Question about the format of Toshiba 2 TB HARD drive sector size
I bought a Toshiba HDD 2 TB HDS5C3020BLE 2 TB (sold as Toshiba PA4292E - 1 HL 0) with firmware MZ4OAAB0 installed on a pc running XP sp3.
I formatted with windows utility, in AUTO mode sector size.
I have to align the sectors with other partition like other tools 2 TB hard drive with 4 k sector or not?
Post edited by: gnpb (model toshiba added)
Simply choose the FAT32 or NTFS file format and choose auto to the sector size option
Can someone tell me, if I can use this drive in my notebook? The original is just too slow.
Seagate Momentus 7200.2 2.5 "SATA 8 MB hard 100GB (ST9100821AS)
It's a sata-II drive. The laptop will not work with sata-I accelerates, but it will be even faster.
I know 3.5 "are compatible. What drives 2.5 "?
The thickness of the disc is going to be ok?
Thanks in advance,
What model of laptop do you have exactly? Is your laptop Satellite Pro P100?
My Media Player will still work when we update of Windows 10? We don't want to lose our music! We are musicians and have a lot of money invested in the songs that we bought and stored in Windows Media Player... Thanks much for any help you can offer!
In theory, your music should be affected by changing to 10 Windows, but it is wise to make sure that nothing is lost by creating full copies of all important personal files (music more documentation pictures and videos) away from your computer before the upgrade. The best bet is an external hard drive USB - sizes range from 250 GB upwards - a similar in size to your pc would be a good thing. Copy music to it and check that the drive is in good working order and if you are happy, start copying everything on. Prevention is better than cure, and there have been a lot of posts on these forums of people who have lost things because something was wrong when upgrading. Another tip... check with your pc manufacturer's support Web site to see if any of their components need update prepares first. This is often overlooked. -Ric.
I have a Toshiba Satellite A 100 - PSAANE with Vista Home Basic preinstalled in it.
Now, I have a few questions... I mention below: -.
(1) if I want to format my laptop, I need a CD to install for Vista Home basic... then I don't have this Toshiba CD when I bought the laptop. So how do? question: How can I format it?
(2) can I change my Vista Home Basic to windows XP? I think it's much faster than this one. is it advisable?
(3) I have a GB of RAM in the laptop. Increase the RAM? I think that my laptop has become to slow down. is it advisable?
(4) and on my screen, everytime I try to change my profile screen to windows Classic view, my screen begins to blink. and after a while, the screen turns off. So I can't change that. I put the color scheme of windows vista only. What to do about that?
Please help me friends. Thanks in advance.
Here, a few questions about the number:
(1) usually, you should get the Vista Toshiba Recovery DVD. If you didn t receive this DVD then you can order it here https://backupmedia.toshiba.eu/landing.aspx or you could install the disc of Microsoft Vista.
(2) of course, you can do this. I think that Win XP drivers can be downloaded from the Toshiba driver page.
(3) Yes, you can upgrade the RAM. For more information, see your manual or search on this forum for similar topics
(4) maybe it s associated with the graphics driver. Check if you can update. I would recommend additional check if you are using the latest version of the BIOS
Hey there, fellow buyers of Toshiba.
I have a few questions on prod. recovery on my laptop.
* Is _First, safe? _ *
Because my sister it on his Vista laptop (a Toshiba) and finished with a BSOD and a trip to the PC world for a replacement HARD drive.
* _First, he will restore C: and D:, or just C:? _ *
Inadvertently, I deleted the D: partition on my hard drive and he would like to return.
* _Third, I am formatting due to incompatibility with some applications, namely 32 bit ones._*
I can somehow incompatible lance 32-bit on my 64-bit?
* _Finally, it erase Ubuntu as well? _ *
I have Ubuntu (10.04 LTS incase you're wondering) and want to keep the data that it is intact.
