If you’re using IDE drives, you’re going to want to look this over carefully. In first pic in this section, you can see an illustration of the hard drive jumpers and their various settings.
And if you missed the first part of this two part article, you might want to check it out before reading this one.
As we discussed in part one, your drive will likely be one of two basic types: a IDE (also known as PATA) drive, or a SATA drive.
Then Windows downloaded another set of updates (the most recent i think but i haven't been able to get back in and see which ones they are) and it rebooted and immendiately had a disk read error. Booted from windows disk and tried an automatic system repair and failed.
Tried a system restore to a previous point and that failed too. Was able to boot after that but it took Foreveeeeeerrrrrrr (like 20 minutes) to get to the login screen and aother 5-10 to get to the desktop.
I am having trouble with my homebuilt system crashing with disk read errors and boot issues after widnows installs all its updates.
The system: ASRock A75M FM1 AMD A75 (Hudson D3) SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOSAMD A6-3650 Llano 2.6GHz Socket FM1 100W Quad-Core Desktop APU (CPU GPU) with Direct X 11 Graphic AMD Radeon HD ...
In this edition of Hardware Upgrade, we’ll try and quickly squash as many common problems that we can.
If you’re currently having trouble with a hard drive installation, or have solved problems in the past, tell us about them in the comments, so that other readers can share your experience as well.
If you can install drives on separate IDE cables, it’s always easier to do so.
You might be in a situation where you have to connect two drives on one IDE cable because you have too many devices and not enough IDE connectors on your motherboard.
Why did it run fine fora moththe first time and then die after less than hours the second time.