Drive HARD keeps falling asleep after a minute on my Satellite M40
I've updated the BIOS with the latest version (1.60), and since the disc hard continues to fall asleep after a minute, no matter the power Windows or Toshiba Power Saver Settings.
Toshiba will be out an updated BIOS update soon?
I put t think that it s a bad BIOS function. As far as I know in the BIOS, you can change the settings for the HARD drive. Please check. Moreover, Toshiba Power Saver disabled power Windows settings. Have you checked the parameters of energy saving modes?
Vista keeps freezing on after 20 minutes, or after the use of the internet, firefox or google chrome. What are some of the best tools to prevent this?
(1) since when are you facing this problem?
(2) you get an error message?
There could be several causes for this problem and there is no native tools for this problem however, you can follow the steps mentioned below to fix this problem:
Method 1: Disable the security software and check to see if the problem persists; Follow the steps mentioned in the link below
Important: Activate security software once everything is done.
Method 2: Run the fixit available in the links below and check if that makes a difference
Method 3: The computer in the boot and a test to see if the problem persists
Follow step 1 in the link below,
How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7
If everything works well after a clean boot, you can deduce that some third-party services are at the origin of the problem.
Continue with the remaining steps to pin-point on the third party service.
After find you the program that is causing the problem, you will have to perhaps to update or install a newer version of the program, if you rarely use that you should consider uninstalling the software.
Important: n ' forget not the computer to start normal follow step 7 in the link.
Method 4: check the logs in Event Viewer for more information on this problem
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my computer keeps a disconnect after 5 minutes how to disable this option?
my computer keeps a disconnect after 5 minutes how to disable this option?
Check your power options. It can be assigned to turn it off after 5 min. of idle.
Start button > Contol Panel > Classic view > Power Options > locate the plan that you use currently, click on change Plan settings > (the rest should be self-explanatory).
After the back if you have questions about power options.
I bought the above week last for use at home. It seems to work well, except that I noticed he falls asleep entrant if if is not used for 24 hours. An outcall seems to repair or reset power. When a call is incoming there is no rear ring of the carrier and after expiration of the timer of the CFNA, the call goes to voicemail of carrier.
The version of the software according to the info field is V3.1.15 LS
I took the PAP to work where the problem is more serious. It stops the receiver receives after about 30 minutes.
At home and at work to make sure it wasn't me I tested with a NEC PBX and a method V90 SIP fone with no problem and no problem sleeping. Anyone got any ideas?
Thanks for the info. I made the changes.
Will let you know the result...
After installation of Windows 7 my disc hard keeps spinning upward every 30 seconds are so. Any suggestions as to what is the cause and how to fix it?
The computer works fine but I have a little busy, accessed HDD for something.
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You can use Disk Defragmenter and check if the problem persists.
To defragment your hard drive
1. open the disk by clicking the Start button Defragmenter. In the search box, type and then Disk Defragmenter in the list of results, click Disk Defragmenter.
2. under status, select the disk to defragment.
3. to determine whether the disk should be defragmented or not, click Analyze disk. If you are prompted for an administrator password or a confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
Once Windows is finished analyzing the disk, you can check the percentage of disk fragmentation in the last run column. If the number is greater than 10%, you must defragment the drive.
4. click on defragment disk. If you are prompted for an administrator password or a confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
If this does not work, put the computer into safe mode and check if the problem persists.
To do this:
1. remove all floppy disks, CDs and DVDs from your computer and restart your computer.
Click the Start button, click the arrow next to the lock button, and then click restart.
2. do one of the following:
· If your computer has a single operating system installed, press and hold the F8 key as your computer restarts. You need to press F8 before the Windows logo appears. If the Windows logo appears, you need to try again by waiting until the Windows logon prompt appears, and then stop and restart your computer.
· If your computer has more than one operating system, use the arrow keys to select the operating system you want to start in safe mode, and then press F8.
3. in the display Advanced Startup Options , use the arrow keys to select the safe mode option, and then press ENTER.
4 log your computer with a user account with administrator rights.
5. now check if the problem persists.
(To exit safe mode, restart your computer and let Windows start normally.)
For more information about safe mode, click the following link:
You can also check the hard disk for errors. To do this:
1. open the computer by clicking the Start button, click computer.
2. right click on the hard drive you want to check, and then click Properties.
3. click on the sur l' onglet tab Tools and then, under error-checking, click check now. If you are prompted for an administrator password or a confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
To automatically repair problems with files and folders that detects the scanning, select automatically fix file system errors. Otherwise, the disk check will simply report a problem, but not to fix them.
