Question about PC Laptops

1 Answer

Hard disk problem

Sir ,
        I Have harddisk seagate PATA 40 gb and it is fully infected by virus .But main problems is that when i partition and formatting this hard disk it's show success fully completed but same condition  all parttions and datas are still there .i tried Seatools low level formattiong but its same.  seatools is showing harddisk is security freeze locked.How can I remove that ?


                                                                                   Your's sincerely

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 535 Answers

Try the partition magic software it will slove your problem

Posted on Jan 18, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Sir my inspiron laptop b130, intel pentium processor 1.70 mhz 598 mhz, it is suitable for upgration r not? ram 1gb. 40 gb hard disk.? I need 2 gb ram and 500gb usb hard disk for oracle applications...


Max RAM for that system is 2GB
http://www.crucial.com/store/listparts.aspx?model=Inspiron%20B130&Cat=RAM

The question is whether there are 500GB hdds for that system. The largest PATA HDD I found was 320 GB
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4600076&CatId=2675

and there is no guarantee the BIOS will recognise a HDD that large as PATA HDDs require BIOS support for the drive size where SATA HDDs will pretty much work.
My recommendation is to retire this system and BUY a new one.
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=631874&csid=_23

Sep 10, 2011 | Dell Inspiron B130 Notebook

Tip

Master Boot Record


MBR Short for <i><b>M</b>aster <b>B</b>oot <b>R</b>ecord,</i> a small <a href="http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/P/program.html">program</a> that is executed when a computer <a href="http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/B/boot.html">boots up</a>. Typically, the MBR resides on the first <a href="http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/S/sector.html">sector</a> of the <a href="http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/H/hard_disk.html">hard disk</a>. The program begins the boot process by looking up the partition table to determine which <a href="http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/P/partition.html">partition</a> to use for booting. It then transfers program control to the <i>boot sector</i> of that partition, which continues the boot process. In <a href="http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/D/DOS.html">DOS</a> and <a href="http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/W/Windows.html">Windows</a> systems, you can create the MBR with the FDISK /MBR command. <br /> An <i>MBR virus</i> is a common type of <a href="http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/V/virus.html">virus</a> that replaces the MBR with its own code. Since the MBR executes every time a computer is started, this type of virus is extremely dangerous. MBR viruses normally enter a system through a <a href="http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/F/floppy_disk.html">floppy disk</a> that is installed in the <a href="http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/F/floppy_drive.html">floppy drive</a> when the computer is started up. Even if the floppy disk is not <a href="http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/B/bootable_diskette.html">bootable</a>, it can infect the MBR. <br />

on Dec 22, 2010 | PC Laptops

1 Answer

I get a 1720 Smart Hard drive detects imminent failure (Failing Attribute: B8) error on my HP EliteBook 6930p which has a Seagate hard rive


It means that the Seagate hard drive is near death. Backup all your data immediately, create a recovery cd starting from the recovery partition situated on your disk (if you haven't done this before or you weren't provided one when you bought it), replace the hard drive and reinstall.

Feb 24, 2011 | HP EliteBook 6930p Core 2 Duo T9550 266...

2 Answers

Can a virus infected pc be treated instead of reformatting it?


Yes it is possible but it may not fully remove the virus, it depends upon the type of virus infection.
If you have not installed a virus protection program, then this makes your task more difficult.
I would try a WEB base virus removal program first, provided you can connect to the Internet. Try these WEB base virus links first and if successful then install a virus program.
WEB-based Virus Scan Trend Micro housecall
http://housecall.trendmicro.com
symantec - Norton Security Scan
http://security.symantec.com
If all fails then you need to format your hard disk and install Windows again together with the computer's device drivers and your programs.

May 04, 2010 | ASUS Eee 2G Surf Notebook

3 Answers

Can you let me know what is the maximum installable HDD capacity 0f Lenovo laptop 3000 C100.Can i upgrade present capcity of 40GB to 320GB ?


If you have windows xp with service pack 3, there is no limit. There is no limit if you run Vistaor Windows 7. If you don't have service pack 3, you are limited to 137 gb.

Dec 20, 2009 | Lenovo 3000 C100 Notebook

3 Answers

Aspire 6930 has 320 GB harddisk,i faced some problem with Avasti Antivirus n i formatted the system to run my system smoothly, but now the problem is harddisk is showing only 128 GB. that too the partition...


You can Reformat the system and REMOVE all partitions. Windows setup will create a new partition from available drive space. If you need to save your data,You can also use a utility like partition Magic and resize the partition. There is a trial version available at no charge. just google "partition magic"

Aug 05, 2009 | Acer Aspire 6930-6771 Laptop

1 Answer

Disk partition


My preferred solution is GParted. You can download this LiveCD and boot from it. The interface is fairly simple to understand. NOTE: It is important that after you resize a Windows partition you boot it up right away and allow it to scan the disk.

Feb 14, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook

1 Answer

Hard disk partitions


If you are comfortable in booting the system in dos mode and running dos commands, The hard disk can formated through it. If not then you can download a Partition Manager software (trail version link ) Using which you redistribute the data into different drives or Add/delete drives.

Rate the solution as appropriate !

Feb 07, 2009 | HP PC Laptops

1 Answer

Install window on a portable ide harddisk


i dont think so dat window could b installed on usb.

Dec 31, 2008 | PC Laptops

1 Answer

Choose program to open with .... comes when i double click the hard disk partitions in MY computer


download a43 a file manager
run a43.exe and use it to explore your computer
check the "hidden file" option and look for an autorun file
delete the autorun file reboot and check with a43 again
if the autorun.inf file is still present on your harddisk then you have an infection\\

get back to me

Dec 12, 2007 | Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
PC Laptops Logo

Related Topics:

135 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top PC Laptops Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18299 Answers

joecoolvette
joecoolvette

Level 3 Expert

5660 Answers

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Are you a PC Laptop Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...