Hard drive not detected after adding 2nd mSATA SSD for HP Envy 14 1002tx
I'm having a problem when adding an extra mSATA SSD for my HP Envy 1002tx model.
The laptop comes with a 500 GB HARD drive and I see that there is a 2.5 "mSATA SSD slot under the HARD drive, so I bought the same type of SSD and installed it but when I turn on the laptop, it does not introduce yourself. I don't know why?
I want to have an SSD for boot up the laptop and HARD drive to store animals.
If anyone knows if there is any software I have to install in order for the laptop to recognize the SSD?
Is - this material is defective?
Thank you in advance!
Remove the hard drive and try to start only with the mSATA SSD.
Did this and it showed "No. Bootable Device Insert boot disk and press any key"
I'm really sorry, I could not find this before, but the slot under the hard drive is not compatible with the mSATA disks. It's for WWAN modules! Your laptop is not like 4 I thought, but Envy 14 equipped with the first generation of Intel processors. Envy 14-Sandy Bridge 2000 series could be BIOS modded to make the miniPCI-e interface works with the mSATA disks but Envy 14-1000 series is not possible to change.
Edit: 2.5 "drive 256GB solid state drive is listed as compatible.
My computer at starup tells me that it cannot detect my hard drive after installing a new graphics instead of my old card.
The news is ASUS GTX 960 old Turbo was AMD Radeon HD7770.
Can someone please help!
Please, I beg you!
See your other post.
second hard drive not detected in my computer
1. do external hard drive or internal?
2. you receive messages or error codes?
3. you remember recent changes to the computer?
You can try to start the hardware fixit and check if it helps:
Hope this information is useful.
Original title: second SATA hard drive
Hard drive not detected by the Bios and the device under Vista Home Premiun Manager
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I have a HP Envy 15 J048-tx. I want to add an mSATA SSD on my PC and be able to boot from it all by using the HARD drive as internal storage device only. The goal is to make the system run faster (overall and games).
I don't want to change the HARD drive as more large SSD storage capacity are quite expensive and adding an mSATA as disk startup seems to be a cheaper alternative. Current storage capacity of the PC is 1 TB and a 1 TB SSD will fix me by about 34 000 INR (which is a lot), while adding a 250 GB mSATA is about 7-8 000 INR and 500 GB is 12-13 000 INR. Already, I have a lot of external hard drives and do not want to reduce the storage capacity of integrated system, because that would be to buy more external hard drives.
The PC came with Windows 8. Other details are
- Motherboard: Intel HM87 (revision of Southbridge - C2), 1963 HP (U3E1)
- BIOS: F.65
- Intel Core i7 4700MQ
- Storage: SATA-II 3.0 Gb/s
- RAM: 16 GB DDR3
The product manual indicates this (pg 5 or pdf pg 13): Support for SSD drive 24-GB mSATA (not available on computer models with memory system 16834 - or 12288 MB)
Contact HP support on twitter and got this response from there : supports 24GO mSATA (not available on models with 16834-MB system memory or 12288 MB) this should work, but the HP recovery media may not work to install, it may fail, the portion of due to the small size of disk partitioning.
There seems to be an empty slot for the mSATA, but I can't remove the lid more as I don't have the tools for the same. (pictures attached)
This post on the HP Support says that - the mSATA cannot be used for the operating system and that it is for the acceleration of a regular mechanical hard drive.
I also checked with my digital discount and the PC is not listed in the list of compatible devices. However, after going through the comments, I found there were people with any queries similar to me (but for different computers HP) and found this disc , which seems to be compatible. I thought I'd go with 128 GB one but don't know not then sought more. Then I scanned the PC using crucial.com and found these discs to be compatible too (250 GB & 500 GB).
- My PC is compatible with most mSATA SSD storage size?
- If so, that we go? 500 GB we have any extra advantage or a 256 GB disc will solve the purpose?
- The steps mentioned in the article of laptopmag need any changes?
Images of the system after the opening of the back cover (1 & 2):
You can add something big, but for 24 concerts for acceleration purposes are sufficient. If you can't find a 24 concert, you can use a 32. Any more than that would be wasted for pure acceleration. The accelerator contains the contents of the memory for a quick recovery from his sleep and also holds start-up files and then the .exe files for the programs that you frequently open like saying the browser or email.
You can use a larger disk, repeat a 64 or 128 and let the Intel Rapid Storage create say a 30 GB partition for acceleration. The partition of the accelerator is not ntfs, or anything else Windows can be used as a storage device. You can then use the rest of the disc as a storage called disk formatted FAT32 or ntfs. If you do something like Photoshop or video editing it would give you a place to put work files that could be accessed and processed very quickly. But you can not use this partition as a startup or a Windows partition and it would take much diligence to prevent fill.
If you decide to take the post of reader of acceleration from the establishment requires a configuration that is not totally intuitive.
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This laptop has an option for a 2nd HARD drive.
I installed 2nd HARD drive and the laptop does not light.
When I remove the 2nd HARD drive it is normal again.