YES, I backed UP MY DATA (here, that goes with the words "I have no sti - oh, wait, what's that noise clicking / grinding?")? I just do not feel comfortable with the formatting yet until I know answers to these questions, but there again, I have only 200 MB left of C: (go, 250 GB in 8 months?) and need the return performance (GHIII and GTA: San Andreas used at 40 fps, but now play them is wading through treacle (LAG)!) Please respond quickly, and I look forward to answers!
> First of all, is it safe?
recovery process is completely safe.
> Second, he will restore C: and D:, or just C:?
He will restore the os with the settings on drive C;. Local d it will create image file from hard drive which I know.
> Can I run 32-bit incompatible somehow on my 64-bit?
It depends on the application. I mean, do a right-click on the application and choose properties where you can Compatible mode.
> Finally, it clears so Ubuntu?
If it is installed on local d: I guess that will erase. To be honest, is not sure
I have a Satellite L350D with Windows Vista.
I'm in my mind to reinstall.
All my data from the two partitions are saved with the exception of a folder on my drive E Data "HDDRecovery" who shouldn't be modyfied or deleted, or whatever.
I wonder if all the data are removed from the hard disk due to formatting, how does appear that this same folder HDDRecovery remains safe on the hard drive?
Or is that the hard drive is not really formatted and data on my hard drive are always safe and hidden?
Thank you for answers!
I'll try to explain how it works.
Original Toshiba designed for your laptop recovery image is recorded on the second partition in the file called HDDRecovery. This image should be used if you want to install OS and have the original state factory.
For this installation, you can use this recovery image of the second partition or by using the recovery DVD. It is recommended to everyone to create this recovery DVDs. Have you created?
If you use recovery DVD the whole HARD disk will be formatted and all data stored thereon will be removed.
If you start the HARD drive recovery process only C partition is removed. This folder HDDRecovery is important if you only want to use HARD drive recovery facility. When you want to use the DVD only you can remove (I do not recommend you to do).
I hope I could help a little, but if you have any other questions please let us know.
Hello, I have a lot of questions about the P70, L70, S70 series that come with a 1920 x 1080 panel.
(1) what are the differences between the L70 and S70 series? With the exception of the RAM and HARD drive capacity, books seem pretty identical.
(2) P70, L70, S70 doesn't support a 2nd HARD drive or it's just the P70 series that support?
(3) all the three (P70, L70, S70 series) come with the same TFT panels?
(4) of the above series, which supports mSata?
(5) all the model of each series are delivered with support from mSata? For example, it could be that L70 - a - 13 m supports mSata is not the case of the L70-a-146?
(6) all the foregoing, are delivered with a S - ATA II or III S - ATA interface?
(7) who is the best of these series listed? I'm trying to understand what makes the big difference of S70 to P70 except for the envelope for example.
Thank you in advance.
> (1) what are the differences between the series L70 and S70? With the exception of the RAM and HARD drive capacity, books seem pretty identical.
What models Sat L70 and S70 do you mean exactly? There are different L70-xxx-xxx and S70 models on the market that supports different hardware specifications.
(> S70 2) P70, L70, support a 2nd drive HARD or is - it just the series P70 that support?
As you can see in this [Sam P70 HDD replacement document, | http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/CRU3903II0000R01.htm] the P70 series supports the 2nd drive Bay HARD, BUT even if there is a 2nd HARD drive Bay, this does not mean that you can use the 2nd HARD drive. In the case where the 2nd HARD drive Bay are equipped with HARD drive connector, you can use the 2nd HARD drive
I also found the [Sam L70/S70 HDD replacement | http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/CRU3703HG0000R01.htm] the document on the Toshiba page and there I see this 2nd HARD drive Bay is not available
(> 3) all three (P70, L70, S70 series) come with the same TFT panels?
See point 1). Different P70, L70, S70 models were equipped with different material parts.
(> 4) of the series above, which takes in charge mSata?
As far as I know that some P70 models are equipped with an mSATA SSD of 256 GB.
