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    Monkeyhead5 pointsBadges:
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    ConFlicker210 pointsBadges:
  • Unable to format my hard disk.

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    Inspire0 pointsBadges:
  • trojan horse downloader

    hi i have a win NT4.0 sp6 server.its a DNS and web server. from few days the IE was redirecting the sites to some search engines.when i scaned with AVG it detected some trojan horse downloader.i healed the trojan and restarted the DNS.the problem was solved.but after some hours the problem arise...

    Redrose0 pointsBadges:
  • Suse booting on external Hard drive problems

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    Securityn00b12850 pointsBadges:
  • Slow boot-up in win xp home edition

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    BinooDas123410 pointsBadges:
  • Recovering SATA hard disk and data after faulty connection

    I accidentally connected my PC cabinet fan power plug into my SATA hard disk power, causing the HD power connector to spark. After that, my PC isn't recognizing the HDD and there's no power reaching it. How can I recover my data? Is it fried?

    NewnanIT1,110 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:
  • 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.

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    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:

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