Satellite U840-10N - Windows Installation can not see any drive
Hi all, this is my first post so I hope that I chose the right place to post in.
I just bought a new Toshiba Satellite u840-10n ultrabook. He joined WIndows 7 Home Premium 320 GB HHD + SSD of 32 GB.
Even though I prefer Linux, I need Windows because of Microsoft Visual Studio. I downloaded Visual Studio (legally throught dreamspark.com), but it looks like it has some issues. In particular, I can't create any project.
After searching the Web for this problem, I decided to try reinstalling Windows, hoping that this will solve the problem, and here's the point.
Installation process of Windows 7 can not find any drive. I looked through the web a lot to solve this problem, even, without understanding.
I read a lot of other people had the same problem. I tried different ways and I'm about to throw the laptop out the window.
Is there anyone can help me?
See you soon,.
You need to load the SATA driver before you start the installation of the OS. Try it please use the files from http://www.fileswap.com/dl/igfH0jVrap/
I used it on my Win8 preinstalled satellite to install Win7 64 bit. Copy it to USB and install from there.
Please post comments.
Installed Windows 7. can not see my iphone on itunes. I have reinstalled itunes. I had this problem when I was with Vista. Help, please!
Windows Update has nothing to with the upgrade of Windows. Please post future questions about the upgrade in this forum: http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7install/threads ~ Robear Dyer (PA Bear) ~ MS MVP (that is to say, mail, security, Windows & Update Services) since 2002 ~ WARNING: MS MVPs represent or work for Microsoft
Can not see any of the website features especially icons to link
Inspiron 6000 can not see any hard drive.
Readers can be seen and accessed by other machines.
The BIOS seems to be set correctly, not that there is much that can be done for her.
Seems that the motherboard is the question.
I recently reformatted the computer because I had a lot of problems, after doing so I tried to connect to the internet, on that I just plugged the ethernet cable, the light on the modem was flashing and I opened the network connections, but the network device was not there. e.g. connection to the LAN 1, etc.
I also have another problem. I opened the Device Manager and could not see any of the connected devices.
can anyone help?
If you have reinstalled just your system from the recovery CD then you will also need to re - install one of your devices (including your Internet connections) installation CD that came with them.
The recovery CD contain only the Windows base operating system, as well as the software provided to Toshiba and to my knowledge, this does not include the ISP software or connections.
Hello, this is my first post on this forum!
My windows installer does not work correctly.
What should do?
Soryy, but I did not now much on computer systems.
I have reinstall this installer?
I'm waiting for your answers.
> My windows installer does not work correctly.
What do you mean exactly? You see a mistake? What exactly happens?
Maybe your CD is scratched or damaged.
Computer Satellite L300-IBV brand new.
When it is lit (for the first time) the screen informed me that there were a little closed and the windows installation was not completed.
It asks me to click ok, and then restart the installation.
When I click ok, the screen darkens and then reappear with the same message.
try to start your laptop with F8 and choose the first option. To fix my computer. When Vista system recovery options are shown, please choose the last option in recovery Toshiba. Run it and follow the menu on the screen.
I hope that you will be able to install Vista using the Toshiba recovery image.
Please post the result.
Hi, I have the problem, I am trying to install Windows 7 on my M400, but he didn't see the hard drive.
The hard drive is surly ok, ' couse I tested it in the other netbook, I can see it in the BIOS, but any program installation can not.
(I tried both Ubuntu and XP Tablet Edition)
I think that Windows doesn't see the drive HARD due missing RAID drivers Windows needs of these RAID drivers before you can install it because it doesn t contain these drivers for the disk HARD is not recognized. You can download the RAID driver from Toshiba Web site.
You can then create a new installation disc using nLite with drivers or copy the drivers on an external floppy drive. Start Windows XP after you press F6 to load drivers from floppy drive.
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I have an external hammer 640 GB drive (which has a Western Digital WD6400AAKS drive inside) with important data. When I connect to my computer (under Windows XP Pro), I can see the player if I go to my computer-> hardware-> readers but can see any drive letter.
Even if boot disks using software such as Hirens boot and demarrer start with the BACK, do not see this drive (I tried A - Z).
There is apparently no physical damage to the disk.
In this case, it seems to me that the drive itself is damaged. For this purpose, it is likely that there is no conventional solution through Windows itself.
