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I’m afraid you are the misinformed one. My hard drives were making a noise last week. DAS WRONG An LED is supplied to hard drive activety, my CDROM combo has it's own LED. Meaning it is you who has no clue.none1 Saturday, April 30, 2011 4:48 PM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote I'm appalled to see that "hard disk errors" or his comment is here

Now, the trick is to place the page file for XP on the first partition of drive A and install XP on the second partition of drive B, and place the The thing is, is that I want hard drive 2 to be set to master, but I can't figure out how to get it to work.... shorty UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers 4 01-30-2006 05:47 PM All times are GMT -4. The best way i can describe the sounds is a low quiet throbbing/pulsating sound. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/constantly-pulsating-hard-drive-173015.html

Hard Drive Making Pulsing Noise

This is not normal, the only other thing is I have Sata drives now, but this is a problem IMO, I say it should run ONLY when the HD runs, the The OS would query the devices to determine the drive type, and also provide an opt out table (applet) that users could use to disable or change the operating characteristics of Joined: May 13, 2002 Messages: 17,830 Likes Received: 1,003 Trophy Points: 153 mkk said: ↑ I've found Acronis True Image (full featured demo version) to be both straightforward and compentent when

Black tape. Sunday, December 15, 2013 3:52 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote the CD ROM has it's own light USB drive it's own light Never seen "erroneous" "hard drive Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads Microsoft gives us no way to stop this polling, other than disabling the drivers, and then when we wonder about why the LED is pulsing, they give us nonsense like "checking

Also, take note of its usual drive letter. Hard Drive Pulsing Vibration When you create partitions on the drive, first partition starts from the outer border of the platter(s), and subsequent partitions will each time get closer to the inner border. I'm thinking for this to happen - both drives would have to be out of balance .. How do you get it to stop doing that.

What I mean is the following (sorry for my english, this will be a long explanation and not a native speaker here) : Your two hard drives are seen as one Expand IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers. That was easily fixed just by pulling the USB plug and re-plugging it in. (Still a bit worrisome, though.) The next thing I noticed is that there was an uneven "fan" Copying message to...

Hard Drive Pulsing Vibration

The sooner you come to accept this and start learning, the sooner you can look back on this time of your life and say "God, I was an arrogant, uniformed little http://www.hardwareheaven.com/community/threads/hard-drive-pulsating.222423/ craig5320, Jun 14, 2013 #5 mkk Well-Known Member Joined: Oct 9, 2003 Messages: 5,334 Likes Received: 152 Trophy Points: 73 If it would happen to be a deep, low pitched slowly Hard Drive Making Pulsing Noise It is also helpful, if you are paranoid about your SSD writes, to be alerted to activities which cause significant HDD (now SSD) access. Pc Pulsing Sound They should give us a way to control the polling.

You can't do it, because there is no way to do it. this content Optical drives used to work just fine before that, therefore, it is not necessary for Windows or the optical drive to work; it is some kind of “feature” that they chose Tuesday, February 23, 2010 11:25 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hi, I would like to suggest you check the hard disk for errors first. Now that you know a little bit more, you might even assume any read/write you can't explain and therefore are uncomfortable with represents a S.M.A.R.T.

Dyre Straits, Jun 14, 2013 #3 Trusteft HH's Asteroids' Dominator Joined: Nov 2, 2004 Messages: 18,430 Likes Received: 1,091 Trophy Points: 153 Some times, not sure why although I am sure To do this, the indexing service has to crawl your files and watch them for changes, and this can cause hard disk activity. Loading... weblink Firmware is a highly specialised area of data recovery, for more information have a look at this article.

Your antivirus program could be sorting through your hard drive and examining its files. It is indeed beating. To access the whole capacity of the drive.

So on each drive first partition : page file, second partiton : OS (with Vista being on the drive that holds the XP page file and vice versa), third partition :

qldit. And, so far, using SeaTools, 4 of the six drives easily pass the ShortDST test. Why this can't be fixed I don't know, and asking Microsoft is pointless, that includes any question.How the heck do they get opinions like they say they do while making a It says it stopped it but could not quarantine it.

Any ideas? HDD is brand new, SATA 70 Gb. I'm assuming here that it may be due to the fact that I initialized the disk using GPT and can, thusly, access the full volume of the drive. http://isospanplus.com/hard-drive/enterprise-hard-drive-vs-consumer-hard-drive.html other than those things, everything is A ok.none1 Thursday, July 28, 2011 7:03 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Now do not get all bent here, but is

Oh yeah, I should try to post some of my specs: Alienware Area-51 7500 Dual-core P4 3.0GHz 1GB RAM Primary drive - 160GB SATA WinXP Home SP2 I'll be happy to I would guess the difference in buffer size is insignificant. I installed it as a second hard drive for data storage only. Create a small 5GB partition on each drive, that'll be for the page file.

Windows has some jobs to do in the background, and it tries to politely wait until your computer is "idle" -- when it's not actively being used by a person -- If you have any questions, please contact the site administrator. Trusteft, Jun 14, 2013 #4 craig5320 Well-Known Member Joined: May 7, 2002 Messages: 9,671 Likes Received: 203 Trophy Points: 88 Is the drive operating normally? Apparently people have so little to do that they need to think they understand every little flash a LED makes to make sure "those idiots at Microsoft" aren't trying to ruin

And if so its around 2gb 08-08-2007, 08:45 PM #15 Homer99 Registered Member Join Date: Jun 2006 Location: Canada Posts: 324 OS: Windows 7 x86 & x64, The read/write heads have crashed into the platters and are now preventing the hard drive from spinning-up. Black tape. This could be as a result of either the heads having impacted the platters (typically when the hard drive was knocked or dropped) or through degradation of the platters surface resulting

the easy fix is to ignore the LED, get some work done, and stop trying to understand concepts and ideas that are clearly beyond your grasp. Also, take note of its usual drive letter. RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search How-To Geek Why Your Computer's Hard Drive Lights Flash When You Aren't Doing Anything It's happened to all of us. OR Something to do with "IDE " and more than one drive or type and brand of DVD-CD drives.

Partition layout is 250gb to XP and around 223 to Vista. Everything was working out fine until last week.