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One of my disks aren't appearing on my laptop anymore!

Q: One of my disks aren't appearing on my laptop anymore!

Hi there,

So basically my laptop came with 1TB of HDD and right now I am only able to use like 500GB of it, the other 500GB seems to have gone missing and I can't seem to get it back.. I looked online and it told me to go on to disk management etc to try assign it but it doesn't seem to let me.. here are some screenshots..

https://gyazo.com/97d3ea537540939d7ee36ad5384b5124

So as you may have noticed, the one I want to recover is that 383.83GB one but everything is greyed out so I can't format or anything! can someone please help me!

Thank you

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A: One of my disks aren't appearing on my laptop anymore!

Fixed it.. just delete and relocate the partition..

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A:DVD-R Disks Aren't Working

I'm using a store brand of DVDRW.Click to expand...

Always buy quality media. Store brands usually aren't. Also, DVDRW media, isn't very reliable. Use DVD-R as you listed in the title of the thread. You can try this, but I don't think it's gonna fix your problem. I think your problem is the media you used.

Go into your Device Manager, and find your drive. Right click on it, and choose "Uninstall". After it uninstalls, reboot, and let Windows detect new hardware, and install new a driver for you.

I have tried to tell people that this is what happens when you use Memorex, Khypermedia, and most store brands of media (mostly any media made in Taiwan. Verbatim is the exception). They record ok, and look ok the first time or two you watch them. But when you go back, to watch them again, they may be unwatchable. When buying blank dvds, look on the package for "Made In Japan". It's usually near the bar code. That's not saying you'll never have problems. But you'll have a lot less problems associated with bad media. Sony, Maxell,and Fuji, are good brands, if you get the ones "Made In Japan" (MIJ). MIJ Fuji discs are getting very hard to find though. Verbatim is the only Taiwan made (MIT) media, you should consider.

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If I need anymore details or something let me know...I will try. Although honestly, I'm not sure what else to say. I can't think of anything specific I could have possibly done to screw it up. I didn't mess with any codecs or anything as far as I can remember. If you can help me, I would really appreciate it.
 

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A:Keyboards aren't covered by Dell's warranty anymore?!?

Hi MSGEMS,
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Hello.

Yes Asus is right, it is essentually a disk with a windows image on it. I too have the G50-VT A1 and found that I didn't even need the second recovery disk to restore windows. You do however need the first recovery disk and the driver disk to do a full restore to an OEM state. There is also a recovery partition on the second HDD

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A:Why aren't my USB Device Divers not working on my laptop?

Hi Mista Monroe,

Welcome onboard.

The infcache.1 in C:Windows/System32/DriverStore might have been corrupted. Deleteing it and allowing Windows rebuild it may resolve the issue.

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A:Stock Toshiba laptop....some videos aren't playing right.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/stock-toshiba-laptop-some-videos-arent-playing-right.972691/
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A:Vaio Laptop Function keys aren't working.

Hi,
Go to BIOS and check with factory defaults. and reboot the laptop
then check with the function keys, and check wiht F8 key also, if it works then problem lies with the OS

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/31365/vaio-laptop-function-keys-arent-working/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hp-laptop-dv9000-how-many-hard-disks.968334/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/toshiba-laptop-wont-read-zip-disks.394106/
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Quote: Originally Posted by symp


I'm pretty sure if I can get a copy of a real vista install to make an install disk if needed, but am I right thinking the COA on my laptop would not work with a retail/oem copy of vista?


Hi,

Actually, YES, it will work perfectly fine - I just did this very thing today on a friends laptop. Everything you need is here

You might also be better off seeking specific Vista advice at our Vista forum here:
https://www.vistax64.com/

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Golden

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Yes, you can use RESET.

How to do a Reset:
Reset Windows 8

   Information

We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
System Repair Disc - Create in Windows 8





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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/wd-external-hardrive-not-appearing-on-toshiba-laptop.930219/
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Good luck,
JBotAlan
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/grey-line-appearing-through-laptop-screen.419942/
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A:Laptop Disk Drive Not Writing disks

Anyone have any ideas of what is wrong? If it is hardware, I could replace it, although I do believe that my warranty might be invalid. I can't seem to find this problem using google; I found a lot of related issues with my same model, but no one seems to be having my issue. In addition, I downloaded and ran the Microsoft auto-fix for disk drives - reading/writing disk players as well as dvd/blue ray disk drives. Neither detected any sort of problem with my disk drive.

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What is the exact mfg and model of computer?

Hopefully we can still do a factory specs, change.

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Im not sure I competely believe this, after all its still commonplace to see laptops sold with 5400rpm drives.

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A:Laptop won't load up anymore

Have you tried booting into safe mode yet?

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A:Laptop won't hibernate anymore

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Hi Dee1Sis, welcome to the Seven Forums.

