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26 Sep 2013   #11
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Seatool for dos: SeaTools | Seagate download
  • Burn it in a blank cd. boot from the CD, click on "Accept", wait for it to finish detecting the drives, then in the upper left corner select "Basic Tests", then select "Long Test" and let it run.
  • If it returns to be free from errors, Good. But if not, opt for the repair Options ... go with the Repair this one and all remaining.
Let us know the results.


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26 Sep 2013   #12
Tizzletom

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I did do this but it did not detect any drives
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26 Sep 2013   #13
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If you try Seatools For DOS by booting from it, still it does not detect a non-SCSI Seagate HDD?

Make this statement confirmed and let us know.
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26 Sep 2013   #14
Tizzletom

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

When i boot for DOS it does not detect any Hard Drives but i can still boot into windows if i exit the DOS program
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26 Sep 2013   #15
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tizzletom View Post
When i boot for DOS it does not detect any Hard Drives but i can still boot into windows if i exit the DOS program
OK ... that means if you boot into Seatools For DOS disc, it does not detect none of your HDDs. Neither the Samsung 320 GB not the Seagate 1 TB. Am I right?

Try Seatools for windows in that case. It will not be able to attempt for repairs, but it will be able to determine if there is any corruptions in the disc or not.
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26 Sep 2013   #16
Tizzletom

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I can only get the computer to work properly in safe mode. Seatools for windows doesnt work in safe mode. With the dos version, none of my hard drives show up


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26 Sep 2013   #17
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

If your bios is in AHCI mode, use the Seatools for DOS. First go into bios and change to IDE mode and change 1st boot device to CD/DVD and put the CD in, save and exit. It should boot straight into the CD and see the drives then. When finished, go straight into bios and change back to AHCI mode, or you probably will not boot into Windows. I had the same issue and that's what I did and it worked perfectly.
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26 Sep 2013   #18
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Thank you Steve Learned a new thing again

Tizzletom, it is set to AHCI mode.
Code:
Name    Intel(R) 7 Series/C216 Chipset Family SATA AHCI Controller - 1E02
Driver    c:\windows\system32\drivers\msahci.sys (6.1.7601.17514, 30.38 KB (31,104 bytes), 05/09/2012 09:06)
So Do what Essenbe suggested. Boot into BIOS, change the storage controller settings to IDE/SATA mode and boot into Seatools disc.

After finishing the test, change the storage controller mode to AHCI again, otherwise it will not boot to Windows, as Essenbe suggested.
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26 Sep 2013   #19
Tizzletom

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It came up with pretest failure warning saying that the drive is or has been over 70c. Which it hasn't. Its just running now, Will let you know the results ASAP. Thank you for your help
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26 Sep 2013   #20
Tizzletom

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

The test got to 52% and then said thank you for using Seatools check the log and such ( the text was too small to read ) it only found 2 errors. Is this really bad?
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