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Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Feb 8, 2005 #9 tomos42 TS Rookie Hi. PCWorld Home Forum Today's Posts FAQ Calendar Community Groups Albums Member List Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Forum Leaders Who's Online What's New? The time now is 04:48 AM. this contact form

Feb 4, 2005 #6 jeffwheeler22 TS Rookie Topic Starter Yep- its my only hard drive. Ask a question and give support. Should I reformat and start again, or should I just leave it be? Top Unteroffizier Gerbil XP Posts: 333 Joined: Fri Jan 09, 2004 12:31 pm Re: Puzzling Hard Drive Problem Quote #13 Thu Mar 09, 2006 10:01 pm Flying Fox wrote:Unteroffizier wrote:the More hints

Asus A8N-E/ A64 3500+/ 2x512MB CL2.5 Twinmos Dual Channel DDR / Pioneer DVR-07 / Asus EN8800GT 512MB / Cooler Master Real Power 450W/ 80GB sata Seagate C-drive/ 200GB sata Maxtor E-drive/ Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? CNET Reviews Best Products Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Networking Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Phones Printers Software Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech Web Hosting Forums News Apple Computers Deals Or is there something I can do within Windows?

  1. Also, if someone can help me out, I am not against doing another re-install as well.
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  3. I didn't build this machine, and prying off the heat sink just to find out is a little more trouble than I'm willing to go through at this point.

Has anyone seen something like this before?EDIT: My mistake, I didn't post the other system specs.MSI K8T Neo1.5Gb Geil RAM (3x512)ATI Radeon 9600SEEnermax 420W PSU I'm honestly not sure what the Tom PS: Sorry for hijacking your thread jeffwheeler22! Tried 3 disks, 2 floppy drives and 2 cables) But XP did reconize the drive as an IDE drive. NEWS BREADBOX PODCASTS BLOGS SYSTEMS MULTIMEDIA MISCELLANY ARCHIVE ABOUT US Search… Search Search… Search Quick links Unanswered topics Active topics Search The team Forum FAQ New posts Unread posts Active topics

While it does kinda sound like a HD problem, you've already tried a second (new) drive - chances that both are bad is pretty slim. The "bunch of white noise" on the screen doesn't sound like a hard drive problem to me, maybe you've got power or mobo issues? As boot from LAN (or PXE boot) is often an option there somewhere on the list, the screen where it shows the Intel Ethernet hardware looking briefly for something to boot More discussions in Desktop Boards All PlacesSupport CommunityDesktop Boards This discussion is locked 5 Replies Latest reply on Jan 15, 2012 11:55 AM by lryan1 Intermittent boot problems with DH67GD &

is this an SATA drivers issue as mentioned in some of the posts above? Hopefully, theyre labelled. Skip navigationBrowseContentPlacesPeopleBookmarksYour Reputation ActivityCommunitiesSupportIT Peer NetworkMakersLog inRegister0SearchSearchCancelError: You don't have JavaScript enabled. MSI K8T Neo 1.5Gb Geil RAM (3x512) ATI Radeon 9600SE Enermax 420W PSU I'm honestly not sure what the processor is.

I didn't let the problems stop me from buying SATA II drives for nForce4 based rigs, and though I've had enough problems, they can be solved with bandaids of varying elegance http://pressf1.pcworld.co.nz/showthread.php?83718-SATA-II-HardDrive-Issues Newbie here. He may not live In Mt Eden. Advanced Search Forum PressF1 SATA II HardDrive Issues How fast is your internet?

HDD 3.REMOVABLE DRIVE) The check your hard drives boot pattern to make sure that your new HDD is set as firstboot in the HDD string and that you have SATA enabled weblink Here you set the first boot device to be the CDROM drive, the option is usually found under the Advanced Options section but this depends on your BIOS and you may Top just brew it! Has anyone seen something like this before?

