error -No offeres were received). Unfortunatelly , it doesn't.Do you know when we could expect this problem to be solved on V310 ?Thank you.

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Hi, 
 
I'm usig Lenovo V310-15IKB Laptop and just updated my bios. But according to my researches, new bios firmware causes freezing issue randomly. I want to flashback old bios but i couldn't find any file to download. Anyone can help?
Thank you.
 
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A:V310-15IKB - Flashback Problem, need older BIOS version

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
I was able to locate a download of version 2WCN33WW for your model.
 
Click here for the README file for that BIOS version
 
Click here for a direct download of version 2WCN33WW

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Just wanted to document what I've observed so far that way anyone experiencing similar problems will be able to see they're not alone. Bought as Open Box on Newegg, seemed fine at first. Eventually I had the laptop completely power off as if the battery had been pulled out. It simply lost all power without warning. This has happened around 5 times but who's counting so could be more. Then I noticed the Elan Touchpad was acting weird, randomly I will be using this laptop and the touchpad thinks I am pressing 3 fingers when I'm only using 1. Fair enough maybe the touchpad was faulty? However I soon discovered if I held my finger 1-2 inches above the touchpad the cursor would move, as if I was in contact with it. I found that entirely bizarre because I was literally not touching the thing so how it's even possible is anyones guess. Clearly there's something electrical going on IMO but sending the thing to be repaired resulted in them simply restoring the original disk image claiming IMAGE UPGRADE was cause of these crazy things. That makes entirely no sense btw and how someone would think that is beyond me. That's my experience using it, otherwise I found it to be rather decent sadly it's just unstable. Seems to be an electrical problem.

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I have my laptob for about a year now and not too long ago, my usb ports except for one suddenly stopped working. They give power to the devices, but there is no detection towards the devices. I checked the device manager and there are no yellow exclamation marks. The "allow windows to turn off device" feature is also turned off in device manager. The disable selected sespend registry is on (1) and my power management settings is set that it wont turn off my usb's and as well my drivers are up to date and i have no virusses on my pc (I scanned three times with iobit malware fighter pro). Yet all my usb's exept for one usb does not work. Please help, i have been having this problem for weeks. Thank You

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Hi, I have a brand new Ideapad 310 touch-15ikb. wifi-speeds are crazy low. ethernet speeds are about 55mbps download/70mbps upload, WIFI SPEEDS 5mpbs download/40mbps upload.upgraded the wifi driver, and updated to the latest windows 10 and everything, could not figure out what is wrong. Run Lenovo diagnostics for wireless, showing everything OK.  I m literally sitting next to the router, but not working. on my other devices such as iphone, and ipad i have up to 45mbps wifi speeds. Thank you very much.

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I ordered this laptop a few months ago from Amazon and from the start it had some malfunctions like mouse glitches and speaker glitches while playing sound. I said ok I can live with that. Then progressively it started to get slower, then a few days ago the screen would suddenly turn black, so I would have to force shut down. And restarting has a 30% chance of success, if it doesn't freeze mid start-up. McAfee is newly installed and always scanning for viruses, but I can't do a full scan now without the laptop freezing and quiting. I don't know if it's a problem from windows 10 or the laptop. Maybe both. Can someone please help and advise what to do. Thank you.

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My Yoga 720-15IKB Laptop (ideapad) display started to flickering and not show strange patterns in the screens, see video of flickering and them the patterns that are displayed.With this my laptop is useless .Any possible causes and solutions ?  

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I PURCHASED A LENOVO 320E LAPTOP AND UNDER A WEEK...1. THE PLASTIC BODY TENDS TO MAKE CRACKING NOISES WHEN A LIITLE BIT OF HEAT IS EMERGED (while playing any games/charging).2. THE LAPTOP LID BEACAME A LIITLE BIT NOISY DURING OPEN/CLOSE.3. MOUSEPAD IS RATTLING/LOOSE BUT FULLY FUNCTIONING.4. THE FRAME AROUND THE SCREEN HAVE GAPS BETWEEN THEM.ARE THESE ISSUES NORMAL.?DOES THESE ISSUES CAN BE FIXED UNDER WARRANTY?HELP!

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Hi Support, I bought my IdeaPad a month ago. After few days of using i saw a black horizontal line on the screen. I opened a ticket and sent my laptop for a warranty repair. Today i recieved my laptop, and black line issue was fixed. BUT!!!! After the 'repair' two new issues are intoduced!1) This is the craziest to my mind - my screen is assembled with an issue. It is curved in the middle of the screen, and i'm afraid if i push that a place a bit harder my screen will be damaged. Do you have a quality Control service? I cant imagine your engineers have not seen what they done. 2) After repair i can see a backlight bleed on the bottom of the screen. It was not there before, so it's an issue after the repair!  I'm totally mad! How come you could make two critical issues from one? I need your help, even if that sounds funny

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Hi, I've recently bought online a Lenovo IdeaPad 520-15IKB, i7-8550U Kaby Lake R, 15.6" Full HD, IPS, 4 GB, 2 TB HDD, nVIDIA GeForce MX150 4GB. Apparently, the laptop has no optical drive installed (see attached image below), despite the images on the website which showed an optical drive on the right side. I'd like to know if I can use any of the optical drives listed on the parts lookup page to install to this laptop. If yes, do I need a caddy to hold the optical drive? Thanks,Gabriel 


























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My pc is not showing my internal hdd. It only shows the ssd. I just recently did the creators update, could this be causing the problem.

