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Can I put an Ultra ATA drive in a laptop

Q: Can I put an Ultra ATA drive in a laptop

Can I put an Ultra ATA hard drive in a laptop that used a SATA hard drive. The reason I want to do this is because a friend's laptop won't boot , not even in safe mode,( imo the hard drive is nackered) and of course there was no backup done.The files are needed. Now of course you'll say why not use Acronis to transfer the files to an external HDD but the problem there is that none of my friends laptops USB ports are working( haven't checked this but I'm assured it is true), so there is now way to connect an ex. HDD to it. What I'm thinkin of doin is putting the HDD into an old laptop of mine and using Acronis to transfer the files to CD or an external hdd.

What ye think? I'm inexperieced with laptops so please be gentle if this is a stupid post.

Preferred Solution: Can I put an Ultra ATA drive in a laptop

I recommend downloading and running DRP. It's a recovery tool that has been proven to recover files that most other programs have no luck with. I've even recovered files from freshly formatted or partitioned drives.

You can download it direct from this link http://goo.gl/v51TwD. (This link will automatically start a download of DRP that you can save to your computer.)

A: Can I put an Ultra ATA drive in a laptop

It is possible that you might be able to connect an ATA HDD to the buss where the CD/ DVD drive is connected. Whether that is SATA or PATA is anybody's guess.

Although, if the Laptop's HDD is broken, I'm not exactly sure what you think you're going to accomplish by doing so. If it's dead, it's dead, and that would require the drive to be dealt with data recovery methods. Very expensive.

Plan "B" involves running a cable to a desktop from the laptop, and offloading the data that way.

However, dead is dead, be forewarned

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Hi all =). I'm getting a computer made with a 450w power supply. I'm getting a Geforce 6800 Ultra at least, but the company recommends a 480w supply for this card. I've heard of people having problems with their power supply not being able to cope with this card, but I don't know exactly at what power their power supplies ran. Will I run into any problems with the power supply I'm getting, or should I upgrade to 480w or more?

Don't know if you need this information also, but I think this may also effect my power supply:

Asus K8V SE Deluxe Motherboard
Athlon 64 3400+
1.5 GB pc3200 DDR Ram
120 GB HDD

Also heard that AMD uses less power than Intel or something...sooo I was thinking that perhaps my graphics card will not be affected as much because of this...but dunno. Help would be greatly appreciated =D.

A:Regarding Geforce 6800 Ultra, Ultra Extreme, or Asus v9999 Ultra Deluxe

One, Use a title once.

Two, nope nVIDIA GeForce 6800 families or newer REQUIRES 480w of psu minimum, PERIOD. it is not matter how much watts amd or intel uses, what you means that you must have 480w or higher to have GF 6800 working properly.

Recommendation, get ATI Radeon 9600XT or 9800XT, they merely used up less than 350w.


You will get better games or things out of ATI instead of nVIDIA due to power usages

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A friend asked me to get this old laptop to work it is an Ultra TS30EG with a 486 DX4 processor.

When it boots up PhoenixBIOS A486 Version 1.03 comes up and then it comes up with a non ystem disk error replace and press any key.

I tried to boot with Windows 95 disks but it states its not a system diskette.

Any help would be appreciated! It only has a floppy drive.

A:Old Ultra Laptop, Please help!

Reboot with a bootdisk and from the a prompt type sys c: then remove the disk and retry to boot.

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Hi guys, back after a few months away from this great site/forum.

I have a question regarding the CHAINTECH VNF4/Ultra Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra ATX AMD Motherboard I was searching all over the web but can't seem to find out if this motherboard will support the new AMD 64 X2(dual core) 939 CPU? It says it supports the AMD 64 & 64 FX CPUs, but what about AMD 64 X2(dual core) 939 CPU?

If anyone here can help me out, I'd be grateful. Thanks.

A:CHAINTECH VNF4/Ultra Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra ATX AMD Motherboard

Most nForce4 based motherboards support such CPUs but not all of them do so out-of-the-box. Make sure to have a motherboard from the latest production batch. If not, it might be handy to have a single-core to flash the BIOS in case it doesn't want to power up with the dual-core one.

