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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 07:32 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 12:14 PM
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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 10:21 AM
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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 06:51 AM
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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 09:34 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 11:43 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 01:07 AM
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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 11:32 AM
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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 03:43 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 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
by Ed Light Go to last post
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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
by Nathan Hale Go to last post
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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
by Percival P. Cassidy Go to last post
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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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