First: Got a new Vista machine (pentium Dual Core Processor) w/SATA hard drive. Want to install a 5 year old 40 gig Western Digital IDE drive as a slave for storage. The motherboard has what looks like a connection for an IDE drive. The connection on the board is blue to match the blue end [...]
Answer Question | December 9, 2008 7:54 PM
Hard drives, IDE, IDE hard drives, SATA, SATA hard drives, Secondary hard drive, Slave drives, Vista, Windows Vista
What would cause my C drive not to fully defrag when I run the scan?
Answer Question | February 1, 2012 7:27 PM
Defragmentation, Disk defragmentation, Hard drives, Windows XP
I can not get into the files from the old sata drive? How can i get into the files with out placing the old hdd back into the case
Answer Question | December 1, 2008 12:26 AM
Hard drives, IDE hard drives, SATA hard drives, USB hard drive adapter, USB hard drives
Can you convert a dynamic hard drive to a basic one? If so how would you do it?
Answer Question | May 6, 2012 3:37 PM
Dynamic Logical Partitioning, Hard drives, Windows XP
implication of upgrade in Hard drives to 72gb from 36gb on windows NT using RAID 5
Answer Question | November 25, 2008 1:03 PM
Hard drives, Hardware Upgrade, RAID 5, Windows NT
Is a Seagate Barracuda 7200.8 SATA:ST3300831AS disc drive a SATA or SATA-2 drive?
Answer Question | November 14, 2008 7:40 PM
Hard drives, SATA, SATA 2, Seagate Barracuda
I use a USB hub with my laptop, which has only two USB 1.0 ports. Until recently, I had a hub into which I had two USB plugs from a Seagate external 40 GB hard drive, a scanner, a printer, and an external floppy drive. I noticed the laptop suddenly didn’t recognize the external drive. [...]
Answer Question | November 2, 2011 4:00 AM
External hard drives, Hard drives, USB hard drives
How can I get XP to assign a Letter to an additional IDE drive installed as salve, so I can access it? XP installed and it appears as hard drive in Device Manager hardware.
Answer Question | November 10, 2008 6:07 PM
Hard drives, IDE hard drives, Secondary hard drive, Slave drive, Windows XP
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 pertition the new external hard drive so that I have two drives, one of say 100gb [...]
Answer Question | November 2, 2011 7:52 PM
External hard drives, Hard drives, Partitioning
I am running a Dell Precision 370 with Dual 160 GB Mirrored Hard drives. One of these drives has failed and needs to be replaced. How do I know which HD is the bad one, so I do not replace the wrong one? Thank you.
Answer Question | October 29, 2008 8:51 PM
Dell Precision 370, Dell servers, Hard drives, Mirroring, RAID 1
I am having a hard drive whic is installed in a laptop with size of 160 gb having Vista Home Premium (OEM) OS . There was a small shock as my laptop fell down nearly from a 15 cm distance . even after that it was working Nowam getting message as “OS Not Found ” [...]
Answer Question | November 3, 2008 6:31 AM
Boot failure, Hard drives, Operating System Not Found
i have dell gx50 with dudd m/board can i use power pack just to run harddrive[s]
Answer Question | September 29, 2008 1:03 AM
Dell OptiPlex GX50, Hard drives, HDD
I’m looking for an easy to use ISO back up system. Ideally the “kit” would consist of a large USB Harddrive to hold multiple drive images and a bootable CD to allow backup and recovery. This program: http://www.drive-image.com/?GGLAW900 Seems to fill the bill. Does anyone have any experience with it? Or know of a better [...]
Answer Question | September 30, 2008 12:45 PM
Backup, Backup & recovery, Hard drives, ISO, USB
Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Hard Drive Setup: 74.50 GB (System = 9.93 Domain Controller/Data Drive = 64.54 it has the Windows Directory which contains the SysVol Directory and NTDS) 372.61 GB (Student Data Drive) Will it be possible to use some extra space of the Data Drive and add it to the end of the [...]
Answer Question | May 28, 2012 5:23 AM
Hard drives, Partitions, resize partition, Windows Server 2003
Have an HP ProLiant DL360 G3 with 2 72GB drives that are mirrored. Using W2003 server SP2. I want to upgrade the drives but don’t have all the installed software, is it possible to upgrade without having to do a new full install.
Answer Question | December 3, 2011 10:39 AM
Hard drives, HP ProLiant DL360 G3, Servers
I am using Windows Vista (32-bit) on my computer. Lately, I have noticed that the reported “used space” on my hard drive (via right-click/properties) keeps rising dramatically while I add very little to my computer. I then made sure that I had turned on options to show system files and hidden OS files so that [...]
Answer Question | July 7, 2008 4:31 AM
Hard drives, System monitoring, Vista
I need to move the hard drives with Win2000 from an older computer to a new computer. When I tried starting the new computer, I got a BSOD with 0x07B inaccessible_boot_disk. The drives were jumpered correctly, the data cable was secure. The BIOS did not recognize either drive. Any idea on how I can get [...]
Answer Question | July 1, 2008 6:24 AM
0x0000007b, Blue Screen of Death, BSOD, Hard drives, Hardware, inaccessible_boot_disk, Windows 2000 Server
Hi, Question 1 - I want to move from an IDE hard drive to SATA. I’m using a Gigabyte GA 7N400 Pro 2 motherboard and although it says its SATA compatiable, would this mean I can use SATA 2 drives on there too? I’m not sure of the differences. Question 2 – When installing Vista [...]
Answer Question | May 29, 2008 5:14 PM
Hard drives, SATA, SATA 2, SATA hard disk, Serial ATA
Why we can create only a maximum of 4 primary partitions in a Hard Disk?
Answer Question | June 9, 2012 6:47 PM
Hard drives, Partitioning, Partitions, Storage
How do i transfer a xp drive from one computer to another?
Answer Question | August 18, 2010 3:19 AM
Hard drives, Windows Hardware, Windows XP