I suggest you seek a professional store of COMPUTING, or computer confidence. If information on this drive is still recoverable, it will probably take advice from specialized professionals and know how to do really.
When you go to the site, the page loads fine, I could see the image in the design window, so the code is good, but still it is not visible in the Dreamweaver design view. I need to be able to see this image and the page in the design side, so I can continue to work.
I looked through the forum and found a thread, but they said to check
view > style rendering > display styles
that is checked.
Anything else? that anyone could think of to help?
Okay, I think I got it. See in this post made me realize that I had the code
in the wrong place. Thanks for making me understand my problems... ;-)
I've updated the BIOS with the latest version, I've built a floppy with the SATA drivers, none of them work, XP Setup is not able to recognize the HD.
Surprisingly enough the BIOS SATA mode option can not be seen.
Not all BIOS contains the SATA option!
In your case, I recommend the construction of a new CD of Windows XP by using the nLite.
nLite is a free tool and allows you to include the SATA dirvers in the Win XP CD!
Then you can use the new XP disk to start and new installation of the OS
Search here in the forum! There is enough discussion on this procedure
Hello. Under the network of my machine Windows 8 folder, I can see all the devices on the network. This includes a printer, my computer Windows 7 (what I can access), an Apple TV (from special software), a wireless hard drive, the router and a digital recorder.
The Windows 7 machine, I can only see the router and the printer. On special software, the Apple TV does not either. When you perform the Windows 8 computer host as a server for the special software, the Windows 7 machine could not see it on the special software. This means that there is something wrong on the Windows 7 this machine is not allowing him to detect other devices.
In a game of LAN, Windows 7 and Windows 8 computers can't see each other.
All devices are on the internet and I am posting this from the Windows 7 machine right now.
Windows 7 and Windows 8 machine are on the same network.
No device is on a host group and the group home service is disabled.
Peer networking is enabled.
Network discovery is turned on.
Both connections are set to private/Home.
Originally, the Windows 7 machine has been on his own home group and could be seen by anything. After a few hours, I finally got out of the home group, how other devices could see him then. However, he cannot always see other devices.
How can I get the Windows 7 machine to see other devices? I am at a loss. Is there a service that I have disabled right now that needs to be enabled? I don't know what to do.
Please contact Microsoft Community.
Disable the security software and check.
Warning: Antivirus software can help protect your computer against viruses and other security threats. In most cases, you should not disable your antivirus software. If you do not disable temporarily to install other software, you must reactivate as soon as you are finished. If you are connected to the Internet or a network during the time that your antivirus software is disabled, your computer is vulnerable to attacks.
Also check out the link below and check if that helps.
Why can I not see other computers on my network?
If the problem persists, or you have questions about Windows, let know us, we will be happy to help you.
I just upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7 and now cannot access the SATA drive that I use for storage. I desperately need help to access this drive.
Any help will be appreciated.
I've seen suggestions on the use of upgrade instead of the custom installation, but upgrade XP to 7 is not available.
It doesn't matter anymore that I managed to blow a capacitor on the motherboard and had to replace the guts of the machine. The new motherboard had no problem see the SATA drive. Of course, he can't see that the IDE drives so I traded one problem for another.
With all this, I made a whole new computer, which I'm sure that will soon show it's own set of problems.
Thanks for the help. And you can mark this resolved.
I keep having the same problem on my Satellite M30 604 when connecting to a USB device.
It does not really matter with this kind of device, the problem still.
Whenever I have insert the USB plug into one of the slots, my home XP keeps popping up the wizzard software.
Even with devices without drivers such as USB keys, it keeps bothering me and finally tells me that it cannot find the right driver.
If I try to install a printer, it installs the software found, but finally stops the operation because it can't find the driver (?). I don't know in what direction I should look at to solve this.
So if anyone can help me on this, I would be very grateful!
It's very strange because it is not necessary to install a USB driver and standard Microsoft USB driver should work well. I put t know if this can help, but please check this page
This fix is also part of the factory settings (recovery image on the delivered CD). By the way: your device is about three years old and it will be interesting to know since when you have this problem. Just for example: I have more Satellite 1900 with USB 1.0 and use USB keys and drive external HARD without any problem.
I just purchased & installed a reader of 960 GB attached to the SATA III connections on the card mother HP Z820. Disk Manager 10 windows sees the drive, I am able to use it wisely, but the dashboard software will not recognize the drive.
The clues, please?
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