(> 5) do all the model of each series are delivered with support mSata? For example, it could be that L70 - a - 13 m supports mSata is not the case of the L70-a-146?
See point 4) not all models supports the same hardware specifications
(> 6) all of the above, come with a S - ATA II or III S - ATA interface?
I don t think that SATA III is supported. I guess it would be SATA II
(> 7) which is the best of these series listed? I'm trying to understand what makes the big difference of S70 to P70 except for the envelope for example.
Not easy to answer because there are too many models released in Europea.
And not all models are available in each country. So I guess you will have to look for the models that have been released in your country.
Sorry for the typos, English is not my mother tongue.
I want to ask some questions about the upgrade of a300-144.
* Some info first.*
CPU: T2370 ([http://ark.intel.com/products/34445/Intel-Pentium-Processor-T2370-1M-Cache-1_73-GHz-533-MHz-FSB]).
Chipset: GM965 ([http://ark.intel.com/products/29821/Intel-82GM965-Graphics-and-Memory-Controller]).
1. my frequency of laptop memory at 533 MHz, supports 667 MHz memory controller, memory modules can work at 667 MHz. Is - this because CPU FSB 533 MHz frequency and new processor at 667/800 MHz FSB will fix it or it is hardcoded in the BIOS?
2 Intel said that the size of max memory for my chipset is 4 GB (2 x 2 GB), but Toshiba says that only 2 GB (2 x 1 GB), who is right?
3 I know, taken of my CPU is μFCPGA-478 aka socket P, max FSB 800 MHz, max 35 W TDP, so T9500 ([http://ark.intel.com/products/33918/Intel-Core2-Duo-Processor-T9500-6M-Cache-2_60-GHz-800-MHz-FSB]) is a compatible processor or there are some limitations in the BIOS?
> 1. My frequency of laptop memory at 533 MHz, supports 667 MHz memory controller, memory modules can work at 667 MHz. Is - this because CPU FSB 533 MHz frequency and new processor at 667/800 MHz FSB will fix it or it is hardcoded in the BIOS?
The speed of the memory is related on the material. This means that the FSB is responsible for the limitation.
If the FSB would allow support 667 MHz then the memory would also at this speed.
> 2. Intel says that the size of max memory for my chipset is 4 GB (2 x 2 GB), but Toshiba says that only 2 GB (2 x 1 GB), who is right?
The memory depends on the chipset. So if the chipset supports 4 GB of RAM, you should be capable of this move to 4 GB of RAM
> 3. I know, my CPU is? FC-PGA-478 aka socket P, max FSB 800 MHz, max 35 W TDP, so T9500 (http://ark.intel.com/products/33918/Intel-Core2-Duo-Processor-T9500-6M-Cache-2_60-GHz-800-MHz-FSB) will be a compatible processor or there are some limitations in the BIOS?
It might be possible that the new processor would be fully supported by the BIOS, but in most cases it should not be a problem if the chipset would support the new processor.
But as far as I know the upgrade of the CPU is not supported by Toshiba or any other manufacturers of portable and its your own risk to run laptop with the new processor.
I have a question about the recovery of HARD drive partition.
If I do the operation to clear the hard disk option in the wizard it will remove * all * or it will keep my partition recovery in this way I can come back later. I want to know because I would like to put on a different OS.
I know he said he would, but caution in the PDF, I found it says that on a normal recovery too (that he would remove each partition) and I'm a little confused about how the recovery actually worked.
To be honest I n don't know what you mean exactly with this option to erase.
In General, Toshiba Recovery disk will wipe your entire HDD to restore factory settings correctly. This means that if you start from that disk and follow the instructions on the screen, everything will be removed.
In addition, the recovery disk doesn t create a recovery partition. It is not available. Disk copy just the files on the second partition in folder HDDrecovery to start an installation of HARD drive recovery.
A few questions about the new Yoga 10 HD + that I hope you can answer.
I bought the former model, last year. Love the design and long battery life, but a few major questions made me return.
