help adding a 2nd ssd drive ro 700xt HP ENVY
How do you add an SSD as a second drive to the HP Envy 700xt?
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There are three disks 3.5 "bays. I think that two of them will be available. You will need to use an adapter to make the 2.5 "SSD fits correctly. You can buy one for under $ $20. There are several SATA connectors on the motherboard, too.
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How to do two hard drives on the a1020n Pavilion, after adding a new hard drive for my existing CPU? My old hard drive is out, so I will install a new hard drive, redefinition of the new hard drive, but I still want to have access to the old disk until I have transferred all my personal files to the new drive. I saw answers to self-help.
Yes. I often throw in additional disks other PC as a second drive... just give Windows a minute or two to find and configure the drives after their installation. You can use the Explorer to browse the file structure.
Is there place, in the case of funds 7010 for a 2nd hard drive? And any other necessary mounting material is none other than the screw, then an additional SATA cable?
There are four different versions of the Optiplex 7010, Mini-Tower, desktop, Small Form Factor and the Ultra Small Form Factor.
Assuming you have the desktop version and not the minitower.
The desktop version, can support a 3.5 "or 2 x 2.5" SATA drives.
You will need a basket of 3.5 "x 2 x 2.5" hard drive, plus one SATA data cable and possible a SATA Y power splitter.
I would like to add a 2nd HARD drive to my t 9270. I jumped the cover and am fishing around, but I see no alternative power SATA cables. I see what the data looks like spare cables transfer and I see spare power cables, but they are not SATA interfaces. Before you start unscrewing stuff to dig deep or purchase cables that I may not be no need, I thought I'd post here. Every computer I've had in the past has spare cables, at least enough to add a disc more than what came with the basic config.
9270t comes with power and spare data cable so I can add a SATA HDD, or I'll have to go buy more?
Yes, you will need another sata data cable. Power is Prewired do not buy data cables.
Here is the motherboard of your PC. It has sata ports 4 four in the lower right corner. Two are on the edge and two vertical. The black and white image layout will give you the numbers of labelling and the ports.
Hi, I just picked a new Pavilion to the-20nl and I need to add a second hdd for my personal files for the existing SSD.
Before you open the laptop, I would like to know if it is possible. Did someone just tried?
Thanks for getting back to me with the information.
Please look at pages 32-34 of the Maintenance and Service Guide.
It has the hard drive part number and instructions to get the HDD and SSD.
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I installed a second (PNY CS1311 960 GB) SSD in my HP Envy 17 t, which is not always recognized. After the initial installation, I could see in disk management, create a new simple volume and mount it as a record. Everything worked well. After the first reboot, the volume was missing and I was unable to find it in disk management. I removed the DDI and connected using a USB/SATA cable. The volume is good, so I figured that the internal SATA cable was bad. I ordered a new one and installed, but the drive has not yet been recognized. I double checked the cable and it was installed correctly. After a few reboots suddenly the drive has been recognized again. I was able to use the volume until the next reboot, when he disappeared again. Any idea what might cause this behavior?
I cloned the original 1 TB 5400 RPM HARD drive on a new CS1311 of PNY 120 GB SSD. I wanted to have the OS and applications on the 120 GB and add the PNY CS1311 960 GB SSD in the 2nd Bay for all my other files that I also have off-site backup. Given that the laptop can see the 2nd occasionally by car, I cloned the original HDD to the 960 GB SSD. The laptop works fine with just the 960 GB SSD in the first Bay. This isn't the configuration I wanted, but it will work.
I try to add a 2nd hard disk - a disk seagate 1.5 to - win7 will not start - stuck - up when I connect the drive.
I have another drive, a 160g WD drive - it starts ok w / that a connected.
Why is it ok w WD drive / 160g of starter, he recognize etc ok but won't start w/1.5 tb seagate drive?
both are sata drives - connected to the same sata port when I try of their"richiedude4444" wrote in message News: * e-mail address is removed from the privacy * .com...
Nevermind - I found it for my # model/serial
fact firmware uupdate and still win7 crashes at startup looks like I got a new seagate brick.As it is a new drive and is under warranty, contact Seagate for replacement. Any company can send a piece of equipment DOA.
I have a HP Pavilion Elite HPE 510 t. I try to add a 2nd hard drive. The 2nd hard drive is a Toshiba 1 TB 7200 RPM 6G.
Accordingly, the 1st HDD was plugged on SATA2 and the CD-ROM was connected to SATA1. It worked and it started ok.
I added the 2nd hard drive, plugged on SATA3, went into the BIOS Setup and it has not even see SATA3.
I then plugged the CD-ROM on SATA3 and the 2nd hard disk on SATA1 and lit, is went into the BIOS config amd saw 2 hard drive and a hard disk 1, it did not see the Wired CD SATA3. Then I tried SATA4-nothing.
I have advanced and partitioned and formatted the hard drive into two partitions 2 and recovered the data from a backup on each partition.
It works very well, with both devices, but nothing I have connect SATA3 or SATA4 is recognized by the BIOS.
Can someone tell me why? is there a jumper on the system board or a setting in the BIOS that turns on SATA3 and SATA4?
Are my bad SATA3, SATA4?
I've seen the specifications for hard disks. He is said to use a 1 to 3G 7200 RPM. IS the fact that I use a 1 to 7200 RPM 6 G the cause? Even with the hard drive 2 disconnected and hard drive 1 SATA1 or 2 and SATA3 or 4 CD, it does not yet recognize the CD-ROM drive.
I tried to pass autour SATA data cables, but it has not changed. Anyone know why the system will not recognized the connected CD-ROM SATA3 or SATA4?
