Start HP DV9000 of the 2nd SATA HARD drive
I have a HP DV9000 with Windows 7. I cloned the original boot on a Hitachi 1 TB drive and, after hours of hacking and frustration (documented on another post), it now starts and works very well. I then installed the original (bootable) 250 GB HARD drive in Bay 2 and it works fine - as a second data drive.
Now, I want to be able to boot off of it (dual-boot). 'Change Boot Order' various options on the ESC and function keys and in the configuration allow you to change the order of * device-type * (CD, USB, SATA, NET), but no specific device * number *. Therefore, I can choose "SATA Drive", as the primary boot device, and defaults to O Drive (first internal SATA). There is no other choice I can find for a start on internal 1 (2nd SATA) drive. Can I put thatsame drive in an external USB adapter and it start fine - but not as the 2nd intern.
Someone at - he need one?
Don't you have figured on the second Bay is not bootable. The second span is just for storage. It is actually a usb connection and is not a true SATA interface.
Problem eject on my 2nd SATA Hard Drive Bay Caddy
I have a problem with my caddy drives eject.
Heart each time I close the lid, hard drives is ejected or, in which case ejection fails, I get an error message... very annoying situation.
How windows 7 can avoid to eject it? You know a best practice to configure properly the 2nd SATA Hard Drive Bay cart?
Thanks in advance!
It is caused by the last driver SATA ACHI, use microsoft we're going to fix this.
Using the IDE &; SATA hard drives on the same system
My system: Vostro 400 desktop, Intel Core 2 Duo 2.3 GHz, Windows XP Home Edition.
Situation: I use a SATA hard drive and the DVD drive is SATA. I want to add an IDE hard drive (from my old computer) to this system. I can't find any IDE cable or even an IDE port on the motherboard to add an IDE cable for a hard drive.
Question: Is it possible to add an IDE hard drive to this computer and run hard IDE and SATA drives simultaneously?
Disk management will not read the 2nd internal hard drive more!
I am a user of windows 7 and later than yesterday (2016_Feb_02) managing disks stopped to read the secondary internal hard drive (it was working perfectly well before). Does CPU, a beep when it is turned on or even rebooted and more when it comes to the windows logo, the PC hangs for a good 15 seconds.
The hard drive was an external hard drive and I removed the cover must be installed on my PC, but it has worked well for more than 5 months so far.
I would like to reuse the hard disk without losing any data.
Information on PC:
RAM 2 GB
Purchased in 2009
Details of the hard drive:
Please let me know if more information is needed.
Thank you very much.
Download SeaTools for DOS, burn the ISO file downloaded to a CD (you can use the free ImgBurn) and boot from this CD.
Satellite A500 - is there a model with the 2nd internal HARD drive?
Is there a model A500 with 2 internal drives?
You can check it on the Toshiba site in the specifications of the laptop if it s equipped ;) 2nd HARD drive
But I checked the Toshiba Web site for you, and it seems that Satellite A500 isn't equipped with the 2nd HARD drive.
If you want a 2nd HARD drive therefore use an external that you can connect via for example fast eSATA port.
The upgrade of the internal SATA HARD drive for HP Pavilion dm4
I have the HP dm4 - 1150 bought ea I think in December 2004. It has intel core i5 and 500 GB of HARD drive.
It works very well. I ben hae wanting to upgrade the HARD disk but hard drives SATA 2.5 inches for this ability were not available.
drives internal SATA 2.5-inch 2 TB for laptops are now available. The OEM version seems to be available for about £80 in the United Kingdom. Has anyone successfully updated your laptop HARD drive? Does anyone know if I buy and install the new 2 TB SATA HDD if it works. If not why?
Would appreciate a response from anyone who has tried this on dm4 or similar computers HP laptop
If it's the original drive it is SATA-II as SATA-III was not then invented. Confirmed here:
You can replace it with a SATA-III disc without any problems. They are perfectly backwards compatible. Your motherboard is a SATA-II at best and could even be SATA - I have but I do not.
