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Well, short of buying a new motherboard or new hard drive, I'm pretty much stuck here. :-/ Danger Mouse "The Dude" Ars Legatus Legionis et Subscriptor Tribus: Los Angeles, CA Registered: ATP Ars Tribunus Angusticlavius et Subscriptor Tribus: Los Gatos, CA Registered: Oct 20, 2000Posts: 8028 Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2013 1:50 am I can't be sure yet since it's only been Drives fail in bizarre, undetectable ways. Particularly if you have added other devices, like a printer or flash drive. http://inc1.net/hard-drive/hard-drive-space-disappeared.html

SATA is hot-swappable, isn't it? BFG10K Ars Legatus Legionis Tribus: D:\Games Registered: Aug 14, 2000Posts: 19379 Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 5:44 am brodie wrote:Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000340AS 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" er, happier than I'd otherwise be. Reply #11 Wizard1956 Join Date 01/2008 +2170 January 28, 2014 10:38:49 PM from WinCustomize Forums Quoting GFireflyE, reply 4My power supply is a 500W supply; easily able to handle my system you could try here

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Gordon 2015-11-02 06:47:33 UTC #18 Not right now, the most important thing is to treat the disk with care and make sure you never power off Slice without it first having I've swapped SATA cables, ports on the motherboard, power connectors.... Could this be a cause? Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top Xhi Posts: 6298 This post has been reported.

Danger Mouse "The Dude" Ars Legatus Legionis et Subscriptor Tribus: Los Angeles, CA Registered: Nov 14, 2000Posts: 33304 Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 6:32 pm Overheating of a drive can also Access to a great community, with a massive database of many, many areas of interest. See if the drive has returned. Hard Drive Disappeared Mac Or they could just keep on ticking indefinitely; the point is that you're on borrowed time and shouldn't be surprised when the failure happens. +1 Reason for Karma (Optional) Successfully

Several functions may not work. When Windows XP shipped MS released a set of guideline for proper coding techniques which would assure long term compatibility if followed. WTF, mate? I've never encountered this or ever heard of it happening.

That, and I'm not getting any errors that I can see.It's almost like when you eject a USB drive... Hard Drive Disappears After A Few Minutes If your disk randomly disappears, this is usually the result of a disk having more then 50% errors on the disk. I chose it. This is more a matter of buying a quality brand/design, rather than just looking at wattage. To Gfirefly - if at all possible, try the drives either in another

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continuum Moderator et Subscriptor Tribus: California Registered: Jul 1, 1999Posts: 79527 Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2013 8:19 pm So it's staying with the port? What happened? Hard Drive Disappeared Windows 10 It unmounts after a few minutes when I try copying files via a samba share, and after using it as a usb drive on my desktop a few times (which is Hard Drive Disappears From Bios Yup the money would be better spent that way and I can put the 1200w in the new build, while putting a 800w in this rig I'm on now, thus employing

Reason for Karma (Optional) Successfully updated karma reason! this contact form It sat on a "Recovery" screen complaining it could not load winload.exe.  I did not want to deal with this at 4:45am on a Sunday and so hard powered the system off. I don't want to call Dell because they will want an arm and a leg. ninyule 2015-08-02 21:15:30 UTC #4 There have been other reports of drives unmounting, see here: forums.fiveninjas.com Hard drive unmounting So I've installed my hard disk, transferred around 400/500GB of data. Hard Drive Disappears Randomly

Do you think if I got something like Pit Stop, that would help? Any ideas? Reason for Karma (Optional) Successfully updated karma reason! http://inc1.net/hard-drive/help-hard-drives.html Oh yeah, the mobo in this new build has 2 Thunderbolt ports and a Wi.Fi/Bluetooth PCI.E add in to increase network connectivity, so with the piggyback potential of multiple devices on

Reason for Karma (Optional) Successfully updated karma reason! Hard Drive Disappeared From Disk Management It's a SSD. However, I still think (admittedly eyeballing without having taken the time to search out and add up the draw for all of your devices) that 1500 will be overkill.

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Microsoft came to realize that the policy of letting developers do whatever they wanted was doing more harm than good for their reputation. However, for the time being, I will have to make do with the 1200w in order to purchase the remaining parts to complete the build. Reply #7 Jafo Join Date 03/2001 +1074 January 28, 2014 10:15:49 PM from WinCustomize Forums Also....there's nothing much to be gained by 'sleep mode' ....though it helps things if you just Second Hard Drive Disappeared Windows 10 Mega-ZBlog You are here.

brodie "diabolus scies" Ars Legatus Legionis et Subscriptor Tribus: Echo Base Registered: Dec 4, 2000Posts: 44021 Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 12:57 pm Le sigh. Not the answer you're looking for? All rights reserved Use of this Site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement (effective 3/21/12) and Privacy Policy (effective 3/21/12), and Ars Technica Addendum (effective 5/17/2012) Your California Privacy Rights The Check This Out continuum Moderator et Subscriptor Tribus: California Registered: Jul 1, 1999Posts: 79527 Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2013 3:16 am Quote:he fan was connected to a power cable that also happened to be

I am keeping all your ideas for future use, just in case. Also, Quicken is in general garbage on the coding level. SSDs fail. HOWEVER, as noted above by the_Monk, the main factor is really not wattage.

Since you'd be completely bypassing the SATA controller integrated on the motherboard by using your SATA-to-USB bridge, that would be a good way to see if that helps.If you have additional http://www.malwarebytes.org/pr.....bytes_free http://www.superantispyware.com/ (Get the FREE version) Lastly, Install CCleaner to clean up all the junk on your system. Then make sure that you 'safely eject' the drive before pulling out the USB cable. Also, take the HDD out of the external enclosure and stick it into another enclosure.

If Win7 wake-up fires everything up at once that would put more demand on the power supply and might explain why the problem suddenly appeared. Thank you. There is nothing wrong with external drives, but you should never trust important things to a single device.