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this thing prevent me eject harddisk, how to solve the problem?

Q: this thing prevent me eject harddisk, how to solve the problem?

i got eject problem everytime i plug any usb drive
when i open the process using a program called "procexp" or process explorer that i downloaded , i found some process preventing the safely remove hardware
Screenshot below :

the process is :
1. $extend/$metadata
2. System Volume Information

edit : i cant close the handle (process) it say "the handle is invalid"
i am using win 10 build 10586

please help me, any comment is greatly appreciated

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How to prevent page ejection When I use rolling paper. Plz help me.

A:How to prevent page eject? VB, VFP, VC++ any of these

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please i want to prevent downloading from the internet to my hard disk.
I want all downloads to be save in USB pen drives,cd's and floppy disks.
I also want to prevent downloading of videos to my desktop.
Thank you.

A:prevent dowloads to harddisk

i still need your tech support

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I frequently saw old LCD screens/monitors (few years old) have become a bit yellow and and it cannot display a perfect white colour.

So, how to solve it? i think many people will suggest to get a new LCD.

and any ideas on how to prevent it?


A:How to solve/prevent LCD screen become yellow after long time?


Might help you out doesnt really provide a solution I dont think but some good reading

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If I Back Up Disks, And I Get A Error Message Mark Your Disk And Insert,,,, I Can Not Get The Tray To Open,,,,, And Insert Another Disk. I Have To Completely Shut Down My System To Get The Old Disk Out, And I Cant Do The Backup.... Help

A:Solved: Windows Vista. Eject Tray Wont Eject

Dose this happen ONLY when doing a "Back up" or all the time?

What program are you using to make this Back up?

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I upgraded from Vista to W7 ultimate, when I try to use the optical drive eject key nothing happens. I can eject the disc by navigating to the disc in Computer, r click, eject. Unable to find updated driver on hp site. HP Pavilion dv3-1075US. Any help is appreciated.

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A:hp pavilion eject key fails to eject disc

Hi and welcome to TSG.

My first thought would be a physical problem with the button. Optical drives don't have any drivers as such to download, they are an inbuilt driver in Windows. If it works fine via the Control Panel (right click, eject) as you say but doesn't work with the button on the machine, then I suspect the button may be broken.

Probably your easiest solution is to but a new drive, they are pretty cheap.

For standard CD/DVD drives: http://www.newegg.com/Store/SubCategory.aspx?SubCategory=55&name=CD-DVD-Drives

For CD/DVD writers: http://www.newegg.com/Store/SubCategory.aspx?SubCategory=5&name=CD-DVD-Burners

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I have 40GB harddisk and now I am moving to 120GB SATA hardisk. But i want all the data with softwares, plugins and all the windows settings to be transferred in the 120 GB harddisk.

There is any way so that all files and setttings will transferred and I dont have to install everything again.

In my system Windows XP Pro SP1 is installed.

A:Transfer data/settings from small harddisk to big harddisk

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Hello all,

I need some advice.

I recently replaced my old harddisk to a new harddisk. The old harddisk has windows xp home and other programs installed.

I did not format the old harddisk, I only took out the old harddisk and replaced it with a new harddisk. I then installed windows xp home to the new harddisk.

While I am installing programs on the new harddisk, I discovered that one of the programs do not allow me to activate the program license because I have previously activated the program on my old windows. I need to do a proper uninstallation to release the license, then I can activate the license of the program in the new harddisk.

My question is, can I take out my current new harddisk, replace it with the old harddisk, boot up as normal into the old harddisk windows, uninstall the program inside the old harddisk, then replace the old hardisk with my new harddisk again.

Will I be able to access the old windows on the old harddisk?
Will it mess up my current windows/programs settings?
Will my current new harddisk windows be able to work as normal after accessing the old harddisk windows?
I thought of accessing the old harddisk as a slave, but I do not know if it is possible to access the old harddisk and do a proper uninstall of the program?
Is there any better way of uninstalling the program on my old harddisk?

Thanks in advance.

A:Accessing Win XP on old harddisk to uninstall programs after installing new harddisk

you have to swap out the drive completely. at no time should you have both hdd plugged in.

repeat, do not run them as master and slave. run each hdd individually at each time only.........

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A:How do I remove "eject device" tool from taskbar (no devices to eject)

The tool won't show up if there are no devices to eject.