To perform a full disk check, select search for and attempt recovery of bad sectors. This scan is trying to find and repair physical errors on the hard drive itself, and it may take much longer to complete.
To check for errors file and the physical errors, select automatically fix file system errors and search for and attempt recovery of bad sectors.
4. click on Start.
For more information, please click on the following link:
Process Explorer - Discover what files, registry keys and other objects processes have opened, DLLs
they loaded and much more. This exceptionally effective utility will show you even owned by each process.
Click on this link: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653.aspx
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I have a HP Pavilion Dm3. Windows 8 Beta. My error messages included: drive hard Test failed. Hard disk 1 (303) fast. Hard drive 1 full (395). Most recent upload has itunes. From what I see I need to replace my hard drive.
My question is this; is there a manual or a guide on how to, 1. physically, replace the hard drive and 2. record information that may exist on my hard drive crashed? Thank you in advance for your help!
There are many models of dm3.
I pulled a repair of the dm3-2000 series. I hope that this layout is the same.
Read Chapter 4 of the procedure on the removal and replacement of the hard disk. Do not throw the old hard drive.
You will need to the caddy, the connector and screw to transfer to the new.
Before you remove the hard drive, you can see if you can copy your files on a USB portable hard drive by downloading, burn it to a CD (using the ISO burning method) and make a the Kapersky rescue CD bootable CD. This will allow you to see the folders on your C:\ drive using the method of the graphical interface of the program execution.
Then you can copy and paste your files on your portable hard drive.
If the rescue CD can not see your hard drive, there's probably nothing you can do anything to the drive for recovery.
not long ago, I bought a seagate 2 TB backup more hard drive (I think his name?) and not long after that I got it he began to act up, the hard drive itself works absolutely well but every now and then it will automatically disconnects neatly from my laptop, I have a mid 2012 15' mac pro which is in great need of upgrading and I receive the mac air the next month but it's quite annoying when your at half way through your files and it disconnects without warning. Does it randomly and even if I shift the wire slightly or sometimes even if not shift the wire or move the laptop at all always unplug it. has anyone else had this problem before? If so how to solve it? It's weird because when I'm in charge my ipad/phone with apple usb, I don't have problems with them, so I think it's just a really loose usb cable but is there anyway I could connect it wireless? This would be ideal, but I didn't buy a wireless hard drive, but they are too expensive
Based on my experience wih other external Seagate, the problem could be a faulty cable or a faulty case. I deal with two external Seagate whose pens were bad, specifically the removable base containing power/data connectors. In one case, Seagate sent me a replacement base and that solved the problem. The other drive was out of warranty. So I extracted from its enclosure and installed in a decent House, after which he worked perfectly. However, you should also check your energy saving settings. It is possible that they interfere with file transfers.
I wouldn't buy anything external to WD, Seagate drives, etc. I buy some player I want and install it in a good, such as OWC or Oyen digital body. I also tried Inateck and Anker, inexpensive cases with good results so far. These boxes make it easy to Exchange discs inside or outside for troubleshooting purposes, and you have the advantage of knowing exactly what player you are using. You can also use a USB 3 dock in this situation.
I'm running Vista 64, SP2 and my hard drive keeps filling.
I used CC Cleaner and Deffrag program for a few weeks now.
(just the CC Cleaner on its own takes me awhile because I don't want to delete everything I shouldn't)
I have moved away from home to the office and checked to see if there are "too many connections (?)" just in case it's something in the process. Honestly, I can't say if there are too many?
I know that I don't want to lose the ability to remote into my office... so I leave them alone.
I wanted to delete some 'hidden' files $Recycle... but am concerned that my operation files original files are mixed in the files?
Is there a way to return to the top... few of the restoration copies?
AND... How can I stop this from happening? I spent hours trying to manage it.
It comes down, then it fills again!
Here is a link to another user having the same problem. Have you tried to try the steps listed? Please let us know status.
I have an airport which worked fine, but now cuts off after 20-20 minutes. It turns on if I unplug it and plug it back, but then he will drop the internet just shortly after. No wifi or wired internet will work when this happens. What you can do to find out what is the problem?
What happens if you connect the computer directly to the modem for the afternoon or evening? The connection remains strong like that?
What router AirPort do you have?
Approximately, how old is the Terminal AirPort?
As soon as I turn my computer on my hard drive opens and it does not close. If I close it manually it just opens again. I try to pop in a disc and it is not even trying to read, he appears just open back. any suggestions?
1 during how long have you had the problem?
2. don't you make changes before the problem?
This problem may occur if one of the following scenarios is true:
- Drivers filter in the CD and the DVD storage stack are not migrated successfully to Windows Vista.
- You have uninstalled the CD software that fails to withdraw properly in the registry.
