• What are the signs my RAID array is dying?

    What are the signs that my RAID array is dying? Are there checks I can run? Can I add a hot spare to a RAID array with 6 disks in it? Will this help if one drive fails? What if multiple drives fail, what do I do then?

    ITKE366,320 pointsBadges:
  • Missing Disk Space 1TB HDD

    Missing Disk Space Hi, have two 1TB HDD's not set up in raid config... (1 listed as C other as D) Recentley moved lots of pics to back up in D... in calculating used space i have noted a loss of 121.6G that i cannot account for. I have pc set up with two users... is it a case of that other users...

    ITKE366,320 pointsBadges:
  • Proliant server hard disk upgrade

    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.

    SMACHEAD40 pointsBadges:
  • Is a Dell D620 compatible with an SSD?

    One of our users is interested in upgrading their laptop drive to a SSD. He currently has the following laptop: Dell D620 (vanilla flavour) He would like to upgrade his drive to the following SSD: Intel X25-M 80GB SSD purchase Does anyone know if this is compatible? I called Dell Support, but they...

    Lordhowe175 pointsBadges:
  • Can’t access data in hard drive, using Windows

    my hard drive has data in it but when i open it its blank,and when i click its properties its also full. what can i do to get my data back?

    Elyas5 pointsBadges:
  • Can a 4 bay external hard drive have different hard drive sizes?

    I have a "Mediasonic 3.5-Inch USB 2.0 and eSATA Pro Box 4-Bay Enclosure HF2-SU2S2" and it has 4 hard drive slots, can each hard drive be a different size or must they all be the same for it to operate. Im not trying to raid, I just want to access 4 hard drives with 1 connection.

    Addam30310 pointsBadges:
  • Automatic email sent when hard drive space is met

    Can we set an alert to email us when a hard drive space condition is met? Where would we set this up on a windows server 2003?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Will my secondary hard drive take over?

    will my slave hardrive take over when my master drive is full

    Monkeyhead5 pointsBadges:
  • USB Disk Initialization

    Can anyone give me some tips or software ideas of how to initialize an external hard drive attached by USB? I have had 2 occasions, one with a brand new HD and one with a HD taken out of an old computer where Disk Management will show the drive as "unknown, Not Initialized" and you get the error...

    ConFlicker210 pointsBadges:
  • Rebooting after clearing the hard drive

    I cleared the hard drive of my macbook, and inserted the install disk. Now it won't reboot. Any advice?

    MightyQ5 pointsBadges:
  • Raid 0 Set up internal to external drive

    I have a Dell 420xps. It came with a 320gb sata drive. I have added a 500gb "internal" hard drive. I also added a 250gb USB "external" hard drive and a 500gb eSata "external" hard drive. I would like to run raid 0 on the 500gb internal and 500gb external and leave the other 2 as they are. Can this...

    Williamsson60 pointsBadges:
  • Monitoring SMART hard drive status via Active Directory

    Can we monitor SMART hard drive status via Active Directory or via SpiceWorks to know before a potential hard drive failure? How would this work. Client machines are XP and 7.

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • External hard drive suddenly gone crazy

    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. I got a new,...

    Chico5 pointsBadges:
  • External hard drive conversion best practices

    I have a hard drive that I took out of an old computer and placed  into an external hard drive case. my question is: Can I keep the now external drive on 24/7? or is it best to shut it down?

    Walkingthunder5 pointsBadges:
  • External Hard Drive – 1TB – What is working for you?

    What has worked (and not crashed) for you when looking at a 1TB External Hard Drive. Most of the feedback I find is from a very short user timeframe. I need to know who has used something for more than 6 months or a year.

    Firewoman15 pointsBadges:
  • hard drive

    I want to know the Practical / Technical and Management information on how to operate the hard disks can someone help

    Eduado0 pointsBadges:
  • Hard drive not detected

    On a Dell Vostro 1710 running Vista on a Centrino processor, on boot there is an error loading BIOS saying there is no detectible hard drive. All internal workings seem to be ok and the HD appears to work just fine in other machines. Solutions?

    TheAndyOfOne25 pointsBadges:
  • Linux and Windows not recognizing directory structure

    I have a secondary hard drive that is giving me issues. I can not view the files on it any longer. How can I retrieve the files when Linux and Windows does not recognize the directory structure?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Low level formatting for Microsoft Vista

    I reinstalled vista os in hope of reinstalling a fresh copy of program, but the program installation it keeps on detecting old copy of this program. I had formatted both drives on machines. How can i remove these hidden program copies? Is there a better way of formatting?

    Renulaks135 pointsBadges:
  • No Hard Drive Detected

    Hi, I've been using the dell 1501 Inspiron from past 2 years. But today when i switched it on i got erro message stating no hard drive detected. Would u help me resolve this issue & also i was using windows 7 OS.

    rkwac453125 pointsBadges:

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