Thanks for your answer Topher. After this I tried many things and I think I ended up making it worse. Everything on there site is not only scanned by the site but it is also checked by the site admins. A small, bus-powered external drive did not do the harm. http://phpbbinstallers.net/hard-drive/problems-with-migrating-to-larger-hd-in-vista.html
Clang August 25, 2015 at 12:36 am Hot damn! I then started "zero free space" (tiger Disk Utility) which took about 8 hours (!!!) of beeping continuously. I had been having numerous problems with my 4G ipod...computer thinks the HD is corrupted, sometimes iTunes will communicate but only very slowly, songs get skipped or stop partway through when I have to sync my iPod and errors pop up saying a file is being used already. check this link right here now
I will try that as soon as I get home. After doing what you said, Disk Utility shows no volumes inside. I then go to what seems to be the "Last Resort" on your pages, open Terminal, go to diskutil list, find the disk (disk1), use "cat /dev/random > /dev/disk1".
Remember that cellophane (ie. I copied 28GB of my music and it beeped only a couple dozen times. System Manufacturer/Model Number Self Build OS Vista Ultimate x64, SP2. Steammover One possibility that occurs to me is that the drive was formatted in FAT32 or HTFS to begin with.
Otherwise, if Topher’s solution doesn’t work, you may have to face the probability that the drive somehow sustained irreparable damage. How To Install Games On A Second Hard Drive Though I dont know how long this fix will last seems like a pretty Temporary solution. Jello September 6, 2014 at 10:07 am This worked. useful reference That is until I opened it up, put the folded business card between the metal case and the hard drive like you said and voila!
What if you paid your customers to read your advertisements? Curse Addon Client This has helped keep my mental sanity on numerous occasions with corrupted drives. If that's the case, you can milk more life out of it by installing your system on an external drive and running it from there. Why does disk utility show an incorrect amount of storage and is there a way to ascertain the correct storage other then just dropping data on it?
XP Pro x64 SP3. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/296707-32-unable-play-games-secondary-hard-drive Using DU in Recovery Mode, in the Left Hand Pane (LHP), in addition to the single line "1TB Seagate USB 3.0 Cable", below that I can now see a horizontal line Run Games Off Second Hard Drive Have you tried clearing out the cache for WOW? How To Play Games Off Secondary Hard Drive It seems that when the system does the zeroing out, it finds out which blocks are going bad and routes around them (please don't hold me to this explanation of HD
I guess Ill just store the extra parts I ordered for future purposes.>awesome [ Reply to This | # ] One possible fix for iPods with hard drive issues Authored by: Given that the procedure Topher describes effectively erases the drive, there will be no data to be salvaged and thus the value of the data is not part of the equation. After about 15 minutes waiting, I unplugged and plugged back the pendrive. Now, to restoring all of the icons and the contents of the dock. Moving Steam Games To Another Drive
Hopefully this will keep up! Now this hint. System Manufacturer/Model Number Compaq Pressario/SR2149 OS 32bit Reply With Quote New 04 Mar 2010 #4 stoneys-nutz View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Gamerholic Join Date : Apr 2008 Wale's have a peek here Could you do that in the future?
Apparently Andrei didn't read, or didn't heed the warning. Curse Gaming In the case of hard drive problems, the best solution is to regularly back up the data on your drives. So, I try to erase with the default options, i.e., Mac OS Extended (journaled), Security option fastest.
Actually, I have been trying to first repair and then format this pendrive for about a year now. Thank you B. Tradesman1Apr 15, 2016, 6:50 PM How far along is it, believe it should give a percentage SapperismApr 15, 2016, 7:34 PM Tradesman1 said: How far along is it, believe it should Elvui Keep up the good work.
This is what I get when I try to partition it with Disk Utility: Partition failed Partition failed with the error: Couldn’t unmount disk. I need to recover all my work. Changing out terms and adding "boot problems" and "cannot load" will take you to other sites. Check This Out Thanks a lot Evan May 9, 2016 at 5:57 am I get the error: cat: stdout: Input/output error after typing: cat /dev/random > /dev/disk2 Dann May 31, 2016 at 12:43 am
GD [ Reply to This | # ] One possible fix for iPods with hard drive issues Authored by: ch4ot1c_0n3 on Feb 06, '07 10:09:53PM I was getting the whir click Topher Kessler Post authorJune 1, 2014 at 8:29 am By reformatting your drive you wiped out the indexes that tell it where files are on the drive. Join Now Help Remember Me? Almost.
I thought my iPod was a goner before I did this, and I haven't had a problem since. Lloyd Smith June 18, 2016 at 4:58 pm Ooops! No idea what the problem is!