Or whatever it is well plugged SATA3 or 4? I can run both hard drives, but then I don't have a CD-ROM drive, or I can run a hard drive and a CD-ROM drive, but not 2nd hard drive.
Any suggestions? I know choose IDE used to have to set a date for the cable, but I don't think that SATA requires that.
Am I wrong?
I bought a $70 ServerSupply.com motherboard, succeeded him and it solved the problem.
Someone here even suggested, but me. I forgot what email I signed up for this site.
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ADDING 2ND HARD DRIVE - IT DOES NOT APPEAR UNDER MY COMPUTER - I DON'T KNOW IF SA FORMATTING OR NOT - CAN GET SOME DIRECTIONS - THANK YOU
How did you add it? Where's the hardware mounting hard disk? In any State of cause, assuming that you have installed a hard drive was bought, it would be empty and needs be initialized (mounted) and formatted. To find computer or this PC in the right click menu... Choose manage, disk management and you will see a Visual representation of the hard drives. It can automatically prompts you to initialize the disk. Once do you that and format it in ntfs and assign a drive letter and the name of the volume, it will appear in the computer as a lettered drive.
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I got a Qosmio G20-139 and I want to install 2nd HARD drive. How can I go about it? I don't want to mirror the 1st HARD drive I just that it runs as a HDD separated for more storage. How do I set up and format?
I'm using WXP MCE any help received with gratitude, keep in mind, I'm no expert actually I'm a fool to the village that of been inbreeding so take me through in easy to understand steps that even I can follow.
Cheers in anticipation
That s just to change the BIOS settings in the BIOS!
I think that the BIOS settings are placed in the last page of the BIOS (3).
Try setting the 1RAID-0 on the first HARD disk and the 2RAID-0 the second HARD disk.
It worked well on my laptop.
By the way; information on the RAID configuration found in the user manual.
Have a nice day ;)
I like to use the 2nd HARD drive drawer in order to add an SSD.
Are there additional parts required in order to set the new drive? If Yes, please mention the name and part number.
What model of laptop do you have? What's second location of HARD disk available?
What you need is the HARD disk enclosure. Something like this. It is not easy to know what part number, there, but you can contact the nearest Toshiba service provider and order the right one.
I have a Mac Mini end 2012 which came with the 256 GB SSD with El Capitan. Given that I all filled which I want to add another drive. I bought a HARD drive of 1 TB with OWC data backup kit. Thought that I would create my own fusion drive. I found several articles on creating a disc of fusion when adding a new SSD but haven't found any when you add a HARD drive. Has anyone here done and it's the same process, i.e. have erase the two drives, reinstall the OS, etc.? Wouldn't be better to add the second drive and keep it separate for less used data or am I better off the coast of the creation of the fuser unit?
Thanks for any thoughts!
The process for the fuser unit is the same. Format/erase the two disks, then when you install El Capitan. It will automatically be setup as a fusion drive.
It's yours if you want a merger player. Do you have the stuff that you need a very fast access that would take more than 200 GB? If so, use a Fusion drive.
I myself would not expect that this is the case. I don't like disks of melting given that if a disk fails you lose everything on both drives.
Fusion drives have been more desirable/justifiable in the past if it is high (> 120 GB) SSD were expensive.
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 have a Dell Inspiron 530 which has a Samsung 320 hard drive. I would like to add a second hard drive to put photos, etc. Green a Western Digital 2 TB 3.5 "SATA looks like a possibility. However, images, like most of the internal drives I saw pictures, he has one open side showing the drive mechanism. The Samsung already in the PC is covered. The additional disc will not become covered with dust (my PC had a lot of cobwebs in it when I opened it to the top!)? Any advice on which drive to choose and how to install it would also be appreciated.
All computers must be inside the frame, cleaned all the dust on a regular basis.
I have two HD SATA and SSD installed in my Inspiron 530 mini tour and have never had a problem of "dust."
Keep the air intakes located on the façade behind the clean HD of any accumulation of dust, helps to cool the hard drives.
Instructions for the installation of a second hard drive physically in a 530 are here:
Will need you a SATA data cable, there should be a spare power connector SATA inside the case and four 6-32 X 1/4, Phillips head screws to mount the drive.
Connect the SATA data cable to the SATA connector on the motherboard.
After you have installed the drive, enter the system setup and make sure the hard drive is "on" [We] and recognized.
For windows to recognize the second hard drive, it must be partitioned and formatted.
Go to control panel, administrative tools, computer management, storage, disk management, right click on the new drive, select format, then you can assign a drive letter.
Hard drives Western Digital and Seagate are good, my preference is for Western Digital.
Also check the length of the manufacturer's warranty, plus the best guarantee.
I recently made some updates to my E310 and, until I got to the point where I was adding the second hard drive, everything went well.
First of all, nobody in my local computer store knew of the blue Paw was to add 2nd hard drive; They suggested screw. This isn't the first hard drive I have installed, even if it is the first in my Dell. After my third attempt of Googling, I struck gold - a post in the forum explaining that support is needed and a telephone number to order. I am so grateful for this response.
I read in similar positions and before putting the drive in I want to understand what is needed after the physical installation. This player will not hold the OS (XP Media), but held the whole image, music, and various files. Still must the player be partitioned and formatted using disk management I read in another post? I understand that I must go into the Bios to activate the second hard drive, so to speak. Is this similar to enter the CMOS? Would you be able to provide clear instructions?
Is there anything else I should do to get the new HDD to be operational?
Thank you for your time and thanks to the person who posted this phone number.
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