I avoid the biggest current disks because drive manufacturers must invent new technological tricks to squeeze more and more zeros and ones in the same size box and it takes time to work on the kinks. Right now, 1 TB is the sweet spot for the readers of the laptop and 2 TB or 3 for desktop drives. Stay with a 1 TB drive 7200 rpm or still a hybrid drive of 1 TB would not a bit of extra money.
Hope that helps.
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Desktop HP Pavilion p6130y PC, installation of Windows 7 on the new SATA hard drive problem
First of all, I can't find the model p6130y number on the HP Support. The original hard drive came out and it was replaced with a Seagate SATA 850 GB drive, buy Windows 7 on DVD and I tried to install. Obtained through formatting the drive. Their only option now is to "Load a driver." He says that I need to locate the HD driver on the media and press OK. I can't find such an on installation disk so will try the find the right HD drivers for this model computer download on a USB key. Any ideas?
Here is the link for the driver sata for your model:
Just download it and do not run it.
The motherboard in your model has major problems with the drives out and that the results in the hard drive and DVD drive from the BIOS endangered.
It could happen to your model, it's why W7 cannot find the hard drive.
You will need to download and install this free program.
After installing 7 - Zip, right-click on the Sata driver you downloaded and select 7 - zip option in the list.
Select extract to: I leave extract the name of the file and extract the exe file in a folder of driver.
Once you have the file, open it and copy the contents of the folder on a drive portable usb flash without the src folder.
With the flash player and the installation of W7 media connected to the computer, boot from the installation of W7 media.
After selecting the install now option, select the training - Advanced menu, Options and select the option load a driver.
You should now see the storage driver files listed.
If you check the box, it only includes the compatible driver.
Follow the prompts and hopefully, W7 should install correctly.
HP ENVY 17 J053EA: 2nd Sata HARD drive cable
Anyone know where I can get a second HARD SATA cable from? Have tried searching online! None is available.
Thank you very much, looked at the site HP Web for part number and search for it through Google did not come with anything.
HP 6120 t BIOS does not recognize the second IDE hard drive connected via IDE-SATA controller
HP 6120 t (vista) BIOS does not recognize the second IDE hard drive connected via IDE-SATA controller. The other SATA disk and the DVD player came with the machine.
I hooked my old 200 GB Hitachi drive via the controller. I also put the jumbers in the present as a slave. I also took the original WD drive and just connect the IDE hard drive. BIOS do not show any drive at all.
I would try something possible at this time I have a lot of my data on the old disk.
Thanks appreciate any suggestion.
Try to enter the BIOS and I believe under change of Advanced menu of SATA to IDE or Enhanced.
You need to do when you install Windows XP or you will get a blue screen and it does not start.
Don't forget chang back when you put it in your drive home hard sata.
Cursor flashing at the start of the system and hard drive not working do not on the other computer
Original title: I need help with my Hardrive
Recently I had problems with a hard disk of computers. So I'm going to give guys the full story, I fell on this computer, it's actually my mums computer and it had a blue screen at startup error. I'm sorry, but I don't remember that the error was called on the top of my head, basiclly I quikly searched online and alll they say should use fixboot. So I did and the computer booted Windows XP very well. So the next day, when I was starting the machine (just to let you know, it would be the first start since I used fixboot, other than the right after that, I don't know if it would make a difference).
In any case, while trying to start, there was just a slider, or as underscore that retain just flashing in top left corner. I thought that maybe I should reinstall windows on another partition so my files would be safe. I did it, the installation program had no problem with it, but when I booted up I got the same line of flashing underscore / cursor in the upper left corner.
I thought that maybe I should back up the hard drive using my other computer so I tried to plug in the hardrive in my work computer and the hardrive started to heat up and as if it worked but any hardrive was getting into my computer, I refreshed it, started the computer upward once again, nothing.
So my question is what is the problem with this hardrive and how I save? I'm ready to do anything, use the live CD, using another computer. I have precious moments of family on the hardrive.
