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Jun 5, 2011 #12 Sev TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 80 the drive in question is under 2 months old, but all of them have had this issue, 1000w psu ultra Rescanning the disks apparently drew enough power to restart the drive, but it was only a matter of time before it would run too low again. you sure the board's not killing the drive or something? Hard drive keeps disappearing Started by SVXX , Apr 13 2009 11:01 AM Please log in to reply 3 replies to this topic #1 SVXX SVXX Members 4 posts OFFLINE http://itinfosecure.com/hard-drive/gb-harddrive-need-some-help.php

Does it show up there? Power options in Windows may have something to do in connection to "removable media". Computer Help Sep 5, 2013 Can you turn off a secondary SATA internal hard drive in Windows 7? Those are listed on the M4A785-M Memory Qualified Vendors List and the guy's got them posted as "buy it now" for fifteen bucks for the set, with free shipping. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2036256/hdds-disappearing.html

Hard Drive Keeps Disappearing Windows 7

I originally believed the cause was my SSD (120GB Vertex 3) but after replacing it with a 128GB 840 Pro, similar issues remain. Will Windows recognize it after that? You might be having a problem with the optical drive itself which would explain why that continues to be a problem while the hard drives have bounced back to normal. Is it possible my disk is failing?

Yet it will only be from a few simply errors on the drive itself that can prevent Windows from starting up! Several functions may not work. brodie "diabolus scies" Ars Legatus Legionis et Subscriptor Tribus: Echo Base Registered: Dec 4, 2000Posts: 44021 Posted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:51 am /me cast spell of resurrectionSo yeah... External Hard Drive Keeps Disappearing More resources Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About

Nothing worse than working on a document and all of a sudden the drive just becomes inaccessible when you try to save it. Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 11-05-2008, 05:57 PM #2 solsk Registered Member Join Date: Nov 2008 Posts: 4 OS: XP PRO SP2 i think i may have it still only happens with this one drive.So... imp source apologies if anyone has already this issued, i checked, but could not find an identical thread.

My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... Hard Drive Disappeared Windows 10 I'm still curious to know what is causing this, and the Linux-only approach wouldn't be a real answer anyway. –Enigma83 Jan 10 '15 at 9:50 More info: When 7 This happens with SATA drives a small as 640GB, no matter what the KB article says. Running the chkdsk /r command will stop the bad blocks from being used but it is likely more bad blocks will occur as the drive deteriorates, it's not something that is

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there isn't any error, obviously, but that drive won't be available again without either a reboot or an un/replug of the USB cable...That gives me a thought, though... If you have any additional questions, please let me know. -snip- ......Click to expand... #10 PrinceMyshkin, Feb 1, 2013 Charlie98 Diamond Member Joined: Nov 6, 2011 Messages: 5,892 Likes Received: Hard Drive Keeps Disappearing Windows 7 New MB time. Hard Drive Keeps Disappearing And Reappearing I've waited as long as 30 mins but it never shows up.

And yes, that would include UEFI. have a peek at these guys Its not in Windows explorer, or in the Disk Management area. Output: 19.5V, 3.33A, 65W. I'll agree that the HDD in the caddy slot would probably need more power at boot-time, which (according to Harry) is when Windows would TRY to initialize all internal devices at Internal Hard Drive Keeps Disconnecting Windows 10

You may want to try running a few tools to see if those will help with this being the System File Checker started manually at the Command prompt(admin) option by simply Each time I restored my system the drive came back. HDD is properly secured. check over here Could give more clues if it always shows up after a soft reboot, or is always gone...

I have recently installed Thread Tools Search this Thread 11-04-2008, 03:20 PM #1 solsk Registered Member Join Date: Nov 2008 Posts: 4 OS: XP PRO SP2 apologies if Hdd Disappeared UEFI has it's own quirks. ATP Ars Tribunus Angusticlavius et Subscriptor Tribus: Los Gatos, CA Registered: Oct 20, 2000Posts: 8028 Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2013 2:11 am I think I have a spare cable lying around

I will check to see what happens when hotplugging.

System Specs: Athlon II x4 620 Asus M4A785-M (only SATA2 ports) 4 sticks of 1GB DDR2 (sadly they're mixed, 2 of Crucial DDR2800 and 2 sticks of different brands at different I can't see any other explanation. In order to get the SATA drive recognised, it appears i have to change the HDD smart monitoring settings in BIOS. Hard Drive Disappears Until Reboot By disconnecting the caddy drive, surely the issue would be solved, but then I wouldn't be able to test it.

brodie "diabolus scies" Ars Legatus Legionis et Subscriptor Tribus: Echo Base Registered: Dec 4, 2000Posts: 44021 Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 12:57 pm Le sigh. If your laptop has box-specs, then your 65W AC Adapter is seriously underpowered for 17.3 inch laptop with AMD and discrete GPU. HDD is properly secured. this content I had a drive that would take a little too long to "start up" sometimes, and the computer would start without it, like the drive wasn't connected.

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