Windows vista 683 gb hard drive full of only the dates, how can I clean it? Fixed thanks
Windows vista 683 gb hard drive full of only the dates, how can I clean it? I have 9 GB of free space. PC still allows me to watch Netflixs. Cool
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Since I've upgraded to windows 7, vaio care is no longer available on the laptop, how can I get that back please?
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The surface of the hard drive, test and get the test failed, a seagate 2 TB SSHD. I want to install it and I'm sure that I can do, but I need to know if I should leave the wrong disc in and just add this one, if I do this will it take all other cables, if yes, I'd rather just old-fashioned.
I have the recovery install disks that I made when I bought first. I used these b4 to reinstall.
I just need to know the steps if I add the 2nd disc or steps (if I need a cable) to replace the old disk with a new disk. This player would be my boot drive? When I ask for the steps, I'm more concerned about turning off the computer and what is it I have unplugged, etc.. Then once the new drive up, just run the recovery discs or y at - it an easier way?
I tried to run a backup, but he stopped and wouldn't let me. I have all my important things like photo movies already saved etc.
HP pavilion model # a6863w. Windows vista 64-bit
The surface of the hard drive, test and get the test failed, a seagate 2 TB SSHD. I want to install it and I'm sure that I can do, but I need to know if I should leave the wrong disc in and just add this one, if I do this will it take all other cables, if yes, I'd rather just old-fashioned. Remove the old drive, replace it with a new one and use the set of recovery disks. Choose factory image recovery.
I have the recovery install disks that I made when I bought first. I used these b4 to reinstall.
I just need to know the steps if I add the 2nd disc or steps (if I need a cable) to replace the old disk with a new disk. This player would be my boot drive? When I ask for the steps, I'm more concerned about turning off the computer and what is it I have unplugged, etc.. Then once the new drive up, just run the recovery discs or y at - it an easier way? Put the new drive in the same place as the old one and use the same cables (data and power) who were connected on.
I tried to run a backup, but he stopped and wouldn't let me. I have all my important things like photo movies already saved etc. If the player does not, then try to save something from him is a waste of time because the hard disk controller has failed, too.
HP pavilion model # a6863w. Windows vista 64-bit
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Hi, I have "1720 smart hard drive detects imminent failure" made a backup, Gather I have to get another drive. How can I transfer my windows vista / files to new drive? Help, please.
There are different ways to do
and these methods depend on your hard drive work
hard drive manufacturers will normally provide the cloning to move your operating system software from the old to the new drive hard If your old hard drive still works
Search for information on this subject on their Web site
If you have vista business or ultimate, you can use the builtin vista complete PC Backup to move
read the information below
or if you have vista home version you'll need 3rd party software
link below is an example of this:
also to put your machine how you bought:
1. If vista is preinstalled, you should have a recovery on your old hard drive partition
You can recovery disks to reinstall on your new drive hard If the old drive still works
ask the manufacturer of the machine how
2. contact the computer manufacturer and ask them to send you to vista recovery disks to reinstall the operating system back as it was when you bought it
they do it for a nominal cost of $
3. or borrow a microsoft dvd vista
Make sure that you borrow the correct 32-bit or 64-bit microsoft dvd to your computer
they contain all versions of vista
This is the product key that determines which version of vista is installed
How can I reset the Player Windows Media in Windows Vista Home Basic to use the songs on my external backup drive instead of (or in addition to) the songs on my desktop hard drive? Currently, the Media Player library indicates that the hard drive (C:\) is my only option of disks to use for sources of songs.Basically, I want to have Media Player external drive for all the songs from research and build his library on this disc instead of on the C:\ drive.My problem is that the songs are hogging too much space on my hard drive, so I want to move to my external drive to backup instead, but Media Player will not access it. I saw an option in Media Player to add a song to a different drive to the library whenever I play a song of this player, but that would require me to play all the songs moved one at a time, which is not practical, and which would not solve my problem because Media Player could still be maintaining the library on my HDD to say.Any ideas?Thank you.
See the steps in the following article on how to manage the music library.
Add items to the Windows Media Player library.
Thought I did my brother a favor so that he was at work and installed service Pack 1 & 2 on its 32-bit vista operating system, and then installed internet explorer 9 and it crashed the entire operating system nothing work, hard drive, monitor, mouse nothing. I hope this isn't a hardware problem which needs the advice of experts, the guilty feeling like I had left him only someone help with this can not start even to the bone g .thanks
1st thing to try is a restoration of the system in safe mode
Using the F8 method:
- Restart your computer.
