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Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Jul 2012
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Posted By funk7997
Windows 7 won't mount 2nd hard drive

I have a Dell Precision Workstation 380 with dual WD 160 GB HDDs, one of which has Windows 7 Ultimate x32 on it, and the other has Fedora 17. I was using Fedora 17 for a while because I was having...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Jun 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,911
Posted By funk7997
I fixed it. After I used Fedora 17 on it for a...

I fixed it. After I used Fedora 17 on it for a while, I tried reinstalling Windows 7 and it worked! However, the second hard drive shows up in device manager and disk management, but it doesn't show...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Jun 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 5,928
Posted By funk7997
It didn't work. I think I should clone the drive...

It didn't work. I think I should clone the drive onto a new larger drive since I want to upgrade my storage anyway. Any other suggestions are welcome, but I'm pretty sure this is what I'm gonna do....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jun 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 5,928
Posted By funk7997
I don't have any (Windows) desktops and I don't...

I don't have any (Windows) desktops and I don't know if its possible to connect more than one SATA device to a laptop. USB is all I have access to. Would it still be safe to try? Funk7997
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jun 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 5,928
Posted By funk7997
I reset my BIOS but couldn't find an option to do...

I reset my BIOS but couldn't find an option to do a memory test. Just a thought, if I booted into windows on a different drive, could I use SeaTools for Windows on the bad drive that way? Funk7997
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jun 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 5,928
Posted By funk7997
I'll try the memory test. I believe the only...

I'll try the memory test. I believe the only setting I've changed in the BIOS is making the Dvd drive boot position first but I'll reset anyway. Funk7997
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jun 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 5,928
Posted By funk7997
Here's a photo of the screen.

Here's a photo of the screen.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jun 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 5,928
Posted By funk7997
I burned a fresh disc of SeaTools for DOS and I...

I burned a fresh disc of SeaTools for DOS and I still get stuck with this screen that says Starting BCDW... How long should it take to get past this for a 500gb hdd? Funk7997
Forum: Drivers 21 Jun 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2,495
Posted By funk7997
The AMD auto-dectect program worked great. It...

The AMD auto-dectect program worked great. It works now at the full resolution. So for AMD users I recommend their auto-detect tool. I believe NVIDIA also has an auto-detect tool for their customers....
Forum: Drivers 21 Jun 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2,495
Posted By funk7997
May have found a solution. Finally got fed up...

May have found a solution. Finally got fed up with acer's drivers so I went to AMD's website and used their auto-detect program and it listed my hardware and found the right driver in 2 seconds. It's...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Jun 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 5,928
Posted By funk7997
Sadly, I cant find any here. In the mean time I...

Sadly, I cant find any here. In the mean time I have an old hard drive in my laptop that is running windows 7 ultimate. I cant get the display to switch from the generic to the one I installed. Link...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Jun 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 5,928
Posted By funk7997
Unfortunately, I recently moved and I don't have...

Unfortunately, I recently moved and I don't have any discs. I wont be able to get them until Saturday, so nothing until then. -funk7997
Forum: Drivers 20 Jun 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2,495
Posted By funk7997
Windows 7 won't recognize my Display Driver

My Acer Aspire 5250-0639's hard drive crashed recently, which I am trying to fix right now (Link to thread...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Jun 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 5,928
Posted By funk7997
I am following the procedure that karlsnooks gave...

I am following the procedure that karlsnooks gave me. I will post my results as soon as I can. I am looking at replacing my hard drive anyway since I was running low on space. Any recommendations on...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Jun 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 5,928
Posted By funk7997
It's not backed up at the moment but I can still...

It's not backed up at the moment but I can still access the data from another computer. If I cloned it to another drive would it boot correctly? Also, what is the best way to back up an entire 400 GB...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Jun 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 5,928
Posted By funk7997
Karlsnooks, unfortunately when I booted into...

Karlsnooks, unfortunately when I booted into Seatools for DOS, it got stuck at a black screen that said: booting into bcdw... I'm going to see if I can get hdd regenerator to work. -funk7997
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Jun 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 5,928
Posted By funk7997
My hard drive is a Seagate. I did try running...

My hard drive is a Seagate. I did try running SeaTools for DOS since I needed a bootable disc but it Hung at the booting bcdw... The drive is still accessible through Linux and when I used a SATA to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Jun 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 5,928
Posted By funk7997
Bad Sectors on Hard Drive, Can no longer boot Windows 7

Hi,
I was using my Acer Aspire 5250-0639 to root my Android phone using unrEVOked and it required me to install some different drivers for my phone. It didn't work but I tried a couple different...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Jun 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,911
Posted By funk7997
I finally brought this to a computer shop and...

I finally brought this to a computer shop and they charged me twenty bucks for telling me that the hard drives were fine. So I took it back and decided that it was too old to deal with anyway.
Forum: General Discussion 23 Apr 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,911
Posted By funk7997
No method I've tried so far will fix my problem....

No method I've tried so far will fix my problem. I've decided to just format both drives and reinstall Windows 7 on one of them. Thanks for trying to help me anyway. Hopefully this will work....
Forum: General Discussion 22 Apr 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,911
Posted By funk7997
I'm very sorry but my internet connection just...

I'm very sorry but my internet connection just dropped (unreliable ISP) so i had to post this with my smartphone. I'll try continuing the process tomorrow and post updates here. Thank you all so...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Apr 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,911
Posted By funk7997
I'm doing the Startup Repairs now and on the...

I'm doing the Startup Repairs now and on the first time it said that Startup repair could not fix this problem automatically. is that okay?
Forum: General Discussion 22 Apr 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,911
Posted By funk7997
Thanks for the advice, but I'm still not getting...

Thanks for the advice, but I'm still not getting anywhere. The main problem is my BIOS. It doesn't ask if you want to boot from specific devices. It just gives the option to boot from a hard drive or...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Apr 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,911
Posted By funk7997
Okay. I'm running system repair from my Windows 7...

Okay. I'm running system repair from my Windows 7 Home Premium DVD. Also, here's everything I can remember of the Disk Management. The XP HD was listed as a System Partition and plugged into SATA...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Apr 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,911
Posted By funk7997
I did try this but Dell's BIOS only gives the...

I did try this but Dell's BIOS only gives the options to boot from "Onboard or USB Hard Drive" or "Onboard or USB CD-ROM Drive" so I can't tell it to boot to a certain hard drive. If I just one of...
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