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Hi !I just bought a new Lenovo Ideapad 520-15 Ikb for 1099 ? and it came without optical disc drive when the images on on the online publication of the product shows it with the optical disc drive.some basic info:Why my lenovo isnt with an optical drive ? Do I bought it in the right price ?It also came with publications that shows the optical drive on it

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When the wd elements 1 TB external hard drive is connected to Lenovo IdeaPad 320 - 15IKB (Type 80xl,80ye), the light of the hard drive is continuously on but the device is not shown on my computer. the device is also not visible on computer management -> storage and also not show in device manager.And the moreover..the hard drive is visible at times and is working fine but suddenly stops detecting. for say, the device got detected and I start copying some file..in the middle of copying the drive automatically disconnects even though the light on the hard drive is still on.I tried uninstalling and reinstalling of universal serial bus drivers. but no solution.the hard drive is working on other laptops with both 2.0 and 3.0 ports. but it is not showing on Lenovo IdeaPad 320 model.please help.

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I have just seen a  Cummulative update for Build 1803. I have a couple of issues with the initial 1803 update, namely my Ideapad 310-15ikb Freezing, and the Dolby Audio being broken. Has anyone with the same issue as I do tried the update, and those issues mentioned "fixed"?

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This post:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Pre-Installed-Lenovo-Software/Lenovo-Solution-center-intallation-and-or... Does Lenovo solution center run on your machine?

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Hello, My V310 15IKB laptop froze during a light game, the system was not heating. Only fan is running wildly and when I unplug the power cable, nothing responds. When replugged, fan and hdd sound is heard only.Hard reset button on the side and pressing and holding the power button while unplugged did not solve the issue. I think it is ridiculously difficult to remove the battery so I'm skipping this method for resetting bios. It still has the warranty but I'm going abroad tomorrow, to Germany where my warranty is not valid. If this is an hardware issue, this would prove expensive to cover by myself. But if I leave the device here for repair, I'll have to work for months without a computer of my own.Does anyone know another alternative solution to try?Thanks a lot.

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My device's model 80T300T6TX v310 is the best of the 15 problem in the following I would like to make m2 ssd supplement to my device. In the forum some of them said that 970evo is not working on the problem NVMe ssd can run it which is the most suitable ssd for this model (m2) 860 sata m2 compatible? can you find a solution?   

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On my laptop which is now about 6 years old I have been experiencing a few issues. First as the laptop is so old it has seen its fair amount of system restores but one thing I have been noticing is that my hard drive space is disappearing. The laptop started with 160gb (shows how old it is) split 80gb between the different partitions but now it only has 69.5gb per partition, so does anyone have any clue how to restore the space?

The second problem I am having is with installing my printers, I have successfully installed two wireless printers on my desktop pc but when it comes to connecting to the printer I must first setup a temporary link with a usb to one of the printers but when I connect them together it does not pick it up. But if I plug other devices in then run fine, anyone got any ideas?

The last issue I am having seems to be some sort of autorun problem, for example when I insert a install disc the autorun box pops up but does not display the install and I only have the option the view all of the files so I have to find the setup application within the disc myself. Any ideas?

I know I am asking about a lot of issues but any help is appreciated.

A:[SOLVED] USB, hard drive issues and auto run issues

Hi try this for auto run Fix Windows 7 AutoPlay Dialog Box Missing or Not Appear, Display and Pop Up ? My Digital Life
for question one are you saying you have 69.5 gb free on each drive partition
on question 3 did you install the driver for the printer which is the default

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About a month ago my hard drive froze up and I replaced it with a Western Digital Caviar Black 500 gb Sata drive. I used an external USB hard drive enclosure to remove files etc, the old hard drive still worked, just wouldn't boot the OS. Well since then I had problems with boot up. At first it was just that restart wouldn't work out of Windows XP. The motherboard would beep, display it's identity and stop. Sometimes it would stop after detecting the CPU and the memory but not continue on to even look for the Hard drive or anyother bootable device. Now it takes two, three, sometimes four tries to get it to proceed to detect the hard drives and occasionally freezes on the Welcome screen to XP. When I check the event viewer it seems to get into loops of security checks, running the same one over and over. The last time I checked the System events, it showed none prior to the current boot up. I am also getting hard drive errors. No bad sectors, just corrupted files and messed up index entries.

System:

Amd Athlon 64, 200 MHz 3200+ about 3 years old
Winfast NF4SK8AA Motherboard
3 GB Ram, 2 x 512 Kingston, 2 x 1024 Lifetime
Asus branded - Nvidia GeForce 7300 GS
Windows XP Home, SP3

I am also having no problems once the computer actually boots, no BSOD's, nothing untoward. Also after it's going awhile, seems to start and stop no problem. It's feeling like an old car right now.

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A:Boot issues, Hard drive error issues

First, I would certainly change out your power supply because generic ones are often garbage. There are tremendous deals in the 450-550 range reputable psu's.

Second, check out this superb tutorial on USB by LookinAround: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic122125.html

Third, run ChkDsk.

Fourth, I think it would be good for you to run a harddrive diagnostics. Your manufacturer will provide a free utility to do so.

* By the way, I have the same cpu on my second rig and it is a solid one. Steady as she goes...
 

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