• VMware ESX 3.5 not able to create a new datastore

    I am trying to create a new virtual machine on the VMware ESX 3.5 server. The server is a Dell Poweredge with a 1TB SATA disk. I am not able to open the datastore screen and create a new datastore. Any advice?

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  • What does EMC recommend as best RAID group for RAID 6, (8+2)?

    What do EMC recommend as best practices for number of disks in a raid group for RAID 6, (8+2) with SATA drives with A CX3 Clariion array?

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  • Removing SATA HDD passwords

    Hi, Is there a program that can be used to recover or remove SATA HDD passwords?

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  • SSD

    Looking to buy a SSD to replace existing hard drive in my old laptop. What is the difference between SATA, SATA 1,SATA 3?

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  • Computer does not detect SATA hard drive in BIOS

    Please help! Brand new hard drive 160Gb Samsung SATA. BIOS does not detect it, I tried everything. From replacing the "data cables", "power converter plugs" on the power supply, upgrading my BIOS. There is no RAID setting in my BIOS only the option to "enable/disable SATA". The BIOS detect it once...

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  • Storage device or a QNAP

    Storage device or QNAP device if I remove the HD in a disaster will it work in a standard SATA PC straight away as a "drive partition” if it was in a raid configuration? I have a large media backup system and have been copying files between 3 USB external drives for ages via the"ActiveSYNC APP"...

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  • Windows XP Installation

    Hi Good Morning to All can please tell me how to install win XP in sata mode AHCI Because safeboot only support AHCI mode so plzz tell how i can fix this problem

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  • Installing Windows XP from bootable CD

    How can I install a clean copy of Windows XP from a bootable CD? The laptop has SATA hard disk and cannot continue with installation. The laptop has no floppy drive.

    SearchStorageATE215 pointsBadges:
  • Hard Disk not getting detected

    My hard-disk is not getting detected.. Day before it was, I just removed the ram & from that moment itself, everything's stopped working.!! Mine is a 915gm motherboard with IDE Hard-disk connection.. When I tried it connect with some other IDE cable it did not take, and when I checked it with a...

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  • SATA setting to install operating system

    I have a Dell desktop with an SATA drive. What setting does SATA need to be in to allow me to install the operating system? We know that changing this setting allowed it to work the last time.

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  • Choosing disks for storage for virtualization

    What are the pros and cons of choosing SAS over SATA and vice versa? Just looking for some perspective on the options.

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  • HP Proliant ML 350 G6 Hard disk not Visible

    Hi this server has 2 146GB (6G DP 10K) SATA hard disk. It installed windows 2003 well on one hdd but the second hdd is not sensed whatsoever.

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  • SATA AHCI driver AMD processor

    I have a client machine here it's a HP Pavilion dv6-1210sa Win Vista Installed I need to downgrade it to XP but in the BIOS there is no option to Disable SATA Can anyone tell me where I can find the  SATA AHCI driver for this AMD computer Please Two days now searching and and found nothing that...

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  • Advice about upgrade Hard Drives from 250Gb each to 2Tb each in DELL PowerEdge2900

    Hello World; At the business we looking to upgrade hard drives for DELL PowerEdge2900, currently having 8 hard drives SATA @250Gb each (used only 7) under RAID5 (one hard drive not configured) Client wants to upgrade Hard Drives to SATA 2Tb each for the 7 drive without killing RAID5, and without an...

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  • RAID 0 with an Internal and External Drive?

    I was wondering if I could be able to set up my default hard drive and a new external hard drive for RAID 0. My internal disk drive is a ST3160815AS ATA Device (149 GB, IDE). And I have a My Passport Essential 500 GB USB 2.0 Portable External Hard Drive WDBAAA5000AD6-NESN. Will I be able to have a...

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  • Add new hard drive in ESXi 4

    I've installed ESXi 4 on a 40gb ATA drive.  I've also added two 1tb Hitachi SATA drives using the controller on an ASUS M4A785-M motherboard.  How do I format those two drive to make them available as datastores for virtual machines?

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  • How do I duplicate or clone a dying SATA drive?

    If a sata drive is dying what is the best method to duplicate or clone it without risking the data? Is this the same for ide or scsi drives? If not please list the best methods for these as well across any platform.

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  • Burn in Test data verify failure

    I have a crate of 40gb hard drives that I need to stress test. I have a registered copy of Burn in Test by Passmark I'm using to test the hardware. I've run a few through already and 2 out of 3 are failing due to "Data Verify Failures". The help text that came with BiT aren't very specific. On the...

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  • SATA Hard Drive on Win 2003 Server

    We have a Win 2003 Server with 2 SATA drives. I have a 750 gig SATA drive that I want to install in it. This drive was satisfactorily formatted (NTFS) on another machine. But the server won't recognize it, in spite of their being 3 unused SATA ports on the motherboard. I've tried different ports...

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  • Installing Win XP on SATA drive system

    Our school was given some used computers that have one or two SATA drives installed, with Win 2000 Server. The computers boot OK, but I want to reformat the drives and install XP Pro. However, when I boot from the XP CD, it tells me that "setup cannot find any hard drives" on the system. what must...

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