hard disk (hdd) problems

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  1. G

    Question Memory Management BSOD and sometimes PC wont start

    I've had this computer for quite some time, and there were no issues with it at all, however while I was playing a video game called War Thunder, my PC suddenly froze and crashed, when it restarted by itself it wouldn't go into Windows, so I reinstalled windows ( I formatted all the Hard Drives...
  2. N

    Question Trying to recover data from a 12 yr old hard disk

    Hi, I have a very old hard disk (around 12 yrs old now) that I got from our laptop that was last used maybe 8 yrs ago. I have plugged it into my current laptop using a usb adapter but the problem is it doesn't show up on explorer nor on disk management. It does however show up on device...
  3. B

    Question Failed external drive blocking recovery programs from opening (on Win 7)

    Hello all, I've got a external usb drive which failed or got corrupted some time ago. I've been trying to figure out how to recover data from it in vain for months now and it's been a real headache. You see, the problem is that I CAN access it with recovery programs like Recuva, EaseUS etc...
  4. Gesmer2003

    Question Pc without hard disk

    So i bought a pc without a hard disk but i read somewhere that even without a hard disk it should still turn on. And it does turn on but only for a second then afterwards it turns off after like 10 seconds. Now is this normal and as soon as i put a hard disk in it should it work? If anybody...
  5. A

    Question PC is freezing/lagging and hard disk problems

    So, the problem I keep getting a freeze for 2-5 secs on windows 10 everything opens so slow and sometimes the freeze getting so long like 1 min and after it, the "blue screen of death" shows, it says UNEXPECTED STORE EXCEPTION. I have also another OS installed in another Partition which is...
  6. S

    [SOLVED] My Internal HDD keeps disconnecting and reconnecting after a few seconds.

    My internal Hard Disk Drive disconnects at times, and reconnects after a few seconds. I don't know why this is happening. HDD's health is still at 100%. I'm using a SSD for my OS boot and the HDD is for my files, games and other applications. I'm stuck and can't find solutions to this problem...
  7. A

    [SOLVED] Sound From HDD

    Hi, I hear some strange sound while I use my external HDD Is the condition of the external HDD good or not good? The sound of a external HDD while doing nothing, The HDD is running and goes to sleep/off at the end The sound of a external HDD while copying files The fan like noise is not the...
  8. M

    [SOLVED] bad sector!

    how bad is this and can be fixed? https://pasteboard.co/J6ZZlwg.jpg
  9. Question HDD health critical only on one PC

    Hi, I have a Toshiba HDWD120 2TB HDD, using hdd sentinel to monitor health, on my media pc the health dropped and I got a warning it will fail. I bought a new one and started to copy the data from my "failing" hdd to my new one using my main PC. I was suprised to see the health now as at 100%...
  10. D

    Question Pc not running properly !

    Hi ! , i have two hard drives in my home, one i stock in it all my designs and work and the other for urgency cases .So one day my main hard drives start to turn off in the middle of working but is on in the screen because of other components memory like RAM were working instead to show me the...
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    Question Seagate Hard Disk Problem: Sudden disappears and re-appear after some time

    Hello all, In recent days I'm witnessing a strange problem in PC. The Hard disk drive (SATA) 1 TB suddenly gets undetected and system freezes, not even BIOS shows it. However, on keeping the system off for about 1 Hr to 2 hrs and booting again the Hard disk gets detected and works as normal...
  12. clumsyninja4life2

    Question Pasting data into my second HDD makes it's active time 100% and write speeds tank

    I recently swapped my laptop's hard disk for an SSD and replaced the laptop's optical drive with the old Hard drive. After moving it, whenever I try to write into my old HDD, Windows always pesters me for rights (the old drive still had windows on it) and copying or deleting from and writing to...
  13. Zaylaa

    Question C: Drive keeps filling up for no reason

    Hello, i have a C drive partition on my HDD which i set to 100Gb capacity, i recently did a reset windows 10 but keep my files, but for some reason, it keeps filling up till my C: drive is full! Before, i have my C: drive free and empty, but now it only has 15Mb left and i dont know whats going...
  14. [SOLVED] Two system drives while creating System Image

    I am replacing my old HDD as it's crashing a lot and so deciding to buy a SSD but when I'm trying to create a system image, the program is showing two system drives. Actually, I have two hard disks in my pc. I even tried to unplug the other hard disk(which is not crashing) and the OS still boots...
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    [SOLVED] Removing all files from second hard disk

    Hello peeps, I have 2 hard disks which one of them is from my old PC which has Windows 7 on it and I'm not using it anymore. Other one is the one I'm using on my PC. So the problem is, I'm running out of space on my main PC but I don't want to install new system. When I plug in both hard disks...
  16. celikeray61

    Question I cant install Windows XP on my new harddrive

    STORY: So I have a very old dead computer sitting in the corner of my room and I decided to revive it. The computer was fine but when I try to boot up the pc It was loading up bios and after that It was giving this error "Insert bootable drive.." etc. . Then I find out that the harddrive was...
  17. Deanosaurus

    [SOLVED] Just ran my pc through user benchmark with worrying results.

    Hi guys, i've just ran my computer through userbenchmark and the results are worrying me, its saying my gpu is performing below expectations and also my hard drives, bear in mind though my hard drives are nearly full so not sure if this makes a difference. I checked the status of my hd's with...
  18. L

    Question PC stuck on motherboard Logo screen

    Recently I had bought a SSD. I installed the SSD and formatted the old C drive(500Gb HDD). And also deleted that C drive partition. After that when I rebooted my pc it got stucked in the motherboard logo screen I can't even get into the bios setting. Please give me a solution to this problem.
  19. NewMemberLooking4Help

    [SOLVED] 100% Disk Usage during startup/opening new programs

    Hello since quite a time im experiencing a huge performance loss on my MSI GE 62 Apache 6QF gaming Laptop running a 1TB HDD. I was searching in the web for some solutions what till now didn't help at all. Windows 10 allowed me to see the cause of the sluggish behavior, as task manager reports...
  20. GauravRawat

    Question Hard disk not detecting

    I have an extra hard disk (not external), whenever I connect to the computer it doesn't detect it in device manager and partition manager in windows. I always have to run windows memory diagnostics to run that disk and that takes a long time. Does anyone has fix for that??