Have you right clicked on it? What does it show?

There are devices which you may not realize are considered removable, such as hot-swap hard drives.

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Why do I have to try to eject a USB drive twice for it to work. Most of the time I
try to eject a USB thumb drive I get the message that I can't eject the drive. But
when I try to eject it a second time it works.

A:USB eject problem

Check the two smart card services to see if they are set to manual or automatic in services.msc

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I safely remove my USB device. It remove from computer. but it's still flashing. As I remove this, it should be light of. I don't understand that what's problem

A:USB Eject Problem

It`s perfectly normal. As long as you get the safe removal message your fine.

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I have a Compaq Presario Intel-P4 with 256MB-RAM. I have been using a CDwriter-cum-DVD combo for several months. I recently updated to XP-SP2 and also patched my system from WinUpdate site. I also just updated Nero6-reloaded packages 1 and 3, without yahoo toolbar.

My CDwriter-cum-DVD combo drive is suddenly refusing to open the drive, either from pressing the hardware switch on the drive, or right-clicking the drive in MyComputer and selecting eject. I am only able to open the drive by inserting a pin in the front-hole of the drive.

Is this a potential hardware issue, or some software conflict (driver, dll, etc.)?


A:CD eject problem

Does it still read?

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didn't wanted to start another similar thread
I am having strange problem, I've win 7 ultimate in my laptop, its running norton antivirus for a year almost and is virus free IMHO.
I am logged in as admin, and have most windows updates installed.
proper motherboard drivers from manufacturer, Laptop is under a year old and initially didn't had this problem.

But when i connect any USD Device, and click on green icon in system tray, it doesn't extends menu, I don't see any menu no matter how many times i try it, Having this issue since a few months now, Every time I go to my computer and right click on usb drives and selected eject.

But Recently I purchased a WD Element usb HDD, although i was in habit of going to my computer to eject USB Disk but this time its a shocker
WD drive doesn't even shows a EJECT option in my computer even.

Here's a screenshot

I don't wanna FRY my external HDD by hot un-plug, as I just spent last night, pulling data from a bad 500GB Internal 3.5inch SATA II HDD, and yeah for those who don't believe the frozen drive recovery method, it works dude, I pulled more than 120GB last night after freezing the drive and then attaching it as secondary drive on my Desktop

I am now running SFC to verify only on laptop, lets see what the logs have for me.

any suggestion much appreciated

A:yet another USB Eject Problem

Hello ghpk, welcome to the forum

click on start orb Type services into the search for programs box, Click on Services when it appears in the list, scroll down to Bluetooth support and double click on it and ensure it is set to Automatic click Apply and then Start and eventually on OK. Then close all windows that have opened and try to eject your device again.
Let me know how you get on.

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I use two usb flash drives and an mp3 player. Some time ago the icon that should appear in the bottom right corner stopped appearing. It is difficult to stop the device so that it can safely be removed without this function. Where has it gone and how can I restore it.


A:USB Eject problem

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Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3835 Mb
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Hard Drives: C: 921 GB (827 GB Free);
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0DPRF9
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Macrium processes. After completing a reboot into Macrium restore page from the Sony usb device, when I go to the "eject" window, it gives me the msg that the device is in use. I have seen this before so would just pull the device anyway - the Verbatim usb for my win 10 boot process does not give me this message. Is this problem particular to certain usb's? I do not know which files on the device are in use. Should I just pull it or try another type of usb. This one is old. Thanks.

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hi.i have a problem since now.i cant eject and safe remove my external drives and memory sticks.when i try to click on the list to any device 'eject drive' from the notification area,nothing happen.no message any more that i cant remove with safety my device.sometimes then,there is no list when i click to the icon 'safety remove hardware... '

A:problem to eject external drives

Not sure how you fix it. But until you do I would use this:

It flushes disk buffers. I have it linked to my F10 key. I have a couple of USB docking stations. Running sync.exe flushes all your hard drives. It's a command line app.

I just hit sync a couple of times then turn my docks off. Most of the time when I tried to stop USB with the safely remove it didn't work anyway.

