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external harddrive.. can i put

Discussion in 'Drivers' started by Kizzmit5, Jan 7, 2005.

  1. Kizzmit5

    Kizzmit5 Established Techie7 Member

    can i put windows in one to make my programs work? Like if I put my msn program on there or my graphics program, could I use them from my G: drive? Or would I have to put Windows xp on there first? Thanks for any help :)
     
  2. Kizzmit5

    Kizzmit5 Established Techie7 Member

    did i put this in the wrong area?
     
  3. Kizzmit5

    Kizzmit5 Established Techie7 Member

    does anyone know if its possible to make programs run from an external drive? Or do i have to install (or can i install) windows xp to it to make it do that?
     
  4. jephree

    jephree ¨*·.¸ «.·°·..·°·.» ¸.·*¨

    Hey Kizzmit5 :D

    Here is a post from the search link below it. Hope this helps:

    programs on external drive
     
  5. Kizzmit5

    Kizzmit5 Established Techie7 Member

    Hi jephree :D, good to see you.

    Thank you so much for all your help. I do have another quick question if you could help. My computer keeps getting hot still and is turning off even when I have an external fan on so I was going to try to clean the heatsink but I wanted to make sure I did it correctly. I just need some instructions of how to do it that have pics. I found a site before but I can't find it and since then I haven't been able to find it again. I have been looking for a few days and I don't think i'm looking with the right words or something. I get a few sites with pics but they don't show me where my heatsink is for my computer. I have a vaio PCG-GRV680. I saw one that got to it through the bottom of the laptop but I'm not sure thats where mine is. Last time I thought it was under my keyboard so i really don't want to start if i don't know what i'm doing, ya know? Should I put this on another topic or.. something lol? Sorry if i'm not in a good spot. I'm just tired of it turning off when i'm in the middle of something and i don't want it to ruin anything in it. Thanks a bunch for any help ;)
     
  6. jephree

    jephree ¨*·.¸ «.·°·..·°·.» ¸.·*¨

    well i found the manual here

    vaio pcg-grv


    the only internal option it shows is to replace the RAM, which is on the bottom/ middle.

    not being familiar with notebooks, i dont even know if you can open it up.

    did you ever run Everest?


    it could ID the motherboard from which we could find where the processor is.
     
  7. Kizzmit5

    Kizzmit5 Established Techie7 Member

    wow, you are good. I'm loading the page for the first link and reading the other link. I haven't ever run everest. my poor puter is a bit slow at the moment lol.
     
  8. Kizzmit5

    Kizzmit5 Established Techie7 Member

    ok, do you want me to dl the everest now and do a scan? and post the results here?
     
  9. jephree

    jephree ¨*·.¸ «.·°·..·°·.» ¸.·*¨

    everest is more than a scan ... but for now
    just the id of your motherboard ... make model etc
    yes

    actually also you can check under Computer > Sensor ...for drive temp
     
  10. Kizzmit5

    Kizzmit5 Established Techie7 Member

    where do i find those? are they in the manual?
     
  11. jephree

    jephree ¨*·.¸ «.·°·..·°·.» ¸.·*¨

    they are in everest

    download it & run ... u will see :eek:
     
  12. Kizzmit5

    Kizzmit5 Established Techie7 Member

    oops sorry about that. the temp is (are those too hot?)



    Field Value
    HITACHI_DK23EA-60/a 70 °C (158 °F)
    Field Value
    HITACHI_DK23EA-60/b 43 °C (109 °F)
    and the motherboard is

    Field Value
    Motherboard Properties
    Field Value
    Motherboard ID <DMI>
    Field Value
    Motherboard Name Sony Corporation PCG-GRV680(UC)

    Field Value
    Front Side Bus Properties
    Field Value
    Bus Type Intel NetBurst
    Field Value
    Bus Width 64-bit
    Field Value
    Real Clock 99 MHz (QDR)
    Field Value
    Effective Clock 398 MHz
    Field Value
    Bandwidth 3182 MB/s

    Field Value
    Memory Bus Properties
    Field Value
    Bus Type DDR SDRAM
    Field Value
    Bus Width 64-bit
    Field Value
    Real Clock 133 MHz (DDR)
    Field Value
    Effective Clock 265 MHz
    Field Value
    Bandwidth 2121 MB/s


    Field Value
    Chipset Bus Properties
    Field Value
    Bus Type Intel Hub Interface
    Field Value
    Bus Width 8-bit
    Field Value
    Real Clock 66 MHz (QDR)
    Field Value
    Effective Clock 265 MHz
    Field Value
    Bandwidth 265 MB/s
     
  13. jephree

    jephree ¨*·.¸ «.·°·..·°·.» ¸.·*¨

    Field Value
    HITACHI_DK23EA-60/a 70 °C (158 °F)
    Field Value
    HITACHI_DK23EA-60/b 43 °C (109 °F)

    That first one is way hot!

    The second is average.

    Are these two different drives? or?
     
  14. Kizzmit5

    Kizzmit5 Established Techie7 Member

    oh i'm not sure, it just said tempatures, well here is all it had on the page lol.

    Field Value
    Sensor Properties
    Sensor Type HDD
    Sensor Access SMART

    Temperatures
    HITACHI_DK23EA-60/a 70 °C (158 °F)
    HITACHI_DK23EA-60/b 42 °C (108 °F)
     
  15. jephree

    jephree ¨*·.¸ «.·°·..·°·.» ¸.·*¨

    found your drive here:

    X

    they record 2 temps, i.e. operating/ non-operating:

    Temperature
    Operating 5° to 55° C (41° to 131° F)
    Non-operating 40° to 70° C (140° to 158° F)

    why non-operating exceeds operating i dont know :confused:

    maybe someone else can add something here :eek:

    anywho, you are within those limits (barely) ...

    i would guess your heat problem is with the drive rather than the processor but beyond my guess i dont know where to go

    will keep thinking tho :eek:
     
  16. Kizzmit5

    Kizzmit5 Established Techie7 Member

    thats really strange o_O wonder if that means that it can't operate at 158? lol they just have to make it harder than need be.

    Does that mean its not my heatsink causing the overheating? I don't really know the difference between drive and processor lol. Thank you so much for your time. I don't know what i'm looking for on the driver but i tried to read it all. I'll keep checking back to see if you have found anything. Ya know that error message I kept getting about memory? (its ok if not i know you read alot of other peoples messes lol) but i don't know if they are related or not. I mainly just get them still when i close the IE window.. or how they say the original window.
     
  17. jephree

    jephree ¨*·.¸ «.·°·..·°·.» ¸.·*¨

  18. Kizzmit5

    Kizzmit5 Established Techie7 Member

    oy, my computer just turned off from being too hot.
     
  19. Kizzmit5

    Kizzmit5 Established Techie7 Member

    this time the temp was

    Field Value
    Sensor Properties
    Sensor Type HDD
    Sensor Access SMART

    Temperatures
    HITACHI_DK23EA-60/a 70 °C (158 °F)
    HITACHI_DK23EA-60/b 51 °C (124 °F)
     
  20. jephree

    jephree ¨*·.¸ «.·°·..·°·.» ¸.·*¨