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Hdd How can I restore back my drastically dminished HDD(from 80G to 33G)??????????????????? Please save me! dgf

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The drive may be damaged physically and is setting the remaining portions of the disc as bad sectors. If this is the case you need to replace your hard drive immediately. If the space is unpartitioned you can do this through windows using a program called partition magic. You can also reformat the drive using a windows cd and it can reformat the drive to 80 gigs (assuming the disc does not have bad sectors).

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Hdd driver for WD 3200BVT-80JJ5TO DATE. 6 OKT 2011. And how it happen was when I was reinstalling windows I deleted the driver for hdd and now I am really in trouble..... Please answer A.S.A.P. Thank

The driver for the HDD is actually built into the HDD. Windows 7 contains a driver to communicate with the drive. If you have a backed up copy of your operating system (created by you on DVD's or CD's when you purchased the machine) then you have all you need to do a complete erasing of the hard disk and restoring it to the way it was when you purchased it (all your added data and programs will be lost).

Performing a system restore:

HP Recovery Manager software allows you to repair or restore the computer to its original factory state. HP Recovery Manager works from recovery discs, a recovery flash drive, or from a dedicated
recovery partition (select models only) on the hard drive. NOTE: A system restore needs to be performed if the computer hard drive has failed or if all attempts to correct any functional computer issues fail. A system restore should be used as a final attempt to correct computer issues.
Note the following when performing a system restore:

You can restore only the system that you have previously backed up. HP recommends that you use Recovery Manager to create either a set of recovery discs or a recovery flash drive as soon as you set up the computer.

Windows has its own built-in repair features, such as System Restore. If you have not already tried these features, try them before using HP Recovery Manager.

HP Recovery Manager restores only software that was preinstalled at the factory. Software not provided with this computer must be downloaded from the manufacturer's Web site or reinstalled
from the disc provided by the manufacturer.

Restoring using the dedicated recovery partition (select models only)

When using the dedicated recovery partition, there is an option to back up pictures, music and other audio, videos and movies, recorded TV shows, documents, spreadsheets and presentations, e-mails,
Internet favorites and settings during this process.

To restore the computer from the recovery partition, follow these steps:

1. Access HP Recovery Manager in either of the following ways:

Select Start > All Programs > HP > HP Recovery Manager > HP Recovery Manager.

- or -

Turn on or restart the computer, and then press esc while the "Press the ESC key for Startup Menu" message is displayed at the bottom of the screen. Then, press f11 while the "F11 (System Recovery)" message is displayed on the screen.

2. Click System Recovery in the HP Recovery Manager window.

3. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Restoring using the restore media

1. If possible, back up all personal files.

2. Insert the first recovery disc into the optical drive on your computer or an optional external optical drive, and then restart the computer.
- or -
Insert the recovery flash drive into a USB port on your computer, and then restart the computer.
NOTE: If the computer does not automatically restart in the HP Recovery Manager, the computer boot order needs to be changed.

3. Press f9 at system bootup.

4. Select the optical drive or the flash drive.

5. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Hope this helps you out.

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I need a new manual for my 80G dual option usb hard drive.

You can find the Western Digital dual option USB HDD manual and other info/specs here:

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My wd hdd fell from my desk, and a few minutes after it dropped i tried it on my compaq laptop and it worked after restarting the laptop, i tried accessing my wd hdd and it gave an error message saying...

WD offers a recovery service, unfortunately that is going to be your cheapest option and that is a long shot and expensive. What happened is the Disk Read/Write arms are no longer in alignment from the impact or have broken free. Because of the need for a clean room environment to work on a HD it is very costly to get these repaired and well out of range for most everyday users.

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I'm on Indonesia, exactly on Central Java... My HDD is Seagate FreeAgent 250 GB... I've plugged the USB cable and i connected the HDD to my PC... then, the led is just blinking for once, then black out,...

If you get no joy using the Troubleshooting Guide then try this...
You will need to check You Tube to find a Dismantle on your product and follow the step guide on here, the procedure should be similar.
Check 1st that your External HDD has an P.C. internal HDD inside, from You Tube, before dismantle of your External HDD. Connections for an Internal Laptop HDD may have same connections as P.C. not sure though.
Once your happy that it has continue reading and follow the step guide on the link below.
My neighbour has the Seagate FreeAgent Desk 500GB, and in under 2 weeks it started to beep and was not recognized by any Laptop or P.C. if this is the same for you with any FreeAgent Desk series ( not GO series, different procedure for GO products). You maybe in luck click this link, you may have to register in the forums to view thread.... Thread can be found in 'Technical' under 'General Technical Issues',
Only attempt this option if you have important information saved in it, you will find that you will be charged by your product makers for retrieval of any information saved on your product.
Thumbs up please if it's any use to you Thank you.

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HDD Problem

The info is not clear as to if it is a desktop or laptop . However what u could try is reseating the hdd and also get into BIOS by tapping F2 and u would find a option to restore defaults, after restoring check if the hdd is getting detected . Also make sure that external peripheral like Ext hdd and other usb devices are disconnected. Update once u have tried this.

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I got a Hitachi PortableDrive,500GB. How does the Backup-software on it works? I want to make an image of my PC, before I did it with "Acronis True Image". But the Drive above has a Backup- software, which...

this is really simple NEVER TRUST BACKUP SOFTWARE for one
you will not be able to back the HDD image that only occurs when the OS is installed trusting your HDDs proprietary software for backing up your data will only save a bunch of **** you'll never need or use , when backing up data like your whole computer there are only 4 locations that need to be backed Your Documents (videos , movies , photos , music , Etc.) your program executables your internet favorites and any game profiles , everything else is on your operating system and can not be saved since those files run through the OS registry saving them wont
save the registry loaded items so saving is redundant . stick
with saving the 4 items I suggested to an external HDD . as your
data grows daily save new data to your ext. HDD , it will take
a few minutes and you will have backed your all that needs to
be saved data . if you have any questions about backing data email at
terminalconnection@gmail.comand I will be more
than happy to assist you .

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Cant detect my western digital hard drive help! philippnes!

Shut down the computer.Disconnect the ide cable from hdd .Just connect using primary hdd and boot the computer. Shut down the computer. Connect the secondary hdd both IDE and power cable. Restart the system and go to bios . Check if the both hdd are detected in bios. If detected boot to desktop. If not detected reset bios settings to default.Restart computer and check. IF still not detected shutdown computer.Disconnected secondary hdd and primary hdd,connected secondary hdd to primary ide connecter and check in bios. If still not detected try connecting secondard hdd on different computer and check.

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I/O Error on Acomdata External Hard Drive

Hi there,

Go into Control Panel/System/Device Manager and look for yellow exclamation marks. Delete any you find. Reboot your computer. Connect the external hard drive and turn it on. Let Windows discover it. If it asks for the driver, put in the CD that came with the drive.
If this will not works means there is some problem in your HDD partition and you need to format them...

if you donot want to lose any data then use any recovery software to recover data from your HDD.

Good Luck!!


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How can recover data from free agent desktop hdd

Well you should have gone in and marked the sectors that you think are bad, by formatting it odds are you wiped the data off it, you can try a low level recover but I dont think your going to find much. Sorry format means format.

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