Please notice the below is just my personal opinion, based on my own experiences with various laptops. Other members might give you other advice, this is what I think.

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A:Laptop will not light up anymore? Help please!

Perfect description of a failed backlight for the LCD.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-will-not-light-up-anymore-help-please.590164/
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Hello!

You didn't say what operating system you have so I will move this to the hardware forum where it will get the attention it deserves.
 

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A:Returning a laptop to factory settings using Recovery Disks...

Before you switch to XP, verify you can find drivers for all the hardware. And realize that some functionality may simply not be available under XP.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/returning-a-laptop-to-factory-settings-using-recovery-disks.738049/
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A:Dell Inspiron Laptop - no disks. Need to reinstall Windows 7

Johnbhuston1,

This link may help...
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Rick

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A:Can't reinstall windows - laptop doesn't recognize disks.

Try asking ASUS for a Windows disc. It should cost less than buying one retail.
 

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A:laptop won't boot to windows anymore.

the C: drive in the picture should be a hidden drive without a drive letter.
Boot off of the Windows DVD and choose Repair Your Computer or press Shift+F12 to go directly to the Command Prompt in the RE (Recovery Environment). At the X:\sources prompt type E: and press enter.
At the E:\> prompt Type in these commands in this link Fixing the Windows Bootloader via the setup DVD under Attempt Two:Manually Repairing the Windows Bootloader.

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In:
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A:My HP DV6810 laptop won't turn on anymore, please help! :(

I'm not exactly positive, and I know HP Tech Support (phone) usually isn't that helpful, however it sounds like your motherboard may have failed, if its under warranty I would call them up and request them to send you a box to send it in for repairs (shipping should be covered under warranty).

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Hello prince_rambade & welcome to TSF

Have a look in Device Manager and see if there are any Yellow or Red symbols.

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A:laptop won't boot to windows anymore.

There may be something wrong with your master boot record. The fixmbr command may help but wait until some more knowledgeable people chime in. 

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A:Solved: Laptop's not starting up anymore

Does it get to the XP boot screen (ya'know, with the little green bar scrolling across the screen)?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-laptops-not-starting-up-anymore.582027/
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A:Urgent help....laptop won't boot anymore

I'm afriad given that the laptop is "ticking" it sounds like the hard disk has failed :(

Enter the BIOS and reset everything to defaults and see if that has any effect. Also see if it will boot from a CD/DVD, thus at least you know the machine itself is working in a sense. Usually when hard disks start ticking they're dead or very close

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A:My HP DV6810 laptop won't turn on anymore, please help! :(

Hi sasss,

I'm sorry to hear this. I don't think that it is anything to do with your upgrade. You did, however, state:






Originally Posted by xxsassxx31


...my system being too warm (as I have been using it a lot and it has been getting hot and making loud noises)...



Heat, or rather excessive heat, is the enemy of all computers, especially laptops. The component which generates the most heat is the CPU, and it is vital that this heat is drawn away sufficiently quickly enough to ensure that the heat does not become excessive. In a tower system, this is not too much of a problem as there is usually plenty of room to install a decent heatsink and fan assembly. With laptops, it is a different matter. The load placed on the fans within a laptop is quite high and if warm air is expelled then cool air needs to be drawn in (the main reason why you need to keep the vents clear). Unfortunately, dust particles are also drawn in and these can stick on the fan blades and bearings, preventing the fan from working efficiently. In some cases, this can lead to increased noise from the fan as the bearings start to fail, and in extreme cases it can cease to work altogether.
If this is indeed the case, it is possible that your CPU has fried, although some do have temperature sensors which automatically power everything down if a certain threshold is reached. When you restart a computer, everything effectively turns off and then immediately turns back on. It is at this point that electronic components can fail (just like when you switch on a lamp) due to the sudden change in temperature caused by current flowing through it. This rise in temperature can be quite rapid, and it is possible that your laptop is automatically shutting down even before the display starts to come on.
You might be lucky, though, and find that the noise has in fact been coming from your HDD. Remove it, and see if your laptop starts (don't worry about not being able to find an OS).
Here is a link to the main support page for your laptop series. Please note that there are a number listed, so select the appropriate one.
Product search results

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PC Specs

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The system specs are:
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Intel Core 2 duo cpu
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A:Laptop won't let me connect to wifi anymore

Go over to your Modem and Wireless Router or if a combo device, and unplug them for 15 seconds and then plug them in. While waiting for all of the lights to come back on the router and modem, restart your computer.
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A:Internet will not work anymore on my HP laptop

<<Local Area Connection: A network cable is unplugged", but I don't use any cords for this laptop anyway. I use wireless internet for it.>>

Probably indicates that your wired, onboard NIC is not connected. You can disable this in the BIOS, if you like.

As for your wireless connection...try deleting the connection and setting it up anew.

Louis

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