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Windows 7: 0xc000000e Error 2100: HDD0 (HardDisk Drive) initialization error (2) Page 1 of 2 1 2 > 13 Feb 2016 #1 dav1129 Windows XP SP3 49 posts Hi,I also have T61 with Win XP and the firmware did not work for me either.but the trues is that my computer has fallen, and I got a blue screen. I've seen it once before during a cold boot.My t410 bios is at 1.25. Top Profile Reply with quote Chris2011 Post subject: Re: Error 2100: HDD0 (HardDisk Drive) initialization error (2)?PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 9:25 pm Offline Joined: Fri Oct 14, 2011 weblink

I used Roxio (that's pre-installed on my work laptop - a Dell). Fixed! You could put your drive into it and hopefully recover your data that way.Daniel. _________________240, 380Z, 390X, 570E, 600x, 701C("The ButterFly"), 770, A20...22,31, G40,41,R32,40,50,51,52, R60,61, SL410/510,T20...23,30,40...43, T60p UXGA,T61,T400,TransNote, X20..24,31,40,X41T,X60,61,X60/61T, Z61t, W500No Kombowz View Public Profile Search User Find More Posts by Kombowz Find Threads by Kombowz Steam Users' Forums > Steam Game Discussions > # - C > Borderlands Borderlands 2 https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T61-and-prior-T-series/T61-quot-2100-HDD0-Hard-Disk-drive-initialization-error-2-quot/td-p/953063

Error 2100 Hdd0 (hard Disk Drive) Initialization Error (2)

These days I also keep most of my data on a NAS but I do have some folders on a D:\ or Data drive which I would like to retrieve. Thread Tools Display Modes 09-20-2012, 10:16 PM #1 Bobmans Join Date: Mar 2008 Reputation: 0 Posts: 83 Borderlands 2 Borderlands 2 Initialization Error. Installer boot menu choices now include: Try Peppermint OS Live Install Peppermint OS Check disc for defects Test Memory Boot from first hard disk Not sure which to try such that Help!

You need the updates but in the future, before installing them you just need to make sure your hard drive is in healthy condition, run a good utility program like the Reply Topic Options Subscribe to RSS Feed Mark Topic as New Mark Topic as Read Float this Topic to the Top Bookmark Subscribe Printer Friendly Page « Message Listing « Previous I had the same fault "Error 2100" with my Thinkpad X61s, can not access to HDD and the blue ThinkVantage's invalid. I thought you didn't want to install?

Award BIOS F13 Memory 16GB Corsair Vengance DDR3 @ 661 MHz Dual Channel (9-9-9-24) Graphics Card EVGA NVidia GTX 560 1024MB Sound Card Realtek Integrated Monitor(s) Displays Dual Samsung SyncMaster 2494HS Drive not recognised by PC or by firmware update prog or Ubuntu etc. It did not tell me other than the drive had an error and to contact Lenovo support.After I got home, I went ahead and checked the Lenovo support page and this https://forum.treeofsavior.com/t/client-error-initialization-error-2/100755 Nothing has worked.

Whereas when I do the same with the affected HDD I do not see any partitions. California Gift Card Law Goes into Effect January ... I don't know what this means or how bad the prognosis then is, but I suspect that the problem for the PC and Peppermint is that 'No Media Is Found' By can Malware actually do this?

Error 2100 Hdd0 Initialization Error (1)

I haven't checked, but i'll check to see if ISO is an available format (?) does it require a special kind of CD disk? http://www.somelifeblog.com/2007/12/lenovo-hdd0-2100-error-hard-drive.html I've *never* seen it do physical damage to any part of the computer, hard drive included.That being said, hard drives fail, and in most cases when we least want them to...You Error 2100 Hdd0 (hard Disk Drive) Initialization Error (2) Top Profile Reply with quote ajkula66 Post subject: Re: Error 2100: HDD0 (HardDisk Drive) initialization error (2)?PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 9:43 pm Offline SuperUserGeorge Joined: Sun Feb 25, Error 2100 Hdd0 Initialization Error (3) This time however I cannot even 'see' the drive at all.

I wish I had never let Windows Update do an install. have a peek at these guys The theory is that this is the most used area of the drive, and by forcing the operating system onto a less used area, it won't have as many problems. With the affected HDD I seem to be stuck in this loop unable to progress beyond this screen. I.4 OS Windows 7 Ult. Error 2100 Hdd0 Initialization Error (1) T400

  1. I haven't checked, but was there a way to specify the file type to create?
  2. In your case, the "Hard drive initialization error" your SATA hard drive is now giving is an indication your hard drive has failed or possibly failing.
  3. Thank you very much.Chris Top Profile Reply with quote Thinkpad Lover Post subject: Re: Error 2100: HDD0 (HardDisk Drive) initialization error (2)?PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 11:01 pm Offline
  4. Top Profile Reply with quote Chris2011 Post subject: Re: Error 2100: HDD0 (HardDisk Drive) initialization error (2)?PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2012 7:51 am Offline Joined: Fri Oct 14, 2011
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  6. x64 19,408 posts South Australia Latter.
  7. Gave a few hard taps on the bottom of the laptop where the HD sits.
  8. Reseat the hard drive 2.
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  10. I have at least 3 SATA drives sitting in a box which give the Hard Drive Initialization error.

Tks in advance! 7/11/2010 03:17:00 AM K Scharf said... I don't have any OS media, it was installed when I got it. ATA HDD1: -> Device not foundExcluded from boot order:ATA HDD2ATAPI CD1:Press F1 at Power-on. check over here But once you see that kind of error you wanna start looking into ordering another hard drive and have it on hand.

Wii Time Settings Incorrect or Loses Time Fixed! It seems They should be the ones paying for my laptop to be repaired. You may get lucky.

That is why I go on for 2 paragraphs about using drive checking utilities, the importance of maintaining good drive health, etc.

My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Golden Mk. In Peppermint 6 the partitions appeared under 'Devices'. You could put your drive into it and hopefully recover your data that [email protected] Lover: what is an external hard drive enclosure? Last edited by deimos; 5 Jan, 2013 @ 4:03am < > Showing 1-10 of 10 comments   View Profile View Posts 11 Oct, 2013 @ 9:33pm Delete config folder in My

One trick some people do is to repartition the drive leaving a unused space (or small unformatted partiton) at the beginning of the drive. Top Profile Reply with quote Chris2011 Post subject: Re: Error 2100: HDD0 (HardDisk Drive) initialization error (2)?PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 7:00 pm Offline Joined: Fri Oct 14, 2011 On the palm rest where your right palm sits, there is a cover on the side. http://colvertgroup.com/initialization-error/initialization-error-bebad00.php I'll remove the hard drive and reinstall it and boot it up again.

Hope this works, I am off to play a game with him now (try just restarting steam first before you reinstall. Perhaps this way I could still get some use out of them on some of my older machines. Some others will be along soon and may suggest updating the BIOS. x64 19,408 posts South Australia There are several reasons why a disk may not appear under Disk Management, including but not limited to malware.

All Forum Topics Previous Topic Next Topic Reply Topic options Subscribe to RSS Feed Mark Topic as New Mark Topic as Read Float this Topic to the Top Bookmark Subscribe Printer for what's its worth the general consensus on the internet maybe that the '2100: HDD0 (HardDisk Drive) initialization error' maybe the end of the road, particular to Lenovo ThinkPads with no But this time the problem seems to be different. So, that along with a completely encrypted hard drive means that recovery is unlikely and not worth spending the $1000-$3000 to try and recover data from the hard drive.I have learned

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