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Hi All,

I have a GE USB plug and play and when I purchased the plug and play I got a cd with the GE USB Ultra Drive for Windows 98 only. My computer is a Windows 95. Can someone help me with how to obtain what I need to make the plug and play work on a Windows 95 computer?

Thanks so much,


A:USB Ultra Drive for Windows 95

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My hard drive recently went on me, so I ordered a new one. I guess I did it kind of hastily, since upon its arrival today, I came to find out that it is an SATA hard drive, while my laptop only furnishes an Ultra-ATA (44 pin) connection. DOH! My question is: does anyone know if an adaptor exists which would allow me to use this new hard drive on my laptop? And if so, any ideas where I might be able to get it? I did find that such adaptors exist for desktop computers, but haven't been able to find anything for the laptop. I've also found the universal USB adaptors, but that won't help either due to the fact that this will be my primary/only drive, and needs to be bootable. Any help here would be appreciated, I'm really trying to avoid returning this thing.

Thanks in Advance!

A:SATA HDD in laptop with Ultra ATA connection

There's no room in laptops to install an internal hard drive adapter, return the SATA if you can, otherwise buy the proper IDE laptop drive

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Hello everyone. I was hoping you all may know of an excellent laptop that can handle or
run The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim PC game on Ultra settings smoothly?

From a few hours of searching, I have come across a few laptop brands and models
backed up by actual videos showing that it can handle the game with High or Ultra settings.
I am going to put all that I found in a list below and would like to know which one you
think would be the best one out of the bunch. I know prices will vary and some of these
are no longer in stock, but I may still be able to find them elsewhere, so I will still include those too.

If you all have any suggestions on a laptop outside of this list, do let me know.
I was hoping the price range could be below $1,000. I will try to include links to
each one so that you can compare the specs faster instead of having to search each one up.

They say on most of these videos that the recording program they use to record their game play causes the skips and makes the FPS drop by 10 or so.

HP Pavilion DV6-6135DX ------> Video showing this on High Settings, not Ultra

Toshiba Satellite S55-A5294 ----> An older version that can run Battlefield 3 on Ultra
Toshiba Qosmio X505 ------> Video Showing Ultra Settings

Acer Aspire V5-572P-6858 -----> An older model running on High Settings
Acer aspire 5560-sb613 ---> High and Ultra side by side comparison

ASUS K55 Series K55N-DB81 -----> Not Skyrim, but plays Black Ops 2 almost on Max settings
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A:Laptop that can run Skyrim on Ultra Graphics

You can find laptops for gaming. And as you noted, you will pay more for a laptop over a desktop, sometimes as much as twice the price. And while it's nice to have a mobile computer, it's only mobile in the sense that it's easy to pick up and move about. Run time on battery power is very short when you are stressing the hardware and gaming machines are more likely to experience heat related issues. Just a few things to stress to your friend before spending the money and learning the hard way.

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Is there any way to use an external monitor with the XPS 13.  It would make working with photos on the road much easier.

A:using an external monitor with an XPS 13 ultra laptop

Yes - through the mini-displayport connector.

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What is the diff between the two drives and is it possible to use a Ultra drive on a Laptop that says it has an interface of ATA/1oo

Plus I know that someone said in one of the forums to go with the 7200 RPM
but looking at the Warranty and the cost has turned me to look at the Seagate 5400 RPM drives any Pros or Cons
thank you for any suggestions
I will be ordering this evening
Again thank you
Joe B

A:Solved: Hard Drive ATA / 100 or Ultra ATA/100

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Can I adapt or retrofit my compaq Evo D510, which is OEM with ATA/100 interface to take instead a modern 160gb SATA drive? Do I need to add a controller card to really take advantage or is that a wasted effort, not really being in the right place on the system bus?


A:HOW TO? Use SATA drive in Ultra ATA system??

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There are ultra bay adapters for the T410, as well as many other T-series laptops so you can install a 2nd hard drive in place of the CD or DVD drive.  I have the adapter and drive but for some reason the computer doesn't recognize the drive in the bay.  You can hear the drive attempt to power on and spin but after it boots there isn't any sign of the drive.  Are there some steps I'm missing, something I need to change?   I just updated to a 240GB SSD, so the 2nd drive is the OEM 250GB HDD it does still have the OS installed, which would be wiped if I could just get the drive to load so I could format it and use it as a storage drive.  I'm running Windows 10 64bit.  

