Hard Drive Failure

Forum discussion tagged with Hard Drive Failure.
  1. Nugget4K

    Question Internal HDD keeps randomly appearing and disappearing ?

    I just gave my friend my old pc in which we done a clean wipe for his new windows account, we had a perfectly fine internal hard drive installed and after a day of installing games to it, the hard drive disappeared.. No trace of it in the bios, on windows nor on the disk management so we...
  2. CqtBread

    Question I Need Help

    My computer won't even post anymore Spec Ryzen 7 3700x 32gb 3200 ram RX 560 mini (upgrading to the 3080 when I can get one in stock) MSI b450i I have 2 drives A 500gb WD nvme drive A 1tb Samsung evo ssd A little backstory In the middle of a game my computer crashed and boots me into safe mode...
  3. Asibula

    Question current pending sector count increases fast but SMART normal

    Hi, I was using my laptop when I suddenly got a BSOD "UNEXPECTED_STORE_EXCEPTION". I searched it up and it appears that the reason can be a faulty hard drive. After the laptop rebooted I started to see some clear signs that my HDD was dying: Booting took longer, search bar doesnt work, some...
  4. LowEndPC1234

    [SOLVED] HDD Failure ?

    Sometimes my PC gets a "unexpected I/O error has occured" When booting windows, But when I replugged the sata, It boots to windows normally. And sometimes it freezes. Is it a hard drive failure ? or the ram ? PC Spec : Intel Pentium E5700 3GHZ ASUS P5G41C-M LX Seagate 500 GB Video 3.5...
  5. C

    Question Can I make a partition on my failed hard drive?

    Hello. Recently, my hard drive failed (Luckily I had a backup). I tried to make a new partition on it to store some non-important files (I needed a way to transfer them and this was the only available drive I had at the time). While doing so (In Disk Management in Windows) I got an error...
  6. Z

    Question An Operating System Wasn't Found

    Accidentally set my secondary HDD to active partition while making partitions on my new HDD. The actual boot device is Samsung Evo 256 SSD. Now windows won't boot and says " An Operating System Wasn't Found, try disconnecting any drives that don't contain an OS". Any help is very much...
  7. P

    Gigabyte,Asus,Msi which one shall i pick for my gtx 1060 2 vents

    Some guys told me that the msi has the best vent system but its 50$ more expensive so i am asking for the difference
  8. L

    Building Custom PC Help!

    Hey guys, I am building my own pc, here are the specs: CPU: Intel Core i7 6700K Motherboard: Maximus VII Hero Graphics Card: Geforce GTX 1080 Founders Edition Memory Card: G.Skill Trident Z 16GB 3200 MHz SSD Card: Samsung 850 EVO 500GB/1TB PSU: Crosair RM750x Cooler: Noctua NH-D15 Do you think...
  9. T

    pliz can any one hgelp i have a laptop acer aspire 6530 everything is fine except thaat the computer jst turns off after 2 min

    i turned off my laptop after 3hrs i turned it on again but it won't proceed to the windows menu it suddenly turns off
  10. V

    Graphics Card Performance Issue

    I have a Gigabyte GTX 970 and I was wondering why my graphics card isn't performing to the best of its ability. It is paired with an AMD FX 8350. I know someone with the same rig as me and they are getting a lot more frames in most AAA titles than me. I was wondering if it might be because of my...
  11. L

    Change aux cord end with conflicting colr wires

    I need to replace the end of my computer speaker wires on the AUX port. coming from the speakers have white and yellow wires, the aux cord end 'm using to replace it as black and red wire. How do I connect?
  12. fantasie

    Problems Setting up multiple wifi access points in my house with seamless transition.

    At home i have two wifi access points. one is the main at&t uverse modem router and it's connected to another older at&t router with DHCP turned off. I had hoped I could set up something that allowed me to pass seamlessly from one access point to the other if I got out of range of one by giving...
  13. M

    Should I upgrade my PSU?

    So I'm thinking of getting rid of my old hunk of junk and building myself a mini-itx system with a 4790k and a gtx 980. My current computer is a 2120 with a gtx 680 being powered with a 500w PSU. I know nobody likes Raidmax PSUs, but apparently this one is fairly good, and I've had it for about...
  14. chrisvl97

    Not sure if x32 or x64

    I have an Intel® Core™2 Quad Processor Q8400 (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB). If you watch here (http://ark.intel.com/products/38512/Intel-Core2-Quad-Processor-Q8400-4M-Cache-2_66-GHz-1333-MHz-FSB) it says that it support x64 systems. When i bought my pc though it had Vista x32 and also it...
  15. viveknayyar007

    Where Can I Find Windows Experience Index Scores in Windows 8/Windows 8.1?

    Windows Experience Index was introduced with the release of Microsoft Windows Vista, and was also available in Windows 7. With the help of Windows Experience Index, you can easily assess the available hardware of a computer, and can know which particular hardware device needs to be upgraded in...
  16. A

    screen rotating in games

    any RPG game i play, the screen keeps rotating 360 degress. even i i turn the mouse to the opposite direction, it doesnt stop. its been doing so in bioshock infinite, bulletstorm and a couple of other that i tried... please help me out!
  17. A

    hardware to rune virtual servers

    Good day, I am thinking of moving my current old servers into one machine with enough power to run it virtually. There is IP Phone system, some light web services, Terminal Server, SQL Server, Sharepoint, AD DC for about 100 users, Exchange Server. Might run SQL on its own machine because...