Question about Lenovo Thinkpad T60 Notebook

1 Answer

Error 2100 HDD0 Hard Disc drive initialization error (1)

Posted by Anonymous on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    New Friend:

    An expert that has 1 follower.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Interesting.

I have only encountered this issue since using Audlogics software to remove duplicate files on my machine.

Nothing against Audlogics, I have used it before to remove duplicate images or mp3s without any problems.

This time I (maybe foolishly) scanned the entire machine and removed every duplicate file with every extension (whilst keeping an original)

Since then my machine crashes, especially when using Chrome, and gives this error upon restart. It will eventually restart.

It works fine in safe mode and does not crash at all.

I am about to go back in and try it in normal mode and run various software to see which one causes the crashes.

I'm confident that the hard drive is still fine though.

Posted on Apr 19, 2019

  • Anonymous Apr 19, 2019

    yes foolish.
    do not delete files you do not know the purpose of. OK.
    reload the OS, and you undo your blunder.

×

Ad

3 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE:

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
ginko
  • 19396 Answers

SOURCE: lenovo T61error 2100: HDD0(hard disk drive)

To all users with: lenovo T61error 2100: HDD0(hard disk drive),


Possible cause:



  1. Corrupted hard disk logical sectror/hard disk logical error (bad format).
  2. Hard disk connector not well in place.
  3. Hard disk broken, physical fault.
Solutions:

  1. Format hard disk and reinstall system using a Windows setup CD.
  2. If that does not work the Hard disk must be removed to check thge connector, and to test the hard disk on a different computer.
  3. If the hard disk is bad , it must be replaced, and windows reinstalled repeating step one.

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

smhb1
  • 146 Answers

SOURCE: i can't boot up. it display error 2100: Hard disk

This issue is often caused by either an incorrect setting in BIOS or a bad boot device, such as a bad hard disk drive.

Try this:

Verify that your hard disk drive is setup and detected properly in BIOS. You're computer should list a hard disk drive installed either under the main page or the drives page in BIOS. If BIOS indicates the drive is not installed or not detected skip to Hard Disk drive is bad or not connected properly.
Verify the boot options are properly set in BIOS, almost all BIOS setups should contain options specifying how your computer boots. For example, most computers should have their boot options setup similar to the below example.

- Floppy drive
- CD drive
- Hard drive

Rest your BIOS to default values. Many BIOS will enable users to reset the values to the default settings. If you've tried the above options without success try resetting the BIOS.

Boot from either your emergency repair disk, your bootable Windows CD, or your bootable restore CD.
Once boot attempt to repair Windows. If you're able to repair Windows remove the disks and reboot the computer.

If the above fails:

Verify the connections are properly connected to the computer if the hard drive was recently installed or the computer was moved.

If all connections are setup properly and all the above recommendations have been attempted, it is likely that the hard disk drive is bad and it will need to be replaced.

Let us know how it works out.

Posted on Jan 11, 2011

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Re: 2100: Detection error on HDD0 (Main HDD)


It is telling you that there is a problem with your hard drive. If you know how to get to your bios screen and have a recovery CD you should be able to restore it. That is IF the hard drive is in fact not defective. Otherwise you will need to to take it to someone who does computer repair and either let them replace the hard drive or depending on your ability do so yourself or purchase another laptop

Apr 07, 2016 | Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531 Laptop

1 Answer

How do I correct Error 2100:HDDO Hard disk drive initialization error 1


I would remove the corrupt drive and connect via USB to another computer running Win7. See if the computer sees the drive. If it does, put it back in the laptop and try booting again. If not, go to Control Panel, disc management and create a drive letter. Doesn't matter what it is. It should then boot OK. If not, replace the drive.

Aug 01, 2015 | Lenovo ThinkPad Computers & Internet

1 Answer

How to fix error 2100: hdd0


The ThinkPad system may experience a bluescreen that may only appear for a very short time, followed by a reboot. During POST, the system will display a POST 2100 error code indicating the drive cannot be initialized. The machine will not boot into the operating system.
NOTE: Powering the system fully off and then on again after 20-30 seconds will usually clear the error, but a warm reboot will not.
IT have personally experienced this issue twice so far, & Lenovo posted an advisory on this in July.
If you have encounter this issue since getting your T440 notebook, it's highly recommended to update your SSD to this new firmware.
The firmware updater is windows based, & is non-destructive (does not affect existing data) so it's easy to update.
To be absolutely safe though, it's recommended to back up your essential data before installing this firmware update.

ThinkPad may bluescreen and reboot to POST error 2100 Lenovo Support US

Also recommended is to use CCleaner registry cleaner which solves the problem temporarily.

CCleaner PC Optimization and Cleaning Free Download

Feb 13, 2015 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Hard drive not working..unable to boot up. Get this error message : 2100: Detection error on HDD0 (Main HDD) Press Esc to continue


Please try re-seating the hard drive.

If you look at the bottom of your laptop, along the edge there should be a screw larger then all the rest which holds a small panel. Remove this screw and panel. Remove the drive pulling lightly, with steady pressure, straight out. Place the drive back in and screw the panel back.

We had a lot of these issues, and they were often solved by just this manner alone.

Let us know if we have to go any further.
Good luck

Jul 17, 2013 | Lenovo 2349G9U - ThinkPad T430 2349 - Core...

1 Answer

Lenovo r 61, type- 8933 am 7 error 2100 hddo error (1) pxe-e61 media test failure pxe-m0f exiting broadcom pxe rom


Hi chetan5karma,

I see that you are having issues with you Thinkpad R61 Laptop getting an Error 7, PXE-e61 Media test Failure.

I Believe the Error that you are receiving means that the Hard Drive in your Laptop is not responding anymore or is not anymore fixable, the error that your mentioned states that your "HDD" Hard Drive needs to be replaced on your Laptop there is no other way to fix this error you Hard Drive is already undetected and most probably not bootable anymore.

You can google pxe-e61 there will be many possible causes but all fall in replacing the Hard Drive, the only option your can try with this concern is removing your Hard Drive and reconnecting it back again, this is to see if the Laptop will detect the Hard Drive again or not.

Also you can try reformatting the Hard Drive using a Windows Installation Disc to see if it will be detected by Windows.

I hope this helps.

Thank you for choosing Fixya,

mvincentc

Apr 23, 2011 | IBM Lenovo ThinkPad R61 Notebook

1 Answer

Lenovo T61error 2100: HDD0(hard disk drive)


To all users with: lenovo T61error 2100: HDD0(hard disk drive),


Possible cause:



  1. Corrupted hard disk logical sectror/hard disk logical error (bad format).
  2. Hard disk connector not well in place.
  3. Hard disk broken, physical fault.
Solutions:

  1. Format hard disk and reinstall system using a Windows setup CD.
  2. If that does not work the Hard disk must be removed to check thge connector, and to test the hard disk on a different computer.
  3. If the hard disk is bad , it must be replaced, and windows reinstalled repeating step one.

Nov 25, 2008 | Lenovo ThinkPad T61 Notebook

2 Answers

2100: HDD0 initialization error (2)


same prob on my IBM LENOVO T60
did anyone found the solution?
please contact me
i need to recover my DATA
my pc can't start no more

Aug 11, 2008 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

T60 will not boot up


Seems the harddrive has failed, and needs to be replaced.

Aug 11, 2008 | IBM ThinkPad T60 Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
Lenovo Thinkpad T60 Notebook Logo

Related Topics:

1,077 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Lenovo Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18429 Answers

Alun Cox

Level 3 Expert

2679 Answers

Ekse

Level 3 Expert

13434 Answers

Are you a Lenovo Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...