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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 12:01 PM
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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 11:14 PM
by Lynn McGuire[_3_] Go to last post
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USB 3.0 card in a PCI slot worth it? by mike
I'm considering putting a USB 3.0 card in my Dell Optiplex 360 (XP, LINUX, win10 and win7 test system) to upgrade the attached backup hard drive. All the...
November 15th 16 01:22 PM
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What are good 2TB drives these days? by Yousuf Khan[_2_]
I got a 1TB drive in my system. It's had some recoverable bad sectors on it already, and it's getting a little full anyways. So thinking of upgrading and...
November 13th 16 06:15 AM
by Rod Speed Go to last post
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Disk Utility was unable to repair external USB2 HDD's Time Machine partition? by Ant
Hello. My client is having problem with his USB2 500 GB Seagate FreeAgent Go from early 2010. It has 2 partitions: FAT32 and encrypted HFS (mostly Time...
November 9th 16 04:19 AM
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Having some hanging issues when doing something on disk by Yousuf Khan[_2_]
Recently started noticing that whenever I do something like create a new file folder or sometimes even start a program, Windows 10 just hangs. While looking...
November 6th 16 06:52 PM
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"How to beat ransomwa prevent, don't react" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"How to beat ransomwa prevent, don't react" https://blog.malwarebytes.com/101/2016/03/how-to-beat-ransomware-prevent-dont-react/ Lynn
November 1st 16 08:29 PM
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Is it me or are there many unreliable USB flash drives? by Ant
Either I'm having bad luck or USB flash drives suck even with various sizes (e.g., 512 MB to 32 GB), well known brand names (e.g., SanDisk), and cheap/free...
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October 27th 16 04:19 AM
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"What SMART Stats Tell Us About Hard Drives" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"What SMART Stats Tell Us About Hard Drives" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/what-smart-stats-indicate-hard-drive-failures/ "What if a hard drive could...
October 25th 16 10:42 PM
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Our office LAN backup has just hit 3 TB by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
Our office LAN backup has just hit 3 TB (as the hard drives manufacturers rate TB). I freshly formatted the backup drive on the CRM file server last...
October 19th 16 05:26 AM
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Safe to format 4TB to NTFS by Jim[_35_]
I have used EaseUS Partition Master 11.9 to format my WD Green to the NTFS format, is this safe to do (safe as in drive not breaking down, and losing data)...
October 17th 16 06:22 AM
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What's causing an eSATA external storage drive to disappear from thedrives list? by Yousuf Khan[_2_]
Okay, Windows 10 AU, I'm trying to transfer some stuff off of internal drives to an external drive through an eSATA connection. The external drive is in...
October 2nd 16 06:07 PM
by Rod Speed Go to last post
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What's the difference between these Seagate drives? by Yousuf Khan[_2_]
They are all 3TB, SATA 6G, 64MB cache, 7200RPM, 3.5" drives from Seagate, just different model numbers, and they have wildly different prices: (1)...
September 23rd 16 04:54 AM
by Yousuf Khan[_2_] Go to last post
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"Seagate Introduces a 60TB SSD – Is a 3.6PB Storage Pod Next?" by Lynn McGuire[_2_]
"Seagate Introduces a 60TB SSD – Is a 3.6PB Storage Pod Next?" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/seagate-60tb-ssd-36pb-storage-pod-next/ Wow, welcome to...
September 20th 16 05:08 PM
by Yousuf Khan[_2_] Go to last post
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is my C drive dying? by Linea Recta[_2_]
My PC had always been very sluggish compared to my old laptop. When reading a PC magazine I read an article about Crystal diskinfo. Decided to download the...
(Multi-page thread 1 2 3)
September 17th 16 08:36 AM
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I fouled up both the clone and the original! by micky
This is a better-organized version of a post I made in other groups, but I need more answers and I can't post to 5 groups at once. This is mostly about NTFS...
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September 16th 16 05:06 AM
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"Backing Up for Small Business" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Backing Up for Small Business" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/backing-up-for-small-business/ "Here’s another sobering statistic: Lots of businesses...
September 12th 16 04:03 AM
by Rod Speed Go to last post
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What's a good portable reliable external 2.5" USB HDD to get thesedays? by Ant[_3_]
Hello. It looks like this 6 years old 500 GB Seagate FreeAgent Go HDD is dying according to GMsmartControl v0.8.7's extended test results on a very old,...
August 21st 16 03:05 PM
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"Ransomware Gang Claims Fortune 500 Company Hired Them to Hack theCompetition" by Lynn McGuire[_2_]
"Ransomware Gang Claims Fortune 500 Company Hired Them to Hack the Competition" ...
August 21st 16 12:06 AM
by Shadow[_2_] Go to last post
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"Hard Drive Stats for Q2 2016" by Lynn McGuire[_2_]
"Hard Drive Stats for Q2 2016" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hard-drive-failure-rates-q2-2016/ "Q2 2016 saw Backblaze: introduce 8TB drives into our...
August 12th 16 12:50 AM
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