• 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:
  • 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 pertition the new external hard drive so that I have two drives, one of say 100gb and the other 400gb?

    Hmfceh125 pointsBadges:
  • My external HDD won’t show

    Hi My PC has suddenly stopped recognizing my WD5000h1U-00 External Hard Drive. I am running windows xp. It has been working perfectly up untill now. I have tried a different PC but the same thing applies. If someone could give me some help to resolve this issue that would be appreciated.

    Antomain5 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:
  • 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:
  • Looking for a good hard drive for backup

    Looking to backup 2 laptops..both are in gigabytes. How and what kind of hard drive would hold both? I want to backup boths laptops on it..

    Letsrock200125 pointsBadges:
  • I want to retrive my files , I can not get past safe mode.

    I have a windows xp, home edition, serv.pack 2 os that has been shutting down about every six mos. Ive been backing up on an external harddrive but, I have not for the last 3 mos. the comp. is down again and I can only get into save mode. I can not get my pictures the are save in my documents. what...

    Mtiller15 pointsBadges:
  • HUGE hard disks problem, PLEASE! help.

    HUGE hard disks problem, PLEASE! help. (Apologies for the lengthy message. My technical expertise is nil and I don't know what information is needed, so I prefer to include every possible detail. Neither is my English very good, but I hope to be able to explain the situation clearly) My computer is...

    Spj35 pointsBadges:
  • how can i install xp service pack 2 on external hard drive

    how can i install xp service pack 2 on external hard drive

    Tinterry15 pointsBadges:
  • Formatting an External HD on iMac

    I installed a "My Passport" (Western Digital) USB HD on my PC.  Then I tried to install it on my iMac G5, expecting to be able to format it to a Mac OS extended format.  I noted there is no "format" selection in the iMac Disk Utility.  I tried the "partition selection" and the system would not...

    Btcalif5 pointsBadges:
  • External USB hard drive keeps using the same drive letter as a mapped natwork share

    I have an XP Professional computer that I use to backup the contents of a network share (just for redundancy's sake). The problem I keep having is that when I connect the hard drive, it keeps assuming the drive letter of a network share that already is being used. This is a problem as I want to run...

    Ericfoulds5 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 Repair

    I took apart a LaCie 2TB external hard drive because one of the drives was bad; it was clicking when I turned the hard drive encasement on. It has 4 500 GB hard drives set to RAID 0, and two hard drive controller cards so the hard drives are set in pairs as 1 master and 1 slave. I don't have a...

    mshen27,385 pointsBadges:
  • External Hard Drive for Workplace

    It's me. The 291 guy again.  Anyway. I work in a relatively small enviornement. And, over the last year, have been updating all the PCs there. I am actually the graphic designer at my company. But, about 30% of the time, I install software and troubleshoot LED signs that our company installs and...

    Woodrow2220 pointsBadges:
  • reusedlt *yes

    Hi, Has reusedlt *yes behavior changed with V5R3? When I add a record to a PF that is reusedlt *yes in V5R2 is uses a record that has been deleted, however when i do the same thing on a V5R3 system it adds a new record rather than re-use one. Anyone run into this before? Thanks, Luis

    Xixones0 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:
  • External Disk (USB) not detected on some machines including the server

    Hi all, i have an external backup disk that connects to the server using USB. recently it just coulnt be detected. i tried it on one of the mcachines on the network again it failed. i tried it on the laptop and it was detected and accessible. there is one other desktop that i tried and it worked....

    GK30 pointsBadges:
  • Can/should I move programs on C: Drive to external hard drive & how?

    I bought a 1TB external Hard drive for our computer after a recent fire in our area and was wondering if I can/should move everything from C: drive to external hard drive to improve the speed of computer? And is it something I can do or do I need professional help?

    2pnutsmom10 pointsBadges:

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