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SYSTEMAX HARD DRIVE INSTALL SHUTS COMPUTER DOWN

I TRIED A 40 GB HD AND A 160 GB HD/ SAME RESULTS.
COMPUTER SHUT OFF. TRIED AN OLD HD 1993 MAYBE
NO SHUT DOWN BUT NO STORAGE SPACE FOR WINDOWS OS.
PLEASE HELP/ ANGIECECELIA

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Sunil Panem
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SOURCE: help my second hard drive dont show up

Hi

Make sure it is connected properly.
Then go to Disk Management by typing "diskmgmt.msc" in the Run window.
Then check in Disk Management if there is any unassigned or any uninitialised partition there.
If you find one, right click on it and then select either "Format" or "Initialise".

Posted on Mar 05, 2008

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this is mostlikly due to a virus or the computer is overheating and shutting down to avoid buring something up

Posted on Jun 27, 2008

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SOURCE: I PLUG IN A BRAND NEW WESTINGH. HARD DRIVER 160 GB AND COMPUTER S

did you configure the 160GB hard drive as second???
there is a shorting pin between the ribbem cable and the power cable.
take a look on the hard drive, there should have adiagram shows where the shorting pin need to go to make it as secondary drive.
install the hard drive as secondary drive.
if you want the drive to be the primary. you nee to install the operating system on it.
with out operating system the machine will boot up in to DOS only, and a error message telling you the drive has no loader.

Posted on Nov 12, 2008

rylee_smith
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SOURCE: Compaq Presario sr1000(sr1430NX) will not stay powered on

Hi!

Please check for the cables coming into the motherboard from the power supply. Also try and check for any loose cables.

If that doesn't help then please get your power supply changed as its faulty.

Please rate this solution.

Thanks
Rylee

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

Geekman
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SOURCE: I have a PC Dell Dimension 2400 with a hard 40 GB

Basically when you install a new boot drive you need to install Windows operating system on the new hard drive, also the device drivers (eg video, audio, modem, LAN etc), your programs and data. The reason programs has to be installed is because the installation process copied DLL files to the System folders and makes changes to the registry.
You can only copy your data onto the new hard disk.
To avoid copying your data to the new hard drive, you can set up the old hard drive as second hard drive (ie. slave drive), if you delete the redundant folders and leave only the data folders then you have an adddition 40Gb of disk space.

Posted on Aug 27, 2009

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