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Laptop hard disk is not working on my laptop but work on my pc

Q: Laptop hard disk is not working on my laptop but work on my pc

Guys am new to forum forgive me for my errors

my laptop hard disk is not working on my laptop but work on my pc. when I connect it to lap it jest hang on posting(power on self test) but when I connect it to my pc it works. also when I boot with linux mint cd it shows that hard disk is not good

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A: Laptop hard disk is not working on my laptop but work on my pc

The partition is good (assuming you can read data when attached to the PC) but the MBR is corrupted.
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A:Hard DIsk Error but my laptop is still working great

You cannot ignore the message. Start a warranty case and see if HP wants to replace the hard drive. I am concerned that the hard disk test says none is installed.
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It just automnatically stopped displaying last night. I shut it down, and reboooted and still nothing.

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A:Laptop Hard Disk to Hard Disk transfer Extremely Slow

My experience with file transfers of the type you that the number of files doesn't matter...what matters is how large the files are.  Video files take much longer than text or document files.
Slow transfer rates between partitions/drives...can indicate a problem with either the partititon or the drive, IMO.
Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
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Use a windows 7 boot usb drive, that you can make your self for free?
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A:Unable to boot my laptop from DISK, USB, ANYTHING but Hard [email protected]#%

There has to be a setting in the BIOS that is stopping you from booting from the USB or CD/DVD drive. That is IF those to thing actually work.

Have you checked to see if the USB and CD/DVD drive work?

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99% of the time the computer/OS BSODs from memory errors. Memory errors come from bad memory.
If the notebook has 2 sticks of memory remove one of them then try the BIOS update. If it still BSODs put that stick back in and remove the other.
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The Laptop is a 1.8 GHz running XP and the disk size is 30GB



A:Laptop Hard Disk

If you have a desktop, you can buy a 2.5" to 3.5" hard drive adapter.

Set the laptop drive as a slave drive and copy the files over to the other hard drive.

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A:Laptop Hard Disk

Click here and purchase the one you can afford. Are they the same? Pretty much the same, but I do have preferences. I'd buy a Seagate or a Western Digital that spins at 7200RPM, and I'd buy the disk with the best warranty.
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A:Hard disk crash on laptop

What errors? "Can't access" means what?

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A:Connecting a 3.5 HD(Hard disk) to a laptop

On run type "mmc"
then "file" > "Add in snap" > add > add disk management
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state what do you find that your HDD is problematic in BIOS?
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A:hard disk not recognized on laptop

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A:HP Laptop - Hard Disk Error (3F1)

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A:Hard disk drive not being detected by the laptop

Now when we connect the hard disk with any system/laptop it gives a little sound of the fan or the motor (or whatever) running but then it stops.Click to expand...

It is most likely dead, and you'll want to find a recovery service provider, which by the way, are usually quite expensive.
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A:Full Hard Disk on New Acer Laptop

Acer have partioned your drive into two
1) C:
2) D:

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have a read here

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A:How to format a new laptop HDD (hard disk drive)?

Go to start>run and type diskmgmt.msc and hit enter, you can format from here
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A:Hard disk is crashed. Now can I format my laptop ?

The error code 2000-0142 represents a failed hard drive and will need to be replaced. You will not be able to format and reinstall Windows on the drive.,
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A:my laptop HP pavilion has probleme of hard disk

Welcome to the forums!

You really didn't ask a question......... so I'm going with this . Yes as recommended I would IMMEDIATELY back up anything essential and/or wanted before your drive dies. I would also ensure all your recovery media is ready.

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SATA Hard Drive - How to Install and Setup

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The device is recognized (PnP) in Win XP. However, when I try to burn a DVD, the DVD disappears from the disks’ list (in “my computer” and “disks management”).

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A:Is this hard disk for a laptop or Notebook or does it not matter?

Generally speaking a 2.5" hard drive (form factor) is laptop while 3.5" is desktop. Depending on how the enclosure or bay is designed, it's possible to put a 2.5" drive in a 3.5" enclosure or bay. As far as the slow boot times, you might want to run the usual maintenance/troubleshooting steps. Things like disk cleanup, check disk, defrag, system file checker scan, etc. Of course it might also be an indication that the drive is failing. These troublshooting tutorials could help diagnose the issue(s).

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A:Laptop Being slow and says hard disk problem?

Guess ill have to re-do it?
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Techyy said:

Hi Guys,

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Can you hear the old drive spin?

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Hello ffrustrated and welcome to Seven Forums. Sorry to hear you're having all these issues. Couple of questions for you. ( Well, actually, several questions. )

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A:secondary hard disk drive 0 not found on a dell laptop what do I do?

The bios in your laptop was set up to use your old drive, the specs on your new drive will be different.

First off, have a look at the drive you took out to see if it was set to master, slave, or cable select. To do this, have a look at the back end of the drive near the connector for the jumper setting, then make sure your new drive is set the same.

Then you need to go into the bios and look for any options to scan for hard drives (this will scan for optical drives too). You need to make sure its set to your new drive and not your old one.

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If you still have problems then let me know and i will do my best to help further.
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Quote: Originally Posted by louis cardinal

So my laptop broke, something to do with corruption of data and i have no idea how, already angry because of something i didnt want to happen... during a very important time of the year for work...

I now am in the situation where i already spent around 300 dollars USD fixing my laptop, now that i have a fresh new working hard drive how do i get my OS back?

I bought it from a retailer, my broken hard disk is inaccessable so i cant get into it and seek out it's activation code ETC.

Anyone ever had this situation before? how do i get back my windows 7 OS with it's key that no one is using.

Im not going to spend all of that money again since it was part of the package of buying that laptop.

Please assist.

Your laptop should have a sticker on the bottom with the key for your version of windows. Also, your manufacturer might provide recovery disks.

This is another good reason to always make the recovery disks when you first setup your new laptop.

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sounds like it's reading the disc as a cd or virtual drive
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Remove the battery and only use the AC adapter. Does the laptop still shut down?
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The Windows 8 key is embedded in the BIOS, there is no COA sticker.

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again and again I reboot the lap the same problem.
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anybody help me to solve the problem
thanks in advance....

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Perhaps the resolution being set by windows 8 is too high for the screen to show on the laptop? Check device manager to see if there's any issues with the video or display.