BIOS settings When you turn on the PC hit the Delete key when prompted and you will enter the BIOS (Basic Input Output System). Here's what I did: Go to Device Manager Click on Disk drives Right click on the drive in question and select Properties Click on the Details tab From the drop down I'm just left with the "No bootable media" message.Sometimes, after a restart, it will pick it up and boot Windows, other times I need to press F10 and manually boot to navigate here I have a Seagate 200GB SATA and XP was looking for the drivers off of a floppy (F6) when I tried to install on the drive.

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Not sure if this has any effect with SATA drives though or even if its an option with your board.

No other issues besides this, however I want to be sure this isn't pointing to possible hardware issues that might develop further. When it does slap F6 a few times and it will detect hardware like it normally does and then enter the driver loading screen. Thanks Feb 2, 2005 #1 SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,715 +397 I'm confused. Asus A8N-E/ A64 3500+/ 2x512MB CL2.5 Twinmos Dual Channel DDR / Pioneer DVR-07 / Asus EN8800GT 512MB / Cooler Master Real Power 450W/ 80GB sata Seagate C-drive/ 200GB sata Maxtor E-drive/

Any ideas? 11-10-2007,08:01 AM #2 Speedy Gonzales View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Member Join Date Dec 2004 Location NZ Posts 44,514 Re: SATA II HardDrive Issues Did you No Multi IP for Residential Cox users [Cox] by xymox1592. Top Madman Minister of Gerbil Affairs Posts: 2317 Joined: Tue Apr 01, 2003 4:55 am Location: Latvia Quote #2 Wed Mar 08, 2006 5:54 pm Dead sata controller? http://olivettipc.com/problems-with/problems-with-dll.html Like Show 0 Likes(0) Actions 4.

new Obihai devices [VOIPTechChat] by Galaxysurfer339. Already have an account? Feb 4, 2005 #7 Photo601 TS Rookie Posts: 53 The drivers are for the HDD controller I believe. What happens is if the motherboard cant read the required data to boot from the HDD, it then looks to the next bootable device on the boot order list.

Their drives are so quiet and fast though... · actions · 2006-Jul-7 8:28 pm · Ken PetersonPremium Memberjoin:2000-12-08

Ken Peterson to tapeloop Premium Member 2006-Jul-7 11:14 pm to tapeloopI have the Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. However my mobo didn't come a CD or floppy, and I can't find any SATA drivers on the aOpen website so I guess I'm stuck with IDE anyway. A knowledgeable friend of my confirmed this.Thus.

With the old HD, Windows would load partway and then fail, and when I tried to reinstall the OS, it told me no hard drive was attached. I am not 100% sure if this is normal if you are not running a raid 0/1 but i resolved the problem myself by enabling the onboard raid controller( i believe Cars and tech. [Security] by carpetshark3419. All rights reserved. © IDG Communications ThemeWelcome · log in · join Show navigation Hide navigation HomeReviewsHowChartsLatestSpeed TestRun TestRun PingHistoryPreferencesResultsRun StreamsServersCountryToolsIntroFAQLine QualitySmoke PingTweak TestLine MonitorMonitor GroupsMy IP isWhoisCalculatorTool PointsNewsNews tip?ForumsAll ForumsHot

An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. Thus. Aug 24, 2005 #15 tomos42 TS Rookie Thanks for clearing that up PanicX. Buy at computer stores such as Eden Computers.

Top Unteroffizier Gerbil XP Posts: 333 Joined: Fri Jan 09, 2004 12:31 pm Re: Puzzling Hard Drive Problem Quote #11 Thu Mar 09, 2006 4:29 am Gungir wrote:I just purchased Easier said than done!! Feb 4, 2005 #2 jeffwheeler22 TS Rookie Topic Starter Let me restate the problem now that I have a better grip on it. It may still be working?

Tried everthing to update the drivers, but I am stuck. It seems the issue only occurs during a "cold boot" Unfortunately I don't have any other SATA hard drives at the moment. SATA controller driver Your Motherboard or SATA controller card requires a driver to work properly. Trying to start Windows in regular mode wasn't working, as the system would get past the boot screen and then freeze with a bunch of white noise on the screen.