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  1. reddevil10111

    Internal hdd disappeared suddenly win 10

    My hdd suddenly is not being detected by windows netiherby the device manager , disk management nor the intel rapid storage technology, This happened when I was using my laptop and suddenly got a pop up from intel rapid storage technology saying "SATA available disk removed" From then when ever...
  2. NinjaBanana

    HDD interupted during new volume creation, wont detect

    I recently harvested an internal hdd from my old linux laptop, and connected it via a SATA - USB cable to my windows 10 machine, and deleted the linux ext4 partition. I then went into the process of creating a new volume via the default windows tool, however the drive was accidentally pulled out...
  3. magickboy

    Problem after computer restarted itself

    hello everyone, today my pc restarted by itself, after restarting it kept saying "" Reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device and press a key"", nothing worked, i made a Rufus bootable windows removable usb Stick, still doesn't work, it says it cannot boot...
  4. N

    HDD and SDD not showing up in bios after installing M.2

    Hi guys! I am new to this forum and been seeking any answers in regards to my problem. I have recently bought a Sabrent 1TB M.2 SSD to upgrade my storage/run softwares faster. I have an Asus Prime b350m-a motherboard, plexor ssd and generic hdd. I tried installing the M.2 earlier today hoping...
  5. S

    Certificate for wiping business drives

    Hi, My friend is having a load of PCs recycled from his company, I asked if I could have them and he said no because he needs a company to give him an official certificate to prove that the hard drives and sensitive data from the PCs has been wiped. What is such a certificate called and do you...
  6. A

    Where to install my data

    So i just purchased new parts to build my new pc, and in those parts i have a 500gb m.2 ssd, and i have a 2tb hard disk drive. i am trying to figure out once i copy my files from the computer im on now and transfer them to my new pc, where should i install them? the m.2 ssd or the hdd? kinda new...
  7. R

    Data recovery from HDD

    I was trying to take backup to an external hard drive and in order to do that, I tried to convert into to APFS format and something went wrong. However, I need data which is on it. Can anyone help recover it? What do I do?
  8. 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...
  9. F

    PC won't turn on, fans do not spin

    I would be very grateful to anyone who can help me fix this problem that is driving me crazy. My PC wont turn on at all. Fans do not spin. I thought that my PSU is the problem and then i bought a new one. I used two Motherboards (i know at least one of them is working).. I tried using other RAM...
  10. A

    My HDD/SDD drive read/write rates are getting slower

    Hi! I was experiencing long loading screen times in games and applications, I ignored it. But yesterday while copying some files from one directory to another, I noticed the rate wasn't going any higher than 2mb/s, I remember a time when that used to be 20. I haven't changed anything in my...
  11. C

    Exchanging a HDD for an SSD

    On my wife's laptop I am changing out a HDD for a SSD. After watching a video by Carey Holzman I decided to take on the project myself. I purchased a ADATA 240 Gig drive. The drive in the MSI computer is 174 gig. Thought it very straight forward. My problem comes in when I tried to boot to...
  12. E

    Can't do anything

    HI, I recently got a problem that reads "c:\windows\system32\logifles\srt\srtfiles.txt". This occurred after I uninstalled geforce experience when I was getting a separate problem of "nvcdl.dll" or something along those lines. I kept on getting this automatic/startup repair loop thing and tried...
  13. J

    Solved How to format my hard drive from my old pc

    I used the hdd from my old laptop to create an external hard drive, but when I plug it in it shows as 4 different drives in my computer. I want to format it, but I wouldn't know how to go about it because of the multiple drives. Their names and size are: SYSTEM (D: ) 198 MB, Local disk (E: )...
  14. gabrielgranados

    Solved DPC Watchdog Violation Windows 10

    When I use Windows 10 sometimes when in using the Google Chrome it freezes and crashes to BSOD with "DPC WATCHDOG VIOLATION" error, then I restart and I get "Missing Boot MGR". I have another HDD with Windows 7 Ultimate and this problem is inexistent. Also Windows 10 is slow compared with...
  15. W

    Hard drive not detected

    My HP Pavilion i5 8th gen (Windows 10) gave SMART ERROR for Internal Hard Disk and after few days computer was not able to detect the HDD. Now the computer won't start and shows Boot Device Not Found 3F0 error When I go in diagnostics for HDD it says check whether the cable are attached properly...
  16. 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...
  17. M

    D: Data Drive Disappeared

    I have an HP Pavilion 570-p023w. Recently, the Data D: drive is gone. Everything that I have saved on it is gone, but the C: drive is still there. They are one in the same drive. The D: drive is the 1tb drive that I have been saving everything too. I was playing a game the other day and my pc...
  18. T

    Refurbished Laptop Bought with Optane. Should I upgrade?

    Hi folks, Looking for some advice. I've just bought a new laptop with the following specs: Intel Core i5-8300H 2.3GHz 8GB DDR4 2666MHz 16GB Intel Optane 1TB 5400 rpm HDD However, because I bought a refurbished model, it was significantly cheaper than it would have been new. I don't need the...
  19. G

    Solved Will this pc build work

    Hello, I would like to know if the build I put together will work. Also I would like to know some hdd's for the motherboard https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=14-500-454&Ignorebbr=true graphics card https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=17-139-228&Ignorebbr=true power...
  20. F

    HDD 100% usage issue, will a new HDD solve?

    Hi guys, I am having an issue with a computer I recently got. It randomly spikes the disk usage to 100% and locks up the computer for a few seconds to a minute sometimes. Sometimes it will do it when using something simple like Chrome, but it does it very frequently when trying to play a game...
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