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life of inactive old hard drive ? by [email protected]
I had stored some drives from old PCs, removed about 1999-2000. They were wrapped in anti-static bags, put in a metal box, which was placed in a cool dry...
December 31st 15 12:50 AM
by Ed Light Go to last post
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BackBlaze Storage Pod 5.0 - 180 TB by Lynn McGuire[_2_]
BackBlaze Storage Pod 5.0 - 180 TB cloud server: https://www.backblaze.com/blog/cloud-storage-hardware/ I wonder when they will transition to 6 TB...
December 25th 15 10:20 PM
by Lynn McGuire[_2_] Go to last post
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"B2 Cloud Storage Opens Public Beta" by Lynn McGuire[_2_]
"B2 Cloud Storage Opens Public Beta" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/b2-cloud-storage-public-beta/ "In case you’re new to B2 Cloud Storage, it is a...
December 24th 15 12:14 AM
by Tom Del Rosso[_6_] Go to last post
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Seagate 6TB SATA drives -- ST6000DM001 vs. ST6000DX000 by Percival P. Cassidy
I have some 6TB Seagate drives that were bought in their "retail packaging" as STBD6000100, but the drives themselves are identified as ST6000DX000. The 6TB...
November 25th 15 03:10 PM
by Percival P. Cassidy Go to last post
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Error copying file with UDF on Windows 7 by Justin[_14_]
I have a 16GB USB3 jump drive and I get the following error when copying files off the drive. "The file name you specified is not valid or too long. Specify...
November 23rd 15 08:28 PM
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Mac OS X doesn't see the encrypted partitions on my external SATA HDD when using different adapter/controllers? by Ant
Hi. I got 3 external USB cable adapters to use with external drives like HDDs. I recently used a 3.5" SATA WD 2 TB HDD to back up with Time Machine with...
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November 22nd 15 03:51 PM
by Robert Nichols[_2_] Go to last post
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Got a warning about my SSD from HD Sentinel by Yousuf Khan[_2_]
Yesterday, I got a big warning email from HD Sentinel stating that my desktop's SSD is about to suffer imminent failure, it said that the Raw Read Error Rate...
November 20th 15 03:48 PM
by Yousuf Khan[_2_] Go to last post
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gift horse 20 drives - only 40 TB by [email protected]
Local community TV station announced they had got a new 40 TB server due to a generous patron. They put a photo of it in their office window. It has 20...
November 13th 15 07:47 AM
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what is the next drive limit by Lynn McGuire[_2_]
We have had several drive addressability limits in the last 35 years. The last was at 2 TB ??? So, what is the next drive limit? Thanks, Lynn
November 9th 15 03:44 AM
by Arno[_3_] Go to last post
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12 TB external drive by Lynn McGuire[_2_]
12 TB external drive for $613: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00LEF28CI/ Unreal. I like the flip top lid. Lynn
November 6th 15 07:52 PM
by Lynn McGuire[_2_] Go to last post
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Western Digital Announces Acquisition Of SanDisk by Mr. Man-wai Chang
http://wdc.com/en/company/pressroom/releases/?release=e5f16023-3969-4cd0-bc3b-fe7e35572518 -- @[email protected] Remain silent. Nothing from soldiers and magicians is...
October 22nd 15 06:23 PM
by Shadow[_2_] Go to last post
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Best format for USB flash drives nowadays? by Ant
Let's ask comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage newsgroup as well. I'd assume exFAT can do it, but not sure if non-computer devices can. I know all can do FAT32....
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October 19th 15 02:10 AM
by Ed Light Go to last post
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WD black too hot to touch by [email protected]
I was testing some Caviar black 2TB drives pulled from a failed pizzabox server. The first 2 passed okay. As it takes several hours for the long test, I...
October 13th 15 04:08 AM
by Ed Light Go to last post
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WD 6 TB external is now $199 by Lynn McGuire[_2_]
WD 6 TB external is now $199: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00KU686HI Unreal. Lynn
October 12th 15 05:51 AM
by Rod Speed Go to last post
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Round SATA Cables = STIFF by Ed Light
I ordered some round SATA cables thinking they'd be easy to route. No dice. They are STIFF !!! In fact, to not try to snap off a motherboard socket, they'd...
October 6th 15 01:06 AM
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13.3" 2012 MacBook Pro's HDD dying confirmed or not? by Ant
Hi. I had to help a client whose's 13.3" MacBook Pro wouldn't boot up after travelling to another country. We tried to do stuff remotely, but stuff failed...
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October 3rd 15 01:56 AM
by micky Go to last post
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Moving backup to and Making system bootable on different hardware by micky
In microsoft.public.windowsxp.general, on Sat, 26 Sep 2015 15:13:04 -0700, mike wrote: ****And I was moving one of the HDDs from...
October 2nd 15 12:59 PM
by Paul Go to last post
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refurbished HDDs? by micky
What do you all think about refurbished HDDs? Especially from Microcenter? What if no brand name is given on the webpage, but wiil probably be on it when I...
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October 1st 15 05:24 PM
by micky Go to last post
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"First light-based memory chip puts SSDs on notice" by Lynn McGuire[_2_]
"First light-based memory chip puts SSDs on notice" http://www.engadget.com/2015/09/28/first-nano-photonic-memory-chip/ Start the 20 year clock! Lynn
September 30th 15 11:11 PM
by Lynn McGuire[_2_] Go to last post
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Cannot access new Seagate external HD by Terry Pinnell[_4_]
I already have a couple of external HDs on this XP Pro PC: a WD 1 TB and a WD 2 TB. I've just added another, a Seagate 'Expansion' 2 TB 3.5" desktop HD (60)....
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September 15th 15 03:10 AM
by Mark Perkins Go to last post
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