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Anyone know about Ultra Hard Drive Enclosures? I planned to get this one but I wasn't sure how well it worked, quality, etc.

A:Ultra Hard Drive Enclosures

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My laptop has started to run slow on wifi - It used to speed test at around 13 meg consistantly but for the last couple of days its speed testing at between 0.5 - 1.5 meg on wifi

If i plug in the ethernet it speed tests 13+meg

the wireless router seems all ok as all my other devices still run at full speed, Iphone, blackberry,xbox etc

Im hoping this is just a setting problem

Thanks in advance!

A:WiFi on laptop running ultra slow!

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Does the the ThinkPad X1 Ultra Sleeve fit the T480 Laptop? Is it a good fit? I think my screen is around 15".

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Will windows 10 64 bit run on my hp touch smart tx2 with a AMD Turion X2 mobile ZM86 processor. Currently running windows vista O/S

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I have an XPS15 laptop (it says Reg Model P56F under the XPS door at the bottom).  This laptop is extremely sensitive to vibrations, hits or jolts to its case.   For example it can be running normally, but if you drop a pen or pencil, onto the keyboard area, it will freeze.  If you have it in your lap and rotate around a chair and it bumps the edge of a desk... it will freeze.  If you bump it into anything, chances are it freezes.  Usually it freezes with a scrambled screen, sometimes portions of the scrambled bits are flickering or moving, like an old NES game that you had to blow on the cartridge before it played.  Sometimes it freezes with the screen going black (but the backlight remains on).   The only way to recover is to hold down the power button until the laptop turns off.  Then you can power it back on and wait 5 minutes at the Windows 10 Please Wait... spinning circle until you can log in again.

I've already had the laptop sent out for this issue.  It came back with an upgraded 4k touch screen.  I love the screen, its such a great, free upgrade.  But the problem persists.  It's not AS sensitive as it was when it had the regular 1920x1080 matte screen.  Before you could drop a pen NEXT to the laptop and that small of a vibration would cause the freeze.  Now you can bang on the table as much as you want, and as long as you don't touch the actual laptop, it remains oper... Read more

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I just got a flip video camera Ultra and shot a few videos. When I plugged the USB cable into my Toshiba laptop (I use windows vista if that matters) and double clicked on the icon in "My computer", it said I had to format the disc. Ive had this happen before with other things, I don't remember what they were though unfortunately. So I clicked "format" and when I did a box popped up alerting me that by formatting the disc, it would erase everything on it.

I cant afford to loose the videos I have on my flip cam. Is there some way to get the videos to upload onto my laptop without formatting the camera or as my computer calls is, the disc? When i read the info that came with the flip video camera, it said that some software was supposed to open and install when I plugged the USB into my laptop, but nothing popped up. I had to open up "my computer" and find the camera icon.

Also just to clarify, this is a Flip Ultra, not an HD.
This is a link to it on amazon:

Flip Ultra Camcorder 2nd Generation 120 mins

I hope someone here can help me, I thought it would be the best place to ask

Thanks in advance,

A:Flip Cam Ultra uploading to laptop issues

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I wondered if anybody knows what brand of hard drive fits the little ultra slim CD7800 HP desktop PC?Any idea exact spefication on brand that fits.  I am talking about after you install, the operation system (to be a Windows) recognizes the hard drive.Thanks

A:Hard Drive for HP ultra slim 7800

Hi: According to the quickspecs at the link below (page 13), your PC uses a 2.5" notebook hard drive. http://www.bbt.si/modules/uploader/uploads/s_product/file/hp-dc7800_copy2.pdf I highly recommend you get a SATA II hard drive and not a SATA III one because your PC may have drive controller issues if you install a SATA III hard drive as referenced in this document below. http://h20566.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?sp4ts.oid=3718645&docId=emr_na-c02711513&lang=en&c... I have the dc7800 CMT and when I replaced the SATA II hard drive with a SATA III one, my PC had the 1st 2 symptoms listed in the support document.