I'm guesing that a special BIOS change is needed to allow the reader to 2nd.
Anyone know what is the solution?
Thanks in advance for your help.
I think it was just plugging in the cable needed to be reinstalled.
I confirmed that the drve was good with an external cable.
I made the stop while holding down the SHIFT key.
Once it did not work.
Then I took out the cable and put it back making sure to he went in the port exactly how is HDD - 1.
This time, he appeared in the windows Device Manager. I already made the partition, format, assign the drive letter.
Everything is good to go now. I'm glad, that I have a lot of storage space on my laptop.
Thanks for the suggestions, have a nice day.
I bought a new laptop from Windows 8 15-p080ca tigerdirect.ca Pavilion and he received a couple of days.
The computer restarts randomly when working on it, I remember reading an IO error message in a popup windows.
Since then, he constantly reboot, tries to load windows, fails and restarts until the auto repair is involved.
Journal of the system BIOS has to many warnings and error: 03F0, 03F1, 0021. I had about 3 times a hard drive not found error on POST.
I can't repair the installation either by partition recovery or recovery discs, I get "the disc is locked error" or "auto repair could not fix your pc.
Also Manager of recovery can not find the recovery partition.
On the command prompt diskpart list disk; "There is no fixed disk to show.
However, the live cd Ubuntu and xp Mini are able to see all the partitions, view files and read them, a quick HDtune read test indicates no disk error.
The computer is able to read disk hard since I am able to get on the recovery and windows tries to load until I get "your pc ran into a problem that he couldn't handle and must be restarted.
HP PC Hardware diagnostic SMART test, short DST returns warning. Diagnostic test of smart HP returned message 'no hard drive installed' only once.
Whatever it is that the base Windows 8, if the recovery disc, original media is not able to see the hard drive.
I tried to boot the recovery disc, the recovery partition with each combination of Legacy support and secure start to recover partitions without success because the hard drive is not detected (from diskpart list disk command). The recovery DVDs, I get an error 0xefffff08. I also tried to remove the thought of recovery partition that he might want to move things faster.
Well, after many hours of research and testing, I think I tried everything I could do and would need support for additional testing or replacement of the defective material.
Thank you very much in advance for your help,.
Contacted HP Support, laptop, go to the repair center. Probably the location of the hard drive to the motherboard as they said.
I am Zak, a bit of techno when it comes to playing with the software, or re-Assembly of computers and whatnot. Unfortunately, I have no idea about other things.
Some quick history on my laptop: the fan was made terrible noises in recent weeks. Initially, I thought it was little dust, so I got a few duster. A lot of dust came out, so that can only be good, but the noise came back after a few days. After some research, I thought that the other logical explanation was probably the hard drive goes bad. I hesitate to send back to HP because I use it for all my college work and it would really put me back weeks to have it not.
So, a few days ago I booted my computer laptop at a "drive not detected" - or very similar - message. There were a few options for f1 - f4, they were information system and 3 different tests (I think). I ran the tests, all of them came back fine, noting that there are no operating system installed, or a hard drive to boot from. I rebooted because I didn't quite start and wanted to see if there were other options. It turns out that he has started well. I restarted once more and again once it did it very well.
Then, I coded around, back up all my data, gather warranty information, installation of the HP Support Assistant, etc. I ran all the tests help Wizard and there is no problems found. Since I just got the laptop hibernation when I stop using it, and I have not met any unusual problems. All this sounds great, but my warranty expires December 7 this year. It is safe for me to assume that the "drive not detected" error was just one missed? I read a lot of discussions and FAQS on him and it's not something that happens once and goes. However, I never had to use a warranty so not sure quite how the process works, and as I said, he sent everywhere would put me in my work.
In order to be a full post, I have a HP G62 - 367DX laptop, running on Windows 7 64-bit OS, and as far as I know there no change was made between error and my prior boot. If there is any other information I can give you, let me know.
See you soon, thank you for all help and good day
The wizard tests are not as comprehensive or reliable as the drive hard test in the BIOS... tap F10 as you power up, go and find the hard drive test. Run the long form test and see what it says. It is not uncommon that the hard drive start as intermittent and get progressively more frequent problems. If your drive passes the test of long form, only enough safely, you can assume that it was a unique gremlin, but it's still a really good idea to back up. I like the idea of online backup services and I will quote Carbonite only because it is well known and not as an endorsement. There are several more and year external drive is a good idea.
You can't put off forever; restarting You'll have to deal with the issue at some point.
Windows has recently completed an automatic update on a Tecra S3 equipped with a 60 GB HARD drive SATA.
After the reboot required for updaates windows generates a BSOD.
I've traced the error and found that the system can not find the hard drive.
Even when I use the XP cd and restore/repair console without a hard drive is located.
When I check the BIOS hard drive is there.
I removed the hard drive and used an external case and determined that the hard drive works fine.
Tecra S3 supports RAID.
In order to install Win XP RAID driver is needed!
The RAID driver can be found on the European driver Toshiba page.
It s a v 1.01.0005 for Win XP.
