• How can I use an old hard drive in a new computer?

    I have a Windows 2000 server that was built from spare parts. It finally died so I tried to put the hard drive in a Compaq 510 Desktop.

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  • Turn off roaming profile caching

    If you use roaming profiles on your network, the hard drive will become cluttered with cached copies.

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  • Quick-formatting hard disk drives: A shortcut, but safe

    Quick-formatting a new hard drive takes only seconds, but simply erases the drive's metadata and file allocation tables. Full-formatting, which can take several hours, goes sector-by-sector across the disk, erases it and tests it for possible read errors. For the most part, there's no harm in...

    EnterpriseDesktopATE2,520 pointsBadges:
  • Vista’s hybrid hard drive support boosts laptop performance

    Windows Vista is one of the first operating systems to fully support hybrid hard drives. Learn the pros and cons of using such drives with network laptops.

    Brien Posey9,210 pointsBadges:
  • Flash storage vs. hard drive: Which is best for virtual servers?

    Virtual servers add a new dimension to the flash storage vs. hard drive question. Size, speed and connectivity all play a role in the outcome.

    editor13,220 pointsBadges:
  • Where hard drives go to die, or do they?

    A number of enterprises are using asset disposal firms to ensure sensitive corporate data is destroyed, but the process is hardly foolproof. In fact, a convicted felon could have his hands on your data right now.

    SueHildreth420 pointsBadges:
  • Discarded hard drives can be dangerous

    A treasure trove of sensitive information can end up in the wrong hands if old hard drives aren't properly disposed of, one security expert warns.

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  • Panasas adds 6 TB helium drives, advances RAID to scale-out NAS

    Is it possible to use larger capacity hard drives, yet make them more reliable and decrease rebuild times? Panasas says it is.

    Sonia Lelii1,400 pointsBadges:
  • Quick Takes: Hard drives and new deals

    Storage companies are out pounding the pavement making deals with partners as well as rivals.

    searchStorage9,050 pointsBadges:
  • IBM gets government nod to sell hard drive business

    The FTC has given IBM the go ahead to sell its hard disk drive business to Hitachi.

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