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Windows 7: I keep losing my external drives

15 Jan 2010   #11
Greenfaldo

windows 7
 
 

manufacturer PB
Model wmcp78m
chipset vendor NVIDIA
cHIPSET MODEL NfOIRCE 720A

bIOS PHOENIX TECHNOLOGIES
VERSION P01-A2
DATE 26/06/09


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16 Jan 2010   #12
Greenfaldo

windows 7
 
 

Does anyone know where i can update my BIOS??
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16 Jan 2010   #13
computersplus

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

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17 Jan 2010   #14
Greenfaldo

windows 7
 
 

Thanx but i cant believe i can't get them for free
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20 Jan 2010   #15
Greenfaldo

windows 7
 
 

Hi there
still having trouble with the computer and had a look in the Event information and then tried to transfer an AVI file to the external drive, the fault occurred and this is what the error message cam up with.
"The driver detected a controller error on the \Device\Harddisk4\DR4"
Does this help in the dianostic of the fault..
Thanks
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20 Jan 2010   #16
computersplus

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

what drive is drive 4 is it IDE or SATA hard drive or optical drive?
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20 Jan 2010   #17
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Try updating the hard drive drivers. See snip.
Attachment 48867

If any software came with the drive, install it.
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21 Jan 2010   #18
Greenfaldo

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by computersplus View Post
what drive is drive 4 is it IDE or SATA hard drive or optical drive?
Sorry not up to speed on computer jargon, they are all stand alone external drives which i connect via a USB which are causing the problems. Does that help???
I know its not a SATA drive.
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21 Jan 2010   #19
computersplus

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

try running check disk on drive 4
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21 Jan 2010   #20
Greenfaldo

windows 7
 
 

Is check disc a program on the computer or something that i need to download?
Don't forget that this is happen on 4 of my devices, 2 external hard drives and 2 usb memory sticks.
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