Having problems with your IBM PC Desktops ?
Connecting a 2nd internal hard drive
\015 I have a Lenovo 3000 k100 3gb ram home prem 32b, 500gb sata hddi have 1 power connector to the power supply.what are my hazards and solutions ?i've just bought a sata power y cable to connect both hard drives to the power supply...will this compromise the function of my master hard drive ?how can i install a 2nd fan to fight increased internal temperatures ?regads, Jud\015
I ned driver for pc model dell celeron gx100
No, the Y cable will not compromise the function of your master drive. As far as the fan goes, a 2nd hard drive is not going to increase the internal temperature at all; the fans that came with your system should be sufficient. Thanks and please take a moment to give this answer a rating of fixya. Thanks :c)
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for IBM PC Desktops
Tips for a great answer:- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.
Suggested Questions/Answers :
How many hard frives can be installed
You can put as many drives as you can fit as long as you have the cables and connection. Usually 4 is the max in a computer, but you can by a SCSI IDE card and add even more. The biggest problem is to make sure that the jumpers are set to slave on ... Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop
Installation of a 2nd hard drive steps & tips
Step 1: Back up and scout around\015\012 First,\015\012back up your critical files (don't forget your Outlook .PST archive) to\015\012optical discs, an external drive, or online storage. Then check whether\015\012a CD comes with t ... HP Pavilion a1410n (ER890AA) PC Desktop
Connecting a 2nd internal hard drive
I ned driver for pc model dell celeron gx100 ... IBM PC Desktops
2nd internal hard drive
\015\012I’m assuming that you have an IDE hard disk drive ribbon cable with 2 connectors on it. One connector is for the primary or master drive. The other is for a secondary or slave drive. Return all jumper ... Dell Dimension 3000 PC Desktop
Selecting a replacement hard drive for Dell Inspiron 8500
Your new hard drive needs to be an ATA which is the same as IDE. 160gb drives run ~$60 on ebay.tThe best way to install it is through an internal 2nd drive (fastest) or an external usb drive. I use Casper to do a mirror drive back up from ... Dell Inspiron 8500 Notebook
Trying to add another internal hard drive to Dell Dimension 3000
Leave the cable connection as it is. That is, one ribbon cable for the 2 dvd drives and the original cable for the old hard drive. You dont need to set the jumper on the second hdd. It has to be set to 'cable select'. Then make sure to connect the se ... Dell Dimension 3000® Pentium® 4 2.8GHz, 256MB, 80GB, 48x CD-RW PC Desktop
XP won't recognize 2nd SATA drive and shows 1st SATA drive as drive F:
To get Windows to recognize the 2nd HDD, you have to initialize it in disk management.\015\012\015\012http://www.sim ... Dell Dimension 5100 (D51L1) PC Desktop
Installed a new Optical Drive and require assistance in the wiring
What kind of optical drive? Is this a CD, DVD?, Blue ray,or an opto-ferro-magnetic floppy?Generally:1) External drive: ============ a) just power it up and connect it to the PC using an USB or ... PC Desktops
Installed a WD Caviar Green SATA internal hard drive in my Gateway PC. The bios doesn't show it, the device mangler doesn't show it. I disable the antivirus software & the UAC as suggested by the many PC forums I researched. This is the 2nd hard drive we've tried. OS is Vista, sp2. Any ideas? MOD-LX6200-01 S/N-PTG060X00184308D522701 AMD PHENOM QUAD CORE 2.2GHZ Thanks, Sallie
New HDD Not Recognized by Computer\015\012 \015\012This occurs when the HDD is not “Initialized” by the disc management system in Windows. If you do not have software that came with HDD or the H ... PC Desktops
SATA Hard drive caddy not acknowledged
Yes, what it seems to me is that you have alot of devices connected and windows by default trie to give the same device the same letter every time you connect it. Well if something else takes its place and you try and connect it, it tried to give it ... Acer PC Desktops
Dell xps m1530 formatted hdd now it wont boot
You might find part of this general trouble shooting process might help? Especially the part of changing you Primary Boot drive so you can load Windows.\012\012Assuming you are Windows based and not knowing your specific OS? \012 Your p ... Dell XPS M1530 Laptop
I have a dell dimension4700, trying to replace the hard drive.
Ata is a big flat cable whereas sata is a newer thin flat cable. it really depend on your motherboard and if it accepts them. if you could plug it in then it means that it accepts the connection. you can use any harddrive as long as it has the ata or ... Dell Dimension 4700 PC Desktop
Replace existing 40GB internal HDD in laptop with 160GB internal
Ok first of all Hi!Now in order to transfer the right stuff from your hard drive to the new one. You will need to follow these instructions and i provided you with 2 methods.\015\012\015\012LONG METHOD (USE NEW HARD DRIVE ... PC Laptops
Dell Vostro 200 desktop with Windows XP is not able to handle two
Go to BIOS set up and change the Primary Hard drive as the 1.5 Tbsecondary hard drive will be the 500Gb then save the setting and restart.second optionconnect only the 1.5 Tb and try to turn on the computer . ... Dell Vostro 200 Desktop Computer Intel Pentium Dual-Core Processor E2160 1.80GHz, 1MB L
Power buton permanently on but system won't start
Ther original haddisk is primary master, and should the 2nd must be primary slave. If you connect the 2nd hard drive where cd rom place , you get the jumper to make it slave. see jumper setting on hard disk label. \015\012\015\012and try ... Dell OptiPlex GX260 PC Desktop
My HP Pavilion dv9005us has two issues which I cannot resolve. The wireless device is not even recognized or detected by the computer, and there seems to be an electrical problem where the lighted buttons at the top flicker on and off from time to time, which may also be linked to an issue where the computer will at times refuse to turn on after I press the on button and watch it all light up in response and immediately shut off. Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.
Sorry to here about your DV9005us start up problems.1st. It would be good to know any other problems you may have had in the past either related or non related to you current problems..\015\0122nd. Has the unit be ... HP Pavilion dv9005us Notebook
Which scsi connection do I use to connect internal
Normally you SCSCI cable has 4 to 7 connectors the ribbon cable normally the last or next to last for a terminator is installed on the end of cable most DAT drive are self terminating so you may need to remove the terminator off the end ... Dell PowerEdge 2600 Server
A message pops up saying that my d drive has low disk space. how can I add more memory to the d drive?
You can't add to the maximum capacity of a hard disk, but you can manipulate it in ways to make much better use of its space. First, do the normal things like deleting temporary internet files and all that, defragment your hard drive (I like MyDefra ... HP Pavilion dv6-1030us Notebook
Computer did not bootup after adding 2nd harddrive
Did you connect the drive to cable spot closest to the motherboard on the primary IDE channel? is it formatted? Did you try the drive on the Second IDE channel? Can your system support a 160 GIG drive?(if not tr ... Sony VAIO PCV-RS530G (PCVRS530GFS) PC Desktop
Can I add an additional internal hard drive? - HP Pavilion a350n PC Desktop
Hi,Yes, you can add additional hard drive.Please follow the below steps to add the drive sucessfully.STEP 1:Make sure you have room for an extra hard drive, here's one way to do this: 1. ... HP Pavilion a350n PC Desktop
Acer Aspire 5520 CD drive cant read anything
This error message indicates a problem with trying to read or write to a device, such as a hard disk, CD drive, or network drive. This issue may occur for any of the following reasons: Windows is trying to use a transfer mode that the CD drive cannot ... Sony VAIO GRZ660 Notebook
My hp pavilion a336n will not turn on. When I plug the power cord in the light on the back of the hard drive will turn on, but when I press the power button nothing happens... any suggestions?
To resolve this issue you may need to open the chassis (the computer cabinet). You can call HP specialized support for help but they charge you for the support. You can call them at 866-211-5207. \015\012\015\012OR - Follow the given step ... HP PC Desktops
Laptop will not power up, hard drive light flashes twice then nothing. model is an acer 9300 about 2 years old, the only thing I noticed before this is that it would never reboot from warn, you always had to power of and start again. sometimes it wold not powere up to the on switch and I had to remove the batterey and power lead and leave it for 5 mins and try again.
Laptop is dead. How to troubleshoot the problem.\015\012In this post I’ll explain h ... Acer Aspire 9300 Notebook
Hard Drive - Adding 2nd Hard drive
Hello1. Did you remove the jumper to the second HDD2. Did you place the jumper for the first HDD in the Primary master 3. Press the Del or F2 key to enter the BIOS.Let me know that you ... Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop
Hard drive error
You need an adapter is the hard drive is IDE, but not if it's Sata. You can probably connect it internally to almost any desktop computer, and then copy the data to a flash drive or other medium.I can help you with the technicalities, bu ... Panasonic Toughbook 50 Notebook