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Does anyone know if I can upgrade my Compaq Presario Hard drive to 80GB Ultra ATA/133 @7200RPM? I'm running out of Hard drive space and constantly get a message saying that I have little space left. I have to constantly defrag my system and erase most of what I download off the internet. My computer is old and I think it only has about 30GB which most of my software takes up. I'm looking to turn my computer into a modern computer by updating my hard drive. Everything else works fine. I have great speed and hardly ever run into problems so I'm not looking to replace my computer just update it.



A:Can I upgrade my HD to 80GB ultra ata/133 hard drive?

That upgrade should be just fine, seeing as you already have support for 30GB hard drives, then 80GB will also work. You'll only have problems (depends on your system, which you haven't supplied details on) if you decide to go above 137GB, as that would require an ATA133 controller.

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I have an IBM xSeries 342 server with 3x36gig hardrives and a 4LX Raid controller.

I want to add 3x76gig hard drives to it using an IBM Ultra 160 media kit /w cage.

I also want to install Windows 2003 server on it.

The server itself will not find all of the hard drives. It finds 2 new ones (76gig) but no the 3rd. It also cannot find the 3 existing servers. I found the manual to make sure everything is hooked up correctly from the cable stand point.

I am using a repeater plate with the 76s.

Can anyone help resolve this issue?

A:Adding Ultra 160 hard drive kit to xSeries 342

The SCSI drive had to new of firmware on it. I found a card with an older version and used that. This issue can be closed.

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Last night I was using my WD My Passport Ultra connected to my laptop but had performance issues accessing files so disconnected it by pulling the cable out then reconnecting, as I have done lots of times in the past. Now I am unable to view the drive at all. So it appears I have corrupted the partition of the drive by not ejecting properly before disconnecting.

The drive is full of years of videos, documents, data, pictures and memories that I just cannot afford to lose.

When I plug it in my OS recognises it with the windows bleep and it is listed in device manager as USB Mass Storage however there is no drive letter mapped through Windows explorer.

If I use a different USB cable I get the same and if I use a different Win 7 laptop I also get the same so it is definitely the HDD

If I run diskpart list I can see it listed as Disk 2 and can select it but it lists as 0 KB. If I run Diskpart volume I can only see my onboard HDD Volumes. If I select Disk 2 and run list partition it says there are no partitions to show.

I'm not aware of any diskpart commands similar to chkdsk that I can run against Disk 2.

If I check disk management it's listed as Disk 2 unknown and prompts to initialise disk but when I do this it errors Virtual Disk Manager "The request could not be performed because of an I/O device error"

I have downloaded Easeus data recovery, Easeus partition manager and MiniTool partition manager and I can't get any of the software to recognise th... Read more

A:WD My Passport Ultra External Drive Corrupted

Hi grizzlylar,

Welcome to Seven Forums.

Not a good news but then I have to call a spade a spade.

The answer is simple. If no Data recovery software is able to see your drive, no DIY data recovery is possible.

Now I do not want to repeat. Just read this post and you will know the only costly solution/ proposition..

Disk 2 is unkown, not initialized

In your case you have to contact the WD Data Recovery Partners in EMEA region.

( You unknowingly got trapped and locked yourself out, buying a hardware encrypted Western Digital External drive.)

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hi people. it's been a while since i first asked a question.
I come here again to ask this question

should I try to buy a gefroce fx 5600 ultra(256 mb), or geforce fx 5700 ultra(128 mb)?
I've heard smth about fx 5700 being unstable, or just simply it sux.

so just to make sure, which one shd I buy?

A:geforce fx 5600 ultra? or 5700 ultra?

the 5600 ultra should be the best value. i would go with it

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I have a SCSI PCI controller that is ultra 2 and I have found a 36.4GB SCSI hd from HP that is ultra 3. Will the adapter slow the transfer rate of the ultra 3. If so to what degree the controller I have has a sdram slot on it with a 16 MB stick in it . Will it still work If I put a 128MB stick in it?

A:Solved: SCSI Ultra II to Ultra III Adapter

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I received an EVOO 11.6? Laptop for Xmas. After using for 2 weeks it stopped charging, turned off while plugged in and will not turn back on. Any suggestions?

