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Dvd drive g is not found

Please help me to install a new dvd drive g you can understand my problem i am unable to insert a disk help me otherwise i am in serious problem.

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My lappy hard disk is giving status that hard disk failure try to install in other location. then i connected it to my pc to take backup


Not sure I understand your Question... or maybe you are making a statement? But, it sounds like your hard drive (HD) is dead, no good , non useable... So what are your options? Purchase another hard drive, you should have received system backup disk or install disk with your laptop , you can use them to reinstall the operating system (OS) Windows on the new hard drive. There is a slight possibility you could try them (the install disk) to re-install your OS on your original HD, but again it sounds like your HD is dead.

If you have never made a back up of you hard Drive, then all your data (pic, documents, game, contacts) are lost. The problem most people don't understand is if the hard drive crashes for physical reasons, the spring breaks inside, or a diode burns out, then the data on the disk are lost.

You may also take your laptop to a computer repair shop near you and they can tell you more about your options.

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I'm trying to install MAC OS 10.6.6, but it keeps on failing. It says it can't install. The new internal harddrive is a Samsung Hm500jj 500gb,harddrive. Please help?


Be sure to use the OS installation disks that came with your system initially.
  1. You want to insert the CD or DVD that came with your computer
  2. When you get to the first screen, look for the Utility dropdown menu at the top
  3. Select erase and target the new Hard Drive
  4. Select HFS+ as the file system and check the box for OS 9 drivers if you need them
  5. Wait for a few seconds while the new drive is formatted
  6. Then select this disk for installation in the wizard and install the Operating System

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HI I have a desktop with : *MSI Motherboard with Nvidia chipset on it *Intel Core 2 duo *2 GB SDDR2 RAM *500 SEAGATE HDD I created four partitions on the HDD , i had bad sectors on the fourth partition...


Have you considered checking your DVD writer? Also, you might already have a faulty hard disk drive.
You can try any of the following:
1. Double check to see if your Windows 7 installation disk is dirty (clean it using a lint free cloth) or has many scratches. (Your DVD reader/writer would really have a hard time reading scratched disks.)
2. Borrow another DVD-ROM from a friend and use it to install Windows 7 on your computer's C drive.
3. Check to see if ALL cables are properly connected. i.e. SATA, power cables, etc.
4. You could also try to make your 500 GB HDD as a slave drive so that you can backup your files to another media if it works. (Backup to another external hard disk drive, burn it to DVD's, etc.)
5. LISTEN carefully if your hard drive makes unusual noises like unusual clicking, bumping, and/or scratching sound inside your hard disk drive. If it does and as a last resort, replace your hard disk drive.

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My hard drive is 32ogb & i've made it to 5 partition.In one drive i've installed xp.then i tried to install windows7 on another drive after formating another drive. my problem is when i deleted one...


The only way to get that data back is by using a data recovery program. There are several different types of data recovery software out there. I've found one for you. Click here to go to the website. I haven't actually used this company's recovery software, so I don't guarantee or endorse them, so you may want to shop around before buying one.

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If the drive came with an installtion disk I would recommend you install the disk first prior to connecting your hard drive to your laptop. It's normally plug and play, this means your drive should be recognised the moment you connect it. However, it's important to insert the disk first and carry out the installation. What version of windows are you using? You can also check out the minimum system requirements that shows on the box. Good luck. Andrew

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I bought a external hard drive and want to backup my dvd's on it. What do I need in order to do this?


All you need is a good working DVD ROM and a 2.0 usb port.

Plug in your hard drive to the usb port.
It should install and be ready to use in a few minutes.
Insert your DVD's
Open My Computer and open your dvd disk (right click on the icon and choose open)
Open My Computer again but this time open your newly inserted hard drive (there will be an icon naming the drive)
Now, just use copy / paste from the dvd to the hard drive (you may have to create folders on the hdd to keep it organized)

Hope this helps.

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neither, the new disk is in need of a driver to operate it it should be in the box with the drive
for some reason it is not seen as plug and play. you could delete it from system in device manager and try plugging it in again. Watch the bottom right of screen FOUND NEW Hware.... Installing new hardware Your hware is ready to use should then show. if that dont occur then the problem is an incompatible new hDD

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Installation issue - Not recognizing


hmm, no problem plugging in either side, just be sure to do the power cable first. What's doing the beep, beep?

Found a guy who had similar prob, here was his solution:
Go to Control Panel. Click on Device Manager.
Check to see if FreeAgent is shown as a disk drive.
If not, check the device list for any Free Agent device, double click and check driver. No driver installed? Update does not work? On the driver tab….click uninstall device.
Shut down computer. Unplug Free agent USB and power at the drive.
Reboot computer. As it is rebooting, plug in the power cord. Wait a minute or two….then plug in USB cord.

Windows will “found new device” ….. Just let the computer complete the reboot.
Then go to the device manager. Chances are you will find Free Agent in the drives….and in the USB list of devices. Open windows explorer….and you should see you Free Agent as a drive.
Windows will ask you to install manufacturer disk. You have no disk…non needed. Windows has installed the device. Just click on close. I you keep getting windows wants to install device…..ignore it. You can click on “don’t ask again”. (That is if your Free Agent drive is showing in the device manager as a disk…and in windows explorer….along with your other drive or drives.)
If at some later time….your Free Agent drive does not appear….repeat the steps as listed above.
(You may think it is not working….or that it has gone bad. Try this before you try to return.)
Seagate Tools…the new version….does not recognize to diagnose the Free Agent….
I have not tried Seagate Tools after getting the computer to recognize the drive.
I am surprised Seagate does not provide a Tool to recognize their own drives…and install and/or test Free Agent.

This does work for me with Vista. Thought I had lost the drive…. Seagate should provide a patch or a drive that Windows will recognize when you get the “found new hardware” and Windows asks you to insert manufacturer’s installation disk. I do not understand why that is not already there….a driver file for Free Agent...that Windows would install.

I did not buy Pro….because I did not need the backup software. I wonder if those who bought Pro are having these problems.

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Data recovery from External Usb Hard Disk


Fixya has received a growing number of USB connected Hard disk failures in recent months. It would appear they are a poor backup device, at least over the long term.

A couple of possibilities: First, disassemble the drive enclosure, and check the connections to the drive itself. I've seen one instance where an internal connection was just loose enough to cause a problem.

2. You could try removing the hard disk from the enclosure, and installing it as a second drive in a standard desktop PC. Interfaces must of course match- assuming it is an IDE interface, install it in a desktop with that drive connect system.

Master/slave jumpers must be also set correctly.

After this, using the drive management tool in Computer Management, try mounting the drive.

Beyond this, data recovery could be difficult at best. There are data recovery services available, but such is fairly pricey. You will have to decide just how valuable your missing data is.

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