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Okay, so here is my problem:

1)Obviously my dvd-rw isn't ejecting right.
2)i did use a pin to put into the small hole (but not working)
3) i tried the microsoft auto fix dvd drive software, and tried to eject it (Not working)
4)tried reboot and reboot again (not working)
5)i did try to use something to try to make it open (But kinda not sure if i'll spoil it)
5)clicked the left mouse when restarting and try to eject it (Not working)
I've tried almost everything that i can do. So the thing is :

*Is there any other solution other than buying a new drive?*

Currently there is a disk in the drive too.

A:Dvd-rw drive problem, can't eject(Special)?

Hi go back to your second option use a paperclip you have more chance of success with that as it is thicker and flat on the end

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Hi all

I have a problem when ejecting any hardware from a pc. I double click the eject hardware icon in my sys tray, highlight a device eg CD Rom and click "Stop"

The pc then hangs!

I'm using Windows 2000.

I've looked on MSKB and Google but haven't found much.

Any ideas?


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My hard disk did not detecting when i connect hard disk to the pc the system will restarts
please anyone can help

A:harddisk problem

Remove temporarily the HDD while computer is turned off and unplugged. Does it reboot also?

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Hello, my friend recently formated one of his hdd (the main), he put windows XP on it.. evreything works fine... on the bootup it finds 2 hdd.. so evreything is normal... same thing in the bios... but once he goes on my computer there's only one hdd, only the master.. it looks like that it doesn't find the slave. You guys have some advices?? Please let me know as soon as possibile.


A:Problem with Harddisk!

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I have a 210GB Hard drive and apparently i only have 16GB of space left. This didn't look right to me so i went into my Cdrive and checked the size of each folder and added them up on a calculator. Not counting folders that were a few MB or KB the calculator told me i have only used approximately 146GB of space. I ran a defrag and cleanup only a few days ago. So what's going on?

Here are the folders in my C drive:

Program Files = 2GB
Program Files (x86) = 70GB
Windows Folder = 23GB
Users = 44.6GB
SwSetup = 6GB
Temp = 0 bytes
PerfLogs = 0 bytes
Intel = 604KB
inetpub = 188KB
IExp1.tmp = 0 bytes
IExp0.tmp = 0 bytes
Games = 126MB
col1832 = 2.16MB
ATI = 248MB
AMD = 3.87

A:HardDisk Problem

Are you counting hidden and system files?

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I have a strange problem with my harddisk. There'e a light idicator on my computer shows that if the harddisk is running or not. After restarting my computer, this ididicator shows that the harddisk is running. This light lasts for many hours even I stopped all the programs running and Internet is disconnected. THe only way to stop this idicator is running a virus scan on the harddisk. After that scan, the idicator's light stops showing that nothing is using the harddisk. The virus scan shows that my computer is clean. Some days this problem doesn't appear but most days I have to do scan. I forced to do this scan because neglecting this may lead to harddisk failure as it happend before.

Any help?

A:Problem with harddisk

Hello Newtonx,

This is normal for there to almost always be some activity on your hard disk. Vista has many background programs and services that are constantly accessing the hard disk. Some of the most common ones are the Index updating the index during low or idle usage of the computer, System Protection creating a restore point, scheduled Disk Defragmenter scans, etc........

Hope this helps,

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I have recently had a problem with my pc and have lost important data. I was able to recover some by using recovery software. So i decided to buy a external USB HD for backing up my data from now on. Although the USC HD worked on a friends PC with XP it does not work on mine with a Win 98SE OS.
I can see the HD in windows explorer but when i try to access it, it says that the drive is not formatted and asks if i want to format it. But the HD is already formatted. I did it on the friends machine (XP) where we copied some program files that i might need on my own system (winamp3, anti-spy etc.).

Although i tried hard to get the new HD working with the external usb case i could not succeed so i decided to install it in my case as a slave driver. (Yes, i did changed the jumper settings correctly). Now, both in windows system and bios settings the new HD is visible but no drive letter is assigned to it and i can not access it in windows explorer.

Please, help. I am about to loose my mind...


A:Harddisk problem

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My harddisk is keep working, although I do nothing. Even I close all applications, it still running and cause my computer work very slow.
I don't really know what happen with my computer. If anybody know how to fix it, please tell me.

thanks you!!

A:Got a harddisk problem!! need some help!! plz!!

Please post more details!! Like anything strange happen lately, recent downloads, hardware changes, do you run a firewall, virus protection, system specs etc. etc.

