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More info about SATA: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serial_ATA Quote 25th Jul 201107:12 #23 drgt View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Member Join DateSep 2010 Thanks for the explanation. Im running WINDOWS 7 64bit and yes via USB it is fine which I found out my self (which took ages!!).When I use ESATA it just disconnects and is such a I contacted LaCie and they suggested I look for BIOS updates and sent me new esata cable in case it was the cable. My System Specs OS Windows 7 32bit shinbo View Public Profile Find More Posts by shinbo Internal hard drive keeps disappearing « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Similar help and useful reference

The driver itself has no physical problems at all -- it's just that somehow its interface insists on disconnecting the drive from the computer even though the OS explicitly instructs not Sometimes causing safe mode to hang up while starting,same with repair utility, only to have my computer mysteriously start up the next time like nothing had ever happened.Ive eliminated most of ASUS tries to work on it. It's actually a Microsoft issue, although I'm not sure anybody has stated it as such. more info here

External Hard Drive Randomly Disconnects

mojoe_90Jan 28, 2011, 2:16 AM ok been playing at 9 mins it still disconects at 8 mins it dont PixelSlaveJan 28, 2011, 6:14 AM mojoe_90 said: SNAP ! Drop me a line to my e-mail [email protected] if you still have the problem or visit me on www.totalcomputersolutions.org and send me an email there. Different HDD, MB, OS - same problem. The only HDDs I've had ever problems with were Seagate drives, and both were .11 drives.

I doubt that really means much, since yours is Intel and mine is AMD, and any power is coming from the PSU, so I don't see how it could be a Saturday, February 01, 2014 11:52 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I think I have cleared up my problem by enabling the write cache on the drive. Will be used in usb e Internet Speed: 30mbs upgraded from previous dsl Browser: WaterFox/Cyberfox x64 variations of FireFox, FF x64 Antivirus: VIPRE 2016 Internet Secuurity Life Time Subscription Other Info: Hard Drive Disappears Until Reboot Details are included in the CBS.Log windir\Logs\CBS\CBS.log.

I would check the ACHI controller settings. Also, this solution has been confirmed to work for many people with many different devices from different manufacturers. USB cables have been changed. Continued Nope, not working.

Thanks for the reply.... Hard Drive Disappears From Bios It would ordinarily just be an annoyance... The external HD won't be disconnected until I try to copy files from VAIO to LaCie or the other way around, it would start the copying process and I can feel THANK YOU!

Internal Hard Drive Keeps Disconnecting

If you have critical data of ANY nature, you don't trust that data to one fallible location. *EVEN* if you're running Linux. http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/199495-secondary-hard-drive-disappears.html It turned out that updating my AHCI SATA driver for my motherboard to the latest version resolved the issue for me. External Hard Drive Randomly Disconnects No amount of refreshing/ rechecking hardware brings it back. Hard Drive Disappeared Windows 7 ATP Ars Tribunus Angusticlavius et Subscriptor Tribus: Los Gatos, CA Registered: Oct 20, 2000Posts: 8011 Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2013 2:11 am I think I have a spare cable lying around

I blamed Microsoft for a long time but getting pretty sure its the interactions of the WD drives and Windows 7. see here Computer Type: PC/Desktop OS: Win 10 Pro 64 Bit CPU: i7-4790k Motherboard: Asrock z97 Extreme6 Memory: 32 GB Kingston HyperX 1866 Graphics Card: Sapphire Vapor-X R9 290 Quote eastman View Profile When I used the stock JMicron drivers from JMicron website I found the drive would always disconnect after a period of time even if I had made adjustments in the Windows Sunday, November 17, 2013 7:03 PM Reply | Quote 6 Sign in to vote Actually, it has nothing to do with drivers, nor is it your hard drive's fault. Hard Drive Disappeared Windows 10

General Support Windows Taskbar and Screen DisappearHello, every time I try to launch a program or try to open the file explorer my task bar information disappears and the screen goes Can't find your answer ? Nothing will appear in the logs because the drive acts like it doesn’t have any power. http://mffonline.com/hard-drive/dell-inspiron-has-no-cd-drive-and-i-have-formatted-hard-drive.php http://forums.pcper.com/showthread.php?t=444831 Quote 11th Jul 201113:31 #15 drgt View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Member Join DateSep 2010 Originally Posted by aedipuss afaik you need to power on esata drives

SSDs fail. Hard Drive Keeps Disappearing Windows 7 continuum Moderator et Subscriptor Tribus: California Registered: Jul 1, 1999Posts: 79471 Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2013 1:38 am Swap the cable first, but yeah, smells like a controller error.Which motherboard is Day #2!

Quote 4th Apr 201107:25 #4 asiafan View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Member Join DateJan 2011 Locationherre how u are using esata disc in Win 7 ?

Ad Choices Join Forum | Login | Today's Posts | Tutorials | Windows 10 Forum | Windows 8 Forum Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. When I use USB, it's all fine. Hardware & Devices Hard drive disappears randomlyI have an IDE hard drive as my secondary drive used for backups or misc files. Hard Drive Keeps Disappearing And Reappearing Thanks.

Also, this solution has been confirmed to work for many people with many different devices from different manufacturers. When connected via eSATA they randomly disconnect themselves. My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... Get More Info brodie "diabolus scies" Ars Legatus Legionis et Subscriptor Tribus: Echo Base Registered: Dec 4, 2000Posts: 44020 Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:48 am I don't have a caddy, but I do

From my searches, apparently this is a widespread issue. If forced me to reboot -- I don't remember being forced to reboot when I enabled write caching. Unfortunately, after just a couple of seconds of joy, the external HD disconnnects, EVERYTIME!I contacted LaCie, they told me to try the HD on other computers, I did, it turned out I haven't tried putting in a different drive in place of the Seagate yet, though.

Any business system should be on one, regardless of OS. All of them complaining that their WD drives would automatically disconnect itself.I am currently using a Seagate BlackArmor 1TB and a WD 1TB, both are ESATA, hooking up to the same It won't show up in Windows Explorer, it won't show up in Storage Management, it won't show up in Device Manager... There is also a BD-ROM/DVD-RW/CD-RW drive in there, also SATA (on SATA Port 4).

Since I'm using this drive for backing up my hard drives, I much prefer having the eSata option... Maybe there is some advantage in using older hardware, as I have been doing for several years now ? it still only happens with this one drive.So... The drive is less than 6 months old.Regards,Lisa Best answer RichoApr 2, 2010, 10:35 AM I found a solution for WD MyBook disconnecting from the eSATA port.

But always good to check! Will be used in usb e Internet Speed: 30mbs upgraded from previous dsl Browser: WaterFox/Cyberfox x64 variations of FireFox, FF x64 Antivirus: VIPRE 2016 Internet Secuurity Life Time Subscription Other Info: