Windows Search can not index the A: drive
Do not assign the letter 'A' on a disk partition, because Windows Search does not index the A: drive. I made a Win7 installation on a system with a SSD boot drive and a conventional hard drives.
I did my data to partition the A: drive and moved my files user for this partition. Windows Search could not find anything on this drive until I assigned a different drive letter to the partition.
I know that there are very few machines with floppy drive.
Is always the convention however that readers and B are reserved for floppy drives and will be until there is no more floppy drives on the left.
If you connect a USB external floppy drive on your machine, it is the reader, NOT the D or E or F or any other letter.
Therefore, it is not a good plan to designate any partition on a HARD disk as drive A...
I install a drive on the USB port of the EA4500 and 4 files. A music course. I want to access this folder through my laptop wireless with Windows Media Player, but I don't get a handle on disk + 3000 songs. A PC cable can access files, but not a wireless laptop. I don't know where is the problem. If I use the reader via //host/Music the star ratings are not available, but I get all the music, if I map a drive can I get star rating but only a handful of songs. I tried to change the permission, but I can't change the permissions of the file on the Linksys.
You should be able to change the permissions on the page of the router. Using the classic Firmware or the Linksys Smart Wifi? If you use the firmware Linksys Wifi Smart, it is under the USB storage device > access to records. If you use the classic Firmware, it's under storage > Administration. The laptop should be able to see all the files just like the office.
I don't know where start the ethernet card I have windows 98 can not install without a driver updated, I can't find a driver that I can towards the down loaded to an open disk and run winzip does not open on a disc and it wont let me install where it is help
Visit the following links to learn more about support for the Windows 98 operating system information.
Windows 7 will not recognize the dvd drive, although it worked well for more than two years. Now I can't access it to install new software.
It will not be displayed in the Device Manager, bad shooters to say it is not connected or is, tried Fixit fix (could not as "not applicable to your computer update"), uninstall iTunes (in the case of a conflict - even if it worked with the DVD of > 1 year), etc., but still cannot access the DVD.
It's obviously a known issue, given that a support page - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/976187 that recommends the fix or manually disable ALPM active power management. If it of a known issue, why is not included in the updates and that I have to disable ALPM power if management it worked ok before?
What now? Is turn off the power, my only option? What happens if it is not yet recognized after that?
If the drive is viable:
Follow these steps to remove corruption and missing/damaged file system repair or replacement.
Start - type in the search box - find CMD top - RIGHT CLICK – RUN AS ADMIN
How to fix the system files of Windows 7 with the System File Checker
Then run checkdisk (chkdsk).
How to run check disk in Windows 7
After the foregoing:
References to Vista also apply to Windows 7.
Step 1: Please do all the same underneath if you did some before as is often total
a process that solves the problem.
Try this - Panel - Device Manager - CD/DVD - double click on the device - driver tab.
Click on update drivers (this will probably do nothing) - RIGHT click ON the drive - uninstall.
RESTART this will refresh the default driver stack. Even if the reader does not appear to continue
Then, work your way through these - don't forget the drive might be bad, could be a coward
cable or slight corrosion on the contacts (usually for a laptop) and other issues.
Your CD or DVD drive is missing or is not recognized by Windows or other programs
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060 - a Mr Fixit
Try this fix manually if the Fixit 314060 does not work
Your CD or DVD drive is missing or is not recognized by Windows or other programs-
a Mr Fixit
The DVD player does not work after installing Windows 7
The CD drive or the DVD drive does not work as expected on a computer that you upgraded to
When you insert a CD or a DVD, Windows Vista may not recognize the disc
Your CD or DVD drive cannot read or write media - A Mr Fixit
CD/DVD drive does not appear in Windows Vista, or you receive this error during Windows Vista
Setup after booting from the DVD (AHCI)
Drive CD - R or CD - RW Drive is not recognized as a recordable device
Hardware devices not detected or not working - A Mr Fixit
Another possibility is that the cables are loose. Remove ALL power, then make sure that the cables in both
ends. Remove and replace, do not just tight. For laptops, you can often clean power and
contacts data with a pencil eraser.
Some DVD players do not use the Windows default drivers so check with the manufacturer of system and
manufacturer of device to see if there is a firmware or drivers for your drive if necessary.
Step 2: You have disc problems as the CD/DVD is actually 4 discs in 1 case (CD & DVD
Burn and CD and DVD read). So it is not unusual for 1 or 2 operational so that other parts
do it right.
Did you follow the Troubleshooting Guide for the reader who still does not work? There are
the entries in registry that the troubleshooter does not solve and those who "might" be the cause.
Check with your Maker system and a device for the two possible firmware updates and the
correct registry entries for your car.
Here are the keys that I of course are those in question - for the subkeys of the CD/DVD drive
as there will be other subkeys in these keys. Do not forget to ask specific keys involved as well as
You can probably find more info here and maybe even the exact registry settings for your
CD/DVD drive someone with the same model.
Forums - a lot of expert real help
Use DevManView to locate the CD/DVD in the registry (be careful and do a prior Restore Point)
nothing change) - find the DevManView device and then make a right click on it free in RegEdit.
DevManView - free - an alternative to the standard Windows Device Manager, which displays
all devices and their properties in flat table, instead of the tree viewer
I hope this helps.
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Even if I indexed all folders on my computer Windows Search can not find something of my music, my pictures, and my videos folders. I checked if they are indexed and they are. I tried rebuilding the index, but it did not help. Does anyone know what may be the problem?
Problem solved. One of my programs has changed the use of the search bar for "do not search" menu properties taskbar and start, I have no idea why.
I struggled with the same problem for a few hours. Finally, I discovered that:
If you are looking for a word in a file name, then you must start the search string with an asterisk (wildcard character), in the opposite case, Windows will detect nothing. For example, if you are looking for "cyberdyne" in a file name, then you must look for the two "cyberdyne" and "* cyberdyne.
If the word you are looking for is at the beginning of the name of the file, or if it is preceded by a dash or a dot, then Windows Explorer is the file without the asterisk.
Windows 7 can not find a device driver for my Bluetooth compatible iPhone 3G
Click Start > devices and printers > add a device, make sure that Bluetooth is turned on. For additional help, see the following link:
http://www.Apple.com/support/iPhone/ http://www.activewin.com http://adacosta.spaces.live.com Andre Da Costa
Original title: Signature Collision?
I'm having hard to the installation of a second external drive. I use Windows 7 Ultimate RC. There was a WD 1 TB drive My Book already installed - healthy and works very well. The problem occurred after installing a second WD 1 TB my book reader. I followed all the instructions, pluuging the drive to a USB hub. Windows found the disk, installed drivers and reported the new drive ready for use.
Windows Explorer does not see the new drive. Devices and printers shows 2 external drives from WD. Disk Management shows as 2 drives, but the second disk is offline because of a 'Signature' Collision
Each player works very well if it's the only drive plugged in. "Eject My Book" does not work because a program (or more) are to use the player in the background (Windows or Norton).
I installed the latest firmware and I'm still having this problem. I've been emailing WD with this problem and they are running out of ideas.
Can anyone help?
There is an old article of KB in Windows XP that has been recently updated with additional measures to solve this kind of problem. The KB covers Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 with step by step methods. See if that helps.
I have a new HP 1102W and brand new emachines running windows 7 and I can not install the printer driver up constantly mistake spent 2 hours on the chat online with an HP technician.
Try the drivers for the LJ 1100. Use the Add Printer Wizard and choose to install the Windows update driver.
I built a new machine (chart below). Since this is a new machine and not an upgrade, I bought Win 8 Pro 64 bit OEM to do a clean install. The SSD is my system disk that Windows 8 will be installed. Four data drives are mirrored, two for the other two. Construction went perfectly. The BIOS recognizes all six disks: 1 SSD, 4 HDD, 1 DVD.
Insert and boot the disk of Windows 8. Accept the EULA, enter the product key. Arriving at the page "Where do you want to install Windows?", only four hard disks are listed. The SSD (installation to go) is not found by Win 8. ??? I tried to change ports SATA, cables, power supply - no difference. For each new change of hardware, the BIOS still sees everything. This isn't a hardware problem.
The question remains: why the installation of Windows 8 does not recognize the SSD drive. All five disks are on AHCI. I'm not in RAID.
I spoke with crucial technical support of all (manufacturer of the SSD). They were also surprised that the drive does not appear in the list.
Does anyone have a solution? I spent all the money on hardware, as well as the new version of Windows and I cannot install it.
This is the real kick in the teeth: Microsoft won't support me. The OEM of Windows 8 version is the same as manufacturers, such as Dell or HP. Support told me I had the support of the manufacturer. HA! I am the manufacturer. Either that or upgrade from an earlier version of Windows. This means that any that a new construction machine will get ZERO assumption of Microsoft. All just great.
Thank you in advance for any assistance.
Windows 8 Pro 64-bit (full version) - OEM
Intel Core i5 - 3570K
Card mother GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD5H
Crucial Ballistix 2 x 8 GB DDR3 1600
Crucial M4 2.5 "128 GB SSD (system disk)
WD Green WD30EZRX x 4 (data readers) 3 TB drive
Rosewill Challenger-U3 ATX Mid Tower Case
SeaSonic M12II 620W 620 Bronze PSU
ASUS DVD writer
The DSS must be LOW LEVEL FORMATE.
Once, there may be no other [HDDs] not connected to the SATA ports.
Install Windows 8 Pro now.
[Edit] Can someone please mark this as answered? I can't because I posted the question. Thank you.
Windows 8 does not see the hard drive on the A200.
How to install it?
S strange Windows 8 should already contain the HARD drive controller driver to recognize the HARD drive during installation.
The HARD drive is visible in the BIOS?
Do you use the original disc from Microsoft of Windows 8?
I have an emachine computer and I put my music on discs and put it in my new computer. the only problem is that this message keeps coming up. Windows Media can not read the file. the player might not support the file type or does not take in charge the codel that was used to compress the file. need help
Your computer may be missing code, download and install K-lite code pack can solve the problem. K-lite code Pack is free and safe, and it includes almost every video code and audio code.
I can't find the ACPI driver for lenovo g40-80. I tried the win10 version, but it did not work.
Could someone kindly help?
To get the ACPI driver for Windows 8.1, you will need to install OneKey Optimizer - link
I can't access my external hard drive with windows 7. How can I get my music out of her files? My pc with xp operating system can access it without problem. but my new pc with windows 7 does not see the hard drive.
I bought a new pc to replace my old hp 14 months as the motherboard fried in. I bought a case of disk external hard to rocketfish to put the hard drive of my Windows 7 pc in. burned does not see the hard drive. my old pc with xp can access all the items on the external hard drive.
Check that the drive appears in Device Manager.
If so, go to disk management and assign a drive letter.
I have a PC that has windows XP installed and worked well and I have DSL so I kept it updated. It has been updated for the updates. It was a month that it seemed hung on a windows update and I've finally powered down to exit the update mode. After that, he would finally in XP but would not other that the busy when an icon is clicked. I decided to reload XP using the same CD I used originally when I built PC. It will load the drivers to install XP, but when installing windows is selected it says no hard drives found. When booting 2 HARD disks are displayed, but are not detected when you look in the BIOS. I've tried changes in the BIOS as auto detect HDD including default BIOS and not go. I remembered to change a partition using Partition magic 8.0 and decided that might be the problem, so I started in the magic of partition and formatted part C of the HDD in NTFS, but the results are the same. Any suggestion is appreciated. TIA
Do you mean you see a message like this?
Setup did not find any hard drives installed in your computer. Make sure that the hard drives are powered on and properly connected to your computer, and that any hardware configuration of the drives is correct. This may involve a diagnosis provided by the manufacturer or the installer running. Setup cannot continue. To quit Setup, press F3.
If the disks are not appearing in BIOS, it seems unlikely that XP will be able to see them no more.
Describe the best you can, your hard disk configuration... IDE, SATA, SCSI, RAID configurations...
You build the hardware yourself or is it a system store bought?
Are you able to determine when the system turns on, the brand and model of your motherboard and the BIOS it is running?
Without more information, I can only offers these general reflections where to search:
When you see a message like this, obviously the XP installation starts to load, but then when the installation program needs to go out and find your hard drive is not find the hard drive. It means not necessarily your hard drive is defective and if it worked before, it's probably still plugged. It simply means that the installation of XP is not able to find it.
