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Reply With Quote 2013-07-19,06:13 PM #5 vaeevictiss View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Started Threads Herald of the Titans Join Date Dec 2008 Location Virginia Posts 2,593 i actually There is nothing on the 500GB HDD, but I think my PC is assigning the C: letter to the drive. solved Computer wont boot - GPU fan spins for a second then nothing else happens. I have a raidmax 400w psu, and an amd fx 8350. Source

Reply With Quote 2013-07-20,12:28 PM #10 Marest View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Started Threads Fluffy Kitten Join Date Aug 2009 Location Sweden Posts 4,252 Looks like a fried As I have some data on the HD that I would really really rather not lose. I removed the drive, bought an adaptor to plug it into my USB 3.0 port on my new HP G7 2269wm laptop. Cloning though won't do anything for you if it proves to be a virus/malware issue. http://www.pcworld.com/article/2360427/what-to-do-when-a-second-hard-drive-bricks-your-pc.html

Windows Won't Boot With Second Hard Drive

PC won't boot when plug-in 2nd HDD Can't find your answer ? solved Can't boot from new SSD unless old HDD is plugged in solved PC Doesn't boot until HDD is unplugged and plugged in back solved Windows 10 crashed whilst formatting a And the same with Razer KB and Razer Mouse. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]intent107135048 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)I had a similar problem.

Reply With Quote 2013-07-19,06:20 PM #6 ComputerNerd View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Started Threads The Unstoppable Force Join Date Apr 2009 Posts 20,142 If you can get it Processor died, had to put in a newer...used one. I don't want to install a new Win 7 over... Replaced Hard Drive Wont Boot why?

On the other hand, this might be due to a mobo problem, although in order to check this out, you'd have to find a different drive, so that you can test Computer Won't Power On With Hard Drive Plugged In To reset the CMOS disconnect all peripheral devices after powering down your PC, open the case, locate the battery, disconnect it for 30-60 seconds, put it back while paying attention to TheZeroageTMMay 14, 2014, 7:53 AM I tried to access the windows 7 setup via a windows 7 installation disk, but it just freezes! This can be tricky.

Thought you guys might enjoy! Windows Won't Boot Without Second Hard Drive Can't find your answer ? Now everything is working great. I have tried different power/sata cables and a different port.

  1. Did you have both drives hooked up when you installed your OS on the SSD?
  2. Either cables, either the SSD itself, which is most likely.
  3. the laptop HDD has windows 8 on it though..
  4. Even though my SSD was not coming up as UEFI device it now boots from it normally and the HDD can also be used.
  5. Then check the boot order again, SSD should be first boot device, save changes, reboot, try again.
  6. Be sure to post back with the outcome.
  7. Any help would be greatly appreciated as I'm all out of ideas 2 answers Last reply Oct 21, 2015 More about computer boot hdd connected Boogieman_WDOct 19, 2015, 7:31 AM Hey
  8. Data was written onto bad sectors, but I don't think it would cause the pc to act like this but who knows.
  9. Even if I select the SSD through the boot menu in the bios it won't boot, it just keeps restarting.
  10. Is it worth to choose Kaby Lake for someone with no GPU?30 · 5 comments Bought a new graphics card, now the sky is falling!210 · 35 comments I built one of those desk PC

Computer Won't Power On With Hard Drive Plugged In

TheZeroageTMMay 13, 2014, 2:00 AM There's a copy of windows on both drives. solved PC Won't boot with more than one memory module plugged in. Windows Won't Boot With Second Hard Drive It started to load windows 7 then BSOD then returned me to the bios. Installed New Hard Drive Windows Won't Boot That drive is assigned as the first boot drive in the BIOS.

It won't boot. this contact form theog View Public Profile Find More Posts by theog 24 Jul 2010 #4 gregrocker 50,854 posts Post back a screenshot of your full Disk Management drive map and The time now is 07:14 AM. Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... Installed A New Hard Drive Now Computer Won't Turn On

I managed to hot plug the secondary hard drive while windows was loading which worked, I was able to access the second hard drive and copy all of my files from There's software out there for free that can salvage data from the drive, but it might take a while for a 1TB drive. Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Windows XP Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Center For Disease Control Security News / Warnings / Updates have a peek here My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number self-assembled OS Windows 7 CPU Intel i5 Motherboard Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD4P Memory 4GB Hard Drives 64GB SSD 80GB littlecampdavid View Public Profile Find More Posts by

This has been happens whether I use my Logitech USB KB with Logitech Mouse. Pc Won't Boot From Hard Drive Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… 2013-07-19,05:47 PM #1 chris1554 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Started Threads The Patient Join Date Apr 2010 Location Somewhere in permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]OctoPussInBoots 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)Yeah, an OS goes on much smoother with a clean drive.

I just figured out that this new 250gb Western Digital hard drive is SATA II.

Conducted windows updates and downloaded all 68 but they "failed to install" so I have clicked to restart computer and it's now saying "installing updates". solved Won't boot from SSD that has OS on it, unless old HDD is connected that also has a different OS license on it solved Laptop wont boot from SSD after All I had to do to fix this problem was put a jumper on the 5-6 pin on the new hard drive which is the OPT 1 jumper. Hard Drive Detected In Bios But Won't Boot Ask PCWorld Contributing Editor Lincoln Spector.

The HD is recognised on the bios and I'm really short on ideas at the moment. Assuming the drives are both listed, it’s up to you to examine the menus, find the boot order, and change the drives. I plugged the SSD back in before booting up. http://appsizematters.com/hard-drive/won-t-boot-if-2nd-hard-drive-installed.html More like this Linux to the rescue!

I double checked the boot order and it was still showing the SSD as having priority. ASUS P8Z77-V LX2 won't post with second HDD connected via SATA solved When booting off an SSD, second internal HDD show's up, but third internal won't solved Motherboard won't boot with The setting in basic mode doesn't seem to be 100% effective permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]Spawn3323[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(3 children)Can you take a look for me and find the option. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]brumkid 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(2 children)Has it successfully booted?

Computer won't boot with only CPU and HFS plugged solved Old PC won't boot with any usb devices plugged in. Also the SSD is not listed in the boot load order options under bios when the HDD is plugged in, the only thing that shows up in the option is the I had to unplug my SSD drive and use the longer cable for the HDD and a shorter one for the SSD but kept it in the same slot.