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when i connect it with my PC, my bios showing only "harddisk" but not showing its ID.. No, create an account now. reply quote 2 months agoJane Hi, I am having aproble with the connection. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: 9/03/2004 Gigs missing from my new 80GB hard drive by ramnet / September 3, 2004 3:53 AM PDT In reply to: 9/03/2004

Any more questions, please use our forums where more techs can respond. Cosmetically very good.NEW TOSHIBA MK8007GAH HDD1584 80GB 4200RPM IDE NOTEBOOK HDD 6 mos Warr. $20.99Buy It NowFree ShippingModel HDD1584. September 14, 2011 Dave If this is an old hard drive it might have failed electrically-there's nothing you can do about that. You have to Boot with the Hard Drive software to fix it O.K al Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: 9/03/2004 Gigs missing from my new 80GB hard https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/9-03-2004-gigs-missing-from-my-new-80gb-hard-drive-35407/

Did you look under disk management (right click Computer, select Manage, then Disk management). I would also consider a BIOS update. It can make an delete, but cannot resize, which is where partition magic comes in (most likely listed on Cnet.com somewhere). i even tried in disk management.

March 21, 2012 Dave Is this your main boot drive or a spare storage drive? Was working perfectly in my macbook pro 17″. Thanks Dave. Clicked install and bang, windows pop up saying i shouldnt install the drive.

In terms of hard disk space, If I remember my figures correctly, you loose about 0.4 GB of space per 10GB of the stated size... Is there any way I can change how my harddrives show up as Master/Slave in my BIOS as I can not change this, may be that is the problem.The harddrives are Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: 9/03/2004 Gigs missing from my new 80GB hard drive by toonspire / September 3, 2004 12:36 AM PDT In reply to: 9/03/2004 A CCM membership gives you access to additional options.

WELL TO ME EVERYTHING THAT CANNOT HAPPEN DOES!!!!! December 23, 2012 Cristu Rares yea it's a custom build i solve the problem i use a jumper on the new 1tb hdd to make it slave and it works, i FAT32 has difficulty displaying capacities over 32GB, fortunately it has no problem accessing drives over this size - if your BIOS can see it, you (and windows) can use it.First thing Mind I paid more for the 4 gig than i just spent on the 120.

I have been having odd problems for a while, such as drive detection and boot sometimes fails when USB devices are plugged into the mobo… Could it be that some electrical Based on your past experiences, do you think it's a wonky power supply or mobo's starting to give? Maybe try a BIOS update for the mobo…there's probably a new BIOS since the computer is so old. Try joining our free forums and ask there, as well.

Once the drive is formatted, the utility is no longer needed. If your hard drive seemed fine before the system died then it’s probably OK. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Login _ Social Sharing Find TechSpot on... In decimal terms, one Gigabyte (GB) is equal to one billion bytes.

I can hear disk working but not light is on indicator of external enclouser. Attach the blue screw to lock the hard disk in place. Please send an e-mail to [email protected] and include the operating system that you are running, as well as make/model of the computer that you removed the drive from. July 11, 2012 Dave That's a bummer.

Then, I will do the same for you within 24 hours. Always been on XP. Thanks March 24, 2013 Dave I have no way of knowing-unless you wrote down the serial number of the original drive.

One is a OCZ Agility 4 128GB SSD (OS) and the other one is a Western Digital Black Caviar 1TB HDD(all other documents and stuff).

I have a dell demension 8200 desktop which was seriously infected where I could not do anything with it. It will erase all data but at least it will work, at least I'll see the drive when I'm using 10gb hard drive disk...That's all I want for now..Once I do Looking at his basic system specs, his system will read an 80gig drive no problem. Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases

so take your 74.5 gb and multiply by 1.024^3 and boom you have 80gb (we're working in terms of gb now so it's 3 not 30). If the drive had data on it that you want to try and recover, we recommend NOT trying to partition or reformat the drive, as this data can be lost forever. Of course, you’ll need the discs for the operating system, all the drivers and utilities and all of your applications, along with the corresponding serial numbers where required. But if it doesn't work, try the other solutions.

Thanks July 13, 2012 Dave I don't suppose you have an external enclosure you can try it in. I see disk under Devices and Printers as USB to S-ATA now but everything is empty. September 10, 2012 Patrick Hello, I have currently 3 old hard drives that I'm trying to connect to my computer to see what they have. Take it to your local electronics shop and they'll give you a replacement (Radio Shack, Best Buy, etc….).

MacBo...Western Digital WD Caviar 80GB 3.5" IDE Hard Drive $5.990 bidsFormated & tested.ST9808210A Tested Good + Warranty Seagate 80GB IDE 2.5 inch Drive $16.95Buy It Nowor Best OfferFree Shipping2 watching | Whenever we come across a situation like this, we try it on a different modern PC, or on our test PC. You will see the right disk drives configuration. 4. Update Unrecognized Zip Code B&H ExploraAllNewsBuying GuidesReviewsTipsFeaturesPhotographyNewsBuying GuidesReviewsTipsFeaturesVideoNewsBuying GuidesReviewsTipsFeaturesAudioNewsBuying GuidesReviewsTipsFeaturesComputersNewsBuying GuidesReviewsTipsFeaturesHome EntertainmentNewsBuying GuidesReviewsTipsFeaturesMobileNewsBuying GuidesReviewsTipsFeaturesVideos Computers / Tips and Solutions Convert an Old Hard Drive into an External Unit By Marc Spiwak

More info Country: Australia VISIT SONY Skip to main content Other B&H Sites - Gov, EDU & Corp. March 20, 2012 Jon Hi, Dave I got a 500GB WD model WD500AVDS and it will only spin up at boot with Linux and not windows, when i try with Windows The connectors on PATA hard drives consist of a double row of metal pins, while the connectors on SATA hard drives consist of two flat tabs. HDD.

Jan 22, 2004 #12 SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,715 +397 Um, john spanky - your HD size checks out just like it should, actually if you look at your Next comes the SYS command. It will overwrite the old copy and allow you to boot from a floppy and partition your 80 GB drive. I need to somehow revive it...

Also i loaded CMOS defaults just to try understand devices sequence order, and than i changed that to a diferent sequence just to see if Cmos change that sequence to defaults Keep in mind that 2.5-inch enclosures are usually bus powered, meaning that they pull power from the port they’re plugged into and they don’t come with a power adapter; this makes Feb 26, 2005 Add New Comment You need to be a member to leave a comment.