- Somewhere that I've read that it can not read NTFS on USB so I guess that's the same thing with a NTFS formatted microSD card?
- Can it read exFAT formatted microSD cards?
- Anyone who has questions about the audio via bluetooth?
(I know that BT is not exactly High End HiFi but the old 10 Yoga for some obscure reason - most likely a driver problem which nobody cared to fix - rang * very * worst with visibly distortion while both my phone and a Tablet noname cheap I have zero about fidelity - any of my devices bluetooth audio) I tried aptX or not)
So to avoid buying it back it also I really I would like to see if I can get my questions answered before buy you.
While I love the form factor and long term issues above are only two Mayor dealbreakers for me. Bad audio quality = no joy listen to spotify, local etc. MP3s. not of NTFS or exFAT = some great movies.
My old noname android Tablet really could use an upgrade so I'm really curious it may be, or I should watch the competition and will be form factor and battery LIFE.
Thanks in advance.
If it does not support NTFS or exFAT on microSD card have someone at - he tried ext3 or ext4?
I mean with Linux Android root, it should be a no-brainer to support at least when it comes to royalties unlike NTFS or exFAT where it * might * have some trouble with Microsoft.
I used a USB through a USB OTG cable. NTFS or exFAT have been recognized by the Tablet PC. FAT32 is seems to be the preference.
I have a few questions about the Upgrade of Windows 8 offer for new computers. I recently bought a Toshiba Satellite S855-S5268 of amazon.com, which came with Windows 7 Home Premium. Toshiba already has a beta version of drivers and utilities for Windows 8 for the S855 on their Web site.(1) I bought my laptop in July of this year, and I've not yet registered for 8 Windows Upgrade offer with Microsoft. Am I still eligible to receive the upgrade, if I sign up soon?(2) if I buy the upgrade through this offer, I'll be able to download an ISO file so I can burn the installation media, or do I need to upgrade to Windows 7?(3) if I will be able to burn the installation media, I'll be able to erase my hard drive and do a clean install of Windows 8 (which I'd rather do, I have a lot of backups of my data). I am aware that I would probably need to provide my product key Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit OEM during the new installation, because it is an upgrade and not a full version; This isn't a big deal, because my Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit OEM product key is stuck at the bottom of my laptop.(4) my current copy of Windows 7 is activated by seeing my BIOS (I have a traditional BIOS, not a UEFI). If I had to switch to Windows 8 and decide then I'd rather back in Windows 7, for example, a few months later, I'll be able to do that (I burned recovery of Windows 7 with the Toshiba utility disks, which I did), and Windows 7 will continue to activate by seeing my BIOS, even after the installation (and later remove) Windows 8?Thank you very much!
I have a few questions about the Upgrade of Windows 8 offer for new computers. I recently bought a Toshiba Satellite S855-S5268 of amazon.com, which came with Windows 7 Home Premium. Toshiba already has a beta version of drivers and utilities for Windows 8 for the S855 on their Web site.(1) I bought my laptop in July of this year, and I've not yet registered for 8 Windows Upgrade offer with Microsoft. Am I still eligible to receive the upgrade, if I sign up soon?Yes, the registration period is between June 2, 2012 to January 31, 2013.(2) if I buy the upgrade through this offer, I'll be able to download an ISO file so I can burn the installation media, or do I need to upgrade to Windows 7?Yes, the Upgrade Wizard of Windows 8 will allow you to create a bootable DVD or you can grab the ESD file and save it.(3) if I will be able to burn the installation media, I'll be able to erase my hard drive and do a clean install of Windows 8 (which I'd rather do, I have a lot of backups of my data). I am aware that I would probably need to provide my product key Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit OEM during the new installation, because it is an upgrade and not a full version; This isn't a big deal, because my Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit OEM product key is stuck at the bottom of my laptop.Yes and there are better ways to reinstall Windows 8 without using the installation disc, you can use the reset and refresh.