Looks like you need enter the BIOS on your system by pressing the 'Delete', F2, F10 or F12 key (what the key is good for your system), find the section where the types of hard disks and hard disk interfaces are configured and temporarily change the setting so the XP installation is able to find the hard drive.
Where to find the accommodation and how to change depends on your system manufacturer and the version of the BIOS, so you end up having to look at her. If you know your system brand and model, we can probably help you find a job.
You must locate and change the interface mode to your hard drive in the BIOS so that when installing XP loading, it will be able to locate the hard drive.
Before making adjustments, you should take note of what are the current BIOS settings, so you can change when you are finished.
The adjustment varies so here are some examples that I have accumulated:
The adjustment is done in the BIOS and could be in Integrated Peripherals, Configuration of SATA, SATA Mode device. After you make the changes, save them and restart your XP installation program.
If you find that the mode is set on the RAID/SATA mode, change the IDE mode.
If you find that the mode is set to AHCI, change the ATA mode.
If you find that the mode is set to AHCI emulation Mode, change the IDE emulation mode.
If you find that the mode is set to SATA, SATA mode off or change the ATA mode.
If you find that the mode is set to SATA Native Mode, disable the native SATA Mode.
If you find that the mode is set on AHCI/RAID Autodetect, change the combination mode.
If find you the setting that works for you, I would like to know what it is so I can add it to my notes.
Do, or do not. There is no test.
I decided to implement the points for a new puppy instead of a pony!
Hi guys I hope that someone can help me, I walked trough the forums but none of the above helped me. I also do not really understand some of them. But that's what happened. My internet was fine yesterday, I was watching some stuff on aliexpress when my mouse froze, I tried to restart the laptop, but nothing worked so I had to remove the battery. After that the computer took forever to turn back and when he did my computer did not find my wifi more. I ran the following anti-virus, I tried the steps in the verification of all past system. I went in Sync Center, I have trid addition in manual, I tried to search for a wifi switch (I don't think I have a) I tried to restart the pc and the internet, I tried the system restore, I don't really know what else to do. Any suggestions?
Thanks for posting your query in Microsoft Community.
I understand that Windows 7 can't find the network and I appreciate the efforts made to try the patches. Let me ask you;
- Restoring the system led?
- What exactly happens when you try to connect to the Wi - Fi?
This could be due to several reasons, including any third party software conflict. Try the following methods and check.
Method 1: Start the computer in Mode safe mode with network and check if the problem persists. If the problem does not persist in SafeMode with network, put the computer in a clean boot state and check.
Step 1: Start the computer using safe mode with networking
Safe mode with networking is an option of troubleshooting for Windows that starts your computer in a limited State. Only basic files and drivers needed to run Windows are started. Safe Mode with networking appears in the corners of your monitor to identify which Windows mode you are using. You can use the internet connection in this mode.
Please refer to: , start your computer in safe mode
Step 2: Perform a clean boot in order to avoid any conflict of third party software.
To help resolve the error and other messages, you can start Windows by using a minimal set of drivers and startup programs. This type of boot is known as a "clean boot". A clean boot helps eliminate software conflicts.
Place your system in the clean boot state helps determine if third-party applications or startup items are causing the problem. You must follow the steps in the article mentioned below to perform a clean boot.
Note: see 'How do I reset the computer to start normally after a boot minimum troubleshooting' to reset the computer starts normally after troubleshooting.
Method 2: Update the network adapter
Step 1: Update the driver through Device Manager
a. click Start , type Device Manager and click on it
b. expand network adapters
c. make a right click driver, and then click Update driver software
Step 2: Install the Windows updates pending
To check the updates:
- Open Windows Update by clicking the Start button . In the search box, type Update, and then in the list of results, click Windows Update.
In the left pane, click check for updates, and then wait while Windows searches the latest updates for your computer.
If you see a message telling you that important updates are available, or you say to look at the important updates, click the message to view and select the updates to install.
In the list, click the important updates for more information. Select the check boxes for the updates that you want to install and then click OK.
Click install updates.
Read and accept the terms of the license and then click Finish if the update requires it. If you are prompted for an administrator password or a confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
Step 3: Visit the computer manufacturer's support Web site and install the latest network for Windows 8 for the same model of device drivers.
Hope this information is useful. Please feel free to answer in the case where you are facing in the future other problems with Windows.
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