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Good morning.I have tried everything that's possible with my laptop.I can't get it to work. I try to do a factory reset but nothing.Is it not possibe to get a windows 10 recovery USB stick from hp support?or Ihave bought one, where can I get one?

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My don't start.I need a recovery cd or usb. On the mean time bought a new harddisk now I need Windows 10.Try to do factory configuration, but nothing. Or simple I can't do that.I have never made a recovery cd. M#: E0K02UAS#: 5CG3254F3L

A:Harddisk problem

If you have previously installed and activated the Windows 10 you can reinstall it without a license key. The hardware id is stored on MS servers and will activate automatically.Use the directions here to "create installation media to use on another pc".https://www.microsoft.com/en-in/software-download/windows10

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I have a laptop HDD in an enclosure as an external drive & have had it for about 4 months. It uses usb port. I was using my computer & the hdd was working fine when suddenly as i was downloading something it could not finish dloading because it said the (already written) files could not be detected. Then i disconnected the cable & replugged it & the green light turned on in HDD but it still wasnt detecting it. Then i thought maybe something was wrong or stuck in hdd so i took it out of the enclosure & everything looked fine so i put it back & when i went to plug it in a error showed at lower right of the screen which said that the port hub had a power surge & to disco the hdd & click reset. (Also the green light didnt even turn on this time.) So i did. Then i thought i always used only one end of the usb cable (Double header) so i didnt get why it didnt work but i went ahead & tryed using both heads of the cable & still again said the same thing. I always had enough power so i dont get it. I plugged in my ipod into the usb port & it works good. What should i do?

A:HardDisk Problem

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Sir, i've 80 gb harddisk, but unfortunately while i'm formatting it, it shows me only 37.7 gb instead of 80 gb. So, sir please help me urgently to solve this problem.

A:problem in harddisk

First, please confirm that the hard disk contains only one partition and that it uses all the space on the hard drive. If that is the case then I would guess that chkdsk has over the years identified (and marked unusable) about half the sectors on the disk. That is unlikely; more likely you are talking about a partition that is only about half the hard disk.

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I am my boyfriend's tech support, but this problem is out of my league. Your help would be much appreciated.

He is running XP, using the built-in burning utility. He can use his disc drive to read and it will eject as normal. However, if he has burned a disc (CD-R or DVD) the drive freezes up and will not eject until after a restart. No error codes, just freezes up until restart. When he has restarted and retrieves the disc, is has burned correctly and is readable.

Does anyone have an idea of what is going wrong here? I've scanned some forums and found various issues with write speed (our current disc spool is Memorex CD-R 52x 700MB) and problems with this or that software, but he is using the built in utility for XP, which I believe is a Roxio driver? Any solutions would be oh so appreciated.

Thanks in advance!

A:Disc eject problem after burning, running XP

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Hi, My Hp touchSmart 15-j949us; M#: E0K02UA; S#: 5CG3254F3L. Comes with windows 8.1 pro installed. This was 2 years ago. In 1915 I have upgrade to windows 10.I have had problem with my fanmotor. After replacing the fanmotor, the machine will not start.What must I do to get back to windows 10 after factory reset. I have not execute it yet. I got an mesage that said: www.hp.com/go/techcenter/startup

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Good day!

I need help please. I have a seagate hard disk 80 GB. the problem started with a disk error then the bios now only detect 11BG of the total 80GB. How can i resolve this problem?

Thanks in advance.

A:Seagate Harddisk Problem

Go to your HD manufacturer's web site download and run the HD diagnostic utility.

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i recently got an additional 160 gb harddisk for my old pc.... and made my older 40 gb hd into the secondary drive... i have windows xp system
the older drive has 4 partitions... wen i check in MY COMPUTER the 4th partition in the secondary drive is shown as 6.91 gb... with free space of 1.11 gb... earlier, ie after the drives had been put in and the pc running fine, i could not access the data on the 4th part of the 40 gb older drive and even after trying with data recovery software i gave up n just formated it.... but even after the format the drive size is still being shown as..
free space:1.11 gb
total size : 6.91 gb..
is der any way i can fix this problem?this 40 gb hdd is 3 yrs old,... is it possible dat it is physically damaged?..


