• DVD Recorder

    I removed the DVD recorder drive by unplugging it from the computer tower, now that I have put it back in, it does not recognize any discs I put in there and now the CD ROM does not either, I believe it may have to do with some of the wires that have PS6 and PS8 on them and maybe the PS4 wire. How...

    Griffie105 pointsBadges:
  • DVD Burner Problem

    Hello, I have an issue i never ran into before. I have a brand new CD/DVD burner that will burn CDs but not DVDs. It is a LG GSA-4160B (HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-4160B in windows). Now i already updated the firmware to the latest version (406a) to no prevail. And the strangest thing is if you have a...

    M4nc1n10 pointsBadges:
  • cyclic redundancy check error on floppy

    I backed up some data to a floppy for temporary safekeeping, then reformatted the hard drive of the pc the data had been on, and reinstalled the OS (WinXP) and programs. When I try to restore the data from the floppy, I receiver an error about a "cyclic redundancy check" failure and the data will...

    Csmmis0 pointsBadges:
  • disk degraded

    My as400 is showing a status of 'degraded' when doing a 'wrkdsksts'. I would assume that one of the disk has failed but all say operational when using display hardware resources. Help!

    Nosaints15 pointsBadges:
  • Continual CHKDSK errors

    I've recently scheduled a daily procedure (CMD) to run on a test group of PCs (including one server with mirrored drives) that runs CHKDSK early every morning. While running under Windows, if it finds errors, it will shutdown/restart and CHKDSK /F will be run to repair the errors. Out of a group of...

    JWhatley0 pointsBadges:
  • Compressing Old Files

    Hello, I would like to know the option(Compressing Old Files) which comes up during disk cleanup in win XP and win 2000. Is it good or bad? I mean, If I do the compression regularly will that effect my system/files in a long run? Is it same to that option (compress drive to save space) in disk...

    BinooDas123410 pointsBadges:
  • Bootable USB thumb drive or CompactFlas drive for data recovery on PC

    Has some practical experience using USB thumb drive (jump-drive) or CompactFlash drive for data recovery on PC? Real life situation: regular hard drive got failure (like bad blocks). Host's OS (Windows, Linux) can't boot. All other hardware is working properly and has network connectivity. The...

    Smooth0 pointsBadges:
  • Bad sectors

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

    BPandey70 pointsBadges:
  • Group Policy to disable portable storage devices

    Hi, I have one question here. Can Ad group policy disable auto reading for external drive for example tumb drive, protable HDD? Please advice. Thanks

    Mfedli5 pointsBadges:
  • Cannot open Tally 9.2 data due to virus

    not ble to open tally 9.2 company as there is virus in my data. how to remove the virus

    Saurav72935 pointsBadges:
  • Accessing Data from Dead Thumb Drive

    What do I need to access data from a dead Firefly Thumb Drive? - it contains a Toshiba Disk Drive MK2004GAL. Another number is HDD1422 A ZF03?

    Jacquester5 pointsBadges:
  • Disaster Recovery – when to declare one?

    Has anyone performed a business anlaysis regarding when to activate a DR plan?  If a problem appears to be a memory that can be fixed within 4-5 hours...would you declare a disaster and move to your hot site...or would you attempt to fix the system problem and if issues still exist, then declare...

    Theoutcast5 pointsBadges:
  • Punctured Stripe on RAID 5 Array

    We have been having massive problems with a storage array (Dell md3000i). The issue has been escalated to the highest levels of Tech Support, at which point they advised us that we have a "punctured stripe" on our array. The prescribed resolution is to vacate, wipe-out and re-build the array, then...

    ITKE347,940 pointsBadges:
  • Granting systems access in a DR situation

    What are some best practices for managing access rights during recovery situations. The question is particularly directed towards additional personnel or vendors that may need access to certain system functions, but only during a DR situation. How is that handled best?

    Alexsar5 pointsBadges:
  • How to take online backup of Outlook PST file?

    I want to take Online backup of all user's outlook PST file while they are login and working on its ms outlook.

    mitrum810 pointsBadges:
  • What are the steps for deploying a backup Exchange server?

    I have Exchange Server 2003 running on a Windows 2003 server and I want to deploy a backup Exchange server in case the primary Exchange server fails. Can you please give me some ideas on how to achieve this?

    Exchange Ask the Experts580 pointsBadges:
  • Backup database

    Can I backup database with exception tables?

    Bjet55 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: What cloud concern do you need addressed?

    Will all of the buzz surrounding the cloud - no doubt amplified by Vivek Kundra's push to the cloud - are you feeling left out at all? I recently spoke to an operations manager who feels that SMBs are excluded from the discussion because of fewer resources. What information would you like to know...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • System restore on Windows Server 2003 R2

    Can system restore points for our windows 2003 r2 server be stored on an external drive or a network drive? How would we restore them in an emergency?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Is anyone user Mantis/400 bug tracker / help desk software?

    I would be interested in hearing from anyone who is using Mantis/400 on an IBM i running i5/OS 6.1. There is a good article on the topic but is is from 2007.  We sure would like to hear from someone who has had recent experience with Mantis.

    WoodEngineer6,680 pointsBadges:

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