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I have an old competer with a QUANTUM FIREBALL 1ct 1507. When I reboot or start up the competer says: Windows found a problem with the hard drive consult your owners manual. Press any key to continue. I press any key and system boots fine. The hard drive is almost full I have close tto 1 gig in programs and all my info is stored on a different drive 6.99 total and less than 1 gig avalible. Is there a problem with hard drive? Can it be fixed? If so how? santaclausing@toast.net

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Maybe getting some of that stuff off of the C: drive will help. Windows needs 15% free drive space to run correctly. Going to a bigger drive is also an option. depends on how old the system is.

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Dear sir I have a HDD 20 GB fireball and I have problem with it in the low speed of read and write in operation. I instaled windows XP and I want to improve speed my HDD. please advice me about this...


Its a very old hard disk, few things you can do,

1.. Get into your pc's bios and see if 32bit access is enabled for your disk, if not enable it, reboot.
2.. Goto control panel > device manager , double click on your IDE controller and check had disk status, if is on PIO mode or UDMA , must be at UDMA. Set it if not.

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Please i need help i recently used windows XP disk administrator to delete some partitions of my Quantum Fireball Lct15 500GB and now it only shows 13GB avaivable, what could i do to recover the original...


use disk admin again and delete the 13 gb partition... reboot.... get back into disk admin and check the drive. you will have to create a new partition and format it before you can use it

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I have a Snap Server which is close to 10 years old. Inside the Snap Server are two Quantum Fireball CX 3.5 Series drives. How do I tell the size of these drives?


> Quantum 13Gb FIREBALL CX

What is printed on the labels on the top of each disk?
What is the model-number?
Do a GOOGLE-search on that model-number, to see what others have written about that model,
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I have a quantum fireball lct20 40gb hard drive that I am attempting to install as a slave drive in a Dell Dimension 2400 desktop, and while it works in other computers, I keep getting the BIOS detection...


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Different WIndows operating systems on two hard drives


main Dell Optiplex


Slave (cable select)
Quantum Fireball
once you have installed them physically into your comptuer like that, start it up.

Format Quantum Fireball


Now you still have windows xp, and you have a clean 2nd hard drive.

You do not need to install windows xp on the 2nd drive
Quantum Fireball .

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I am looking for a Quantum Fireball 20.5 GB hard


The board alone is not available for sale. To recover the data you will need to buy a 20GB Fireball with same board and swap the control board.

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When Windows (XP?) was installed in the Quantum Fireball LCT1520 of the old Compaq Presario, the OS was married to the hardware specifically the motherboard/chipset. When it was removed and transplanted to the newer PC, the OS would be looking for the old hardware settings/configuration and since the new PC has a different motherboard and therefore cannot find the old hardware, it would loop/reboot continuously and/or BSODs.

One method of getting the old HD to work in the new PC is to do a clean/new install of the OS.

If for some reason you prefer to use the old OS in the old HD with its settings/configuration, you can try to do a repair/re-install. The procedure is similar to installing a clean/new OS except that you should opt for the 2nd repair choice (not the R or first repair option). This should retain most if not all of your old applications/settings while installing new Windows files.

Hope this be of help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

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goto the quantum site and verify the jumper setting on the drive first

if correct then.. check your sata cable is good...

check the bios to boot options so the quantum is set to boot...

under boot options .. hard drives.. sort the drive to be the first to boot

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