HP dv7 will not recognize the second hard drive
My HP dv7-2185dx running Windows 7 will not recognize the second hard drive, bios recognizes this Intel Rapid storage acknowledges.
Main hard drive is a 1 to install a second hard drive to 500 GB.
Try the following.
Judgment of the laptop and unplug the 2nd HARD drive.
Robinet tap away at the key esc that you start the computer to launch the Start Menu, and then select f10 to open the bios menu. Press f5 to load the default values (sometimes it's f9, but the menu below indicates the correct key), use the arrow keys to select 'Yes' and press ENTER. Press f10 to save the setting and still use the arrow keys to select 'Yes' and press on enter.
When windows has reloaded, download and reinstall the Chipset driver at the following link.
When this is finished, stop the laptop.
Reconnect the 2nd HARD drive, then start Notepad and let Windows take over completely for a few minutes before checking if the reader appears in the lower part of the disk management window.
DP - K
I have a DV7 1240us equipped vista and recently tried to install a second hard drive. I ordered the same model number, the size and the brand as the main drive. Once I turned on after installing the player, the drivers installed automatically, but the player was not anywhere. The hard drive is a Hitachi HTS543232L9A300 brand new in the box. What I am doing wrong?
check Panel > administrative tools > computer management > disk management > storage >
for any disk UN allocated space listed in black color.
If so right click and format to create a partition, and then on the new hard disk space will be used
OK... so I tried a second hard drive to add to my XPS 1730 already installed. Well I went and got a 320 (160GB installed alread) 2.5 SATA internal hard drive in the laptop. The installation went well (or at least I think that's the case). However when that I start the laptop, the hard drive is not there (under the menu of the computer). I then rebooted the laptop and went into the BIOS and the BIOS sees the drive. The BIOS shows that my main hard drive is 160 GB and my secondary hard drive is 320 GB. Is someone can you please tell me what may be the problem. Thanks in advance for your help.
P.S. I'm sorely need help I have will deploy to Iraq VERY soon and don't have much time to have access to the internet. Thanks again.
OK have installed a second SATA (500 GB western digital) in my dimension 5100 (running XP)
Player works OK (swapped recognized in bios)
Cable works OK (swapped recognized in BIOS)
But wil not reconise whatever related to the SATA 2 port on the motherboard.
The road is on the BIOS.
Don't know what else to try, the real port would duff or have I missed something simple
Thanks for any help
Windows 7 64 bit does not recognize the external hard drive. I have an old 250 GB Western Digital external hard drive. Neither of my windows 7 machines recognize it. It does not show in the device, Manager of the computer Manager or Explorer. Any help would be appreciated. THX Mike
HelloInitially, check if the hard drive is compatible with Windows 7.
Check out the link - http://www.microsoft.com/windows/compatibility/windows-7/en-us/default.aspxSee the help article and check if it helps.
My drive does not appear in Windows Explorer
http://support.Microsoft.com/kb/330140Tips for solving problems with USB devices (this also applies to windows 7)
http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows-Vista/tips-for-solving-problems-with-USB-devicesIt will be useful.
I recently bought a Toshiba Satellite with Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit. I connected an external hard drive (brand is seagate) that still works on my previous laptop (Dell), but the system does not overlay the external hard drive. It does not recognize there is an 'external Hard Drive FreeAgent' but when the AutoPlay window appears & I choose "Open folder to view files" it gives me the following message is displayed:
"G / is not accessible.
Access is denied. "
I called the manufacturer of the external hard drive (Seagate) & they told me that it is a windows problem.
can someone help me? ... Thank you
Can you please tell us which model of laptop you have exactly?
Do you use an original preinstalled operating system?
Are you using USB ports?
Have you noticed the same problem using all available ports?
My HP Envy Phoenix 810 does not recognize my external hard drive Seagate 3 TB, which is installed in the drive enclosure hard Bytec HD-35SU3-BX. Have you tried two different 3 TB HD and two boxes of Bytec and nothing works. When I installed my 1 TB in the same pregnant, it works. Why my computer won't allow me to use my 3 TB HDDs? I use Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 11.
I suggest you directly contact Bytecc and inquire 3 TB HD the HD manufacturer is supported. I had an old AZIO dock who does not identify / initial with WD drives. It was a firmware issue.
