• ADATA external hard drive

    I have recently purchased external hard drive of ADATA durable HD710 but when I checked it through HDD scan for any bad sectors it prescribed its name as Toshiba MQ01ABD 100... is HDD scan error or I have fake one. But also, I have authenticated all the serial no. and codes through ADATA website of...

    samihayt5 pointsBadges:
  • Hard disk problem when installing Windows

    my hard dive could not format during windows installation andthe feedback was that windows could not acces this drive pls help me solve it

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  • How to set up a home server

    I need to set up a home server for several reasons: Backup for numerous local computers that will exceed 500 GB of data Serving up files on the LAN Running statistical simulations How can I make this work? Does anyone have any hardware / software suggestions? I'm willing to get a NAS / hard drives.

    ITKE366,830 pointsBadges:
  • Putting different sized hard drives in a NAS

    We're working on some research for different NAS devices (we're thinking of buying several). Is it possible to connect hard drives of different sizes on a NAS? Thanks so much.

    ITKE366,830 pointsBadges:
  • Access information on old notebook hard drive

    How do I access information on an old notebook hard drive if the notebook will not power up?

    1123dre5 pointsBadges:
  • Software to securely erase a hard drive

    Is there a software used to securely erase a hard drive and what is the process called?

    DebraNASH5 pointsBadges:
  • Hard drive keeps running after my laptop boots up

    Why does my HD keep running up to 5 minutes after my laptop boots up? Can't do much of anything until it stops.

    johnminer5 pointsBadges:
  • PC hard drive partitons

    My PC has4 hard drive partitions of 9GB each, C: is almost full while the other 3 partitions are almost empty. I moved some files from C: to the other partitions. It is soon becomes too full again to defgragment.

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  • Wiping the hard drives of over 100 computers automatically?

    We have 100 decommissioned computers. We want to wipe all of their hard drives. Can this be automated? We have been looking at dban. Can this be automated?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Lost hard drive segments

    I have a SATA 80 gig (c) drive, but is only showing 31, also have a ide (d) 320 gig drive (slave) this is only showing 74.5 in my computer. BIOS shows but drives as normal?

    Laserjim5 pointsBadges:
  • Windows XP & Partition chaos

    I have just installed a clean copy of Win XP on a brand new Hard Drive having formatted it in NTFS. The partition drives seem to have become muddled.  Windows seems to have installed itself on Partition "I" which has thrown all other drives askew. My question is can I use a program like Partition...

    Compucure205 pointsBadges:
  • Windows 2003 Enterprise server not seeing new HDrives

    Hi there. We have a windows 2003 server here in the office that we just put 4 new 34.6gb HDs in for a total of 6. The drives are running RAID 5. When we first put them in the HP system management software the admin uses to track the RAID arrays and what not had the new ones listed as in Logical...

    Mobojo20 pointsBadges:
  • Partitioning an external hard drive

    I have just bought a new 500gb external hard drive to back up all my files before having the internal hard drives looked at as one of the is overheating and cutting out all the time. How do I partition the new external hard drive so that I have two drives, one of say 100gb and the other 400gb?

    Hmfceh125 pointsBadges:
  • Lost info on external drive

    I was using a Sandisk 80G external drive. I was working on a word document saved on it. I saved many times while working on the document. When I tried to close it, I was prompted as asked if I wished to save the document before closing. I clicked on yes and the prompt went away but the document...

    Sandy40reading5 pointsBadges:
  • Drive rebuilding

    My brand new WD "My Book Live Duo" which is 2 hard disks x 3TB each is taking over 18 hours to rebuild the drive with only 47GB data in the drive. How do I know is this drive faulty or what's the industrial acceptable duration for drive rebuilding of this capacity?

    douglas165 pointsBadges:
  • Identify bad sectors in a hard disk

    How to identify bad sectors in a hard disk and eliminate them

    BPandey70 pointsBadges:
  • Dynamic Hard Drive – convert to basic – XP prof

    Can you convert a dynamic hard drive to a basic one? If so how would you do it?

    SCG5 pointsBadges:
  • Adding a new HD to a RAID5 (Server 2003)

    Hello, I need to add a HD to an already existing RAID5. After I add the disk I need to extend my C volume to 25% and add the rest of the space to a D volume that I have created. Does anyone have any steps for these operations that they would care to share to make things easier for me? Thanks in...

    Cquinn5 pointsBadges:
  • Imaging a hard drive for backup purposes.

    I had a situation recently where a laptop hard drive died completely. We installed a new drive and re-imaged it, but the drivers were missing off the standard OS image, and I had to re-install the drivers for the on board devices. (Biometric security etc) I had problems getting the drivers for the...

    Chippy0884,625 pointsBadges:
  • Thunderbolt hard drive won’t allow me to register

    New Lacie 1TB Rugged RSB3 Thunderbolt will not allow me to register. "Server error, please try later," it says. Now what? Can I still use it?

    peterlibby20075 pointsBadges:

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