English Community

ThinkPad NotebooksThinkPad: S Series, ThinkPad Yoga and Twist Laptops
All Forum Topics
Options

696 Posts

08-07-2010

US

1292 Signins

10446 Page Views

  • Posts: 696
  • Registered: ‎08-07-2010
  • Location: US
  • Views: 10446
  • Message 11 of 48

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

2014-08-13, 21:11 PM

I just enountered this problem on my ThinkPad T420s running Windows 7x64.

After installing Microsoft updates from 12 August 2014 Patch Tuesday,

my machine reboots to blue screen, and then reboots to the 2100 error.

 

My storage device is a 1TB Samsung 840 EVO running the latest Samsung firmware

so updating device firmware isn't a solution.

 

There's nothing wrong with my system, as confirmed by Lenovo Diagnostics,

including Advanced memory diagnostics.

 

The work-around I've found is to enter BIOS Setup with F1, and then F10 to Save and Exit,

whereupon the system reboots normally. This presumably resets the BIOS, suggesting this

is a ThinkPad BIOS issue.

 

I'm now working to isolate the Microsoft updates that are causing the blue screen problem.

Thus far both KB2970228 and KB2980245 appear to be suspect.

I've been able to recover from blue screens with Startup Repair and System Restore.

John   [tips]   ThinkPad T470p:
Win8.1Pro64 | i7-7820HQ | 32GB | 512GB SSD | WQHD | AC | BT | Cam | FR
Reply
Options

7716 Posts

01-13-2008

US

76837 Signins

2154003 Page Views

  • Posts: 7716
  • Registered: ‎01-13-2008
  • Location: US
  • Views: 2154003
  • Message 12 of 48

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

2014-08-13, 21:27 PM

Hi JNavas,

 

What happens if you enter BIOS and just exit without saving?

 

My WAG is that what you're actually doing is giving the SSD more power-on time to initialize internally before it gets probed.  The save-and-exit reboot may not be a full power cycle.

 

Just a WAG but I have seen this on other SSDs.  In that case (Crucial) a firmware update fixed things.

 

Z.


The large print: please read the Community Participation Rules before posting. Include as much information as possible: model, machine type, operating system, and a descriptive subject line. Do not include personal information: serial number, telephone number, email address, etc.


The fine print: I do not work for, nor do I speak for Lenovo. Unsolicited private messages will be ignored - questions and answers belong in the forum so that others may contribute and benefit. ... GeezBlog

 

Communities: English Deutsch Español Português Русскоязычное Česká Slovenská Українська Polski Türkçe Moto English

Reply
Options

696 Posts

08-07-2010

US

1292 Signins

10446 Page Views

  • Posts: 696
  • Registered: ‎08-07-2010
  • Location: US
  • Views: 10446
  • Message 13 of 48

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

2014-08-13, 21:53 PM

wrote:

Hi JNavas,

What happens if you enter BIOS and just exit without saving?

My WAG is that what you're actually doing is giving the SSD more power-on time to initialize internally before it gets probed.  The save-and-exit reboot may not be a full power cycle.

Just a WAG but I have seen this on other SSDs.  In that case (Crucial) a firmware update fixed things.


Exiting BIOS Setup without saving (by means of the menu) appears to work, although it's hard to say for sure because the issue isn't 100% repeatable. I use F10 because it's fast, not because it does a save. I think the primary factor is probably just entering BIOS Setup rather than how you exit it.

 

Regardeless, I doubt this is an SSD issue where it needs more time, since

  • Problem occurs even from cold power off (batteries removed), but without blue screen it doesn't occur.
  • There is a long delay before the 2100 error appears that far exceeds the response time of any SSD.
  • Others have reported the problem appearing and disappearing.
  • More than one brand of SSD is associated with the problem, and a common firmware issue is unlikely.
  • Similar problems aren't being reported on other computer brands as far as I can tell.
  • My Samsung 840 EVO SSD is a major brand with the latest firmware.
  • I've used this SSD for months without incident, and without blue screen it works fine.

The blue screen and forced power off is probably leaving the BIOS in an unusual state. Drive firmware update appearing to help may simply be coincidental. When the BIOS is behaving normally again, I suspect the old SSD firmware would also work. As I said before, I think this is probably a ThinkPad BIOS issue.

John   [tips]   ThinkPad T470p:
Win8.1Pro64 | i7-7820HQ | 32GB | 512GB SSD | WQHD | AC | BT | Cam | FR
Reply
Options

1 Posts

01-23-2015

Vietnam

3 Signins

18 Page Views

  • Posts: 1
  • Registered: ‎01-23-2015
  • Location: Vietnam
  • Views: 18
  • Message 14 of 48

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

2015-01-23, 10:26 AM
hi stinkbug ,
I have X1 cacbon laptop and have error 2100 on HDD0 after update "PM Setting Lenovo"... after that, I used another HDD box sata2 to USB3.0 , attach to Laptop X1cacbon and installed win 8 on it. It work fine until I updated "PM Setting Lenovo" again. HDD Box 3.0 died on the same way SSD have. I decided bought another SSD sandisk 128 to replace it. and I never update this "PM Setting Lenovo". Everything work fine until now. That's it with my case!
Reply
Options

33 Posts

07-16-2013

Canada

74 Signins

433 Page Views

  • Posts: 33
  • Registered: ‎07-16-2013
  • Location: Canada
  • Views: 433
  • Message 15 of 48

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

2015-04-15, 10:02 AM

I've just hit this problem on my X1 Carbon (SanDisk SSD). I think -- but I'm not certain because I haven't been using the machine very much recently before this week -- that the trouble may have started after installing BIOS 2.70 at the beginning of this week. The machine reboots normally after powering off. A quick diagnostic run shows no errors; I'll be running the full diagnostics later today.

