harddrive

  1. Lolp

    Hp notebook hard drive replace

    I need to replace my internal hard drive. What kind of hard drive will work in my HP Notebook. My laptop currently uses a 2 TB 5400 rpm SATA and I've read that a 5400 rpm hard drive is not the best. What hard drive will give me better performance and still work with my PC? I'd prefer a price...
  2. Nix98

    Dell g7 keeps crashing (BSoD)

    Hello my dell g7 (windows 10) has recently been crashing and getting BSoD. At first the stop codes were the “unexpected store exception” and “critical process died” where i tried to fix it using the scannow thing in command prompt and there were no detected viruses or corrupt files. I also...
  3. S

    Certificate for wiping business drives

    Hi, My friend is having a load of PCs recycled from his company, I asked if I could have them and he said no because he needs a company to give him an official certificate to prove that the hard drives and sensitive data from the PCs has been wiped. What is such a certificate called and do you...
  4. J

    Solved Cpu Issues?

    So I know a little bit about computers but I cannot figure this one out. I have this older hp pavilion dv7 I do not know the exact model number since there is no sticker saying it on the bottom of the laptop. It was running super slowly so someone gave it to me to fix it and the first thing...
  5. N

    Computer monitor black when system on

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.9 OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit, Build 7601, Installed 20180726022448.000000-240 Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8400 @ 3.00GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10, CPU Count: 2 Total Physical...
  6. thayolan

    Solved This drive is Security Freeze Locked

    Hello, i recently had an issue with an HP 2000 Laptop, it was booting to recovery (rapair mode) and then would fail and restart, i pulled the Harddrive and plugged it into a desktop and booted UBCD, and ran seatools. however shortly after beginning the long test i seen that it came up that...
  7. A

    require external hard drive case which can take 3 4 drives

    hi all. i have 3 or 4 2.5 inch drives laying around. the drives are of different capacity starting from 250gb to 1tb. there is 1 250gb ssd also in the lot. is there such a solution which will take all the 3 to 4 drives and make them as 1 big external drive?
  8. L

    External Hardrive doesn't show up on Mac or in Disk utility

    My lacie hard drive was making some strange clicking noises when I put it in my mac. I have also tried this in a PC. It now is just not showing up in the devices and also when I try to access it in Disk Utility. It did show up once in Disk Utility but it did not allow me to press first aid. Now...
  9. A

    Hard drive recognised but not appearing in File Explorer

    OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit Processor: AMD A6-9220e RADEON R4, 5 COMPUTE CORES 2C+3G, AMD64 Family 21 Model 112 Stepping 0 Processor Count: 2 RAM: 3974 Mb Graphics Card: AMD Radeon(TM) R4 Graphics, 80 Mb Hard Drives: C: 27 GB (0 GB Free); Motherboard: Dell Inc., 02XD38...
  10. V

    Installed Windows 10 Installation Media on my harddrive

    Hi! So I did this accidentally--I thought I had pressed my usb. However, I didn't and now all of my files are lost, obviously, and I am devastated. Is there a way to recover these files? I tried to google search, and what came up was 'recovery for formatted harddrives' but I am unsure of...
  11. A

    how to improve the performance of my laptop.

    hi all. i have a dell inspiron 3551 laptop. the laptop is almost 3 years old and its running fantastic. but now i am finding it a bit slow. right now i am not on my laptop so cant provide the specs but as i get back ill edit this post with the specs. all i can tell it has 4gb ram i think its...
  12. A

    Solved need a bit of advice on which hard drive to select

    hi. I have a dell inspiron 3551 laptop. I have attached its info. I wanted to know will it be advisable to put the wd red nas drive in it? if anything how much performance improvement will i get from my current 5400rpm hard drive. also is the hdd ssd mixed drive worth to go for? Tech Support Guy...
  13. C

    Does my Hard Drive need to be replaced or is it repairable?

    Hello! I'm new, but will do my best. NOTE: I am using another older PC to post on here since the laptop I am having issues with is currently in the boot menu "Scanning & Repairing C: 12%" So about two days ago on my ASUS Windows 8.1 laptop, I get an error message basically telling me something...
  14. BillHates

    Need help with my brother's laptop computer

    Sorry couldn't run SysInfo. My brother is having trouble with his 11 year old Alienware laptop. It runs Windows XP. The problem started today. Some reason the power didn't seem to work. You would press the power button it would try to power on but than it would power off after a few seconds. I...
  15. T

    Harddrive backup

    I'm working on a file management and back up project. I have two very large drives, we can call them A & B for the purposes of this thread, with thousands of images and video. Both A & B have the same images for the most part, but A has some that B doesn't and vice versa. I'm working on file...
  16. A

    Solved Using external Hard drive as internal

    My brother has PC with with a couple 2-3 hundred gigs. He is already running out of space on his computer, as he is a gamer, but only has two games. I've tried to delete a bunch of unneeded files, but that didn't work. Our dad then got him an one terabyte external hard drive. At this moment, I'm...
  17. M

    TURNING OLD PS4 HARD DRIVE INTO EXTERNAL STORAGE DEVICE

    I am in search of information on how to do this. All of the self help websites that I have researched have not given me an positive results. I have a 500 GB hard drive that I removed from my ps4 to install a 2 terabyte one. The new hard drive came with instructions on how to install everything...
  18. K

    Toshiba R940 gives blue screen or PXE-E61 Media Test Failure

    I bought a Toshiba Tecra R940 last summer used online. Yesterday the computer started making a high-ish pitches buzzing noise in the middle of the usage. I continued using my laptop as normal, but later tried to restart the laptop to get rid of the buzzing. I haven't been able to login since...
  19. S

    my toshiba laptop keep freezing

    (by the way idk if this is a windows 7 related issue or hardware or something else) so the other day i was playing a game on my laptop. I close it and went to sleep and when i woke up i forgot to plug it in did that then turn it on than when the desktop comes on 1 to 3 mins...
  20. W

    2.2tb infinity "no bootable device, press any key to reset"

    was just on my computer about an hour ago when it froze up and I had to restart it. Upon restarting it everything was normal until I ended up getting a screen w/ a loading bar saying "2.2 TB Infinity: Press any key to enter boot menu". At first I just let it load - which brought me to a black...
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