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HOW: I decided to take a minor risk and plug the hdd into the mobo sata contoller while the power was on. These failed I/O requests can trigger a device health poll, the results of which can be used to more programatically define an online vs offline device without a controller reset. It's quite happy if I use a second power cable for the 4th. There is no clicking or any other physical signs of problems from the drive. this content

One thing i noticed is that google chrome was warning me of some suspicious activity and couldn't open any websites, and it seems some stuff got reset in chrome (my download Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content ‎08-27-2010 03:15 PM OK, so it looks like you arehaving an issue I loaded the HP EFItools, which are an extension to the Boot sequence.5. xD haha. http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/291979-2nd-disk-drive-causes-boot-hang.html

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Ask ! But I had to re clone my original drive. So I had no alternative but to keep AHCI selected. I found out that with some motherboards, "RAPID" technologies (Intel or Samsung) were causing freezes. * Samsung : in Samsung Magician, disable RAPID option * Intel : Uninstall Intel RAPID software

Oh yes! Showing results for  Search instead for  Do you mean  or Post new question Post new question Question Reply Topic Options Subscribe Mark Topic as New Mark Topic as Read Float this After removing it from the freezer an quickly connecting it I was so shocked at seeing it work. I'm now trying to install the original hard drive as the 2nd drive (I did reformat the drive and it is empty NTFS).

Max diff for +12V between idle and load is 0.3V.Added HWMonitor: http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/hwmonitor.html artart00Apr 30, 2013, 3:41 PM Hello again,Yes the 360W and the 135W are for 12V1/12V2 and 3.3V/5V combined (respectively), bobowycDec 27, 2014, 11:06 AM @techfail, check your PSU power. Second Hard Drive Causing Loading Screen Hanging This is a discussion on Second Hard Drive Causing Loading Screen Hanging within the Hard Drive Support forums, part of the Tech Support Forum http://www.pcguide.com/vb/showthread.php?90779-Bad-secondary-hard-drive-preventing-Windows-from-booting I've repeated this several times.

Thanks to all the people that helped! Switch the Raptor with the SSD and it goes into "Preparing Automatic Repair" again. Argh! You need to have the proper drivers and select the right chipset, change the mode in the bios, then reboot and if everything was correctly configures, it will work.

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I'm not sure I see the logic behind saying the hdd is bad. I connected the second HDD to another connector (a molex connector) using a molex/sata adapter. Hard Drive Preventing Computer From Booting But the problem ocurs in AHCI and in IDE mode. Windows Won't Boot With Second Hard Drive Help.

Im thinking about getting a USB connector for the HDD and checking it out then. news Yrs ago, the "bad" 2nd HDD (500 GB), was the system's only drive. bobowycAug 20, 2014, 1:21 PM I had a similar problem. All rights reserved.Newsletter|Contact Us|Privacy Statement|Terms of Use|Trademarks|Site Feedback Register Help Remember Me?

  1. No SATA to USB adapter available to me, unfortunately.
  2. However, I really don't understand why, because the power supply in the computer (bought in 2010) is rated at 500W/450W (peak/max) and this second HDD is the only extra component I've
  3. I did remove the SSD and put the original drivein the original controller and the boot said it had no OS loaded (correct).
  4. They are both old Seagate barracudas 750gb 7200rpm.
  5. No amount of scandisk or other diagnostics will help it, it is toast.
  6. Reply Jon Barber says: November 4, 2016 at 1:34 pm This may or may not help people but I'll leave through trial and error what worked for me in the hope
  7. The computer was brought to me and the customer told me that he had called the dell tech line and they said it sounded like the drive was bad.
  8. I was so hopeful that it was fixed, but in the end, this was not the solution.
  9. ESC is inactive.These steps indicates to me the seconday controllor is fine...4.
  10. I went thru all the Functions and BIOS and could find nothing that would make the second controller work.

Thanks in advance!------------------------------------In case it can help, here are the main components of my computer (Acer Aspire M5811):Operating System MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1CPU Intel Core i5 650 @ Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content ‎08-27-2010 10:24 AM I will confirm your comments againthis afternoon, and get If you get into Windows then connect the data cable. have a peek at these guys Thanks Edited by AndyCz Wednesday, January 09, 2013 10:08 PM Updated info Wednesday, January 09, 2013 8:10 PM Reply | Quote Microsoft is conducting an online survey to understand your opinion

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I don't know if this still is a requirement, but you could try it. I keep the Lightroom catalogue on the SSD, Windows 7 is on there too but most apps, all games and all photos are on other drives. ESC is inactive.3. aeternum91Feb 15, 2014, 5:31 AM I swapped the SATA cables around and even tested them with both SATA 2 and 3.

With this setup Windows works very nicely indeed. I need to search one of your folders. Thanks, Reply 0 Reply 0 0 Cyclops Distinguished Professor Posts: 2,317 Member Since: ‎11-18-2008 Message 2 of 13 (7,345 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: Installed 2nd hard drive on Pavilion Dv7 check my blog You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.

I physically installed it inside the second HDD tray (making sure to ground myself and unplug the power cable).