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Windows 7: Problems with Western Digital HDD

15 Jan 2010   #11
ultraplanet

Windows 7
 
 

It looks like you have a power cable hooked up to the jumpers on the drive. Your first picture the connector on the right. Try removing that connector.


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15 Jan 2010   #12
sergiogarcia9

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
That small power cable looks like a power cable for a floppy drive ????


Do you have a Sata power cable ?
I have a cable saying SATA on it, going from the PSU (it's black as well, the top of the cable)
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15 Jan 2010   #13
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

It should say that if its a new/blank drive... I'd RMA the drive and possibly the power supply if there is no way to check the cables, though the drive should be returned... Sorry Sergio....
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15 Jan 2010   #14
sergiogarcia9

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ultraplanet View Post
It looks like you have a power cable hooked up to the jumpers on the drive. Your first picture the connector on the right. Try removing that connector.
Tried that, didnt work
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15 Jan 2010   #15
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

How many pins are on the power lead that you have pluged into the HD.?
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15 Jan 2010   #16
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

I agree with Doc and Ultraplanet.

Should be only 2 connectors to that drive. Looks like you have 3. Disconnect the one on the far right in the pic, with the white plug.
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15 Jan 2010   #17
sergiogarcia9

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jfar View Post
How many pins are on the power lead that you have pluged into the HD.?
Which one? The one with the black end or the one on the far right?
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15 Jan 2010   #18
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Not the red Sata, the other one the power cable on the right.
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15 Jan 2010   #19
patio

Vista Ultimate X64/ Windows 7 Dual-boot
 
 

Are you sure it's not shown in the BIOS ? ?
Have you checked to see if it's listed in Disk Management ? ?
Did it ship with a diagnostics CD ? ?
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15 Jan 2010   #20
sergiogarcia9

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by patio View Post
Are you sure it's not shown in the BIOS ? ?
Have you checked to see if it's listed in Disk Management ? ?
Did it ship with a diagnostics CD ? ?
100% sure.
I dont even have windows installed on the machine yet
and No it didnt
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