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Reply #20 GFireflyE Join Date 05/2011 +63 January 29, 2014 4:51:05 PM from Elemental Forums Quoting DaveRI, reply 18

I believe at boot motherboards stagger hard drive spin up to spread And I agree with the advice that a 7 year old PSU is likely due for replacement; at that age you're likely to start seeing things like capacitor failure. About the only suggestion I can offer is to try a new SATA cable. If you don't want the headaches, there are probably local shops that will do it for you at reasonable costs and have the knowledge to do it right the first time. Check This Out

I kept my 3 Seagate 500gig SATA drives connected for data. We're looking up the edits for this post... I do have some errors that show up in the event viewer, but they just say that the disk is not ready for access. \Device\Harddisk3\DR3 0300800001000000000000000 ... So yeah, thanks for discussion and getting me to rethink my decision. http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/199495-secondary-hard-drive-disappears.html

Secondary Hard Drive Disappeared

test 'lost' drives in another computer. Is your power supply powerful enough as that could cause a problem. Disk disappeared, even disk utility did not list it, and then restart and it reappears.

or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. There are also a million and sundry el-cheapo RAID controllers out there that should also be avoided - they're basically the motherboard problems on a PCIe card. Let us know what happens.Click to expand... Hard Drive Disappears After A Few Minutes Reply #24 WinMonster2 Join Date 02/2006 +44 January 29, 2014 5:25:46 PM from WinCustomize Forums If you can post the model number and brand of your Motherboard Reason for Karma (Optional)

Good! Hard Drive Disappeared Windows 10 Thanks for the thought. @Wizard1956 - This article seems to best describe my dilema: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/1567-63-windows-hard-drives-disappear-sleep-resumeHowever, I try to apply the hotfix mentioned, and the install informs me that my computer is They slide into the drive bay quite level. Text Feed Subscribe to Coyote Blog Twitter Follow @Coyoteblog Facebook Fan Page Climate Summaries Denying the Climate Catastrophe Greenhouse Effect Basics Matt Ridley's Lukewarmer Manifesto Summer of the Shark - Global

Reason for Karma (Optional) Successfully updated karma reason! Hard Drive Disappears From Bios brodie "diabolus scies" Ars Legatus Legionis et Subscriptor Tribus: Echo Base Registered: Dec 4, 2000Posts: 44021 Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2013 9:08 am FWIW, I also have a Gigabyte board (Gigabyte If you have critical data of ANY nature, you don't trust that data to one fallible location. *EVEN* if you're running Linux. I didn't see anything that stood out as forcing sleep on my drives.

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scout_03Aug 18, 2012, 9:39 AM use this from seagate to test your drive http://www.seagate.com/support/internal-hard-drives/enterprise-hard-drives/saturn/seatools-win-master/ Related Resources solved Is it possible to play steam games on a school computer (without having privledges http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?t=1177129 Reply #12 starkers Join Date 05/2004 +1002 January 29, 2014 4:58:00 AM from WinCustomize Forums Quoting Jafo, reply 5My first guess would be MoBo dying...though that'd just as likely pickle the Secondary Hard Drive Disappeared You attribute the problem to Windows Updates but offer nothing in the failure that relates to WU at all. Hard Drive Disappears Until Reboot Ask !

Joab4652Oct 4, 2012, 4:58 PM mggm59 said: Had exactly the same behaviour, Seagate 3TB brand new (maybe 20 hours of use, just to back up all my pictures) on a Mac http://faviconize.com/hard-drive/how-to-fix-a-crashed-hard-drive.html Thing is, I have an 8 core AMD FX 8350 @ 4.5ghz with 2 12cm fans on the heatsink; 32gb DDRIII Corsair RAM; x2 Gigabyte 7970's GPU'soverclocked; a Creative Sound Blaster Reply #18 DaveRI Join Date 09/2003 +223 January 29, 2014 3:58:18 PM from WinCustomize Forums A couple more thoughts I'll throw out for what they're worth: I suppose it's possible your The SSD is much less, but let's call it 10 watts. Hard Drive Disappears Randomly

Reply #23 DaveRI Join Date 09/2003 +223 January 29, 2014 5:20:59 PM from WinCustomize Forums Quoting GFireflyE, reply 20That's a scary thought. But always good to check! An existing hard drive has disappeared from My Computer and I can't access it Started by JoeWatson , Apr 30 2014 04:37 AM Please log in to reply 5 replies to http://faviconize.com/hard-drive/how-to-install-a-second-hard-drive.html Reply #15 GFireflyE Join Date 05/2011 +63 January 29, 2014 9:22:52 AM from Elemental Forums @Jafo - I don't think it's my motherboard.

nothing. Second Hard Drive Disappeared Windows 10 Reply #13 GeomanNL Join Date 05/2013 +5 January 29, 2014 5:11:44 AM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Maybe your power supply fried the hard disks. (Happened to me once, I lost 1 drive and my media card readers.

Darkseid "Let there be Bacon." Ars Legatus Legionis Registered: Mar 26, 1999Posts: 19088 Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2013 5:51 am Ive had a few case fans do that, mostly when Ive

Don't know your OS so: Windows 7 and Vista. 1. We're looking up the edits for this post... This worked for me, actually twice I had to do it at a later time. Hard Drive Disappeared From Disk Management if I ever was.

We're looking up the edits for this post... Quicken and QuickBooks users were forced to upgrade but the frequency of systems being trashed by Intuit products was greatly reduced. Reply #25 starkers Join Date 05/2004 +1002 January 29, 2014 5:26:26 PM from WinCustomize Forums Quoting Crastiloowa, reply 19Ok, I'll grant that your setup as described probably warrants a larger than navigate here Nothing will appear in the logs because the drive acts like it doesn’t have any power.

Jun 3, 2011 #2 Sev TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 80 it disappears from bios aswell, i just used WD's Lifeguard and reset all to zeros and going to run a We're looking up the edits for this post... I am seeing errors galore in event viewer.