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Ask ! i said u i could get my system up with an IDE HDD ... And it won't go anywhere, not in bios, not in boot section...nowhere...when I remove the hdd (sata2) from the computer, it works.But the problem is I don't have any other hdd Send questions for Cecil Adams to: [email protected] comments about this website to: [email protected] Terms of Use / Privacy Policy Advertise on the Straight Dope! (Your direct line to thousands of the http://lebos.org/hard-drive/breaking-hard-drives.php

Not worth the risk using the one that's failing. There is a firmware update available from Seagate; don't know if it is too late after it crashes. Way i found ... some body told me if i go on with floppy i wont need a KB for recovering new bios ...

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i tested that on my second system that im postim from ... i think it will do perfect for me ... (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Also what W should i go for, i mean i did read the link you gave me but should i go for a 400W or 450W thanks for a fast reply

  • i found that i have updated my old bios to a BETA Version and i think it cuases this problem ...
  • The biostar SATA cable that came with my new motherboard, that is being used for my boot drive seems to be very solid at both ends in comparison.
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The PC has a brand new Biostar TF560 A2+ motherboard, an AMD x2 4400+, 1gb DDR2 ram, and three Western digital SATA 2 hard drives - 250gb, 320gb and 500gb (I The time now is 08:18 PM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of I also can't get it to 'auto-detect' the missing drive from the BIOS when this happens. Uosdwis R.

Bear in mind sometimes drivers are written to work best with the latest BIOS version after a bug fix. Cmos Reset MousemonkeyFeb 2, 2012, 6:36 AM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Ask a new question Read More Hard Drives Detection SATA Computer BIOS Storage Related Resources solved Bios hangs at Do spells cast through magic items require expensive material components? http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/279514-32-bios-hangs-sata-detection If I remove the HD, the computer boots up normally.

Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count). Then disable floppy controller and boot up floppy seek, enable USB support for peripherals if need to be. SuperSoph_WD Related Resources solved Computer Freezes at Bios splash screen - Windows 10 and HDD issue My PC will occasionally freeze on bios splash screen. please u dont bet...

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Some cheap USB hub , causes boot delay or makes system froze . Dewoh Guest Join Date: Sep 2007 PC freezes on start up when hard drive is attached. Hard Drive Freezes Bios 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 Tom's Hardware How To Reset Bios Anyone have any other ideas?

It might also be a fan that stops spinning. http://lebos.org/hard-drive/both-hard-drives-vanish-from-windows.php there is not anything that would cause this problem ... so stuck ... Bios reads the HDD but will not boot from it.

andreiiarFeb 2, 2012, 2:46 AM NEW STATUS UPDATE!!!After the windows updates the computer hangs no more. so i have to change my bios to an stable one ... Any advice hugely appreciated. have a peek here After about 5 tries, I tried to get to the BIOS whilst it was doing this, and after exiting the BIOS, it booted up to Windows.

Usually you want to put whatever your emergency boot would be first (e.g., a floppy or CD/DVD drive, so that you can boot from a 3.5 disk or CD if your Dewoh; 08-03-2009 at 11:16 AM.. It's a sort of clicking winding down noise like it makes when the PC is turned off.

Everything went fine when I installed it, however, I am having intermittant problems (again!) with my new set up, much to my despair.

Contact Us - Straight Dope Homepage - Archive - Top Powered by vBulletin Version 3.8.7Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc. if not ... Plug only mouse and keyboard . i found :d i can use a SATA - IDE to boot up my system and upgrade the bios ... ( why upgrade ?! ) cuase ...

At the moment I'm still using the same installation of Windows, as the drivers and so on for the motherboard seemed to have worked ok and I was able to boot control-z View Public Profile Find all posts by control-z #6 08-03-2009, 02:19 PM Ruminator Guest Join Date: Dec 2007 Quote: Originally Posted by Uosdwis R. Mar 22, 2009 at 8:45 PM #10 Beny-Nvidia Guest tried ... Check This Out I once had a power supply that made a barely audible, high-pitched whine whenever I simply plugged in the power cable.

Mar 24, 2009 at 1:04 PM #24 kiriakost New Member Joined: Dec 24, 2008 Messages: 1,054 (0.36/day) Thanks Received: 69 Location: Volos, Greece System Specs System Name: ATLAS Processor: Q6600 QUAD Failing that, put your ear near to it: does the HDD actually spin up? i think bios is corrupt .. After this post, I'll disconnect the hard drive and try to just boot without it.

What I wound up doing was finding the CMOS reset jumper and doing that procedure a couple times, that fixed it. Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? What does 232 signify in RS232 standard? I had to shoot out for a couple of hours and when I came back... 20-12-2011,09:53 PM #4 Speedy Gonzales View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Member Join Date Dec

I was thinking of formating the system partition but will that change anything? Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 drives failing Quote: SEAGATE'S FLAGSHIP desktop Barracuda 7200.11 drives, in particular the 1TB (ST31000340AS) units, are failing at an alarming rate and prompting outrage from their faithful customers. If I mash F10 while it's starting up, it will say "Entering Setup..." but I will see no results. Tried that, no result I'm afraid.

I don't know how to mark the thread as "solved". borrow a PS2 KB from another machine if you can. I booted up...blank screen, tried diffrent setups still blank screen. hard-drive bios share|improve this question edited Aug 13 '16 at 1:23 Hennes 53k780125 asked Dec 21 '10 at 16:53 d2jxp 35115 I know it's really out there but try

asked 6 years ago viewed 30890 times active 5 months ago Linked 1 Computer freezing on BIOS screen 0 Why is my PC hanging when trying to enter BIOS? 0 System Seems to me I'm shit outta luck. but doesnt work ... I never did understand that. 02-28-2008, 07:11 AM #13 seclorum Registered Member Join Date: Jan 2008 Posts: 10 OS: winxp Hello I must say that i also do

Ask ! I unplugged my 2 hdd's and set up one hdd on IDE1 and the dvdrom on IDE2 and reset the BIOS ( Y) booted up fine. However, drives that have already been affected can't have the firmware applied to them due to their locked-down status. SuperSoph_WDApr 21, 2015, 7:25 AM Welcome to the community, Pe3ca!I'm very sorry to hear about your issues with the assembling of your system.