I used elements 6 under windows7 with my external hard drive. Lightning fried my hard drive and I installed a new and upgraded to windows 8.
I installed elements6. It does not recognize my external hard drive now. Windows 7, my external hard drive has been designated "H". Under windows
8 now is "D". Is that what I can do to not lose all my work on the external hard drive? I went to adobe but not help there.
And if you explore D: in solution, your file Explorer?
What are the files are data files or?
Original title: music file won't play second hard drive by double click.
Windows 7 ultimate/64
I have a second hard drive on which I store my music files. If I open a player (Foobar is what I use now) and open the music file in the program, he plays very well, since the second HD.
But if I double click on the music file (.mp3, usually), I get the message:
"The requested operation requires a rise."
I think it should open in the player by default when I do that.
I remember well, it wasn't the case when I started to use this computer (it's fairly new), while something might have changed.
I have the .mp3, .wav etc all default extensions for the Foobar player program.
I went through elaborate measures to appropriate the entire disk and have granted full permissions for me as a user, following to the letter one of the many sites of the detailed instructions for this operation. But there is no help in sight.
Original title: music file won't play second hard drive by double click
So I can let my reader opens a music file leave a second drive, but I can't call him by double click or click right/context citing the player. When I do that, nothing happens, but I don't get the message "requires a rise."
Every time I think that I am getting to know Windows 7, something like this happens. Avoid to receive life dull, of course.
Thanks a lot for your suggestions. I've pretty much exhausted my own attempts.
Update: I think I've solved the problem. I have no idea that what caused it, but here's what fixed it:
1 uninstalled Foobar with usual Control Panel uninstall
2A through the startup disk everything and delete folders or files with the name "foobar" in them.
3 did the same for the registry (creating a point of restoration first, of course)
5 download and install Foobar.
Works very well.
A big thank you to all who responded.
My HD crashed, I installed a new, but XP will not recognize.
I created a new partition with Partition wizard home edition, and with a Mini XP bootable CD I can access Hd, reading and writing, but if I try to install XP from the CD of origin of the system does not have a usable hard drive.
Any part of the material blocking this new HD? How can I install windows XP on a hard disk new?
Thanks in advance for your help
Can you please tell us what model of laptop do you have?
Maybe you need to load the SATA driver?
When I try to import files from anywhere - my office, or a SD - card in Lightroom 4 or now 6 (updated just to see if it would help), Lightroom is the photo file in what I would call an external hard drive of ghost. It creates a second external hard drive file that seems to be a copy of the original. A few weeks ago, the name of external hard drives has been accidentally changed or partially erased when I backup my hard drive without supervision in Time Machine. I'm working on an iMac with OS 10.11.4. At that time there Lightroom could not find any of my files of course! So, I renamed with much attention the hard drive exactly the same original name and Lightroom everything very well - recognized except, I started having this problem of import. When I import a file of the photo, he put it in an external hard drive of Ghost with the same name, size and number of files. If I try to move the file to the real external hard drive where it is supposed to go, Lightroom told me that the file already exists in Lightroom. If I look in my external drive outside of Lightroom, the file is where it is supposed to be. I tried just 'Add' the file to Lightroom, rather than copy or move, and that's okay. I tried to re-pointing Lightroom on your drive. Does not work. The only way I can get the files to go where I want they is to import, then highlight the recently imported file and move it to the folder of the mother. So, I have to move the file into the folder of the mother in the subfolder and then delete the now empty ghost the disk folder manually hard phantom. Help! Is there a way to merge the external hard drive with his ghost (or duplicate)? I can't find anything in the forums or documentation, and when I tried to call tech support, I came across a brick wall which is very frustrating. They said I couldn't get help by phone, I have to use the forums. So, please, let me know what I can try.
Seems to me this is probably a problem of conflict with the readers in your catalog and LR is confusing where to put images and creates a clone instead. You have to work smart to get rid of the clone disk keeping the images with the same folder structure. If it's a long process, however, I'll try to be as simple as I could.
