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  1. P

    Solved Every new hard drive I put starts making clicking sounds

    So my hard drive about a month ago had been making clicking noises for a while and I thought nothing of it, until it completely died and stopped getting read. Now, 2 drives later, still facing the same problem where it’ll work for a bit then start clicking, and then eventually stop getting read...
  2. L

    I set up my external hard drive as active and now my OS wont start

    Hi everybody, I'm not an expert about this, and I really need some help. I'll try to add as much details as I can about the problem. Thank you in advance! So, I wanted to transfer some files from my External Hard Drive to my PC but when I plugged the External Hard Drive on the PC (Windows 10)...
  3. N

    Internal HDD made into an external drive not working

    Hi, Recently I got an SSD and replaced my old HDD on my laptop. So I thought I will make use of the unused old HDD and bought this orico HDD enclosure. I plugged in the harddrive and it showed as 3 different drives ( I didnt do any clean wipe when replacing the HDD when it was inside the...
  4. A Random Weeb

    PC not booting/boot looping when a hard drive is connected

    I've recently bought a second hand hard drive off of a local online store and now that I've installed it to my PC, the PC won't start unless I disconnect the drive from SATA. After about 5-8 restarts I got into my PC and HDD Sentinel found the drive and it had about 2300 days of up-time and 93%...
  5. firehawk12

    Solved Fixing a drive that is now detected as RAW with TestDisk

    So I may have suffered some kind of hiccup or power failure that caused an issue with the USB ports on my computer or hub. Regardless, I ended up with the issue where the drive is now detected as RAW and unable to be detected by Windows - it gives both the "Parameter is missing" error and asks...
  6. A

    WD external hard drive not found

    I have a western digital external hard drive that I can access on my old Apple computer, but not on my new windows 10 PC. I deleted everything off of it and used MAC's disk utility app to partition it. My selections on the partition screen: Partition map scheme: Guild partition table Format...
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    Solved Hard Drive not showing up

    Hi am super new to the pc scene, just finished my first ever build, and am having issues getting my hard drive to show up in disk management, but it shows up in device manager and BIOS Any help would be greatly appreciated, not sure what info anyone would need from me to help, so if theres...
  8. Vordermark

    Hard drive size mismatch

    I installed a new Seagate Barracuda 6TB hard drive as a secondary internal drive on an ACER Aspire M3203. My problem is that the program Disk Management only shows the drive as 596 GB. I have tried other programs such a Seagate Discwizard, and the command line diskpart and they see the same...
  9. M

    Old working hard drive unallocated space

    First post, so sorry if it’s not in the right category. I’ve had a hard drive sitting in a cupboard for quite a few years and recently have put it into my computer to check what data is on it. It was previously used in a home computer, however on Hard drive Manager (Win10) it appears only as...
  10. B

    Lenovo Legion y530

    Hi i my y530 has an sdd in it with 500 gb but i would like to upgrade to a little more storage. There is one slot avalibe were i can put in a HDD but i dont know what kind of hdd is compatible with my system... Also what kind of price range is there for 1tb compared with 500gb hdd? Thanks in...
  11. H

    Red Down Arrow Icon on hard drive

    As you guys can see, there is a red icon above "Disk 1". It's causing problems. How can I fix this. Please help.
  12. Yasei

    HP Z220 SFF makes loud sounds

    This problem has been bugging me for a long time now, my computer makes really loud sounds that vibrates even my desk. I believe it to be my hard drive for that is where the sound was coming from when I opened up my computer, here is the file to the sound. Sound Recording Specs: Intel xeon e3...
  13. M

    Issue with my boot.

    I have an issue when turning on my pc. The asus mobo logo appears but the little circle that spins does not appear. My pc will only boot to my bios, and it says that there is no hard drive connected, however, my hard drive is connected to both the motherboard and psu (obviously) it also says...
  14. francisgianfgm

    Hard disk error

    Hello, I bought seagate barracuda 1tb on the internet store (lazada.ph) then it arrived today, I installed some drivers and softwares everything went just okay... then I plugged in my external hard drive to install my back up games from steam and copying some movies from the backup drive to the...
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    Newer PC freezes and a part makes a noise

    Specs CPU: Ryzen 3 1300x 3.5Ghz (under clocked to 3.3) GPU: Geforce Gtx 1050ti Evga MOBO: ASrock AB350MPRO4 RAM: Hyperx fury 2X8 2400 Wireless card: RNX-AC1300PCE PSU: EVGA 450W B3 moular bronze CPU heatsink: AMD Wraith HDD: WD blue 1TB I have recently built a new PC in late December and it was...
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    Hard drive space almost gone cant fix pls help

    I cant fix a problem when i download info or anything it seemingly is still in the system in cache or whatever and rt-takes up space on hard drive i have tried all what was recommended and the only thing that worked i can no longer find the free fix website also of course i cant remember...
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    Solved My C driver stops daily

    My C hard drive is stopping while laptop is on, blue screen apearing(needs reboot), i make a reboot, disk not spinning and not recognizable , reboot, the same, reboot ...., after 6-7 times windows 10 is running ok, without data loss, but after random time/random open programms or is nothing...
  18. G

    Boot/Startup problems

    Please Help!!!!!!!! My computer has randomly started having problems booting/starting. It will begin loading, very slowly upon startup and it sometimes freezes before getting to the sign in window. Sometimes I make it to the sign in window, but it freezes there. Very rarely I'm able to sign in...
  19. GundyGunner

    Internal Hard Drive Shows Up In Device Manager, But No Where In Disk Management

    I have a WDC 3TB Hard drive in my Computer along with a 120GB SSD in it as well. It is custom built from scratch, this may or may not be the reason since it is my first build. My computer recognizes that both drives are working in the computer, it the BIOS and in Device Management, but in Disk...
  20. Nick

    Custom Built Windows 7 Computer Won't Backup

    So pretty much, All of my families' pictures ever taken since the 90s and all of our documents ever are on this PC, and I'm questioning the integrity of the data hard drive in it. I tried to setup a backup with a system image and the entire data drive, but all I'm getting is this message and...