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windows-nt-2000-xp jamst149 6 posts since Dec 2006 Community Member 9Contributors 13Replies 20Views 9 YearsDiscussion Span 5 Months Ago Last Post by Konstantinos_2 0 ShaneMcP 9 Years Ago Have you tried using Quote: I was confused because normally I would just set the sata port in bios to disable the hotswap ability (if that's what it's called). by R. Hardware & Devices No Boot Device detected, but hard drive still worksI originally had been running windows XP on my desktop. Check This Out

So I see the drive as the removable F: disk. So shortly said write-through is safer but slower, write-back is faster but riskier. You can run linux from a liveCD if you do not want to install it (I use Knoppix 6). The SSD is still waaaaay faster than any HDD. #19 fffblackmage, Oct 14, 2010 Voo Golden Member Joined: Feb 27, 2009 Messages: 1,684 Likes Received: 0 sub.mesa said: ↑ So

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I changed my boot sequence to 1)onboard usb or floppy 2) onboard Sata Drive 3)usb device 4)Onboard IDE Device 5)on board usb or cd-rom drive. Yes you do get another icon on the bar but you can control that too.You also need to know that CDBUNERXP can't find a CD/DVD recorder on all the machines I've is no longer being offered as an ejectable device.Mark Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - That's good. In fact if my memory serves me right, the fastest transfer rate for IDE is quite a bit slower than the slowest speed of any SATA.

What did you do mister gates? All 4 hard drives are showing as removable and can be disconnected by clicking eject!! AHCI supports hot swapping, so all is working as expected.I consider this to be nothing more than an annoyance.Be sure to leave it as "Quick Removal" for now.Bob Flag Permalink This Eject Internal Hard Drive Windows 10 Thanks for any help, I'm at a bit of a dead end here in so far as troubleshooting this myself.

With this being networking and dealing with Microsoft Windows Server I would love to complete the MCSA. You can disable the AHCI feature on your motherboard and it should disappear. I'm not really sure if that plays into any of the following. https://forums.anandtech.com/threads/argh-hard-drive-showing-up-as-removable.2112672/ more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life / Arts Culture / Recreation Science

Jen_3 1 post since Jan 2017 Newbie Member Windows 10 Updates Last Post 5 Days Ago I'm at the cottage for the summer. How To Make External Hard Drive Show Up As Removable Device I could easily be wrong. i read somewhere crazy that if i install windows while in AHCI then go back to IDE it will stuff up something, is this true or just a myth? Hope this helps.

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thanks Jamesis it possible to keep AHCI on as i have an ssd but turn off the hotswap? http://www.diffen.com/difference/IDE_vs_SATA __________________ Never argue with an idiot. Ssd Showing As Removable Disk Windows 10 Disk manager doesn't help. External Hard Drive Removable Disk I've had this problem before but I can't remember how I fixed it...

But i was assuming the discussion was about how bad it would be if you pull your eSATA/pendrive disk without using the 'safely remove' icon. his comment is here Maybe they are for different things I've no idea. Is this a faulty port or is it set like because my keyboard and mouse are usb and not icons appear for them. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and Is The Disk In The C: Drive A Fixed Or Removable Disk?

Reverend Jim 1,443 7,902 posts since Aug 2010 Moderator Featured Best version for me for Microsoft Cert? Discussions cover Windows installation, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, service packs, and other Windows 7-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion SATA HDD showing up as removable drive by MarkFlax Forum moderator When I tried to boot up my machine this morning, my computer no... this contact form I have tried renaming the CD drives to higher letters.

I just went for port easiest to access. Treatasinternalport All Rights Reserved Theme designed by Audentio Design. I've yet to find anyone claimed they fixed every bug.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - 3rd time lucky it seems.

Proffitt Forum moderator / February 3, 2011 10:32 PM PST In reply to: Ohh, and my internal hard drive And what I expected.

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  10. You should be able to use a standard IDE cable with 2.5 inch adapter. 03-23-2009, 05:51 PM #8 Kazari Registered Member Join Date: Nov 2008 Posts: 8 OS:

however, according to my sources, u had something u desired to communicate regarding polonium213. The time now is 12:01. But also a bad USB cable can corrupt your filesystem, if you run it in performance mode and the connection drops due to the bad cable multiple times; that could be Windows 10 Hard Drive Removable Device That was all he offered.

I hope I don't corrupt data on them just turning them off. __________________ "ur 1st sentence is LOL. DaniWeb IT Discussion Community Join DaniWeb Log In Hardware and Software Programming Digital Media Community Center Hardware and Software Microsoft Windows Not Yet Answered Windows recognizing external HDD as removable disk, So I just entered Safe Mode, searched for "recovery" (via Windows Search), opened Recovery -> Advanced startup -> reboot now, chose "Restore from a system restore point" and selected point related navigate here Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > jez006 Member Joined: Oct 4, 2010 Messages: 102 Likes Received: 0 I've just reinstalled windows.

On a side note: Strange thing is my 3 external Lacie hardisks don't give that safely remove icon since I installed the nvidia GPU drivers. After booting, MyComputer doesn't show the drive first. if not I agree that they should remove that particular disk, because it makes absolut no sense to remove that - but other HDDs? Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page...

Caviar Blue 500GB 7,200 rpm Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate i5 3570K Gigabyte z77-UD5H ASUS 560ti GTX 1GB 830Mhz well I went into the bios and set that HDD to "IDE" Thank you, I’m running windows 10, 64 Bits, SATA Toshiba HDD 500 GB, and had the same problem “My hard drive it’s a removable drive in windows 10” or “SATA HDD However I'm fairly sure it's a problem with drive... =/ Edit: Just tried to use it with an Ubuntu LiveCD and it's just coming up with "Unable to mount location" and They will drag you down to their level and beat you with experience. ~And The Beat Goes On~ philomath View Public Profile Find More Posts by philomath 02-04-2013, 03:24 AM

O.o 03-23-2009, 06:09 PM #9 raptor_pa TSF Enthusiast Join Date: Dec 2008 Location: Central PA Posts: 10,227 OS: XP Ummm IDE uses pins, sata uses an edge All War And Military Action Topics Iraq Afghanistan Other conflicts General Military Discussion Special Interest Stay logged in Sign up now!