hard disk

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    Can data techs see the individual files in a dmg file?

    The drive on my MacBook failed recently and I really need to get my data back. I am hesitant to take my hard drive in for repair/recovery for fear that, somehow, the techs will be able to see the individual files in a dmg file I keep on my laptop. They will be extracting data by taking my drive...
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    New Computer slow after scanning hard drive d

    about a week ago i got a message that there was something wrong with my hard disk d and got asked if i wanted to scan it. I clicked yes by accident and afterwords my computer became rlly slow in starting some applications. Like internet, my computer files and the things that launch when i start...
  3. romantrump

    i want recover my windows hard disk ntfs partition ?

    guys is there any software to recover hard disk ,if available please contact as soon as possible really i have need of it too much.
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    Any possibility to extend the volume of disk 0 (boot)?

    Computer: Laptop HP Pavilion, 2017 system: windows 10, 64-bit RAM 16 GB Please, could any one learn me How I can extend C partition of Disk 0 by that Unallocated 626.06 GB of Disk 1? (see attached please) thank you
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    Hyperactive Hard Disc

    Hi, My Dell Precision M4800 seems to have a serious problem - the hard disc is continuously working between 80~100% even if I don´t do anything. If I disconect the Internet it keeps functioning that way. Any idea on how to solve this? Can it be a virus? Can it be an hardware problem? Tech...
  6. Zehnsik

    Need Advice With Cloning(Backup). Possible HD Trouble.

    Pretext: (You don't have to read this, but it's just some background if you want to know where I'm coming from. I also apologize if I come off as blunt or "non-formal", but I imagine that if I write my issue almost like a story, it's a lot more fun to read, and for me to type. (I also apologize...
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    The disk you inserted was not readable by this computer

    Hi All, unfortunately my external Hard disk WD passport , is not readable and when connected to my computer shows the following message " The disk you inserted was not readable by this computer. " Please help as it contains sensitive data.
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    Boot restart circle hard disk repair

    I had windows 8.1 on a new ssd i installed this year. It said i needed to varify licence then went cuput last month. I am now back on vista on another hard disc from years ago. When i try and boot the ssd it says auto repair then diagnosing pc then advises restart. My friend made me a repair...
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    Second Hard Disk not showing up.

    last night I bought a new computer, it came wit its own hard drive, with windows7 already intalled on it. At home I inserted my own hard disk in it (which had windows10 on it). Everything was working fine, I was seeing all the partitions from both disks, so I formated the partition which had...
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    Hard Disk Error, Boot Device Not Found, AND lack of OS

    So my problem is that now when I first start up my laptop, it starts up saying exactly: "Hard Disk Error Please run the Hard Disk Test in System Diagnostics. Hard Disk 1 (3F1) F2 System Diagnostics For more information, please visit: www.hp.com/go/techcenter/startup" I press F2 and...
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    External HD USB Device not recognized

    I have an old internal HD 500gb Hitachi and wanted to transform it to an external HD so I bought an Aukey USB 3.0 2.5 "HDD External Enclosure model DS-B4 on Amazon. At first it worked but suddenly the LED on the Enclosure turned off and the USB Device is not recognized anymore. I have a Windows...
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    (Mac) External Hard drive Won't Mount...or Even Show Up

    So my external Seagate hard drive wont show up when I plug it into my macbook pro. The hdd blinks when I plug it in, and while plugged in, disk utility will not launch. I formatted my hdd a while back to exFAT, thinking it would help since I switch between windows and macs a lot, but for some...
  13. NumeroUno

    Internal Hard Drive Partition Table Corrupted

    The partition table is corrupted and I need to backup some stuff from C drive. I tried taking out the hard disk and backing up data but I got an error message saying that I need to format the disk before using it. Then I tried data recovery software recuva. It said " unable to determine...
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    Solved External Hard drive goes to sleep and doesn't wake up

    I have a External Seagate 2 Tb hard drive that after a while, will disconnect and I can't wake it by trying to access the drive in Explorer. I tried rebooting my computer but it doesn't show up anymore. The only solution it seems is to disconnect the drive and plug it back in. Any advices? I...
  15. keltic1der

    Recommendations for disposing of a computer

    I have seen many computers being thrown away over the years or even at yard sales. What most people do not realize is that even if you delete the data, it is very easily recoverable. Before disposing of any computer people should do the following: 1. Perform a secure erase of the hard drive...
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    WD My Book Essential external hard drive not recognized

    My WD My Book essential external hard drive suddenly won't get recognized by the computer. It's about 2-3 years old. When I plug it in, I hear the machine inside starting up and the white light starts to blink for a few seconds then it stops. When I connect it to the PC, sometimes the PC reads...