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permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]OctoPussInBoots 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)Yeah, an OS goes on much smoother with a clean drive. If it boots fine with one drive and not with two, you’re probably overloading the power supply. Windows update found 68 updates which all downloaded but failed to install. But did download all the relevant drivers. his comment is here

Aug 31, 2010 #3 Leeky TS Evangelist Posts: 3,797 +116 You should be able to use the maximum amount of SATA devices for the given ports on your motherboard. These might be tucked away somewhere, so follow the other power cables carefully and try to find a spare one. Next I used Windows 7 Disk Management to partition and format the drive, assigning the original drive letters. I use Linux for the internet, so basically no harm can happen to the xp. (If yes I just restore it from backup the way it was. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1664309/boot-installing-sata-hard-disk.html

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To comment on this article and other PCWorld content, visit our Facebook page or our Twitter feed. I want to KEEP the data already on the drive. Ones doing so I disconnected the other drive, to make sure no damage can happen. No, create an account now.

This should at least get you started. Take the cdrom drive out. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. Windows Won't Boot Without Second Hard Drive You need a power connection and an IDE cable to get your drive working.

are you able to get onto windows now? & hmm not sure why its not booting into a uefi? this problem happend to me twice when i tried to add a secondary hard drive , first time it happend it tought, i had destroyed a new hard drive (wich was On the other one I installed Windows 10. Then Win 10 went crazy.

Report tjmartineau 38Posts Friday September 19, 2008Registration date December 23, 2008 Last seen - Nov 28, 2008 at 09:59 PM Tina, I'm not sure of this USB dongle adapter either. Pc Won't Boot From Hard Drive Famous phrase for something which is forbidden or impossible, but can be done if desired enough How would society react to the imminent end of humanity more hot questions question feed Step 8: Install Sliding the drive into the cage is the hardest part as sometimes it can be blocked by a large video card or other cables. only thing I can think of is a setting has been toggled to make it boot into the bios instead of the uefi?

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After that i formated and installed windows 7 x64 on my SSD. Switching power to a sensor Why is the issuer certificate different at my workplace and at home? Installed New Hard Drive Windows Won't Boot I mounted the new WD20EARX as slave SATA for storage only. Installed New Hard Drive And It Wont Boot I'm wondering if you have one to disable the IDE interface.

Western Digital support simply said the drive must not work with the motherboard I have?! http://macland.net/hard-drive/problem-with-c-drive.php Look at the back of it, where the ribbon cable and power cable are, there should be a white or black jumper on a couple of pins. See more Second Hard Drive not recognized Internal hard disk usb device not reconized Maxtor internal hard drive not recognized Second hard drive not recognized Internal second hard drive not recognized? Your first hard disc (whichever one you decided should boot windows) Finally, check the hard disks are set to AHCI (I think its that) not IDE. Installed A New Hard Drive Now Computer Won't Turn On

  1. Any help greatelt appreciated!!
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  4. Windows 8 should have used it by default, while 7 only supports legacy, so by setting the BIOS to use only UEFI mode, it shouldn't try to boot from the HDD
  5. but ever since i added the second one , the first 1 doesn't get detected anymore.
  6. Report crobar- Feb 10, 2010 at 04:35 AM If you select format this will delete all the data he wants to keep.
  7. bios will recognize my 2nd hard drive but I am not able to access it through my compluter. " I killdisked the second hard drive and neither DOS nor win95 could
  8. Consider replacing it with something more powerful.If you remove the new drive and it still won’t boot—even to Setup—I’d suspect that you damaged something else while installing the drive.
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Report crobar- Feb 9, 2010 at 06:50 PM You're absolutely right, I have the same problem as the original guy, I have an old hard drive. Let’s take a look today at the more difficult option of adding a second internal drive. YOU CALL THAT A TIP? http://macland.net/hard-drive/problem-with-my-2nd-hdd.php Windows 10 boots, but won't load, keeps "repairing" itself.

Report Patrick- Jul 4, 2010 at 09:36 PM Thanks so much. Windows 10 Won't Boot With 2nd Hard Drive Step 6: Identify If You Have A SATA Or IDE Drive Look at the following picture and compare it to your drive. Replace the side, and power up the machine.

do you have any more ideas.

I'll hopefully be able to check tonight permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Spawn3323[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)Cheers! I read something earlier about partitions or something. When you first turn on the computer, your new hard disk may not be ready for use immediately. Hard Drive Detected In Bios But Won't Boot more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed

Either buy an external IDE hard drive case ($25-75), or simply open up your case, set the drives jumpers to slave or cable select, disconnect your cdrom drive, connect those cables The problem has to be with my version of XP. Firstly 1: I currently have Windows XP SP3 Home Edition installed (and activated) on my 160GB WD Caviar Blue hard drive, which has 8MB cache. check over here What is the difference?

funny thing is that before i added the samsung disk, the computer had no problems detecting the old 1 . I plugged the SSD back in before booting up. Tried several more times but still booting windows 7. Isolated to the WD hard drive as problem.

Tried to Hot Plug the WD drive after windows launched and it worked. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]OctoPussInBoots 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(2 children)Go ahead and format the SSD as well before you reinstall Windows 8.1. Now would be a great time to familiarize yourself with the basics of your computer. The setting in basic mode doesn't seem to be 100% effective permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]Spawn3323[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(3 children)Can you take a look for me and find the option.

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On the IDE side it will have jumpers to set the mode correctly. Right now the hdd partitions won't show up, and... The following day as I switched it back on, the computer would display the chipset logo and freeze. More like this Linux to the rescue!

If you see that error, don’t worry.