However, there are many issues that can arise with SATA hard drives, and today we’re going to show you how to fix SATA hard drive 7200 rpm.
- The SATA hard drive 7200 RPM is a type of hard drive that is used in desktop computers.
- Many users reported that they encountered the SATA hard drive 7200 RPM error.
- One solution that worked was to reinstall the SATA driver using a specialized tool.
Run the troubleshooter
- Press Windows key + I to open the Settings app.
- Select Update & Security.
- Scroll down and open the Troubleshoot section.
- Select Storage.
- Click on Run the troubleshooter.
- Follow the instructions on the screen.
Install the newest SATA drivers
- Go to Support > Drivers & Downloads
- Scroll to SATA Controller Driver (Windows 10 / Windows 8) and follow the instructions
Change SATA mode
- Press the Windows key + X key and select Device Manager.
- In the Device Manager window, expand the Storage controller section.
- Right-click on the SATA controller and select Properties.
- Select SATA mode and set it to either AHCI or IDE.
- Click OK to save the changes.
Use a dedicated SATA mode/controller driver
- Press Windows Key + X and choose Device Manager from the list.
- When Device Manager opens, locate your SATA controller and double-click it to open its properties.
- Navigate to the Details tab, then change the SATA mode to AHCI. Click Apply and OK to save changes.
- Restart your PC.
- Check if the problem is resolved.
Change hard drive settings
- Right-click on the device and select Properties.
- Navigate to the Tools tab, and select Configure.
- In the SATA tab, select “Enable Advanced Format”.
- Also, select “Enable Advanced Power Management”.
Turn off SMART
- Try to turn off the SMART utility. To turn off SMART open Device Manager, locate your SATA hard drive, right-click it and choose Disable device from the menu. If you have the option, choose Disable device instead of Disable. If the option is not available, try disabling the device and restart your computer. After restart, try to enable your device again.
- Remove SATA hard drive from computer
Remove SATA hard drive from the computer and try to connect it directly to the motherboard.
Change SATA mode in BIOS
- Turn off your computer.
- Power on your computer.
- Press F2 or F10 or DEL or ESC to access the BIOS.
- Go to the SATA mode and check which mode is set.
- Select the correct SATA mode.
Change SATA mode in Windows 10
- Press Windows Key + I to open the Settings app.
- When the Settings app opens, navigate to Update & Security section.
- Select Recovery from the left pane. In the right pane, select Restart now.
- After the restart, choose Troubleshoot from the left pane. In the right pane, choose Advanced options.
- Select SATA mode under Advanced options and click OK.