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GATEWAY E9220- TX D2 MS SERVER Bad Hard Drive

Need to replace internal hard this difficult...I have some pc hardware knowledge

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Unscrew and unplug the old one. Check the new one has the same jumper settings (ususallly you need the CS link in) then fit it back in the same way.
It's completely basic- don't worry, even a daft noob can do it with a screwdriver.
The complicated bit is re-installing the software.
You'll come unstuck if this was your primary drive because you'll need to re-install the OS i.e.Windows and in which case you will probably need to re-install everything else you had before on the old drive.

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Well you will need to run a backup of your computer now if you can. The drive will need to be formatted with the OS(operating system) you will be using. Make sure you have all the drivers you need such as Video, Network and sound. You can find them at your computer manufacturers website.

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I have stored my itunes on my 1tb d2 quadra. its started to make a beeping noise and keeps on cutting out. ie the mac says i have removed a device when it hasent been touched.

a beeping drive means that either there is insufficient power to operate the internal hard drive or that this hard drive has failed.
The first step will be to verify the power supply. Plug it into the power plug and listen it by putting your ear near the black brick. A fully functional power supply will be silent while a defective one will have a high pitch noise or will be hissing.
Replacing the power supply if it proves to be defective should solve your issue.

If the beeping remains after that, the internal hard drive has failed and will need to be replaced. If you need the data on this hard drive, you will need to take it to a data recovery company.

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My lacie d2 quadra 500 gb hard drive does not mount in my computer when turned on

I can offer some simple advice based on windows PC's for these types of hard drives and that is contained here

It assumes USB type connection but I have also had firewire and e-sata issues with the cables supplied so tend to buy the ones that have the lock on them as these tend to be a little better


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My lap top is showing a disk read error occured it says press ctrl+alt+del to reset but even after i do it nothing happened it goeg to the same thing back please help

It appears that the either the boot sector of the hard drive is bad or the hard drive itself is bad. If you created a restore/recovery disk try using the restore disks to restore or recover the hard drive. If you have a bad boot sector, the recovery will happen, if the hard drive is bad then it will say that there is a problem accessing the hard drive or it will say "no hard drive found". Then you need to replace the hard drive with a new one.
There are other methods used to check it but experts with knowledge of MS DOS can do it. Let me know if this helps.

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Gateway NV5214u doesn't boot

I'm sorry to have to tell you this but it sounds like your hard drive has gone bad. If you bought this as a factory refurbished unit you can go to for help with a replacement hard drive, I can't promise how much help you'll get.
Otherwise, you can buy a replacement hard drive from one of several online computer parts sellers. The problem is that you'll have to replace the operating system unless you have a recovery disk. If you don't have a recovery disk be sure to order an OS at the same time or you'll end up buying the more expensive retail version. Estimated cost of doing it yourself $175-$300 depending on OS and hard drive choices.
If your not knowledgeable enough in computers to change the hard drive and install the OS yourself then take it to a friend that is, taking it to a repair shop will most likely cost you more than it's worth.
I hope this is helpful.

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Good morning. I have installed in my Company a Iomega nas model 450R. This morning after a reboot,it seems it can't find the boot disk and the nas asks for a operating system restore or go back to factory...

It seems that the main hard drive in this server either went bad, had a windows corruption or that one of the internal connections inside this server went bad.

You would need to check on all three of these areas to make sure 1) the main hard drive is functional (which is my first suspision so check the hard drive for errors and if it fails you would need to do a data transfer to a new hard drive). 2) use your windows software to repair the dammaged registry that may have been corrupted somehow (only do this if the main server's hard drive passes its hardware tests).

You would need to run the original os but I would need to know which one you are using to guide you more to solving the regisrty issue.

3) Hopefully tis server has a warrenty and it may need replacing if all else is working.

Try #1 which is the highest supected for failed hard drive issue (remember if discovered that main hd is bad you may need to perform a data transfer immediatly and replace with a new hard drive.

any other questions please write back with status :)

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LaCie d2 200GB on my Pc (windows xp) via USB 2.0 doesn't show

the situation here is ahppening to all external sata or Esata drives what happens is the external closure has a usb controller when this dies the drive doesn ot spin up or does not reconise simple solution buy a external drive encloser and transfer the drive to it and that will work. thanks and please rate.

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My Gateway GT4010 PC keeps rebooting itself before

Try replacing the hard drive cable. If that doesn't fix the problem, then you may have bad RAM, bad motherboard or a bad power supply. Sounds like a hardware issue and not software. try booting your computer in safe mode since it doesn't load all the device drivers. If it still reboots then you'll have to keep swapping parts and booting up the computer to isolate the problem.

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The drive for Gateway 500XL needs to be replaced.

1.The price you will pay depends on the size of the harddrive you install.
2. You can buy a 80gigabyte hard drive for 45 bucks up to a 1.5+ terrabyte size for $150+
3. What is the size hard drive are you replacing and was it enough for what you are doing or do you need more space than you had?
4. Whatever hard drive you install will be empty when you get it, therefore you need to use the recovery or operating system disks that came with your computer or buy a new operating system disk.
5. The new hard drive will also have to be partitioned and formatted, this typically is done by the operating system installation at the beginning, just follow the prompts.
6. Once you install the operating system , you will have to load any drivers for your motherboard , addin cards , printer , etc.
7. then comes all the updates , start with windows updates, then install your virus protection, spyware blockers , etc.
8, now download and install all the little things like adobe reader, flash player, java, etc.

I use for 99% of my computer hardware, they usually have the best prices for hard drives, are reliable, and have good support.

Unfortunately your going to have to pay someone to do this unless you can do it yourself. it's really not difficult, just takes some time and planning and a good internet connection on a second computer.

Hope this helps out.. Regards

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LaCie d2 Quadra drive... not showing up on PC after working on a MAC

You need to make sure the drive is formatted for the PC. The Mac will read and write to a FAT32 partition, but the PC cannot see a Mac formatted drive as you have seen.

The only problem is that there is a 32Gb limit per partition for FAT32 drives.

It's not ideal but it's the best you can do easily.

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Hi, Your query, "Where do I buy parts?" depends on your location. Pls try Google for an "IDE to USB Adapter or enclosure." Based on previous work on similar problems, it is very rare for the "bridge or internal cabling" to go bad. More often than not, it is the actual drive that is at fault. Hope this be of some help/idea. Post back how things turn up or should you need additional information. Good luck and kind regards.

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