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I've got a Ultra USB Hard Drive Enclosure which worked just fine (and still does) on my XP computer. It is not recognized by Vista x64 on my new computer. Ultra insists it works in x64 and that I should call Microsoft. Before I try contacting MS I figured I'd try here first.

Screenshots @ Flickr: Search Travelin' Librarian's photostream


A:Ultra USB Hard Drive Enclosure driver fail

Ultra pointed me to Microsoft. Microsoft pointed me back to Ultra. Ultra them pointed me to the chipset manufacturer who doesn't supply end-user support. In the end I tried a Firewire cable and the drive now works fine. Whatever.

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This problem has evaded all solutions offered by me and by my company's technical support.

I am about to move to a new work computer. In order to facilitate this move, I wanted to move as many files onto my shared network drive that I have with the company. Before I sent them over the company network, I thought it would be a good idea to compress them to allow for a quicker transfer and to reduce the use of resources on the shared drive.

The that end I used 7zip to compress 4 folders, each into their own archive, using these settings.

These are not the standard settings for 7zip. The compression settings that 7zip defaults to are theses.

So once all of the files were compressed and ready to go, I copied them onto my shared network drive as shown here.

I then decided to remove the files from my local drive because they would just slow the mandatory company backup process that is required for all laptop moves. At this point, the only copies of these files now existed on the shared drive (they aren't in the recycling bin either).

Later on, I found I needed to access an item that I had stored in one of the archives. I went to the P drive and clicked on the archive that contained the file. I got this message.

I then tried to open it with all of the applicable archive programs and got similar error messages.

Then I tried to copy it from the shared drive back onto my local machine and I got this message.

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A:Ultra-compressed .7z files are completely inaccessible on an NAS drive

Oh dear, thats one difficult situation you're in. I'll try and help to the best of my abilities.

From what I see, that error message is because you tried to double-click. Have you tried extracting out the data instead?

The errors are also due to permission settings. I see that you're using domain account. So do you have admin rights? Set the permission to your own domain account under the security tab when you right click and choose properties.

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Windows 7 64 bit System Specs:

ASROCK z68 mitx
8gb ram
64gb Crucial M4 boot drive
2tb WD Green Storage

For the past week or so I've been having these issues:

1) The motherboard will not post. When I start up it's just a blank screen (black). If I do a hard power-off and try again, same thing. However, if I do this 3 or 4 times, it will boot up like it has normally for the past year or so.

2) My storage drive has been extremely slow. It's to the point where it can take minutes just to load the thumbnails for a small folder with pictures. It's so slow that I can barely access any data.

(I use antivirus software and always use the web in a sandbox, so I doubt this is any kind of malware)

Any help is greatly appreciated - thank you

A:MB Not Posting Until Fourth Try and Storage Drive Ultra Slow!?

Have you tried another power supply?

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I have an ultra ut31310 external drive enclosure with a internal hard drive in it.
The drive does not work and the enclosure has two flashing lights flashing on
and off. I have reinstall a different drive in the enclosure and the same thing
happens. Is there any solutions to this problem. I am unsure that I have the
correct externa ac-adapter for this device.

Thank you,

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I bought a Maxtor Ultra ATA internal hard drive, and want to install it as a backup drive in my HP m1170n. However, the m1170n requires an SATA hard drive. Is there a converter, adapter, etc. that I can buy to make the Ultra ATA compatible with the m1170n? Please provide specific model numbers for any suggestions, if possible. Also, please advise about how much it should cost and if it is easy to install. Many thanks.

A:Ultra ATA Internal Hard drive to computer that requires SATA

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I fitted ADAPTEC SCSI CARD 29160 NMS 64 BIT PCI 160Mb BIOS v.3 .
10 . 0
all boots up just fine but when partitioning by any method Win98
creates an extra drive duplicating the first partition the duplicate being
listed in Device Manager but not the actual first partition. Also both
partitions can be made accessible eventually but the actual first partition
is shown to be working in "Dos Compatability Mode" in System
Properties. I have tested almost everything and the disk works well.
CPU AMD-K6-500Mhz
RAM 128Mb
More Windows magic ?

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I have just ordered a WD My Passport Ultra Slim Portable Hard Drive - 1 TB, Titanium.
To back up my large collection of photos and family videos.
My question is how easy is it to use the included back up programming? Will it be reliable?
Also what kind of format is the back up?
This is all new to me.