Reply
Options

1 Posts

04-23-2015

Germany

1 Signins

22 Page Views

  • Posts: 1
  • Registered: ‎04-23-2015
  • Location: Germany
  • Views: 22
  • Message 16 of 48

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

2015-04-23, 8:03 AM

We had this issue with more and more of our 450 brand new bought Lenovo S1 Yoga devices. After searching the internet and phoning around with a lot of Lenovo people someone from lenovo sent us this link:

 

http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/ht102884

 

In short words - if you have a wrong combination of Chipset and IRST driver you may encounter those problems.
We installed the mentioned driver combination on our devices 3 days ago and since that point we had no reports about this problem. Let's keep the fingers crossed that this is the solution.

 

Chipset Driver: http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-yoga-series-laptops/thinkpad-yoga/20c0/downloads/DS038348

Intel RST: http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-yoga-series-laptops/thinkpad-yoga/20c0/downloads/DS038349

 

Greetings

Paddy

0 person found this solution to be helpful.

This helped me too

Reply
Options

1 Posts

06-11-2015

DK

2 Signins

29 Page Views

  • Posts: 1
  • Registered: ‎06-11-2015
  • Location: DK
  • Views: 29
  • Message 17 of 48

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

2015-06-11, 8:34 AM

About a year ago I had a similar problem with my Lenovo W530 (Intel SSD Drive). Lenovo changed almost every part of the computer. My problem was static electrical changed hdd. The problem was a hdd cover that was designed in the wrong way. The easy solution was bending the two small metal parts at the hdd cover so they coould touch the hdd. This will remove static electrical charge from the hdd. This problem also generated some multi color flickering of the screen.

 

Best Regards

 

Kim

Reply
Options

1 Posts

10-12-2015

Nigeria

2 Signins

7 Page Views

  • Posts: 1
  • Registered: ‎10-12-2015
  • Location: Nigeria
  • Views: 7
  • Message 18 of 48

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

2015-10-12, 8:57 AM

I was brought a Laptop T430 with this error this morning. I went online to see what was out there, however nothing I tried from all the solutions worked. There was a good post on youtube -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JiWFEhsVQ0E. However my one did not come up with the quick device storage test and it would not work

 

I decided to reboot the Laptop and press 'F12' to see if it would bring up the boot menu as in Dells. 

 

It brought up several options of which one of them specified the HD itsself. 

 

As soon as I selected this option and pressed the enter key, it started to boot in to windows. The Laptop booted up fine. I have sinced restarted and started from cold boot and it seems fine. 

 

It seems that there maybe various fixes for this error. So take the fix I tried as another one. See if it works for you.

 

Thank you 

 

techspport

Reply
Options

1 Posts

11-21-2015

York, PA

1 Signins

13 Page Views

  • Posts: 1
  • Registered: ‎11-21-2015
  • Location: York, PA
  • Views: 13
  • Message 19 of 48

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

2015-11-21, 14:44 PM

I have a Lenovo Twist.  On the HDD plate cover the spring can be faulty and not apply enough pressure to the echip (small washer on the screw of the plate) to properly ground the hard drive and complete the connection effectively when screwed back in place. Keeping the spring in place I took a small piece of wire jacket from a small wire that fit snug in the screw below the threads and placed it as a spacer under the echip to remedy this issue.  Initially I replaced the hard drive only to have the error come up again however once I applied this fix it is back to normal.

Reply
Options

1 Posts

11-20-2015

2022

8 Signins

29 Page Views

  • Posts: 1
  • Registered: ‎11-20-2015
  • Location: 2022
  • Views: 29
  • Message 20 of 48

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

2015-11-22, 22:45 PM

wrote:

We had this issue with more and more of our 450 brand new bought Lenovo S1 Yoga devices. After searching the internet and phoning around with a lot of Lenovo people someone from lenovo sent us this link:

 

http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/ht102884

 

In short words - if you have a wrong combination of Chipset and IRST driver you may encounter those problems.
We installed the mentioned driver combination on our devices 3 days ago and since that point we had no reports about this problem. Let's keep the fingers crossed that this is the solution.

 

Chipset Driver: http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-yoga-series-laptops/thinkpad-yoga/20c0/downloads/DS038348

Intel RST: http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-yoga-series-laptops/thinkpad-yoga/20c0/downloads/DS038349

 

Greetings

Paddy


No, it did not work for me.

Reply
Forum Home

Community Guidelines

Please review our Guidelines before posting.

Learn More

Check out current deals!

Go Shop
X

Save