- You have installed software that adds filter drivers in the CD and the storage stack of DVDs that interfere with existing filters.
To resolve this issue automatically, click the fix this problem link. Then, click run now button from the Automated Troubleshooting Services page and follow the steps in this wizard.
My 1 TB WD drive crashed. I replaced it with another disk of 1 TB WD. When I turn on the computer and insert the recovery disk, nothing happens. It is located on the blue HP screen. I hit esc, nothing. I hit F11, nothing. I'm stuck. Probably something simple, but I can not understand.
brackman63 wrote: it seems that refusal to acknowledge this new record is due to failure of the motherboard according to a friend who works in it. I imagine that will lead to an expensive repair and may not be worth the effort. a new computer may be in my future. Oh joy...
Hello brackman63, this is possible, but I have never had this problem in more than 25 years of working on computers
You can see if you can install a Sata addon hard drive controller card. There are some of them which are not very expensive. There is of course no guarantee that it would work.
If the disk controller hard motherboard is defective, then the original hard disk can still be good.
Just some thoughts.
Hey guys, whenever I try to log in to Skype on my phone it connects me to during approximately 1 minute then sign me on strtaight, saying: "you have been disconnected. Please try again. (26) "I have the latest version of Skype on my iphone, if im not sure what is wrong."
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My July 2009 HP Pavilion dv7 required recovery time and restore even a 4th "boot-level! However, THIS time he did not reinstall the OS (original Vista, upgrade to Windows 7 64-bit OEM)! I have tried for a week and do not renounce a compurer almost 500 GB GOOD laptop that I KNOW CAN WORK.
I'm NOT a geek, but I'M old enough (50) to be accepted BASIC BACK in College. Yet, not all orders are accepted. I have to use my drive to repair Windows at startup (internal CD drive), external CD drive of my husband for ANY other CD - DVD for playback / recognized by the computer, many jumpdrives loaded with Boot Recovery data, a 1.5 to copies WITH the original external drive and upgrade CD, in the hope that the operating system has access only Since he has trouble with his own CD - DVD player.
I have executed dozens of diagnostics, reset the BIOS by default, changed the boot sequence to access recovery devices, I copied all THE original data of the disk partition recovery and the X:\Boot partition on drive C:\.
When I try to reinstall Windows 7, running indefinitely at the Stage 2 "Install Windows" or it gives me an error message: "Setup could not create a new partition or system to locate a system partition. See logs of installation for more information". (WHERE I have no idea they are!)
I need help SIMPLE, step by step to restore my HP Pavilion to normal operation, please!
Thanks for any help you can provide!Cyberfluff
Excuse me... Here is the LINK that I used to help me:
I mean... I could do NOTHING until I performed THESE steps!
I have a Satellite A135-S2276 and I recently updated my 80 gig HDD with a 320 GB HARD drive and drive C shows only 72 GB of available not the 300 - ish that it should have. I did some research and it seems that it should be there, perhaps simply not visible? Update the BIOS?
I think that the A135-S2276 supports SATA HDD so I doubt that the issue of the LBA48bit could be the reason.
I found the details here on the Toshiba page we:
http://www.CSD.Toshiba.com/cgi-bin/TAIS/support/JSP/modelContent.jsp?CT=DL&OS=&category=&MOID=1596141& rpn = PSAD6U & modelFilter = A135-S2276 & SelCategorie = 3 & selFamily = 1073768663
In your case, I would recommend formatting the disk HARD whole again.
In addition, you should check the size of the HARD drive in the BIOS.
Generally, if the HARD drive has been recognised in the BIOS correctly then the OS should see all 320GB too.
Hi, I have recently updated the BIOS on my Toshiba Satellite Pro L20, and I noticed that the disk hard keeps spinning down after about a minute, even while typing or surfing on the internet. I checked the power settings Windows XP and have it put on the desk, with the time 'Disable hard drive' set to 5 minutes when it is plugged and 5 minutes on battery (I always use on the same network). I checked the BIOS settings to see if there is something listed there, but there are no settings for hard disk power management in the BIOS.
Although the turning down of the hard disk does not affect performance, I fear that it may be to focus on rising constant power drive / descent.
The new version of BIOS is 25 April 06 Windows Bios Update for Satellite L20 (PSL2X), Satellite Pro L20 (PSL2Y) and Equium L20 (PSL2Z)', or a file 2, 20 - WIN.
I think that it s nothing unusual that the HARD drive keeps spinning down applies none or BONES need the HARD disk activity.
In addition, the turning down of the HARD drive has no effect from the bottom on the performance of the HARD disk or over the life of the HARD drive.
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