A:Solved: Help with backup on myWD My Passport Ultra Hard Drive

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I have an HP 8000 Elite Ultra Slim running Windows 10.  What size SATA hard drive can I upgrade to?(1tb, 500 gb, less?)

A:Largest SATA drive for HP 8000 elite Ultra Slim

Hi: To use the drive as a boot drive, 2 TB is the max, since the 8000 Elite series does not have a UEFI BIOS. I don't know offhand if the USDT allows for additional HDD's to be used for storage only.

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When the P50 is docked with the lid closed, my two Dell 23" monitors (P2317H) connected via  2 Display Ports both recieve a signal from the dock. When the lid is opened, one monitor will lose signal. I have updated the Nvidia driver on the P50, as well as the firmware on the dock, which did not resolve the issue.  I have also tested this with a differnt P50, dock, monitors, and cables with the same result. OS: Windows 10 64-bitHardware: Lenovo ThinkPad P50, Lenovo ThinkPad Ultra Dock 40A2, Dell 23" Monitors P2317H 

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worked fine for a few days, moving files and adding new ones. then i used norton ghost to clone my main hard drive to the new maxtor. after reboot the system was VERY SLOW to boot and run programs, and i noticed a clicking sound from the new drive.

the drive is a maxtor ultra sata, and i used the maxtor sata/150 pci card to connect the drive.

any suggestions on what went wrong?

i uninstalled norton ghost and also reformatted the new maxtor drive, but the computer is still slow when it is connected. when i disconnect the drive, my computer runs fine.

any help / or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. and hope everyone had a safe holiday weekend



A:..a few days after install of Maxtor Ultra SATA 160GB Hard Drive...

Hi and welcome. Clicking sounds and hard drives are always bad news.

You might download the drive diagnostics from Maxtor's website, if you didn't get a floppy or cdrom with the drive. Test the drive and see what error reports pop up.

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I'm trying (and failing) at driving four 1920x1080 monitors vai two DP 1.2 daisy chains. Three monitors show up as available. The fourth does not. Is this not possible? If I'm using both DP ports can I also use one of the HDMI or DVI ports to drive the fourth monitor instead of daisy chaining it? Setup: W550s (Model 20E2CTO1WW)ThinkPad 90W Ultra Dock One DP cable to a Dell U2414H-- then daisy changed to a Dell U2412M One DP cable to a another Dell U2414H-- also daisy chained to another Dell U2412M Both U2414H monitors have DP 1.2 enabled. Thanks,Sam 

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I was having problem with amd graphic driver update it would not able to install display driver so i reinstall windows 10 and it worked and after then i tried to update amd display driver it started having same problem so i dled the latest windows 10 from Microsoft and did reinstall but during reinstallation after getting ready it reboot and stuck at hp logo forever.
I tried hard start nothing happen same stuck at hp logo i did diagnosis of hardware all stated passed did chksdk r .
It couldn't load into safe mode also and just stuck at hp logo.
Tried refresh but it say failed .
I can't lose my files cuz my whole semester work is in there and I have to submit my project next week. I need a Big help.

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My company has issue me a Lenovo T470s and an Ultra Dock to replace my existing equipment. I have two external monitors connected to the docking station with display port cables. The problem that I am experiencing is that if the laptop is docked and the cover is open, I get video on the laptop display and one external monitor. The other external monitor gets no signal and goes to sleep. If I close the laptop cover, I get video on both external monitors. A co-worker told me that this was working as designed and that the solution for getting video on all three monitors was to connect one external monitor to one of the display ports and the other to the DVI port. (He hadn't tested this configuration and is using two display ports with the laptop cover closed.) I tried my coworker's suggestion and got the same result but prior to switching to DVI, I downloaded and installed the latest(?) driver for the HD Graphics 620 adapter from this website (lenovo.com) and that seemed to solve the problem (when using two display ports) but after shutting the laptop down, I had the same issue the next day. What I want, is to have the laptop cover open and still be able to use two external monitors and get optimal resolution on all three monitors. What's the best configuration for achieving this? (Don't guess, like my co-worker. Give me something you've tested and that you can confirm that it works.)

