hard drive

  1. J

    Boot issues after sleep mode.

    If the laptop is allowed to enter sleep mode I will get the error message "checking for media presence... no media detected" and redirected to the BIOS menu screen. This happens without fail when I try to wake or then restart the laptop AFTER it's been allowed to sleep. A temporary fix I have...
  2. A

    Boot Device Not Found Hard Disk (3F0)

    Hi! I am using a Notebook HP Model 15ay065nr Windows 10. My laptop says: Boot Device Not Found Please install a operating system on your hard disk. Hard Disk (3F0)
  3. A

    I want to install a SSD but I'm not sure what to do

    I now have an OMEN 870-213w which only has a SSD of 256 GB and so I would like to upgrade it. I'm wondering if anyone has had any luck doing this because the internet seem to have nothing. I have two SSDs in mind. I'm very new to this and don't know much about upgrading computers. Do I need to...
  4. C

    What MacBook hard drive do I require?

    Hi My MacBook Pro (13-inch, mid 2012) model has recently stopped working. It was showing a folder with a question mark as it couldn’t locate the hard drive. I’ve tried everything and is hasn’t worked, so I took it the Apple store an they said the hard dive needs replacing but will cost £200. I’d...
  5. E

    Moving old partitioned hard drive to a new PC

    Is there a way I can use my old hard drive which is partitioned in my new pc? The data is valuable to me. I cannot do the USB back and forth method as I do not have a second monitor, power cable, extension cord, VGA cable etc. Both PC are Windows 7. Can I simply install the old hard drive in my...
  6. K

    Cyclic Redundacy Check on empty HDD

    I recently build a computer and I installed a WD Blue HDD 1TB and when I went to initialize it I got a Cyclic Redundancy Check error. I read up about it and it says that happens when there are corrupted files on it, but I have no files on it. I have been looking or a way to fix it, but all...
  7. S

    My Hard drive (Passport) files are missing

    So it all started when i plug my Flashdrive in a Computer at my school after i Save the Files i needed from that computer i plugged it in my laptop (Windows 10) it alerted that there is a Threat and I saw my USB its folder icons turned to old folder icons and whenever i try and open one my...
  8. Dennisjf12

    Solved Backup hd's

    why can't I use an internal drive for back-ups Everyone keeps saying, is a bad idea because of a power surge, fire or flood. If I am making a backup all the time as I should be & connected to my computer all the time as I should be any one of the three ( Fire, flood or power surge ) it could...
  9. R

    hard drive swap

    Hey, I need help figuring out what to do. I swapped a hard drive froma HP G60 with windows 7 Home Premium into a Compaq CQ60 that used to have Windows Vista. I need to figure out how to authenticate Windows product key and get the USB's to work. I tried downloading the USB drivers for Compaq...
  10. NotSoTechLion

    Hard Drive Keeps Staying at 100% Active Time

    Hey guys, my PC keeps having this issue where it stays at the maximum active time whenever I play my games such as Borderlands 3 or games I used to be able to play like Monster Hunter. Hell, I was able to run both games at once without any PC lag at all. Now for the past 2 months were lagging...
  11. J

    USB Drive run explorer.exe up to 100% of CPU.

    First, let me say thank you for being here! I have a cheap Walmart HP 15. I also, have a Seagate Freeagent Goflex. I also have a WD Mybook. First it started with the Goflex then over to the Mybook. Whenever I plug either of them in they drive explorer.exe up towards 100% of the processor. I...
  12. J

    screeching noise from new backup

    Seagate did not know or help. Sea tools did not detect a problem. Intermittent problem right out the box.
  13. G

    Hard drive data recovery

    I have no idea what I'm doing, I don't like technology but I need to recover the data from my old laptop. I got a replacement laptop (running Windows 10 pro) and I got 2 sets of cables to connect my old hard drive to usb. The drive powers on, it doesn't sound weird but I can't access anything...
  14. J

    Solved HDD no longer recognized by pc after finishing chdsk

    So I'm actually having quite a few problems with my pc right now but the one I'm currently trying to tackle is my hard drive not appearing in storage and optimize drive menus after I let a chkdsk run. I can still see the drive and access the files in the normal file explorer but it's no longer...
  15. snickert

    Docking Station, Which One?

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit, Build 18362, Installed 20190627155516.000000-360 Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7400 CPU @ 3.00GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 158 Stepping 9, CPU Count: 4 Total Physical RAM: 12 GB Graphics Card...
  16. Aprildawn06

    Fujitsu mhw2040bh

    I know next to nothing about hardware. I've torn down my old laptop just to see how it works and comes apart trying to learn a few new things, and I am wondering if this hard drive is a good one? What makes a hard drive good/bad/mediocre?? If I wanted to upgrade my hard drive to a better one...
  17. J

    Bootloop after Re-format

    So just a week ago, I re-formatted my laptop which is an Acer Aspire 5, to a computer technician because of bootloop and when i remove the charger, my laptop would shut diwn but my battery is fine. He said its probly virus. Paid 10 dollars for repair and it was working fine until today I played...
  18. W

    Hard Drive Error - Scanning and Repairing Stuck

    My problem has been a gradual one, and I suspected something like this would happen eventually. For the past two months my computer has been having more and more struggles booting at a quick pace. At times it would freeze mid startup, and then bluescreens. In attempts to fix that issue, I...
  19. Skumbag

    I need advice for recovering a hard-drive

    About half a year ago I realized that my external hard-drive that I bought on amazon was malfunctioning, I had noticed there was a connection problem even before that, it would connect and disconnect rapidly sometimes, but I didn't think much of it cause my files were still there. then 1 day I...
  20. C

    HDD is dying and I cant make a system image

    A few days ago, my computer has started to run as slow as it has ever been. It takes about a 10+ second delay to merely open a window(varies). I figured it was the hard drive and I ran CrystalDiskInfo and it told me Caution. I am not 100% sure it is my HDD but I can't imagine it is anything...