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Windows 7: is hard disk broken or controller

05 Jun 2011   #11
neverall

windows 7 pro
 
 

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I have found that every time that I connect or disconnect a drive, that I have to go back into the BIOS and reset everything. Also, your comment about it not find a controller for the drive, makes me wonder if you have it set for SATA or PATA?
i know that there are 2 controllers ,one for sata and one for ide..i dont have achi ,so in post bios all disk are listed as IDE(first is sata hard drive,second is cd/dvd and third is WD 80 Gb ,and all as master).... under bios menu its all ok,it shows ,wd 8800bb as ide disk,with onboard ide conroller,sata disk is shown as sata device, and dvd/cd rom is also recognized as sata )i have 2 sata connection used for disk wd6400 aaks, and cd/dvd)thats all i know!
Does this mean SATA or PATA?
definitely SATA


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05 Jun 2011   #12
neverall

windows 7 pro
 
 

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Hello, check that the chipset drivers are all current. Try moving your IDE jumper to Master position.
Please post a snip of your disk management window expanded.

You can download the FREE HD TUNE and give it a run. It is the second one down the page.
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05 Jun 2011   #13
neverall

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05 Jun 2011   #14
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Ok, thanks. It appears the HDD is OK, but it is showing as "Active" in Disk Management and it should not be, only the system reserved should be active, it has your boot files.

Also the 80GB drive is showing as Disk 0, your Windows7 drive needs to be Disk 0. Try chaning the jumper to Slave or remove it and see if it will be recognised as Disk 1.
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05 Jun 2011   #15
neverall

windows 7 pro
 
 

ok..going to remove jumper....small expectation but i listen advices thx!
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Ok, thanks. It appears the HDD is OK, but it is showing as "Active" in Disk Management and it should not be, only the system reserved should be active, it has your boot files.

Also the 80GB drive is showing as Disk 0, your Windows7 drive needs to be Disk 0. Try chaning the jumper to Slave or remove it and see if it will be recognised as Disk 1.
i ve done some stupid things,i tried to wwrite zeros true diagnostic and aborted..when it copise files aproximately 10 gigs it says about 15 min?! to finish....damn good problem
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05 Jun 2011   #16
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Question...does the IDE drive have any type of Windows on it?
One more thing to try would be to disconnect your SATA (Windows 7) drive and see if you can get the install running that way.
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05 Jun 2011   #17
neverall

windows 7 pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
Question...does the IDE drive have any type of Windows on it?
One more thing to try would be to disconnect your SATA (Windows 7) drive and see if you can get the install running that way.
already tried that,couldnt install win xp or win 7 ,on win 7 problem was i couldnt get it formatted.. and yes,its clean,but its on pio mode 4?!damn cant change it!!! and i noticed to that when copying files first its fast than gets slower...?think due to pio mode?,,,can i remove controler in bios (enable/disable) and install software controller..thx britton!
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05 Jun 2011   #18
neverall

windows 7 pro
 
 

i broken one pin,i pur ribbon cable upside downs..thread closed....stupidity can be inovative but use of it is doubtable
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05 Jun 2011   #19
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

that is allowed! I fried a floppy drive by pulling the power connector with power on.
Glad you have it fixed too.
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06 Jun 2011   #20
neverall

windows 7 pro
 
 

not exactly,its broken,so i just have to buy another motherboard all completly pc,and i still dont know for sure if disk is alive..it has to many crc warning in health status..damn....
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