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I know you can do that with ide but sata doesn't seem to like it. Helpful +25 Report asqava Sep 26, 2009 at 04:41 AM hey I currently have same problem like you guy... All brands have their specific problems and there is nothing more reilable than regular backup. If that does not work, connect it to a powered USB hub to ensure enough electrical power. useful reference

Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums TechSpot Core Storage Today's Posts MAXTOR SATA 300GB HD not recognized byBIOS... Some failure mechanisms may make a regular repeating beep from the computer's internal speaker. Excuse the length, I'm just... Thanks for the help! http://knowledge.seagate.com/articles/en_US/FAQ/006183en

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It occasionally see it in the bios as third master, but it never shows up in windows. HDD The Guardian Series: Highly Specialized Internal Drives Rescue We Can Recover Your Files, Just in Case. Let me know if it works for you.!

For additional storage in Windows, you can use the Disk Management utility. ohhhh god...the horror to lose 300gb worth of data..... I purchased the drive last November and registered it. Seagate Internal Hard Drive Not Recognized Helpful +4 Report janusz Aug 2, 2009 at 01:09 AM jimbojones - I have 500 Gb Barracuda 7200/11 that after 9 months this morning decided not to recognize the drive.

I know you need a boot track on the disk/platter of a hard drive. Internal Hard Disk Not Detected In Bios Thanks but I already checked that...it's no help unless the drive is actually faulty puke: Dec 20, 2004 #5 HoopaJoop TS Rookie Posts: 90 You tried this? Now I have to change the firmware back to 30, if I find the time.

My Maxtor can no longer be detected in Windows but it does in BIOS. Play How the Game Should Be Played.

Insert system disk and press enter" or "Primary Master Hard Disk Fail" or "No operating system found" or "USB Device malfunctioned" error or "S.M.A.R.T. Internal Hard Disk Not Detected In Windows 7 ByPRELUDiCON Dec 20, 2004 Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4 Next > Just bought the MAXTOR SATA 300GB HDD w/16MB cache [6B300S0] and my BIOS will not detect it Report janusz- Aug 2, 2009 at 03:03 PM I'm in the U.S. Did u try to rebuild your register (ctrl + alt when you start up)?

Internal Hard Disk Not Detected In Bios

Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise International Editions: US / UK India Professional Hard Drive and Flash Data Recovery Services Home Process Get Quote Models Testimonials Sounds Shipping FAQ Partnership http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/maxtor-sata-hard-drive-issues.120055/ Helpful +1 Report chrsjenko Jul 30, 2009 at 04:57 PM Hi If your hardrive is bricked as a result of the firmware issues around seagate drives check out the following link. How To Repair Hard Disk Not Detected Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases How To Repair Hard Disk Not Detected By Bios Two hard clicks at start up and then a boot error message or system shutdown is a symptom of a failed drive.  Check your cables and connections in case they might have

This makes it easy to add Serial ATA compatibility to your existing system without removing existing Parallel ATA disk drives.  What You Need   A Phillips screwdriver and four 6-32 UNC drive see here I need the inductor or capacitor component name from a hard drive PCB board. 160GB SATA MAXTOR HARD DRIVE solved Using internal hard drive as external hard drive via HP SimpleSave Result #1: BIOS does not detect ANY drive, not even the original 120GB drive. I bought it about 6 months ago, and it worked perfectly during that period. Seagate Internal Hard Disk Not Detected In My Computer

In the BIOS Settings for the new HDD specifically there may be an AUTO DETECT or AUTO SELECT option for type of drive. What's New? There are links in this document that will permit you to connect to third-party web sites over which Seagate has no control. this page The drive is empty but not broken.

it s nt shown n bios setup......... Internal Hard Drive Not Detected Laptop But from experience, before I updated to this BETA version, @ any time I would power down and then power up, it would not detect the drives. The fact that your HD is ever being detected, but not always, suggests a signal timing problem during detection to me.

They were also quite responsive and helpful via email communication.

This usually means that the user wants to copy all the data from the older hard drive to the newer drive, then install the newer drive as the bootable drive. I don't know much about this but if your disk controller has its own flash memory you could try flashing it with an upto date "driver". However i recently went overseas for a month and when i came back my computer was unable to recognise it as an external device. Seagate Internal Hard Drive Not Showing Up Instead, some error message will occur, and it will become obvious that a serious problem has occurred.

As the system starts, the auto-detect feature may display the drive model number on screen. Ask a question and give support. Step 1: Identifying the problemShow All Items Is your hard drive broken?Is it hardware or software?ProblemPowers on but BIOS doesn't see it correctly (size and partition) DOS tools don't work.Windows doesn't Get More Info P5B Rev 1.xx Bus Clock: 266 megahertz BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. 0806 10/26/2006 Local Drive Volumes c: (NTFS on drive 0) 320.07 GB 73.95 GB free The External hard drive was

Vista installation & setup BSOD with Maxtor III Mini usb hard driveI get the dreaded bsod after 5-10 mins of connecting my Maxtor III mini usb 160gb hd (powered from usb Don't show these FacebookTwitterEmailPrintGmailFavoritesMore... (294)Powered byAddThis Identifying and troubleshooting hard drive noise issues Today's hard drives are very quiet and usually the system fan noise covers the drive. When the system ventilation View all 8 comments Report chrsjenko- Aug 2, 2009 at 02:38 PM Apparently if you contact Seagate using there web site ( http://www.seagate.com/www/en-us/support/warranty_&_returns_assistance/ ) and your drive is not an OEM Some kind of failsafe.

This will stop any power saving commands from being sent. Turn on the system. If a drive failure is possible, it is always important to make an immediate backup.Two hard clicks at start up and then a boot error message or system shutdown is a If you have received a SMART error, we strongly recommend that you stop everything and make an immediate backup of any and all important data contained on this drive that is Exited BIOS, proceeded to boot into Windows without any problem.

If your drive is otherwise displaying a lower capacity than you believe was advertised, please see Document ID: 194563 for all relevant information.Back to the topNoisy Drive Abnormal noises include: High-pitched Before changing from basic to dynamic disk, make sure you have installed all Service Packs and hotfixes, as certain drive geometries may require the most recent updates to work correctly.Click to If the system no longer hangs continue formatting and partitioning the drive with the latest MaxBlast software. Id preferrably like to keep the data on the hard drive.

Sep 14, 2004 Add New Comment You need to be a member to leave a comment. My suggestion, after much troubleshooting,... It appeared suddenly, without warning: Each Seagate hard drive engages in regular self-tests, and most computers automatically run regular SMART tests on the hard drive(s) installed on them. FDISK format etc.ProblemDoesn't power on.SolutionFind broken part and replace it.Difficulty is high as it's hard to tell what part is broken.I accidentally broke my hard drive.

If you have the same MOBO, I suggest you flash your BIOS to the above BETA version 1021, and try your setup with the one power cable which you were running After some period of time magnetic media the platters are covered with starts to degrade and bad sectors appear.Whenever the drive hits such unreadable bad sector it could start freezing, scratching, Maxtor OneTouch 4 (500 GB) External Hard Drive ISSUE!....I will seriously have a heart attack if I can't get this solved. If the problem persists, the most likely culprit may be a corrupted operating system.

The moment the 300G is plugged into any of the other socket @ the same time as the 120G [if the 300G drive is plugged in on its' own without the When the PC goes thro' the initial test process, I can see that it recognizes the presence of the 2 HDD. Dec 20, 2004 #8 PRELUDiCON TS Rookie Topic Starter Problem SOLVED! Unit arrived back on Tuesday.