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WD external 6 TB USB drive DOA by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
I had my first DOA drive on Sunday in a very long time. It is a WD 6 TB external USB drive. Will not even spin up. And I bought it from Big River back in...
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January 20th 17 04:54 PM
by Percival P. Cassidy Go to last post
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How reliable is NTFS crosslinked cluster detection and fix? by Yousuf Khan[_2_]
I remember that crosslinked clusters were a major problem in the days of FAT, chkdsk would fix the crosslinking, but it seemed like chkdsk was just guessing...
January 20th 17 10:21 AM
by Yousuf Khan[_2_] Go to last post
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Web Application Security and Firewall Solutions Vijayawada by [email protected]
Cloudace is the market leader in offering Web Application security and Firewall Solutions in cost effective manner in Vijayawada and Hyderabad cities...
January 17th 17 12:12 PM
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System News: The hard drive is 60 years old! by Ant[_3_]
http://mobile.pcauthority.com.au/Feature/447662,system-news-the-hard-drive-is-60-years-old.aspx from...
January 17th 17 12:41 AM
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Should I be concerned about this old Seagate SATA 320 GB HDD withits spin retry counts? by Ant[_3_]
After an extended self-test, and using the machine too like using the Internet, which passed: smartctl 5.43 2012-06-30 r3573 (sf-5.43-1) Copyright (C)...
January 14th 17 05:44 PM
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Should I be concerned about this old Seagate SATA 320 GB HDD with itsspin retry counts? by Ant[_3_]
Hi again. My newly installed HD Tune v2.55 (still valid from 2008?) showed a yellow highlighted line for "(0A) Spin Retry Count" row in my old Seagate SATA...
January 14th 17 05:48 AM
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Seagate is closing Chinese factory by [email protected]
The old Maxtor plant has stopped production and last worker will be shoved out the door next week. It still has another factory running in China.
January 14th 17 02:03 AM
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why is the cheapest WD 8 TB bare drive on Big River $303 ? by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
Why is the cheapest WD 8 TB bare drive on Big River $303 ? https://www.amazon.com/Red-8TB-Hard-Disk-Drive/dp/B01BYLY4DM/ Do I need to buy an WD 8 TB...
January 13th 17 09:54 PM
by Lynn McGuire[_3_] Go to last post
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installing HD by Linea Recta[_2_]
I bought a cheap replacement for my dying system drive, in my old PC. New drive is refurbished WD1600AWS. (SATA) But before I start tinkering: I can't find any...
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January 13th 17 01:46 PM
by Robert Nichols[_2_] Go to last post
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Both hdd & ssd can overheat, even with heatsink added. by [email protected]
Each partition storing Windows 7 / 8 / 10 has a File Allocation Table which records location & size of 10000 files, so during installation of Windows, this...
January 8th 17 06:32 AM
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"No slowdown in Cerber ransomware activity as 2016 draws to a close" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"No slowdown in Cerber ransomware activity as 2016 draws to a close" ...
January 5th 17 11:14 AM
by Ant Go to last post
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Yet another SMART question by Joseph Katz
Hello folks, I have two WD 500GB Caviar Black drives (WD5002AALX, both over 5 years old) and the one with the OS (muti-booted, various flavors of Windows)...
January 5th 17 09:21 AM
by Joseph Katz Go to last post
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Western Digital Red? by Yousuf Khan[_2_]
Reading through the webpage for this product, it says that it's for NAS systems. How exactly as a hard drive for a NAS different than a regular desktop...
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December 26th 16 05:51 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Video: Skybuck's DreamPC from 2006 boots up strangely by [email protected]
Hello, This video on youtube shows the strange procedure I have to follow to boot up my computer lately: https://youtu.be/oglScNl_jjw This strange problem...
December 21st 16 08:34 PM
by Rod Speed Go to last post
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reset smart data by kevin[_6_]
What serial to usb stick(rx tx) sould i buy from ebay If i want to reset smart from seagate drive?plus software and commands ? --------------= Posted using...
December 13th 16 10:43 PM
by Shadow[_2_] Go to last post
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Resizing existing partitions on an external USB2 HDD in Mac OS? by Ant
Hello. Mac OS (Mountain Lion v10.8.5 & Sierra v10.12.1)'s Disk Utility won't let me resize 2 existing partitions (FAT32 & encrypted HFS+ ). I wanted to...
December 13th 16 12:07 AM
by Jolly Roger[_3_] Go to last post
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Can't format 64 GB USB flash drives as FAT32? by Ant
Hello. I noticed both updated 64bit Windows 7 HPE SP1 & 10 EE won't let me reformat my new 64 GB flash drives as FAT32 (default originally). Their Explorers...
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December 1st 16 10:32 AM
by Mike Tomlinson Go to last post
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Writing to 2 new PNY 64 GB Turbo USB 3.0 flash drives get very slow & pause? by Ant
Hello. Why does writing 4,189 small files, from a downloaded and extracted http://repo.steampowered.com/download/SteamOSInstaller.zip from ...
November 27th 16 02:43 AM
by Ant Go to last post
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Problematic SSD or problematic user by DMP[_6_]
I bought a Crucial MX100 and used it as my primary drive in a homebuilt PC, that at the time was Windows 7. During the upgrade between Win8 & 8.1, something...
November 23rd 16 11:01 AM
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"Hard Drive Stats for Q3 2016: Less is More" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Hard Drive Stats for Q3 2016: Less is More" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hard-drive-failure-rates-q3-2016/ "In our last report for Q2 2016, we counted...
November 15th 16 10:14 PM
by Lynn McGuire[_3_] Go to last post
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