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  1. K

    Solved My Desktop PC is making weird clicking sounds, what could be the cause?

    This is the link to the weird sound my PC is making: This occurs most often after starting the PC back up from energy saving mode, but (rarely) also happens randomly or after normal booting. It seems to be happening more and more frequently. Sometimes, it just goes away by itsself but most of...
  2. Brandon Byrnes

    How to get Seagate Exos Enterprise HDD to Be Detected By Windows?

    I am going to be purchasing a Seagate Exos Enterprise HDD. Seagate mentions that you have to do something with the power supply in order for the HDD to be detected by Windows. Does anyone know what that implies? I also saw something in the reviews about altering the power supply cable but the...
  3. cynana10

    Solved How to get to previous system?

    I wanted to updgrade old pc with ssd. It is dell optiplex 760 intel core duo 2x2gb ram windows 7 I cleard the drive wich gave no effect. I cloned the system to the new plugged ssd for which I bought sata power y plitter. Now hdd and ssd are pugged and ssd also is using sata cable form the...
  4. spamcan

    Solved SSD upgrade from HDD - migration

    So recently I decided to upgrade my HDD(1tb) to an m.2 SSD(1tb). The trouble I'm having is deciding how to utilize it. Do I migrate all of my existing files on my HDD to my SSD...or do I utilize it to open certain games or files. Please let me know what you did when upgrading your HDD to an SSD...
  5. T

    After Windows Shutdown HDD turned off but Motherboard and Fans are still running

    Dear IT Experts, I hope there is someone out there who can help me. A relative got a HP Pavillion p6-2027 with HDD which was very slow. I offered her to make the PC faster and installed an SSD (Samsung 860 Evo 250GB) with Windows 10 64-Bit. After the installation was done I encountered...
  6. M

    Solved Replacing semi-faulty hard drive, need some advice.

    My hard drive has been making my computer freeze up and/or crash. I ordered a new hard drive, and was just wondering how I would have to configure it after I install it. My OS and apps are on my SSD, but most of my files and games are on my faulty HDD. I have an adapter that allows me to use an...
  7. T

    "missing operating system" after swapping a secondary HDD

    i have an ssd with win 10 and all my installed programs. i also have 2 hdd's with other files on them. i bought a new hdd, swapped it for one of the old ones, and windows gave me a blue screen. when it rebooted, it just says "missing operating system" even though the OS isn't installed on the...
  8. Jakeandacamera

    Unpartitioned New 3TB HDD (Please Help!)

    Hey there, I recently built my first PC and everything went pretty well! However, when I plugged in my 3TB HDD it was split into two, a 2tb section and a 1tb section. The 2TB allocated just fine, but after watching lots of videos and trying to follow along with other forums I can't get the...
  9. F

    help with BSOD (HDD failure)

    Hi, please, i need you help. ive recently get BSOD with: PAGE FAULT IN NONPAGED AREA. with NTFS.sys fault. so what i did was remove and put back rams, but find out, that the problem was in my HDD. i wanted to reinstal OS via USB, but only what i get was bootloop with BSOD with no possibility...
  10. danielelii

    SSD and HDD space optimization

    I as a music producer recently switched to PC from Mac. And I am wondering if it's possible to install Windows 10 on my SSD and my programs, plugins, music packs and such on my HDD. Since my SSD is only 250GB and my HDD is 1TB, I want to store most of my music stuff on the HDD, so that it...
  11. feifei12341

    About Hdd sometimes not detected

    I have just build a new pc and install my os in SSD and also set up a HDD for memory. But after running several times, my pc could not detect the hdd and it causes the pc running very slow. So i unplug the sdd the cable and it work fine. I thought this is the hdd problem. But now, I found a new...
  12. 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...
  13. eyalnoder

    new ssd drive , all the files and desktop can only be opened from old hdd

    i have installed a new ssd drive of 480 gb and i had a 890 gb hdd, all of my files are in the old hdd and when i boot up the computer it loads a new like desktop and when serching in the windows serch it wont find any application i have installed on the hdd. how can i get my desktop and files...
  14. G

    Solved Trouble changing XP to Win 10 pro

    I have tried to get my XP machine to boot from a CD drive or USB so I can remove XP and install windows 10 pro. I have changed the Bios setting to allow this to happen but for some reason XP keeps firing up from the internal Hard drive come what may. It is like a secure boot and I do not know...
  15. S

    Buying another hard drive

    Hey guys I currently only have a 256 GB SSD hard drive, so i need to buy an extra one. I was just wondering, if it would be smartest to buy an extra SSD or to buy a HDD instead. I do have space for all my games/programs on my SSD, it's just pictures and videos that take up too much space. No...
  16. Brandon Byrnes

    Solved Daisy chaining multiple HDD?

    I have 4 externel/internal 2.5" HDDs that are all different capacities but all the same speed 5200rpm. I would like to daisy chain them together to make one big drive. Is this possible and if so how do I do it, is there an enclosure that I can put them all into? I would be using USB 3.0 to do it...
  17. G

    My New Build won’t let me use my new hdd for boot up

    I recently built a new PC and after a couple hours building it as I’m new to this I made sure everything was right and I was and still as I’ve about quadruple checked and everything connected where it should be. I turn it on and when I starts it tells me “reboot and please select proper boot...
  18. Brunsos

    HDD and SSD not being recognized

    I recently built my own pc with all new parts and i got it to boot to the BIOS, when i was there i realised that all my SATA information was showing N/A. I installed a 2TB HDD and a 128GB M.2 SSD into my ASUS PRIME B450-plus motherboard and made sure the cords were connected securely. I put in...
  19. Leannz0r

    Laptop turning off by itself & Short Drive Self-Test Failure

    Hi.. I have been having problems for a while with my laptop just turning off by itself.. It just completely shuts off, doesn't do the shut down process and doesn't restart. Before it was occasionally and usually only when laptop was idle, but the past week it is doing it constantly, to point...
  20. J

    Windows 10 does not boot

    Dear Forum users, firstly, i want to apologize, if i wrote this topic in the wrong section. Today, i was installing an update to Fortnite (popular PC game). After 2 hours of installation, i decided to turn on Google Chrome. When I did so, whole computer freezed and i had to turn it off manually...