I guess I can try it again. Use passphra.se to create a memorable xkcd style password. And you see things like dried out silicone creme (always be careful with that stuff, it is dangerous for humans)! Nothing!That's the weird thing.There are no services,that are using the ressources of the HDD,but the light is staying constantly on,without blinking. http://pspdesktops.com/hard-drive/solid-state-external-hard-drive.html
Does Ctrl-Alt-Del do anything at all? Reading Material Hannibal House The story of a Seattle man who visits Wales, and decides to buy a house there. I had something very similar with a failing WD drive. Success!
You could try adding an IDE controller card to see if that fixes the issue (they're pretty cheap). My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell Inspiron 530 OS Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) CPU Q6600 Memory 8 GB Graphics Card ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT Monitor(s) Displays Samsung Syncmaster P2450 So, the first thing is to examine what changed recently? The issue that I was having was that it was a new install.
Perhaps in the future I will try to lower the threshold. @ R3: Ya I wanted to see if I could keep it stable for 3 days (basically monday or so) I will check again, however, from what I could tell before, there was no difference in the processes when it was stuck at 100% and when it was in the 40%-70% I haven't found one consistent way to trigger it or stop it. Solid Hdd Light This would be just another quick check to throw in with the others.
No norton.No the fans keeps it normal pace when the freezing accurs. Hard Drive Light Solid Windows 7 Protector An odd and weird science fiction story by Larry Niven. My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number HP Pavilion Elite 495UK OS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit CPU Intel Core i7 870 @ 2.93GHz Motherboard MSI 2A9C (CPU1) Memory 8Gb Dual-Channel DDR3 https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/5408574e-668b-4129-8b7b-e38a9c55c3db/win-7-randomly-freezes-with-hdd-light-on?forum=w7itproperf Then i installed the nvidia stuff again.
I have ran memorytests, passed them all np (but that doesn't prove anything conclusively I have learned) In any case, the problem remains, but at least only when playing games now, Hard Drive Light Solid Windows 10 If not, return to original setup. Now that i know it is reoccurring, I'd like some advice. R3PO???
I gave the quad core AMD CPU to my girlfriend from this PC and two weeks later she is now getting the same fault. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2445787/computer-randomly-freeze-hdd-light-stop-blinking.html So far I've backed up 1,384,723MB of data in 306,201 files! Solid Hard Drive Light No Boot You know guys I recently checked the samsung Magician software and I found the problem at the System management particularly the OS optimization I set it before at Maximum performance and Hard Drive Light Stays On Computer Freezes Get the answer Best answer EntomberNov 15, 2014, 12:33 AM yes, an unreasonably high and consistent number under read/write that doesn't seem to make sense compared to what the process is
Reply Michael Ora says: November 7, 2015 at 5:19 pm I'm in installing a Samsung 850 Evo 500gig on an Asus z77 Windows 7. have a peek at these guys Proffitt Forum moderator / February 17, 2011 11:31 PM PST In reply to: RE: Just checking Again something worth noting if missing,Be sure to read http://forums.cnet.com/7723-6122_102-510824.html in which the discussion starts We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. This freeze is most similar to the failure of CD read (to clarify, this is not a cause in my case) when system is trying to read from scratched CD and Hard Drive Light Stays On All The Time
Advice? EntomberNov 17, 2014, 6:35 PM it's possible that you have malware.I would recommend you download malwarebytes and run a full scan while you're in safe mode, and let it complete the Sometimes my PC will randomly just "lock up". check over here but we learn new things and "tricks of the trade" every day; keeps you young of mind I have high hopes right now that the problem indeed is solved, but I
The other big consumer is Counter Strike, but other than that it's just AV, web browsers, and school files. External Hard Drive Red Light My windows is up to date as of now. Check your USB peripherals people!
Whib96Nov 18, 2014, 5:37 PM Entomber said: it's possible that you have malware.I would recommend you download malwarebytes and run a full scan while you're in safe mode, and let it It sounds like a flaky driver or process. One thing i noticed is that google chrome was warning me of some suspicious activity and couldn't open any websites, and it seems some stuff got reset in chrome (my download Computer Locks Up Hard Drive Light Stays On It is an older system and I do belive I did fix the problem with it being the cable and/or dust.
Everything works great now. I use Nod 32 - 4.2 and SuperAntiSpyware. It does too, mostly to the boot up (which I rarely do, this machine is on 24×7) but it feels smoother in day to day tasks too. http://pspdesktops.com/hard-drive/hard-drive-light-stays-on-all-the-time.html Random freezing, HDD light Completely off Sata DVD Rom causing the HDD light to be ON all the time Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway
A hard drive can fail at any time so I think you've just been unlucky. 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 Does anyone have any other solutions aside from removing the video card or SSD? but when playing games goes way way up? (I mean it would make sense to a point, I just feel it would have been doing it at more points is all)
I changed it to advanced and disabled the hibernation mode and configured the virtual memory to 4.5 gig I hope this will solve our problem Reply Aaron Kelley says: March 13, Will give it a go tonight. a virus wouldn't be able to mess with the check disk on boot up, so you can quit worrying about that. After I let a disk check scan just for bad sectors overnight (and get virtually nowhere because the HDD just got into its rhythmic noise freeze up thing), a smart attribute
Page 1 of 3 1 23 > 15 Sep 2011 #1 cwright111 Windows 7 11 posts Hard drive light goes solid red and computer locks up... If the drive is failing the more you run it the lower your chance of getting the data backed up.If you have any SMART utilities for checking the drive look there Unfortunately, that isn't possible. The scan goes through everything but scanning the individual files and folders on the disk, and it finds nothing up to there.
However, after switching on Optimus (using the built-in Intel GPU to drive the display) and disabling the NVIDIA card, the problem still occurs, so I'm pretty sure it's not that. Is Nod32 and/or superantispyware running a full scan after booting? Update your SevenForums System Specs User CP (3rd item in the top menu bar) | Your Profile | Edit System Spec (left-hand column) To gather info, use SIW or Speccy or Did not see that ending coming!
Hopefully this will fix the freezes.