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Windows 7: Problems with Western Digital HDD

15 Jan 2010   #61
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Thanks for the pic jfar




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15 Jan 2010   #62
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Just buy a cheap one in the morning down town and send the other one back,
It's not your fault it was not working when you got it, in fact you are fuming, that it was broken when it arrived,
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15 Jan 2010   #63
sergiogarcia9

 

they're closed until monday
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15 Jan 2010   #64
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Ah,Sweeeppps.
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15 Jan 2010   #65
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sergiogarcia9 View Post
they're closed until monday


Bummer


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15 Jan 2010   #66
sergiogarcia9

 

Oh well, i will most likely have to wait to Thursday for getting my new HDD
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15 Jan 2010   #67
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Sorry you've had probs Sergio.
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15 Jan 2010   #68
Crispy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1 (Build 6.1.7601)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sergiogarcia9 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jfar View Post
Sounds like the Cable to me, are you sure you used the right one.
I have a pic of how i connected it.
One of them shows the cable, which i suspect that might cause the problem.
The 3pin (white) that's shouldn't be plugged in at all your should only need SATA power witch is to the left and the red SATA cable.
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16 Jan 2010   #69
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

I have pretty much the same drive but I got the "black" edition...

It came with no jumpers installed BUT a bag with a little jumper was in a plastic bag...not sure about you Sergio...also I would reccomend getting a better PSU as a PSU with only one SATA connection these days tells you something is very very wrong

I would imagine this was the first time you have installed a new HD correct? It was a mistake a first timer would make as those pins look perfect (and apparently are so) for a pin connection. It sucks that you will have to buy another drive as you wait for this to be replaced...don't feel bad about it...coulda happened to the best of us

If anything you walk away from the situation with more knowledge about hardware (might save your bacon next time), possible two HDs (more space the better), and hopefully made other users here realize the sheer power of the SF movement for helping folks (the response time here is incredible)
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16 Jan 2010   #70
sergiogarcia9

 

I've browsed around and stuff and found a new HDD - and it's even 1TB to a dirt cheap price

1 TB Samsung SpinPoint F2EG SATA2 - HD103SI
552 DKK - 106 USD - 115 AUD
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