Thank you guys
As you have important data on the hard drive. We recommend that you contact the vendor of hard drive to diagnose hard drive or visit the nearest tech store to save your data.
There are chances that the boot files are missing on the computer and also you could have not connected the hard drive as a slave when you connected to the other computer. Once you have saved the data, you can repair the existing windows and check if it starts successfully.
Try these steps to repair install Windows XP:
a. start the computer using the XP CD. You may need to change the boot order in the BIOS OF THE system for the CD starts before the hard drive.
b. on the "Welcome" screen, press ENTER to start the installation of Windows.
c. accept the license agreement and Windows will search for existing installations of Windows.
d. Select the XP installation you want to repair in the list, press R to start the repair.
e. the installation program copies the necessary files to the hard disk and restart. Do not press any key to boot from CD when the message appears. Setup will continue as if it were a clean install, but your applications and settings are preserved.
f. when the installation is complete, check if Windows starts correctly.
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Hi, I have a problem loading window it says invalid partion but starting in fast web hp I am use windows home premium 7 with ahp touch smart tm2, is the failure of hard drive
invalid partion happens at startup if you press the f10 key with that he goes to the fast sequence of hp with at least you can acess the web and that's what I'm writing this with... myQuestion is the failure of hard drive?
Perhaps, I backup and try a reinstall.
New computers coming often pre-installed with Windows 7 have what is called a recovery partition. This is used to reinstall an operating system in the case of a system failure. To access it, you need to start when you start your computer by pressing a function key. This can be either F1, F2, F9, F10, F11, F12 key DEL or tab. See the manual that came with your PC for instructions on how to reinstall Windows.
For HP, press F11 directly after switching on the device
What's a 2 TB SATA hard drive internal-compatible with the HP Paviliion Elite m9510f?
I have a desktop PC HP Pavilion Elite m9510f running Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit and want to install an internal 2 TB SATA hard drive.
I would like to know if this computer (see details of configuration below) supports this 2 TB HDD:
(1) can I use it as a secondary (non-bootable) drive?
(2) what like a bootable disc, it'll work?
(3) do I need to create multiple partitions or a single 2 TB can be created/formatted?
Specifically, I intend using a Seagate Barracuda LP 2 TB 5 900 RPM SATA 3 Gb/s 3.5 "internal hard drive model ST320005N4A1AS-RK
HP Pavilion Elite m9510f desktop PC
Product #: NC692AAR-ABA
Intel G31/G33/G35/P31/P35 chipset
Southbridge Intel 82801IR (ICH9R)
Manufacturer: PEGATRON CORPORATION
The manufacturer mother board: Asus IPIBL-LB
HP/Compaq name: Benicia-GL8E
The vendor American Megatrends Inc.
Release Date 06/05/2009
Version 5.39 BIOS string
ROM size 1.00 MB
Windows 7 Edition Home Premium (64-bit)
Intel Core 2 Quad CPU Q8200-2.33 GHz
Install HDD (Seagate 750 GB)
Model number: ST3750630AS
Firmware revision: HP26
Size: 698,6 GB
Rotation speed: 7200 RPM
Cache size: 16 MB
Physical sector size: 512 B
Logical sector size: 512 B
Count of logical sector: 1465149168
The word "support" has a connotation that is specific to HP - it usually means were that he tested with, sold with, etc. I do not think that these discs were available when this system was built/designed, and thus the moniker "supported" official cannot be assured.
Everything that is said - I see not where there is a problem with this player. I have a m9600t HP of a similar vintage - I swapped my Seagate 750 GB drive for a 7200 RPM Hitachi 2 TB drive and added an another 2 TB "Green" WD drive as a secondary drive. No problems.
I have used Ghost of Norton to clone the old boot HDD on the Hitachi. Made sure the D: drive Alias: "recovery partition" was kept the same size and then said Norton to use all the space of the new to develop on the c: drive. Works very well. The WD drive - I partitioned as a large drive E:. Made sure to partition to NTFS.
Your mileage may vary - but I think it should work correctly...