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I am planning to buy Kensington Combination Ultra Laptop Lock (K64675US) for Dell XPS L502X. The security cable slot is present on the backside of the laptop. But, I want to security slot's compatibility with Kensington lock (K64675US). 
Please refer to following link for information about lock model specified above:
Your reply is appreciated! Thank you!

A:Compatibility of Kensington Combination Ultra Laptop Lock (K64675US) with Dell XPS L502X

Hi amitd,
The security slot on a laptop is of universal standard and it will be compatible with any Laptop Lock. You may consider purchasing the same.

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This week at Mobile World Congress, Huawei announced the new HUAWEI MateBook X Pro powered by Windows 10: a new, ultra-slim laptop that weighs only 2.93 lbs and offers up to 12 hours of 1080P video playback, 14 hours of regular work or 15 hours of webpage browsing[1]. Let?s take a closer look:

HUAWEI MateBook X Pro
The new Huawei MateBook X Pro is an ultra-slim yet full-featured 13.9-inch notebook with an all-new 3K touch-enabled HUAWEI FullView Display and 91 percent screen-to-body ratio. Powered by an 8 Generation Intel Core i7/i5 processor and Windows 10, it boasts a long-lasting 57.4Wh (Typical Capacity) battery and a discrete NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics with 2GB GDDR5[2] ? making it incredibly light and powerful.

The 3K High definition display with touch and incredible audio with Dolby ATMOS deliver a beautiful, productive computing experience. With Dolby Atmos Sound System, sounds flow above and around you, making you feel like you?re inside the action.

With Windows 10, the MateBook X Pro arrives with great features built-in, including your digital personal assistant Cortana[3] and an integrated fingerprint reader that allows you to login quickly and securely with Windows Hello. The MateBook X Pro also weighs just 2.93 lbs., making it super portable, and has a battery life of up to 12 hours of 1080P video playback, 14 hours of regular work or 15 hours of webpage browsing[4], so you can work and play all day.

Pricing and availability: Beginning in first ha... Read more

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After connected my dell XPS 13 with Dell 34" ultra monitor via Kensington SD4000 universal docking station. Have video but no sound coming out from my ultra wide monitor. The only sound that I heard was from the XPS laptop. My Laptop's OS is window 10 and I tried to use Chrome and explorer Edge, none of the search engine is able to solve the problem. Moreover, I checked my all connective cables to/from the docking station and it seems fine to me. Please help!!!!!!!!!!!!

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I cant find any information about this "Ultra" brand laptop, its a p3 1.1ghz and i have no idea how much video memory it has.

The actual brand is "Ultra"

No other info listed,

can i upgrade this? i wanna play some games.


Steve Laboy


A:on-board video card for "ultra" brand laptop

is there a model or serial number somewhere on the unit? be sure to carefully check all surfaces of the unit, including any areas that are accessed via removable panels. you may even be able to find the unit's FCC id, in which case you can get further information from the FCC website (they have a nice database that lists any device based on its FCC id).

what do you want to use this laptop for? usage possibilities depend largely on the RAM and video card, which are not strong selling points for most laptops.

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Gigabyte nf4 Ultra or DFI nf4 Ultra of MSI NEO4 PLatinum?

I will be running a system:

AMD 64 3200+ or 3500+
2 x 1Gb Corsair Value ram
2 x 250Gb Seagate NCQ
LEadtek 6600GT Extreme
Tagan 480W

Now my question is, which board is faster, more stable, has better equipment ... ?

I will NOT overlock my system, so in the first place I need a motherboard that is stable and doesn't couse too much problems ...

Which of these two do you reccomend?


A:Gigabyte nf4 Ultra or DFI nf4 Ultra

I'm pretty much building the same PC you are. I still need to decide on the videocard, either the 6600Gt or x700pro.

For the motherboard, I've decided to go with DFI. I haven't seen reviews comparing both, but they seem pretty much to deliver the same performances. I like the design of the DFI better, but the main thing that made me choose the DFI was the number of PCI-e slots. The gigabyte model has only 2 PCI-e 1x slots and 1 16x slot, DFI offers 1 1x slot, 1 4x slot and 2 16x slots. So I should be able to use PCI-e parts more easily in the next few years.