You can include the RAID driver using nLite. This free tool allows you to include the RAID driver in the Win XP disc.
Google for nLite for more details.
I have an external hard drive to work perfectly. I'm back from vacation, and it does not appear under "My Computer". It appears under "Devices and printers", however. This is a link to a screencap of Device Manager: http://i.gyazo.com/9e91e1d71ed32c55dba0419e79b499d5.png
The device in question is that of J:, and it says here that he has 100% free space, that worries me, because he had only 50 GB of free space when I used the latter. After that I open the disk management, I get a pop up message saying: "You must format the disk in the J: drive until you can use it."
How can I get my hard drive appears again?
Original title: external hard drive not appearing is not in Windows 7
Thanks for posting your query in Microsoft Community.
I imagine the inconvenience that you are experiencing and will certainly help you in the right direction to solve the problem.
According to the error message, I suggest trying the suggestions posted by the NakulShridhar responded on 14 October 2011 and by that alexquiteguy replied on 13 January 2011 in the thread following link and check if it helps.
[Steps apply to Windows 7]
Hope this information is useful. Let us know if you need more help, we will be happy to help you.
I bought a Toshiba external hard 400GO USB Drive of DABS it delivered without a CD Rom. I plugged the USB cable into the computer, but it did not detect the drive, even after re - starts or try other USB slots. Not shown in Device Manager. I probably need this CD to complete the installation Yes? Download the installer from here?
Any info/advice gratefully received.
see you soon
I don't know if this external HARD drive needs an additional but installation CD everything must be shipped with the HARD m disk box!
To my knowledge this HARD drive needs an external power supply. The cable must be delivered also with this HARD drive.
So take your manual HDD and check shipped all parts! If something is missing you dealer of HARD drive!
PS; the CD cannot be downloaded on the net!
I have an external hard drive of 4 Marine to... .and a Macbook pro with the latest El Capitan... When I connect the external hard drive for Mac pro, an external hard drive can not detect, but there is a light flashing on the external hard drive. It worked well until last night after I used iTunes and went to another Mac. I still eject properly.
Any ideas on how to solve this problem
Try using disk utility to repair the disk. If the drive does not appear in the disk utility list, then he dies. Contact the manufacturer or supplier.
Shut down the computer, disconnect the drive. Wait five minutes and then reboot and reconnect the drive.
G ' Day,.
I have a 1 TB external hard drive. It is recognized by my new computer, but not by the 8 year old. I use Windows 7 and is updated daily. Please could someone tell me what I should do to get the old computer to recognize the H E drive please. The hard drive is a WD and almost new.
Perry has soon
Thanks for posting your query on the Microsoft Community.
According to the description, I understand that your external hard drive is not recognized by your computer.
This could happen due to some system conflicts.
I need some information.
- What is the make and model of your computer / external hard drive?
- You get no matter what error code or error message?
Try the methods.
Method 1: Run the hardware and devices Troubleshooter
Open the hardware and devices Troubleshooter
Step 1: I suggest you check in Device Manager if the external drive is listed there.
- Connect external hard drive to the computer.
- To open Device Manager, type devmgmt.msc in the start search box and press ENTER.
- Check to see if the external hard drive is listed.
- In Device Manager, expand the hard drive listed in the list of devices.
- If the hard disk is listed, are doing a right click on it > click Properties.
- In general, look under device status for the message. After back if there is no error message.
Step 2: Check if the external drive is detected in disk management.
If the hard drive recognized in disk management and if there is no drive letter assigned, I suggest that you right-click on the drive and assign a drive letter and check to see if it helps:
I hope this helps. Please let us know the results. We will be happy to help you further.
I connected an external hard drive toshiba via USB on this victory 8 x 64 computer that is also a toshiba and the computer doesn't show as a reader in fact it shows that he as a device so what gives. This thing have not even a letter such as C: (what internal hard drive) I watch the little arrow to show you, it is prudent to remove it so it appears here, what does I have a drive bad ext or what? Oh yes, I have tried all my ports even
I suggest you to assign a drive letter for the external hard drive and see if it helps.
a. press the Windows key + R and type diskmgmt.msc.
(b) if the hard drive recognized in disk management and if there is no drive letter assigned, I suggest you do a right click on the drive and assign a drive letter and check if it helps.
c. right click paths and the drive letter Change.
Do one of the following:
· To assign a drive letter if it has not already received, click Add, click the letter you want to use and then click onOK.
· To change a drive letter, click change, click on assign the following drive letter, click the letter you want to use and then click on OK.
d. restart the computer and check.
Hope that the external hard drive will not be detected after that.
Please report if you encounter any problems related to Windows and we will be happy to help you.
I upgraded my Macbook Air Sierra this morning. Since then, whenever I plug in my external Seagate HDD, it is not detected in the Finder, or see a shortcut on the desktop. However, it is visible in disk utility.
I connected the HARD drive even air to my friend Yosemite running, and it works as usual.
How the drive is formatted?
Post a screenshot of what you see in disk utility.
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