To do a test at White folder on the drive itself out of Lightroom that must be maintained at the same place where the main images folder (main folder means - the very first folder under your player in your catalogue which should include all subfolders on the disc itself), then put a picture in the test folder and import it. the test folder will be part of the new drive of clone in catalog you would then move the main folder of the Original disc to the Clone drive in your catalog. Once you are done with the displacement of all the structures of folders in the test under drive clone folder. The original drive that was not identified by Lightroom would be gone if this isn't the case you can remove it manually and this is how you would leave with single drive with all your files/images existing and if you try to import the images now. They would go directly in the same destination folder that you choose on the screen to import instead of going in any drive clone/ghost.
Thanks Deborah for bringing This issue to our view. And I amso glad I was able to solve this problem for you on call.
Original title: why I can not reformat my upgrded from vista to w7 disk
I can't reformat my vista upgraded to windows 7, as I tried to add another hard drive, which will not take my recovery disks. The message to reboot
You try to add an additional hard drive or you try to replace the current hard drive with a new one?
Recovery/restore disks are specific to OEM (made by the manufacturer that also makes your computer) unless you are lucky enough to actually have on the contrary an OEM copy of the operating system in question (Windows Vista I guess) and it is bootable and will guide you through a real installation of the operating system and not a "restore image." What means what, is supported by the OEM in question for the method - no Microsoft.
Now - you may be able to perform a new installation of Windows 7 using the Windows 7 upgrade media you have - depending on how you got it...?
Can anyone help. I haven't bought a nice no notebook on the weekend and you want to get the stuff to my Lacie hard drive that I use on my mac to work on.
Last night I plugged the drive (USB with PSU) and messages little came "new device found" then "works and is ready to use" However he didn't appear in the list of drive in the my computer window. Went to Device Manager and found it listed checked there, he worked and what everything was soft but still no joy to be able to find it or mount it or access it. I tried all the suggestions help, and eventually just turned it off.
Also, for some reason, it lists the location as 0 istead of as USB 2 or whatever port when I plug another accessory, this would have something to do with it? I need to rename the disk or something?
Can anyone help?
Hi the GATS.
I'm not too knowledgable about MACs, but I think they use a different file for computers structure and that the files can be copied directly to a PC without first being "converted" to make them compatible. I also suspect that your Lacie is formatted to be used with a MAC, and therefore your XP operating system may not identify as a hard drive so does not show in my computer.
I think you can get some freeware to convert your MAC files, then I suggest Googling to see what you can find.
Ok. I've had this laptop for a while now.
It crashed recently. So, I tried to start it up.
I got "Winload.exe missing or damaged".
Fortunately, I found an answer to this!
I got the Vista installation disc and inserted.
I had this "PAGE_ERROR_IN_NONPAGED_AREA". I fixed too. Stick of 1 GB of RAM to my computer was bad.
So I replaced it. And during the installation, it hangs. And beeps and undesirable.
So I thought it was my hard drive. I have a new. (http://www.toshibadirect.com/td/b2c/adet.to?poid=431567 please TAKE a LOOK BEFORE RESPONDING).
I (try) to install and it does nothing.
I turn it on and it goes to this page with as my enthernet info. Then I go into the BIOS and it appears. I think I could install it wrong.
I think that the new HARD drive is not recognized, because you have not installed the SATA drivers!
The new mobile phones support the new SATA controller and especially the drivers are not included in the Windows operating system.
So, you must first include the SATA drivers before install you the operating system.
AFAIK the L305D supports an AMD and ATI chipset and SATA drivers must be placed in the ATI graphics driver package.
On the other hand, you could install the operating system without the use of SATA drivers.
I think that the BIOS must contain the SATA mode option. Usually it s set to AHCI. Pass this option in compatibility mode and you should be able to install the operating system.
A WD My Book external hard drive of 2 TB, Windows 7 Pro icon does not appear in the computer but saw the external hard drive
in devices and printers. Right-click on the icon, no data on the volume, indicates that it works correctly. How can I access and recover
the data on this external hard drive?
Someone ran Testdisk and it couldn't find a partition. It might spoil the hard disk being the day the Date 07/07/2013
Testidisk was executed.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated! The data is lost forever? Thank you.
There is no partition inside?You can create partitions on the disk managementtype of handle on the search box to the start menu, open the computer management go to disk managementYou should see your disk and associated empty data and you can create a partition for it
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