-dm (an employee of HP of long date, but the comments/suggestions are my own, not my employer)
HP Pavilion s5570t desktop computer: single SATA hard drive configured as RAID in BIOS
Our small computer lab has two offices of Pavilion Slimline s5570t that we have recently upgraded to Windows 10. I noticed that in the configuration of the BIOS for the SATA hard drive, it is defined as RAID. I don't know why. The thing that brought this to my attention, is that the software Intel Rapid storage technology constantly shows about 25% CPU use and there high usage of the disk when computers start first which makes them unusable until the software installs.
My question is can I change the setting of the BIOS SATA AHCI with no problems and that will solve the problem? The Intel rapid storage technology software version is v126.96.36.1992. It is obviously old and I could update, but I wonder if the real issue is the BIOS setting.
Thank you for the additional information.
I'm not sure it tells you, but I changed these settings without having to reinstall the operating system. I suppose it could be correct.
BIOS DOES NOT SEE ANY SATA HARD DRIVES
I recently (about three weeks) ago added a 250 GB Samsung SSD EVO 840 to my desktop HP Pavilion a6437C PC 2008.
This SSD has been configured with a clean install of Windows XP.
The original 500 GB HARD drive (on which I kept the original, fully functional installation of XP on one partition and all my data on another), was retained and was used primarily for the storage of data... even if I left the XP partition instead of use as a backup OS.
Once I have everything configured, up and running, both drives worked fine in their assigned duties for at least two weeks.
The PC is on when I left the House earlier today. I came home and the power of the PC was turned off (I don't know if there was a power failure or other event). When I turned on the rear PC, I got the dreaded "Disk Boot Failure" message. Restarted, press F10 to view the BIOS, and I noticed that only two CD/DVD drives have been detected. Ni the SSD or HARD drive have been detected. A ran Diagnostics PC - Doctor F9 and got BIOHD-2 (no drive detected)... what I already knew.
I've been Googling vigorously, and my guess is that, since the TWO discs are not recognized, and the problem that manifests all of a sudden, the problem lies with the SATA controller or motherboard itself. I think that it's extremely likely that both discs would fail completely and at the same time. Can anyone suggest what I could take so I can verify or disprove this? Also, it's an old PC so it prob'ly is not worth starting to replace the mobo... is possible to replace just the SATA controller (assuming that it is the culprit)?
Maybe it's time to bite the bullet and get a new job. I discovered that I can't use many of the features of my new SSD fancy, because the material a6437c and firmware doesn't support them.
Any other suggestions would be appreciated as well. Thanks in advance!
Laiki, welcome to the forum.
You did a very nice job of explaining your situation; nothing left out.
Because the computer is older, I go to this from a different angle. I recommend that you check the power supply (PSU) to see if it has failed, because the computer turns off for no apparent reason. If there is no power to the system, you will not get a boot. The power supply can cause many problems we don't necessarily attach to it. Here's a guide to help you troubleshoot it.
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Stop error: 0x0000007b while trying to install Windows XP Home Edition on SATA hard drive.
Original title: new hard drive Blues.
got sata disk hard western digital 500 GB installed, I have tried to download winxp home, got a blue screen
stop: 0x0000007b (0xF78D663c, 0xc0000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000
I need help
How you try to install Windows XP Home Edition?
You may receive an error message "Stop 0x0000007B" in the following scenarios:
(a) a device driver that your computer boot controller needs is not configured to start during the startup process.
(b) a device driver that needs your computer startup controller is damaged.
(c) It can also occur if the hard drive in the BIOS configuration is bad.
You can check if the SATA hard drive is correctly configured in the BIOS (Basic Input Output System) & can also update the BIOS. If you are not comfortable to do, you can contact the manufacturer of your computer for help.
Note: Changing the BIOS / chipset can cause serious problems that may prevent your computer from starting properly. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the configuration of the BIOS/chipset can be solved. Changes to settings are at your own risk.
You can also check this link:Advanced troubleshooting of errors "Stop 0x0000007B" in Windows XP
Hope the helps of information. Please post back and we do know.
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