• Windows XP no longer recognizes my 8GB Apricorn Microkey.

    This morning I downloaded some mp3 files from my home PC and transferred them to another users My Docs/music folder using my Apricorn MicroKey (MK). At work no computer, (that previously recognized the MK as a mass storage device), will recognize it. You can hear what sounds like a disk spinning in...

    WannaBIT5 pointsBadges:
  • Will defragmenting hard disks improve SQL Server performance?

    Does it help to defragment the local hard disks on SQL Server to improve performance? I just started a new position and the drives on the servers are very fragmented. Could defragmenting them help boost some performance? Thanks.

    SQL Server Ask the Experts2,585 pointsBadges:
  • Which backup tools work best with Hyper-V? Any recommendations?

    Which backup tools work best with Hyper-V? Any recommendations? This question is from the 7/30 Microsoft Virtualization Chat on ITKnowledgeExchange.com

    ITKE352,565 pointsBadges:
  • What is backed up when backing up Windows XP?

    when we backup windows xp,what files it will backup

    Azar10 pointsBadges:
  • What backup software should I use for 12 servers and 6 terabytes of data?

    I'm running Windows Server 2008. We have a lot of legacy data and current data. We need to back it all up on a tape library. What's the best hardware and software to use to make this simple and idiot proof?

    ITKE352,565 pointsBadges:
  • 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?

    ITKE352,565 pointsBadges:
  • VIRUS Scan

    Using the command line prompt in windows (the black box) which command i can use to scan my machine for viruses without using any virus scan tools ?

    Majedhamad0 pointsBadges:
  • USB device issues

    I am a green IT employee. And, have had an issue with several laptops not recognizing USB thumbdrives. When the user inserts the thumb drive the system recognizes it but        in "My Computer" it does not show up. But, when I go to "Device Manager" I see the device, re assign an available...

    Ncalo20095 pointsBadges:
  • storage

    Hi , I am mahesh.j a fresher , i would like build my carrier on storage .where i am familer to storage hardware now i would like expertise on it.My question is that how to be expertise on it, so i would request u all help me on it by ur guidlines. what are platform of operating system,application...

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  • SQL Server 2005 backup server

    Is there a way to replicate a SQL server database to another SQL server with the same hardware and software? I want a live copy of the data up to date in case something goes wrong and we need to switch to the backup server.

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • 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.

    A23857410 pointsBadges:
  • 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?

    BullwinkleJMoose0 pointsBadges:
  • Removable storage

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

    Sedikahmed5 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...

    ITKE352,565 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:

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