- When the computer starts, you will see your computer hardware are listed. When you see this information begins to tap theF8 key repeatedly until you are presented with theBoot Options Advanced Windows Vista.
- Select the Safe Mode option with the arrow keys.
- Then press enter on your keyboard to start mode without failure of Vista.
- To start Windows, you'll be a typical logon screen. Connect to your computer and Vista goes into safe mode.
- Do whatever tasks you need and when you are done, reboot to return to normal mode.
If that does not read this information
the link below is how to download and get a vista disk startup repair, which you can start from the
Here's how to use startup repair system restore command prompt, etc. to bleepingcomputers link below
to boot from the dvd drive to be able to you will see a way to get into the bios Setup at the bottom of the screen or command menu start
It would be F2 or delete etc to enter the BIOS or F12 etc. for the start menu
Change boot order it do dvd drive 1st in the boot order
and if all else fails and you need to reinstall vista are the normal methods for computers preinstalled vista portable
Contact the computer manufacturer and ask them to send vista recovery discs
they do it for a nominal cost of $
also ask them if you have a recovery partition on your hard drive to get back to the way you bought
you would normally press F10 or F11 or Alt + F10, 0 at startup to start the recovery process according to the manufacturer
Ask them of the exact key sequence
So I have an e9180t which, like clockwork, freezes after about an hour or two after the boot. I thought it might be the curse of bad mothers, with what they came, but I hope that it is something else so test everything I can. I noticed that it does not freeze upwards when it is started in safe mode with network. The hard drive failed the test SMART so I wonder if it's time to replace it as if that has anything to do with the crash. I can move the cursor, but no applications will be open and eventually everything becomes insensitive causing be tohit the power button to restart. I already stopped unnecessary startup programs and it will still freeze in unsafe mode.
The PC came with Vista and I think it's what's on backup hard disk partition. I have the disk Win 7 Upgrade from HP. My questons are-
1. If I buy a new HD 7 upgrade disc will be enough to install the full version of Win 7?
2. anything else I should do when I install the new HD and more to reactivate Windows?
Have you created a HP recovery disk to reinstall the factory image when replacing the HARD drive?
It sounds like you have maybe a problem creating the recovery discs now.
A Smart HARD drive test failure points to a HDD failure. The symptoms you are experiencing are likely caused by this fact. You can also have a card mother or any other hardware problem.
You have the key to drive and Win 7 Upgrade product.
I'm pretty sure that the upgrade to Windows 7 to be launched from Win Vista. The upgrade of Windows 7 is a full installation of Windows, so this isn't the problem. But he can't run the installation unless you start the upgrade in Win Vista. Normally, an upgrade to Windows 7 is launched within the current operating system, Win 7 valid existence of an eligible OS Setup and then request a restart to complete the installation of upgrade.
You can replace the HARD drive and try to install Win 7 itself. If this fails and you do not have the Vista recovery discs, you can buy an HP recovery disc set here. There are three different versions. Select one that corresponds to the operating system that is installed at the factory.
You may have another problem to replace the HDD with a Format HDD advanced most recent. Please see thisHP Supportdocument for more information.
If you cannot install the upgrade Windows 7 itself or Win Vista because of the issue of the Advanced Format HARD drive, you may need to purchase a copy of Windows 7 OEM.
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I got a new laptop turned off a friend for Christmas. He said that he cleaned everything, but after the transfer of some files from my old hard drive, photos and music for a total of 5 GB, I noticed the hard drive had used 81 GB. I searched all although the files looking for a reason why so much space had been used and I couldn't find anything either. not even installed programs came close to that kind of room. Is there something that I can have over looked or a way I can list each file and look at the sizes? or just something coz the thing is close to being complete and I only just got the thing.
Yep all the way to the last step, return nothing. It looks that he has already done this.
I have no idea, im thinking just wiping completely and at nine, didn't really want to do but yer.
Thanks for your help, lots
backup hard drive won't format
1. what operating system do you use?
2 did you receive an error message?
If you use windows7, I suggest you to follow the links and check out them.
I suggest you follow the link and check.
"Check a drive for errors.
Open the command prompt window by clicking the Start button, tap all programs, accessories and then click command prompt.
(a) type diskpart and press ENTER to open the diskpart tool.
(b) type list disk and press ENTER. A list of available hard disks.
(c) type salt disc numberand press ENTER. number is the number of the hard disk you want to clean. The hard drive is now selected.
(d) type det disk, and then press ENTER. A list of partitions on the hard disk. This information is used to verify that the correct drive is selected.
(e) make sure that the disk does not contain required data, type clean all and then press ENTER to clean the disk. All partitions and all data on the disc is removed entirely.
