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We see mostly failed drives in our Lab and therefore we don't have complete statistics. If you do not hear or feel the hard drive spinning, the drive did not start.     If you cannot determine whether the drive is spinning: Boot the computer and listen carefully.Shut I replaced the broken part. 1 Step 1: Identifying the problemIs your hard drive broken?Is it hardware or software?ProblemPowers on but BIOS doesn't see it correctly (size and partition) DOS tools About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center his comment is here

Really strange, since I do not think that I've done anything wrong!

According to
this might be a design fault...

Really strange. Ask ! Kind Regards, Eric Zheng Technical Support Team, Maxtor Ireland Ltd. I didn't know what else was broken when it didn't work / I didn't think that just one part was broken. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/169986-32-problems-sata-hard-drive

Seagate Hard Drive Beeping

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You can partiton, set file system etc, however a FAT 32 partiton is limited to 32 GB when using XP's disk management to do the partitoning. so I installed it with what I thought where the most updated drivers off the net but apparantly the writing on the mother board doesnt specify it to be a ASUS Win XP Pro SP 2 P IV 3.2C 1 Gb Ram 480 Watt Thermaltake PS 06-30-2005, 10:26 AM #16 Monbart Registered Member Join Date: Jun 2005 Location: Gloucestershire Internal Hard Drive Beeping I don't have a car to visit the stores that sell electronic parts .hey man, it's alright, I'm just saying that because if it didn't work, all the data on that

Don't take anything for granted, verify.tada -----Willy Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Progress? Hard Drive Noises Folding, crimping, pinching, or creasing data cables can cause the wires to break inside the insulation, leaving the exterior of the cable looking normal. For example low level format the drive, which takes a few hours but makes the drive workable again. To resolve this noise, connect the drive with both of the USB connectors (if possible), or if your drive only has one connector, try connecting it to other USB ports on

I replaced the broken part. External Hard Drive Clicking Fix We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. Luckily, it doesn't usually require opening the HDD in clean room and ordering donor drives, so data recovery in this case shouldn't be too expensive. Currently there is no way to fix this type of problem at home.

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I breadboarded the new parts to make sure everything was in working order before installing HDDs.The Mystery BeginsBefore we continue, I'd like to preface what follows by saying that I'm aware But the problem comes back as soon as I connect the second SATA HD back onto P4P800 SE. Seagate Hard Drive Beeping on the original part. Hard Disk Making Clicking Noise Most systems don't need a special driver for SATA drives, but his does only because his SATA controller is non-native (ie, his is a separate PCI controller chip soldered to the

Will someone please help me i need my pc up and running for tomorrow. this content Then I found out that if I disconnect one of the SATA HDs, the system can boot properly and the connected SATA HD can be detected, I am able to get I get the jist though, any clue as to where I can get it? SATA hard drive power connector problems Sata hard drive installation problems Problems with detection of SATA Hard Drive Problems Installing Vista on an SATA Hard Drive SATA Hard Drive problems. Hard Drive Making Buzzing Noise

Hard clicks when the drive heads park during power saving modes like Standby or Hibernation. Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums TechSpot Core Storage Today's Posts Maxtor DiamondMax 10 SATA Driveproblem... Check to see if the hard drive is spinning. weblink Upgrade An Easy Way to Bigger and Better.

You will then have to partition and format the new drive. External Hard Drive Making Clicking Noise Has anyone else done this with similar results? 01-29-2006, 09:01 PM #19 twajetmech I helped the forums. Another quite common symptom Maxtor drives have is clicking, knocking or beeping sound.

After taking a look at my hard drive it looks like the cr205 has blown.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Fixed! Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. I've been doing reading on what can cause a hard-disk failure at the hardware layer and it doesn't seem like ANY of the issues can be solved by someone of my Hard Disk Making Grinding Noise I only use this computer for VE.

It begins at the very start, ram scan and hardware detections. 05-25-2005, 08:58 AM #9 PDonahoe Registered Member Join Date: Feb 2005 Location: San Antonio, TX Posts: 116 More resources Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. check over here Thanks you very much for your help so far.

Does anyone know how to fix this problem?

First thing, try different motherboards with no other hard drives attached ( minimum needed), see if any other motherboard can read the correct size. by andarts / January 19, 2006 7:16 PM PST In reply to: Yep, the BIOS settings re this Please refer to above post!ThanksANdy Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Now I have to change the firmware back to 30, if I find the time.

My Maxtor can no longer be detected in Windows but it does in BIOS. The drive spins up and the head starts clicking right from the beginning with a regular constant sound: .

See Willy's post, I agree that you are not digging deep enough to find the Sata settings.Bill Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Motherboard/Hard drive/SATA problems by andarts / When this occurs spindle gets stuck and motor voice coil starts producing nice futuristic cell phone melody or siren: . I d like to find out that if it is caused by the SATA HD (probably broken??). I cannot really check the BIOS setting after I have connected the second SATA HD, as I mentioned before, the system just freezes and I cannot even get into BIOS......

I'm under the impression you're trying the floppy route, see no reason for that. HI, My Maxtor Diamondmax 10 Sata Has Broken down in the same way, I would like to know where to get replacement parts for Maxtor. How can I work it out?
Any assistance is highly appreciated.good instructable. It would be really appreciated if someone could help me out here.