A:secondary harddisk problem

I don't think it is damaged. Go to administrative tools via the control panel, run computer management then select disk management. (Take care here) Right click on the drive that has the problem and delete the 6GB partition. You should be able to see the full capacity of the drive in unallocated space. Create a new partition using all the space and let your system format the drive. Thinks should be fine if that is the case.

If you can see your old partitions in disk management but they are displayed as unknown or something you may have formated them as dynamic volumes before. In that case it could be possible to access their data if you need to but please ask around on how to do this-sorry I don't know!

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Hello everybody.
I have installed my new Win8 and it seems it is in conflict with my second harddrive - WDC WD3200AAKB-00WHA0.
When the drive is plugged in, Win8 won't start at all, when I remove it, Win8 boots normally (from my first harddrive).
BIOS settings are correct, the first booting device is the first harddrive, where win8 is installed.
All HDDs are SATA.

Please, do you have any comments, any ideas?

Thank you very much!


A:win8 and harddisk problem

What happens if you plug it in after restarting? If lucky, then you could get control of it, maybe.

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My old 80GB crapped out on me, or so lengthy revival attempts showed, after a "Disk Read Error" message and reboot cycle on startup. So my friend gave me his old 40GB drive that may or may not have been formatted, he doesn't recall. I plug the Master ribbon cable and power connector to the drive, put my XP disk into my CD drive (to install XP when the time comes) and power on. The drive spins up. I get "Detecting Primary Master..............." or some such and then it goes to a black screen with a little flashing underscore. Oddly enough the light in my optical mouse flashes in time with it.

Am I just missing something in the reformat process or do I have something more to be concerned about?

Update: Okay, I changed my boot order so now I can get the XP CD to start starting. But part way through it stops and gives me "SESSION3_INITIALIZATION_FAILED" and then tells me to make sure any new hardware is properly installed. It adds the Technical Information of "STOP: 0x0000006F (0x00000020, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)" I'm using the ribbon-cable designated Master... does it matter if I use P4 or P5 for power?

It doesn't appear that Jumper position is the issue since I've tried it on Master and Cable Select with the same result...

Edit 2: XP disk was only an Upgrade so I'm up the creek at the moment. I'll try again later. Bah!

A:Harddisk install problem

First, try to format the drive with delpart to be sure, that all partitions which may have been created are delete Can you put the jumper on slave mode ? Or was your other drive master?

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I have just bought a new USB Harddisk case and plug it in onto my laptop, at first, it works fine. But in the past few days, Window XP cannot recognise the HD as "USB Mass Storage Device" as it used to be.

Now whenever I plug my USB cable in the port, it only shows "Unknown Device" under the Universal Serial Bus Controllers

What has gone wrong?

Thanks, guys !!!! This has been bothering me for a while..


A:USB External Harddisk problem

This little raindance will usually fix this issue.

Create a file with NOTEPAD containing the following lines and save it as FIX.REG
-------------------------- cut here --------------------------------

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Environment]

-------------------------- cut here --------------------------------

Double click on FIX.REG and say yes to the Merge Into Registry question.

Unplug ALL USB devices.
Open Device Manager.
View, Show Hidden Devices.
Uninstall all devices under USB Controllers.
Uninstall all devices under Disk Drives that you know are not present.
Uninstall all devices under Storage Volumes. Say no to any reboot prompts until you are finished. Also, if a Storage Volume doesn't uninstall, ignore it and move to the next one.
If you have a yellow ? with unknown devices, uninstall all of the entries there as well.

When this is done, reboot TWICE.

Reconnect the USB devices and see if they're recognized properly.

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I have WD Passport 320GB. I am using different desktop PC and laptops. All the window operating systems are XP. The problem is that pc or Laptop not always can recognise this USB HD.
Any suggestions to solve this problem
Thank you.

A:USB External Harddisk Problem

And what would the problem be?

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Hi all,
Recently i have purchased 1TB Lacie external hard disk.I am unable to access the hard drive when connected to PC.When it is powered on it is giving sound.


A:Reg. harddisk access problem

Is the external drive formatted?

