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    Began Watching Terabyte drives available soon

    Hitachi has now announced a 1-terabyte internal hard drive, claiming they're the first to unveil a 1 terabyte hard drive in the industry. It doesn't sound terribly impressive, given the …
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    Replied To a Post in Terabyte drives available soon

    i was wondering how quickly games are changing, 8 years ago people think they may not need such storage but now manufacturers like Seagate, Western Digital, Samsung has introduce 10TB …
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    Began Watching Error while formatting USB Flash Drive: The Disk is Write Protected.

    I am having my friend USB, which contains the error while Formatting, copying, deleting, renaming, moving files from it. The error is `"The Disk is Write Protected"`, I don't Know …
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    Replied To a Post in Error while formatting USB Flash Drive: The Disk is Write Protected.

    can you describe more about the device, brand model or specific errors ? it could be FW problem as well
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    Began Watching How to fix Damaged Hard Disk?

    Hi I have an external hard drive its about 300 GB. I tried to recove my loose picture via testdisk but I couldn't because I got "Error Reading Sector" How …
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    Replied To a Post in How to fix Damaged Hard Disk?

    rightly said. though best practice is to perform sector-to-sector image of fail hard drive onto a new drive and than backup your data. OS or software are mostly meant to …
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    Began Watching External HD various errors (I/O device error, read and unspecified)

    I've had my external HD for a while now (Rock mobile disk). Last time I tried to access the data in it was a few months ago without issues. I …
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    Replied To a Post in External HD various errors (I/O device error, read and unspecified)

    it is worth to get a s.m.a.r.t report of the disk to find out exactly if it is failing or there are some filesystem errors.
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    Began Watching recovering data from a failed hard drive

    Hi I am trying to salvage user data from a hard drive that was installed in a Dell laptop. I have plugged it in to a Dell 490 workstation running …
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    r-studio is best available tool, but in order to successfully retreive data from hard disk, you need more than just a software, there are some basic steps you must follow. …
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    Began Watching Laptop will not recognize my external hard drive.. :(

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    so did you get the data back finaly ?
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    I have a samsung 320gb HDD. Recently i am fatching a boot failour. I am trying to give windows. But a massage swing "a disk error occourer" and can not …
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    does your computer recognize the hard disk in bios correctly ? if yes, than follow RikTelner, good piece of advice.
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    Began Watching Seagate external HDD not STARTING

    Hello, I have an external Seagate hard drive (Part #: 9BD862-580 and Serial #: 4LSOLYMD) that I've used for years. I recently moved and had it in my car and …
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    Replied To a Post in Seagate external HDD not STARTING

    the syptoms your described in original post is something called **"Head Stiction"** normally due to shock or drop. i would suggest if you have important data on drive, contact a …
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    Gave Reputation to happygeek in How do you delete data from broken hardware?

    Degaussing doesn't guarantee erasure. Degaussing in combination with a crusher aftwerwards is a much more secure bet.
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    Began Watching How do you delete data from broken hardware?

    According to research from data recovery specialists Kroll Ontrack, some three quarters of those workers that had lost data on a broken device didn't attempt to ensure that information was …
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    Replied To a Post in How do you delete data from broken hardware?

    princiaplly there are three types of data destruction: 1. Software there are certain NSA recommended software available which charge per erasure. 2. Degausser degausser are the devices used to change …

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