• SANDISK data life span

    Is it possible to get data corruption on a sandisk compact flash if it has been stored without power for 4 or 5 years.

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  • Report from check disk on active NTFS partition

    If I run check disk on the next system boot, I'd like to know if it found and fixed any problems. Does it generate a report, and where would I find it? Someone suggested the event log, but I may not know what I am looking for: a log, a report, a breif line item description?

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  • Removable storage

    Disable removable storage and flash memory on the network through the server

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  • recover files

    I stepped away from my computer while a firefly thumb drive was in it. The computer went into hibernation mode. when I hit the on button to bring it out of hibernation it went to a blue screen with code on it. In there it said physical dump. When I restarted my computer all the information on the...

    Twstloc5 pointsBadges:
  • Real time sync of 2 notebooks

    I work on live shows providing speaker support and I am running two notebooks... one is a back-up with the same scripts on it. I am looking to run both simultaneously - scrolling the speech in sync in real-time on both notebooks, with one keyboard and mouse. Should one notebook crash, I can switch...

    PrompterSteve5 pointsBadges:
  • RAID – Upgrading disks to larger ones

    Hi all, I wrote not long ago about the best way to upgrade disks when using RAID1. I've now managed to copy all contents from my 2 original volumes, into 2 identical (but larger) volumes on the new larger disk. I used Ghost for this, by making a backup of first the system volume, then the data...

    Linger19740 pointsBadges:
  • Opening Microsoft Office 2003 files on reformatted computer

    My computer had to be reformatted and I saved all my information to a flash drive. Now since it has been reformatted Microsoft Office is not on the computer. Is there a way I can bring up those documents from my flash drive since my computer doesn't have microsoft Office?

    DLW765 pointsBadges:
  • monitoring

    If I am using a work computer that is on a network using Windows xp professional, and I plug in a usb device and just use apps or programs from that device, can it be monitored, or known from the network administrator?

    Iwanttodirect5 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...

    ITKE351,965 pointsBadges:
  • Disk Sanitizer 5799SD1 – Physically Removing Drive

    I have sanitized the disk drives and ready to physicall remove them. I have tried device concurrent maintence to remove the disk drives, when I pull the disk drive out, it sends a critical hardware message to qsysopr message queue. IBM says that I need to power down the system then remove them. Has...

    TWINLEY40 pointsBadges:
  • Hard Disk Data Recovery – NTFS MBR Failure

    Hello everyone, I have a Western Digital 800JB ATA 80GB 7200rpm drive that was used for a time as a boot drive for WXPP. It was replaced recently as a boot drive by a smaller 40GB drive, and the 80GB drive relegated to backup duties (slaved to a CD drive on a 40-wire cable). Before full transfer of...

    Microsolve0 pointsBadges:
  • Hard drive failure

    I have a "Maxtor 40GB" in which I installed Windows 2000 on its first partition (I split it into 4 partitions and formatted all of them using FAT32), now I can't access its primary partition but when I connect the drive as a slave I can see all the partition, I can save files to the other three...

    Lance010 pointsBadges:
  • Testing Backup tapes before use?

    My company operates on an LPAR on an iSeries. Connected to the iSeries is a tape silo which we utilize as part of our backup strategy. Our backup strategy involves taking a full system save each Saturday night, and then Mon-Fri nights, we take incremental backups of our critical libraries. During...

    Deasel9820 pointsBadges:
  • Hard Disk Data Recovery – NTFS MBR Failure-2

    Hello everyone, I have a Western Digital 800JB ATA 80GB 7200rpm drive that was used for a time as a boot drive for WXPP. It was replaced recently as a boot drive by a smaller 40GB drive, and the 80GB drive relegated to backup duties (slaved to a CD drive on a 40-wire cable). Before full transfer of...

    Microsolve0 pointsBadges:
  • 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:

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