harddrive

Forum discussion tagged with harddrive.
  1. J

    Question My Dell Inspiron 5570 is not able to factory Reset?

    I have been having lots of trouble with my one year old Dell Inspiron 15 5570. It has good hardware, but I recently noticed the issue of not being able to install to my hard drive. The laptop has a 120gb SSD and a 1Tb HDD. The HDD was correctly partitioned, but only files could be written to...
  2. orbitingful

    Question Will a 3.5 inch hard drive mounted behind the motherboard get too hot?

    For my micro ATX build, I am using a 3.5 inch hard drive. I would like a budget case with good airflow. I initially decided to get the Cooler Master Masterbox Q300L but then I read a review on Amazon which talked about the 3.5 inch hard drive mount being behind the motherboard. My question is...
  3. I

    Question Seagate hard drives not powering up!

    I don't know what's going on, but I am having SERIOUS issues with my Seagate hard drive. A regular internal (3.5) drive that I have been using on a VERY light basis will not power on. Thought it was the enclosure, so I put it into another enclosure. Nope. Not working When I unplugged the hard...
  4. 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...
  5. awesomet2005

    [SOLVED] Quick question about SSD and HDD

    Hello there. Just installed my new SSD with Windows 10 on it. I had to take out my HDD because that also had Windows on it, so now I am just running with my 120 GB SSD. I realized that 120 GB is probably not enough and I will need some extra storage to take care of my download folder and such...
  6. Question Cannot read hard drive

    The data on the drive is not mission-critical, so I won't send it to a recovery service but would still like to try getting the files off it. So here's what happened, I wasn't able to load into windows until I unplugged the drive, which I later connected with a USB 3.5" enclosure. It was shown...
  7. D

    Question Problem after installing new HDD

    got a new hard drive for my desk top with no OS, and on the screen says" "reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device and press a key", I cant even get to the bios menu becuase it quickly starts up. help please!
  8. A

    Question PC wont turn on with new drive

    I have recently bought a new harddrive from Microcent and after my purchase I went to install the drive. Everything went well until I went to turn on my pc and it would not even power on. I went to trouble shoot, I checked for any loose cables and I didnt find any. So I went to the next step and...
  9. Question Lenovo One Key Recovery (OKR) - Backup Recovery Error - Not enough Space on Drive

    I have a lenovo Y510p ideapad. I recently caught a virus and had to factory reset my pc. When I went to the nearest backup (made very recently) and tried to recover it using OKR. I received an error stating there wasn't enough space on the drive. The backup is about 683gb. When I made the...
  10. P

    Question My hard drive has been disappearing from my computer

    My SSD drive is perfectly working and fine. My hard drive recently has been disappearing from my list of drives. I can't access anything that I had installed on my hard drive when this happens. When I boot up my computer it works perfectly fine, but then when I'm trying to play Destiny2 my hard...
  11. B

    [SOLVED] Is my SSD failing?

    I have a computer that contains a mechanical hdd and an ssd. My hdd was failing and I took it down to a computer store to get it looked at and the people there said that my ssd was also failing. They claimed it failed all of their tests. The problem is that this ssd is only a few months old and...
  12. T

    Question Can i transfer a SSD with windows 10 already on it to a different PC?

    Im going to help my brother with an upgrade for his current PC. He has been using a 1tb HDD and im going to give him my 1tb Samsung Evo SSD from an old build i had sitting around. I did a recovery on the ssd, deleting all my old files and games. I also ran the "sysprep" and completed the "OOBE"...
  13. Festro

    Question HDD reverts after shutdown

    Had two hard drives die on me in the past two months one hybrid and one nvme SSD, both different manufacturers the only similarity is that they are part of the windows OS. The HDD reverts after reboot (think faronic's Deepfreeze) delete files, format, install software, even secure erase...
  14. M

    Question BSOD and Unable to Reset Windows 10

    I installed a new hard drive yesterday and now my computer crashed. Once I booted on the computer after installing the new drive, I was told I needed to reset Windows 10 for some reason. This morning my computer was acting strange. The registry seemed screwed up. I saw the AVAST program, which...
  15. S

    Question I need help with reconfiguring a hdd and im very confused.

    So back around Christmas my intel ssd messed up. Im not sure what happened to it but today i decided to hook it in to my pc. I only have two sata ports so i unhooked the hardrive that the os isn't installed on. After I done this it kept trying to trouble shoot with some ancient windows 7 screen...
  16. EnigmaticTwister

    Question What is going on with my computer? Loud noise, unsure what it is. Please help...

    My chair recently broke and I hit my desk with my knee very hard. Afterwards my computer began making a noise, it was a bit deeper and louder than it came out on the video. https://streamable.com/6ctzm I’m not very good at differentiating what part of the computer it is, but because it happens...
  17. S

    Question RAID setup on AsRock x399

    Hello i am trying to setup a raid on mobo asrock x399 - as manual said to switch SATA mode to RAID - but after that i cant boot from any hdd (i can only see a usb drives) even with that i cant see any array to create too (only see all drives in list without arrays) manual...