(f) type exit and press ENTER to close the diskpart tool.
(g) close the command prompt window.
Create and format a hard disk partition
Formatting disks and drives: frequently asked questions
Hi, I have a HP SimpleSave 500 GB external hard drive. Till a month back I had copied, files, documents, mp3 etc in this player. And a few weeks back when I plugged it to recover some data on this subject, I was unable to see any folder in which I had copied the same. In the properties it shows to me that about 120 GB is used, which some how make sure that data are on it, however, due to an unexplained error, I am unable to see. Any help will be appreciated.
Follow the suggestions below for a possible solution:
Method 1: Run the hardware and devices Troubleshooter and see if it makes a difference.
Open the hardware and devices Troubleshooter
Method 2: I suggest you disable and re-enable the USB controller and check.
Use Device Manager to disable and re-enable all the USB controllers. This allows controllers to recover the port USB of his condition does not respond. USB controllers represent the USB ports in Device Manager.
To disable and re-enable the USB controllers, follow these steps:
a. click Start, type "Device Manager" in the start search box and press ENTER.
b. Expand Universal Serial Bus of controllers.
Note: You need to scroll the list to find this point.
c. right-click on the first USB controller under Bus USB controllersand then click Uninstall to remove it.
d. Repeat steps above for each controller USB is listed under Bus USB controllers.
e. restart the computer. After the computer starts, Windows will automatically check for changes on the hardware and reinstall all USB controllers that you uninstalled.
f. check the USB device to see if it works.
Method 3: Check if the external hard drive is recognized in disk management and assign a drive letter to the same.
To open disk management, follow these steps:
· Click Start, type disk management in the start search box and press enter.
If the drive is detected in disk management, I suggest you to assign a drive letter and see if that does the trick.
For instructions, see this article:
Change, add, or remove a drive letter
You can also check the external hard drive on another computer.
Let us know if that helps.
My USB HD external drive to Toshiba aged 16 months stopped working yesterday. It shows just a flashing red light
and makes a slight clicking noise. Of course, we cannot guarantee any more. But all my backups are on this drive,
This means almost 10 years of work destroyed if I cannot access this disc more. Someone knows what to do to fix
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I put t know what the flashing red LED could mean, but it looks like a HARD disk head crash. Perhaps you could find some details in the user manual that the flashing light means.
However, he still stupid s cases of dysfunction of a backup media situation. I had a similar problem with my 2.5 100 GB USB HDD. After about 3 years of work, the HARD drive died and I was not able to access the HARD disk. I was a lucky man because I have backup my data also on the DVD so I was able to restore the files and data.
What to say maybe s possible to save data, but professional help would be necessary. Maybe you should contact technicians for assistance.
Best regards and good luck buddy
I have win xp SP3 installed on my PC. I use several external hard drives to store video files. How can I make sure that they maintain the same drive letter, every time that I connect them?
All these hard disks are connected via the USB ports, but not all of them are connected at the same time. I use Adobe first Elements to edit videos, & if I open an adobe project it is expected that the video files will always be under the same drive letter.
Have you tried to assign drive letters using disk management?
Mount your drive, then
Start-> Run-> "diskmgmt.msc".
Find your player in the list, right-click on it and select "change drive letter and paths...". »
I would like lieke for original reinstal windows vista on my laptop CAREB I product ey but idont now how to put please help
HI I WOULD LIKE TO REINTALTHE ORIGINAL WINDOWS VISTA ON MY LAPTOP CAREB I B PRODUCT KEY, BUT I DON'T HAVE THE CD
CAN SOMEONE HELP ME OR LIKE ME HOW TO DO
You should contact Acer relatively to the acquisition of the recovery disks. The cost is minimal/affordable.
How can I reinstall the operating system on my computer
I just stumbled upon this post duplicate. Could you remove by pressing the button Edit then delete? Thank you.
I bought 13 PS elements and did not know that the Windows Vista operating system is not supported by this version. How can I exchange the PS13 bought for a version of Photoshop that supports the Windows Vista operating system.
I bought Photoshop elements 13 and did not know that the Windows Vista operating system is not supported. How to exchange the 13 elements of Photoshop for a version of Photoshop that supports the Windows Vista operating system?
Adobe does not sell older versions of their software, the best you could expect if the software will not work on Vista is to get a refund.
Please see return, cancel or Exchange an order - Adobe
I just installed 10 windows in my mini mac using boot camp.
It works perfectly, but I don't know how to restart my computer using the OS x operating system.
Restart with the Option key or X is pressed or select the Mac OS X system in the startup disk Control Panel.
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