Feature wise, gigabyte offers 8 SATA ports(4 on 3.0Gb/s) while DFI has 4 on 3.0Gb/s only. Both seem to offer 10 USB ports and 2 lan connector.

There's not much difference specs wise, it pretty much comes down to who you trust more and price wise.

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My primary HDD was failing so I backed it up and replaced it with a larger 1TB drive.  After reinstalling everything the new drive is displaying the same size as my old drive and the extra space available is unallocated.  I can allocate it as
a separate drive but I find that annoying and would prefer to just have my primary C: drive show up with all of the available space.  I formatted the extra space and made it available separately as drive G hoping that I could EXPAND drive C but that option
is not highlighted as selectable on drive C for some reason.  Should I just live with this extra space or is there a way to easily combine C and the new G space?

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

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

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

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

The system is a Dell Inspiron 5150 laptop.

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

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

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(I apologize in advance if this post isn't in the correct category. I couldn't see where to put it.)

Problem: Win7 laptop cannot access drive from WinXP machine via USB drive dock.

Background: I have a WinXP desktop machine with a hard drive that may have a virus/trojan/rootkit/etc. Normal scans on the WinXP machine with MSE or ThreatFire have not discovered the problem. But the best way to scan a drive is to remove it and treat it as a purely 'dummy' data drive plugged into a usb drive dock and run the scan from a clean machine. This way any infected programs and/or O.S. on the drive will have no control to mask or hide themselves.

My other computer is an HP Win7 laptop. So I removed the hard drive from the WinXP machine and via the USB drive dock and the Win7 laptop saw the WinXP drive icon appear. However, double-clicking that icon results in the popup window message:

"Location is not available.
J:\ is not accessible.
Access is denied."
Yet, on the Win7 laptop, clicking through "Administrative Tools", "Computer Management", "Drive Management", shows that the WinXP drive is recognized and 'healthy', i.e.

"MAIN (J:) Simple Basic NTFS Healthy (Active, Primary Partition)

(I tried to show helpful little screen captures of these messages for you, but the forum appears to delete them prior to posting.)

So why can't the WinXP hard drive be accessed and read by a Win7 computer?

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A:Win7 laptop cannot access drive from WinXP machine via USB drive dock.

I've noticed on my PC that it "remembers" drive letters of drives that ONCE were connected via USB, even when the drive is no longer connected.

What you could try is opening the Disk Management utility, scrolling down through the list of "drives" until you see the external drive -- and seeing if a drive letter is shown there. IF it is, see if you can change the drive letter. If it is not, see if you can assign a drive letter.

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I told my sister I'd help her replace the broken hard drive in her 6 year old HP laptop (G60-120US). We plan to restore the Vista OS that's on the restore disk which came with the machine.

I was concerned about finding a hard drive with the same geometry as the existing drive because I know that was a potential problem some time ago. But then I became convinced that it doesn't matter because ...

1) There's no geometry info on the hard drive currently installed in the laptop (which is a 250GB WD).
2) Sellers of laptop replacement hard drives don't say anything about the geometry of the drives they sell.
and 3) I found this, below, on an HP site but nothing about geometry considerations other then the new AF sector size.
"Customers using original HP supplied recovery discs on systems that have had the 512-byte sector drives replaced with a new Advanced Format HDD may experience issues and may not be able to re-image their system. The most common issue customers will see is that they will not be able to use their current recovery media if they try to install Windows Vista or Windows 7 on AF Drives."
I found other HP info which said only that you need to replace a laptop HD with one of equal or larger capacity.

But then I was looking at hard drives from Discount18, an Amazon seller, and their web site said that once you've replaced a HD with one of their drives you have to do a full OS install, you cannot use the restore disk. I asked about that and got this res... Read more

A:Replacing a Laptop Hard Drive. Is Drive Geometry a Potential Problem?

Sorry for tAking so long, a laptop drive is any 2.5" drive, either regular or ssd will be fine.

You will need to reinstall your OS, if you have the disks, just load from there. I believe your quote is referring to using the HP recovery disks, but your disk may be different.

Honestly, your best solution is to get a copy of vista and use your serial to install a clean copy, though you will need to get your drivers from HP.

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