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Well, short of buying a new motherboard or new hard drive, I'm pretty much stuck here. :-/ Danger Mouse "The Dude" Ars Legatus Legionis et Subscriptor Tribus: Los Angeles, CA Registered: I even re-installed Windows 7 Home Premium x64 and it still not working. If the laptop has integrated graphics and a video card, you might be able to disconnect the card, in addition to USB. –harrymc Jan 12 '15 at 11:00 (Continued sad, anxious, confused, frustrated indifferent, undecided, unconcerned kidding, amused, unsure, silly happy, confident, thankful, excited Cancel EMPLOYEE 0 Edit Delete Remove Official Fork [email protected] (Employee) January 20, 2016 18:14 Thanks for click site

After kicking myself for not getting more DDR2 sticks when DDR2 was cheap, I've decided that if my RAM/mobo turned out to be the culprit, I'll simply holdout for a bit Thanks for taking the time to help if you can, or at least reading this. Nothing worse than working on a document and all of a sudden the drive just becomes inaccessible when you try to save it. Latest: Thebobo, Jan 24, 2017 at 6:56 AM Off Topic Private Beta invitation -- monitor your WiFi performance using a Pi3 Latest: rossdg, Jan 24, 2017 at 6:52 AM Networking AnandTech http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/199495-secondary-hard-drive-disappears.html

Hard Drive Disappeared Windows 10

If all my other drives are working fine, then this looks like either my cable is bad, or the particular port on the motherboard is bad. Darkseid "Let there be Bacon." Ars Legatus Legionis Registered: Mar 26, 1999Posts: 19081 Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2013 5:51 am Ive had a few case fans do that, mostly when Ive Computer not supposed to have a RAID set up but as long as BIOS thinks it is it works. But make sure - what is the nominal power consumption for the hdd in the caddy?

Disable/Enable does the trick? Then I rebooted. brodie "diabolus scies" Ars Legatus Legionis et Subscriptor Tribus: Echo Base Registered: Dec 4, 2000Posts: 44021 Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2012 5:47 pm Huh, looks like I'm already on the SD1A Hard Drive Disappears Randomly Computer Help Sep 5, 2013 Can you turn off a secondary SATA internal hard drive in Windows 7?

Why does this straightforward use of a closure fail? Hard Drive Disappears Until Reboot Called HGST, they say they've never heard of such an issue, no firmware updates available, rep never called me back. 3. The problem I have is with my 2nd Hard drive in windows. (Maxtor SATA 120GB) Itís something that started a few months (I think) after installing... see this here Ireland, UK Registered: Feb 12, 2000Posts: 11443 Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:34 am I've never had ANY luck with Seagate's refurbished drives.

BFG10K Ars Legatus Legionis Tribus: D:\Games Registered: Aug 14, 2000Posts: 19376 Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2012 5:41 am Which Seagate model? Hard Drive Disappears After A Few Minutes LAN, especially if configured wit network boot (PXE).. I open My Computer… and two of my hard drives are gone. My issue was different - very high error counts which caused very poor performance from sector reallocation.

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good answer!(undo) Cancel Edit Your Reply (some HTML allowed) What's the status of this question? Doesn't need answer Answered Hello - Thanks for contacting Plugable! Sounds like your external hard drives may require more power than the hub can provide. Hard Drive Disappeared Windows 10 Stay logged in Sign up now! Hard Drive Disappears From Bios Maybe a longer delay when starting might help?

I haven't tried switching SATA ports yet, but I will next. get redirected here You can disconnect and reconnect drives while system is powered up. Device Manager… nope. How does this make you feel? Hard Drive Keeps Disappearing Windows 7

I remember firmware issues on some Seagate models that had intermittent problems with disappearing. No sudden disconnects while logged in. Also make sure the HDD is properly secured and not moving around in the case. #2 Puppies04, Jan 29, 2013 PrinceMyshkin Member Joined: Aug 23, 2007 Messages: 62 Likes Received: http://libraryonlineweb.com/hard-drive/dead-drives.php How big is a canary word on Linux, typically?

So if that drive disappears again, I could conceivably unplug it from the motherboard and plug it back in, and see if it shows back up?Sounds like a slightly different problem, Hard Drive Disappeared Mac It has a 500 GB drive as its system/boot drive (C:\, on SATA Port 1), and two 1 TB drives as secondary/storage drives (D:\ and E:\ on SATA Port 2 and Its especially common in 'cheap' psu's that dont do discrete rails for each header, simplistically one run thats split off the cable for the mobo & all connectors.

I worked on laptops with 2 or 3 dedicated bays for HDD (Top line DELLS support up to 5 HDDs (2 bays x2 HDDs + ODD). –AcePL Jan 12 '15 at

I installed Windows 7 home premium 64-bit on a new Asus motherboard with an Intel Z97 chipset.  I have a couple of hard drives and a couple of RAID's connected by eSATA. If there's any support you need, let me know. Canada Registered: Oct 24, 2007Posts: 251 Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2012 7:22 pm Mine does the same .All sata Asus P5Q PROOn a cold boot the storage shows up in the Hard Drive Disappeared From Disk Management This would, of course, be the volume Windows is installed onto.

I'm happy to hear that it seems to be sorted so far. If you have critical data of ANY nature, you don't trust that data to one fallible location. *EVEN* if you're running Linux. First thing I tried was to use the bcdboot tool to regenerate the bootloader files. my review here If your USB drives and other devices are drawing more watts than the USB hub can provide, it could be the cause of your issue.

brodie "diabolus scies" Ars Legatus Legionis et Subscriptor Tribus: Echo Base Registered: Dec 4, 2000Posts: 44021 Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:48 am I don't have a caddy, but I do One is 1TB, the other is 1.5TB. Microsoft came to realize that the policy of letting developers do whatever they wanted was doing more harm than good for their reputation. In my Dell days this option was responsible for lots of issues on it's own.