hard disk (hdd) problems

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  1. 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...
  2. M

    [SOLVED] bad sector!

    how bad is this and can be fixed? https://pasteboard.co/J6ZZlwg.jpg
  3. [SOLVED] 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%...
  4. D

    [SOLVED] 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...
  6. 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...
  7. Zaylaa

    [SOLVED] 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...
  8. [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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
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    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.
  13. 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...
  14. 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??
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    Question Is it possible for my Hard Disk Health 83% Performance 100% to cause fps drop in league of legends?

    Whenever i play League of Legends i have 100-130 FPS in game and sometimes in drops fps between 10-30seconds in every game. I'm planning to buy a new hard disk.
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    [SOLVED] Can't install to new hard drive

    Installed a new 4tb hdd, cloned 1tb SSD that was almost full to it. Now when trying to set it as a default install location for games from Xbox game pass for PC or default in the windows system it gives me an error code and says try again later. What could be wrong? It's a wd blue hdd. Error is...
  17. W

    [SOLVED] A way to make a SATA hdd idle.

    In my desktop PC I have two internal SATA hard drives; the first one is for OS and data, the second one is for data backup. The second drive is accessed only once a month by a program which does the back-up of data on first drive. Since the total volume of new data in one month compared to the...
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    [SOLVED] transcend external hard disk not reponding

    I have a transcend 1TB external HDD and it just will not respond. The first problem I noticed was that the computer would not recognize it when plugged in. I tried using it on another PC and it still did not respond. once I realized the problem was with the HDD I wanted to fix the HDD without...
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    [SOLVED] Hard Disk asking me to format it

    Hi Good Day My computer(windows 10) recently got Blue Screen and somehow i can't boot it so i Tried to put my hard disk into my second computer which is running windows 7 and i can see the drives both c:\ and d:\, the d:\ drive can be opened however the c drive can't and asking me to reformat it...
  20. R

    [SOLVED] Bios not detecting hard disk

    I have a Lenovo Ideapad flex 5-1570. On startup i get the blue error message saying boot failed and hard disk can’t be detected. I go into bios settings and see if legacy support is on and secure boot is off (had this problem before and fixed it that way) but the boot mode is locked on UEFI and...
  21. M

    [SOLVED] DDRESCUE-GUI bad sectors

    Hey, I'm having trouble with my 2tb hard disk, whenever I plug it into any windows system, it freezes everything, even If it's connected while booting.. system just keeps loading forever. It's fine with any Linux based system, I can even open my files, and now I knew about parted magic and...
  22. L

    Question Is my hard disk dead?

    Hello! I want to know if my hard disk is dead and if so is there any way to recover my data somehow. I turned on my pc and immediately started hearing clicking sound coming from the hard disk area. It also had a red led near it. The system was stuck on the bios screen for some time and then...
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    Question Problems with new laptop's hard drive

    Hello everybody, i recently bought a brand new asus gaming laptop a TUF fx505gm and it works very well and all but after some time i noticed some programs like HD sentinel are telling me the hard drive is in horrible health and could die within weeks but this makes no sense to me because this...
  24. 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...
  25. OctaBotGamer

    [SOLVED] 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...
  26. 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...
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    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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
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    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 ...
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    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...
  33. 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 ?
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    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!