this is not my help!!!!

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by IDLE, Mar 10, 2005.

  1. IDLE

    IDLE OSNN Senior Addict

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    ok....i am taking out a secondary HDD from a my bad...(stupid motherboard) and trying to put it in my other pc. its set as slave but my computer wont read it

    i look computer mangae and it there but saying dynamic unreadable....wtf is going on with this???
     
  2. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    I'm guessing that the drive has been made into a dynamic disk which as far as I know, can't be read in win95-winxp home edition. Might be wrong about xp home.

    Dynamic disk is a software version of RAID apparently. I was thinking about trying it out on my machine until some nice person told me it's a software RAID. I'm staying away from RAID (and dynamic disks) coz it won't benefit me. :)
     
  3. IDLE

    IDLE OSNN Senior Addict

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    great....im running XP pro but it wont read the disk. how can i get it to read? its not that hard.....
     
  4. put it in a computer that reads it and network it :D
     
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    ming OSNN Advanced

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  7. IDLE

    IDLE OSNN Senior Addict

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    good article but its a slave drive. meaning drive 2. its a file drive....holds all my ****.
     
  8. IDLE

    IDLE OSNN Senior Addict

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    after meesing with it last night, im getting no post with nothing plugged in. actually the CPU fan wont come on with the memory out. thought that was weird. bubt the lights came on in the front of the case....oh well doing an RMA on the motherboard.

    btw i appreciate all the help. thanks guys!
     
  9. lancer

    lancer There is no answer! Political User Folding Team

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    well when you do get the computer back up, try using fdisk in msdos, delete the partition (if you don't want whats on the disk), hopefully then msdos will see the disk as a raw drive and then just format it. could work, could not, but worth a try.
     
  10. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    And in future, please make your topics:
    a) relevent
    b) make sense

    :)
     
  11. mlakrid

    mlakrid OSNN BASSMASTER Political User Folding Team

    LOL EP thats just MEAN
    ROFL
    :D
     
  12. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

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    No, it's a good point. ;)
     
  13. LeeJend

    LeeJend Moderator

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    If the US Congress doesn't have to follow those rules why should we. This is discrimination against techies!
     
  14. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    This is not a democracy :p
     
  15. jimi_81

    jimi_81 Moderator Political User

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    haha
    too funny
     
  16. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

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    dictatorship? hehe
     
  17. yes masta
     
  18. mlakrid

    mlakrid OSNN BASSMASTER Political User Folding Team

    Well neither is our government if we all stop and think about it...

    Where have any of you seen where it says in our constitution that we have to pay taxes? It doesnt, taxes were inacted to pay for the wars our country faced very early on in our existence... We do have need for them don't get me wrong, Im just saying that we probably dont need nearly as much as we have now to support our military...

    I served for 9 years (90-99) in the US Navy... somehow some way, our government needs to evaluate and fix our taxation...
     
  19. IDLE

    IDLE OSNN Senior Addict

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    will do....sorry i was kinda pissed about it all.....
     
  20. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    well alcohol does make people do strange things.