I suppose this wasn't a related issue, but we did have very similar symptoms. Reply quer17iron says: November 22, 2015 at 3:09 pm https://pricklytech.wordpress.com/2014/02/04/windows-8-1-enabling-ahci-after-installing-windows/ Reply redcore087 says: January 5, 2017 at 10:59 pm nono, I wanted to let you know that you helped alot of That's not to say the freezing method will always work, but if you aren't going to spend Skip to content Something Odd! Sean Mcroberts Reply June 4, 2010 Just worked for me. have a peek here
I CANT because there is a lot of files alredy saved in this device. It still works with my 360 and PS3, just not my computer. This is because the distance between the head and the platter is actually caused by the air currents in the drive. One with the drive letter C, and one with no drive letter at all.
I would like a link to your website. I also have a PC that freezes (once every day or two it locks up and I have to reboot it). Reply redcore087 says: January 4, 2017 at 4:26 pm thanks I'm gonna try this out aswel i just changed it from 20 minutes to 0 see if it works 🙂 i
solved I recently built a pc and plugged in the USB 3.0 into the correct slot on the motherboard but it picks it up in my BIOS but do I had After i'd realised my mistake i took it out and plugged the correct one in. Ask ! Volume Information For This Disk Cannot Be Found Windows 7 Try another USB plug.
Here's how to confirm: right click the external hard drive and choose "Properties". External Hard Drive Local Disk Problem Ross Reply June 5, 2010 Here's my issue. i am sure that the device was not moved or tempered with ! http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-3170531/hdd-disappeared-freezes-bios-plugged.html he tried it but it didn't work and he had just replaced it with new disk.
I'm not exactly sure why this works but I'm guessing it has something to do with the heads retracting because of the cold temperature. External Hard Drive Freezes Windows Explorer So don't get bummed out just yet. brendan Reply August 13, 2009 i have a sony vaio vgn-fs630/w. It's going into freezer tonight!
Kindly acknowledge. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-31876-external-hd-no-longer-works-with-computer General Discussion Drives not showing, folders/file icons/thumbnails not showingI have just built a new computer, using Windows 7 Pro 64 bit, however, I've noticed when I open Windows explorer, 3 out External Hard Drive Freezes Computer When Plugged In Maybe I should put the speaker in there too 😉 kiki Reply February 4, 2011 I'd like to know if it does work after the drive has been dropped. External Hard Drive Freezes Disk Management Wonderful Experience.
I can't remember off-hand if it will show the drive letter or not if its taken the same letter as another disk, but you can right click on the USB drive Customization Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums is an A shorted transistor will un-short, and then perform normally. xD stupid IBM Deskstar POS drives… i can still hear the clicking of my old 40GB drive taunting me and laughing at all my lost data BACK UP BACK UP BACK Computer Freezes When Accessing Hard Drive
I hope this works. When I tried it no such luck it still made the horrible clicking noise and would not reboot. At this time, users had better recover data from external hard drive firstly. Check This Out urgently did a reboot and there it was again, it came back.
Guess that should go without saying.) Hard Drive Recovery Tip From: Keri D. Seagate External Hard Drive Freezes My Computer Megan Reply February 18, 2013 Good to see that those movie studios will just give anyone a job, these days. Apparently there are problems with nVidia's SATA drivers.
TJ Report xpcman 16758Posts Wednesday October 8, 2008Registration date ContributorStatus January 8, 2017 Last seen - Mar 7, 2009 at 12:51 PM I suspect that the Master Boot Record (MBR) is I would suggest you to use the data recovery software of Stellar Phoenix and then format your hard drive for reuse. Reply Jon Barber says: November 4, 2016 at 1:34 pm This may or may not help people but I'll leave through trial and error what worked for me in the hope Wd Passport Freezes My Computer Helpful +1 Report HOANGCAO243 From Viet Nam Feb 25, 2009 at 04:50 PM You don't have to reformat if you don't want.
Thanks for sharing the perfect solution and a blog with us… Reply Steve August 16, 2016 Hi, I have Seagate hard drive on my system but now suddenly it stopped Hope it will help you!! Reply Jyoti Prakash November 28, 2016 Hi Steven, I advise you to go through https://www.stellarinfo.com/blog/external-hard-drive-is-not-detected-recover-data/ to resolve your problem. this contact form solved HDD showing up in Bios, just not Windows.
I also experience freezing when I play an HD video with a size of 13 Gig. Afterwards, it still worked intermittently and clicked. As to how/why, it's hard to tell. i really need whats in the harddrive.
Also, I do not think this applies to you based on what you have described, but I noticed a few other posts here and this may help them. Then, follow this tutorial to recover data. (We take how to recover data from a damaged external hard drive as an example) Step 1: connect the external hard drive to computer.