hard disk (hdd) problems

Forum discussion tagged with hard disk (hdd) problems.
  1. Catayao56

    Question Slow PC Performance when using only 1 disk

    Hello, This is my first post in this forum. Problems: Very slow Frequent BSODs (memory management, critical process died, etc.) 100% Disk (and sometimes also CPU) Utilization Detailed: I am having problems in my PC. It was fast and stable until this month. The PC suddenly slowed down. I...
  2. OctaBotGamer

    Question Computer won't start

    So yesterday after coming from a place after 2 days, I went to start my pc, but when I pushed the power button, nothing happens, just the psu, cpu fans jerk a bit but other than that nothing happens, I did a paper clip test on my psu and it was fine....the problem persisted, I reseated...
  3. Daniel Black

    Question Seagate HDD shows up under Device manager, but not in Disk Management.

    I have a Seagate Backup Plus Slim 1TB hard drive. Recently I connected it to my windows 10 PC, It shows up under Device Manager and in the BIOS, but I get nothing when I go to Disk Manager. Also when I double click on it under devices and try to populate volumes I get a message saying 'Volume...
  4. E

    Question First, blue screen crash. Then, both internal hard drives acting strange. Why? Please help.

    Hi! I hope I'm posting this to the right place. Sorry if not. Anyways, so I was gaming a couple days ago and my PC crashed to blue screen. When it booted back up, my HDD was not showing up. Seeing as how the HDD's about six years old now, I wasn't too terribly surprised and ordered a new 1TB...
  5. spazbandicoot

    [SOLVED] Internal Hard Drive keeps Disconnecting/Disappearing

    Hi there, I picked up a second-hand 2012 500GB Seagate ST3500312CS SATA Hard Drive yesterday for £7 at a local CeX shop. I've set it up to my PC, re-formatted it, done some checks on it and it seemed to be a healthy drive. No weird noises. Not mishandled. I can copy and transfer files to and...
  6. Dakshaditya

    Question System massively sluggish when new HDD is connected.

    Greetings Forum Users, This is my first time posting on this forum like this so that's awesome. Anyway Strange situation with a 5 day young Seagate Barracuda 1tb hard disk which seems to really slow down the system once connected to the...
  7. Max_Pare

    [SOLVED] Reallocation Sector Count on hard drive.

    Hello, i've had an old HDD in my build for the past 2 years and a half, and the HDD was already something like 4 to 6 years old, today i ran a health check on it (using a free trusted software named HDDScan) and i got two warnings saying: 005: Reallocation Sector Count Value: 100 Worst: 100...
  8. D

    Question I got problem with the hard disk

    I was having a problem 3 months back on my pc . Problem was...... Disk space 100% usage. And so I updated my windows 10 to newer version. Every thing was fine till today, my pc got stuck when i was playing rainbow six seige. After restarting my pc gave loud clicking sound, and won't even start ...
  9. C

    Question Internal HDD detected by BIOS and Device Manager, but not by Disk Management

    I have an SSD that I use for Windows and games, and a new Seagate HDD that I plan to use for extra storage (both bought together for my PC build), but only the SSD is detected in Disk Management. The HDD is detected in BIOS and in Device Manager, but I have no way of accessing or using it. Any...
  10. M

    Question Hard disk life expectancy

    Every article I read says that the average life expectancy of a hard drive is 3-5 years but I've had mine for 14 years with no problems. Is my hard drive about to die any day now ?
  11. C

    Question How do i completely wipe my hard drive from windows 10 and all data on it.

    I am going to upgrade from AMD to Intel and i understand that i will have to re install my OS but i do not know how to Completely wipe my hard drive, completely getting rid of all applications and OS (win10). Some help would be greatly appreciated!