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I'm having problems with this 80GB WD IDE harddisk I purchased 6 months ago. It was working perfectly fine until recently. Nowadays it suddenly disappears from Windows and BIOS without a warning. Then I turn my system off for a few minutes and then turn it back on and it's working again. I have Ariolic ActiveSMART software installed and it shows no problems with that particular harddisk. My system is an Intel 865PERL motherboard with P4 3Ghz HT, running a Windows XP Pro with all the updates installed for hardware and software.

I will appreciate any help/suggestions to resolve this problem

A:Weird harddisk problem

Have you checked the ribbon cable to make sure its securely seated? If it passes S.M.A.R.T. tests but occationally fails thats the first place I'd check. If that doesnt' fix it, try an entirely new ribbon cable. Also be sure to check the molex connector.

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hello guys on my external hard disk i have 4 folders with some files i never sav that i cant delete.. windows gives me a error
this folders have weird names like
how can i delete this folders

A:windows xp harddisk problem

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My XP does not detect my other harddisk (slave). Bios detects it but when windows starts i cannot access the drive. computer management-> disk managment does not do the trick this time. i installed windows again, and the drive was detected, but after a couple of boots it was the same. The harddisk cannot be found by windows. Both of my harddisks are Seagate Barracuda (master 120gb, slave 80gb) . I tried both of the disks on another computer and they worked fine. What is this, can anyone help?

A:Harddisk detection problem

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Hi, I recently installed Windows 7 and it's working great so far. But there's one tiny little thing that's been bothering me.

There's an icon for Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media, but the problem is that it's for my Samsung internal SATA hard drive!

Is there any way I can stop it from telling me it's okay to eject it? Or hide the icon itself?

A:Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media problem.

Yes, click on task bar ....properties.....customize

The area with the clock is the notification area.

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Hi there,

I have a SimpleTech Extenal Hard Drive connected through USB and everytime I got to eject it, I get the "Generic Volume cannot be stopped right now. Try stopping the device again later" error. This is driving me crazy! I have tried searching all over the net but I can never find anything too informative. Unlocker doesn't work properly on Windows 7, so that was a waste of time.

I am running Windows 7, 64-bit. Also, this only happens after I've transferred files to and from my external hard drive. This never happens when I've simply opened files from it, only when transferring files. However, files are not transferring when I am trying to eject it.

Please help me. I don't want to ruin my external drive, I've had to just turn it off instead of ejecting it due to no choice.

A:Solved: Problem: External Hard Drive Cannot Eject

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I have a pretty new computer, Windows 7 Pro 64-bit, but I've had nothing but trouble with it. I've already had the hard drive replaced due to failure, (at least it's still under warranty). But now I'm having flash drive problems. If I backup my files to a flash drive using GoodSync, everything is fine, but if I Copy/ Paste a few files to a flash drive, not for backup, but just to work on those files in another computer, they get corrupted. I check the files after I paste them, and they are OK, but after ejecting the drive (the right way), and then trying to access the files in another computer, they can't be opened. It happens the most on one particular flash drive, but I've also had it happen on other drives as well. This problem I had when I moved a few files from my defective hard drive before sending it to HP (all the rest of the files I had already backed up, and they are OK), but after I got it back, it was OK for a while, and now it's doing it again. I checked the Event Log, and there were no error messages related to the flash drive. The only error messages there were from Windows Media Player Network sharing Services, which I have now disabled.
I dont' know if Win7 Pro is a lot more buggy than Home Edition, but my old laptop I had for almost 5 years with Home Edition, and never had any problems, except for the DVD drive failing. This one has been giving me nothing but grief. It seems to work OK, but there's all little glitches that drive me nuts, and I wasted so much... Read more

A:Flash Drive Problem - Files corrupted after eject

Do you have anti virus software? to run malwarebytes?

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Every time i tried to remove my external hard drive or usb drive away using Safely Remove icon located at the notification, however when I hovered the mouse and right clicked or left clicked, neither of them worked.
Have you faced this problem before please help. Thanks
Tuan Tran

A:safely remove hardware and eject media problem

See if this helps,

Safely Remove Hardware - Eject Device

You may have to use # 3.

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hi..my harddisk screwed up..i'm able to start up the pc but it does not load windows where a blue screen is shown for 1 second and then it restarts itself..i sent it for repair and the guy said that my harddisk partition is screwed up and he cant reinstall windows..is this possible?

which is a better brand? western digital, maxtor, or seagate?

A:can a harddisk boot if there's problem with partition?

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