These steps will take you through refreshing your PC:
· Press the Windows key + C on your keyboard to show the charms (if you use a touch screen: touch the right edge of your screen and drag your finger to the left)
· Click settings
· Click change PC settings
· Click general in the left column
· Under refresh your PC without affecting your files, click Start
Then follow the instructions that will be provided on-screen to cool your PC.(4) my current copy of Windows 7 is activated by seeing my BIOS (I have a traditional BIOS, not a UEFI). If I had to switch to Windows 8 and decide then I'd rather back in Windows 7, for example, a few months later, I'll be able to do that (I burned recovery of Windows 7 with the Toshiba utility disks, which I did), and Windows 7 will continue to activate by seeing my BIOS, even after the installation (and later remove) Windows 8?As long as you have a recovery disk which you should create or use the construction in the recovery partition, Yes, it will self activate.Thank you very much!
I am the owner of a satellite A30 714, which has only 2 usb ports, and I just bought a mini hard drive (toshiba also), which requires the use of 2 usb ports, which means that I won't have any left port for mouse or something else.
The hard drive has an optional port of AC, but I can't find in the manual of the energy required to buy a compatible cable, so I'm asking for suggestions... can I use a multi usb hub or it will not provide enough energy? What is the cable AC adapter that I should try to find?
find a solution in the firewire port? (the computer has a port alternative mouse).
Can I install an additional usb port?
can someone help?
The fact is that a single USB port provides about 500 my.
If HARD drive Manual requires the use of two ports USB together if the HARD drive needs more power than a USB port can provide.
Of course, you can try using a USB hub, but please check if the USB hub supports an external power supply. It is important.
I don't know where you can find the power supply for the external HARD drive. You said that it is a product of Toshiba. Well, maybe you can order the cable of the Toshiba service partner in your country.
But first of all I would like to ask the dealer who sold you this HARD drive.
I'm not sure the firewire port, because you need an adapter "USB to Firewrier '.
But I can't find any.
I have several questions about the recovery of Satellite L750 features available to it. Any help and answers would be useful.
(1) when I started the laptop first, he asked me to create a recovery CD incase I need to reinstall the operating system. But he also said that he built in the recovery partition, so therefore, I have to make a recovery cd or not?
(2) will be the recovery CD is exactly the same as the recovery on the system partition?
(3) is the partion of CD or recovery includes all the integrated software pre-installed with the laptop?
(4) also in the device manage management it shows watch partion recovery but it is empty, is it true?
(5) in the second partition (drive D) system, he has a record with what looks like the recovery of files and folders. Is it safe to move/remove it?
I'll try to provide answers:
1 - to ensure that everything works perfectly you don t need these discs, but if something goes wrong with the HARD drive you will not be able to do anything. When you have the recovery DVDs, you will still be able to install the recovery image and once again the factory settings. So my advice to you is: create these discs as soon as possible. Use only on DVD-R media and buy products of high quality (TDK or Verbatim).
2 - Yes.
3 - Yes.
4 - No. Don t be confused with this.
5. in a first time create restore DVD, and later you can do what you want. I put t know which files mean you but don t touch anything before that of the recovery disks to be created.
In the past, many people have been experimenting with the structure of HARD drive and partitions and later was surprised when installing disk recovery HARD has been damaged. Don t make the same mistake.
If you have any other questions you are welcome.
I have a question about the time machine. I recently updated my Quicken 2015 and there was something wrong with the update. Can I go back in just the Quicken file and restore it until I downloaded the update do I have to restore the entire
I have a question about the time machine. I recently updated my Quicken 2015 and there was something wrong with the update. Can I come back in all the Quicken file and restore from time Machine before I downloaded the update to do, I need to restore the entire computer?
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Is there anyway to rearrange the order of the elements? I know cutting automatic resizing, I could move the items by hand. But if I use the cluster somewhere else, I have to move the items again...
What I want is of the order of "Mx My Mz Ax Ay Az Temp voltage CS".
Is there a quicker way to deal with?
THz so much!
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