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External Hard Drive Won't Accept Any Large Files

i\'ve a toshiba external 250 gig hard drive, and when I attempt to put files on it that are larger than say 1 gig it tells me that there isn't enough free space on the drive even though thers still 184 gigs free, but if I put most smaller files say a regular raw data cd image thats 700 megs...
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Hard Drive Not Recognized

I was attempting to usage an old 486 computer. My intention was to copy raw data from some 5 1/4 diskettes to 3 1/2's.The computer booted up, but the 5 1/4 drive won\'t read some diskette. So, I opened up the computer to check the connections, making sure the floppy drive was tightly connected. When I...
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Photos Will Not Delete; Just Keep Multiplying

My 80 year old stepfather downloaded some porn images to his PC. When he attempted to remove them, new duplicates of the same images keep growing. Where he once had could be 100 images right now there are 4000 duplicates of the originals. I watched what he did (a labor of admire, believe me, since the images are actually...
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Hard Drive Formatting Problem

i now got a new 320 gb western digital hard drive for backup purposes and decided to attempt windows 7 on it first. right now that im done with attempting windows 7 i attempted to reformat now by right clicking and clicking format. but windows 7 install a partition and made a computer volume drive and then made a 100mb...
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Good Hard Drive Temperature

What\'s a hard drive temperature that will ensure long life. i\'ve a antec 300 case with the 2 factory fans on medium speed and have 2 sata 7200rpm drives. on cooler days the temperature is regarding 28 degrees Celsius. on warmer days like tonight it is up to 35 degrees Celsius. these temperatures are at...
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Pen Drive Formatting Problem

i\'ve a 2GB iBall ultra-Stong Pendrive . When I insert it, the computer recognises it but can only read but cannat add some raw data to it. I attempted formatting it but failed. I then down loaded "HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool Version: 2.18" from this site and attempted formatting it, but keep on...
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Hard Drive Docking Station

Hello everybody,I\'m searching for a docking station that can work with 2.5 & 3.5 Sata hard drives. I need to retrieve info from a laptop and a computer. Can anybody prefered a good docking station that would work with 2.5 & 3.5 hard drives. It is has to be dual?I would appreciate your \'s suggest ...
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Hdd Space

Hello,I now installed a WD TB hdd. Why is the hdd showing less than 1tb once it is installed? Is there any procedure to utilize the hdd space to it's full potential? Thanxs This place has been edited by tru006: 26 September 2009 - 10:01 AM 0 ipb.global.registerReputation(...
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Leave Backup Drive Plugged In

i have 2 hard drives in my computer. one is for windows and windows files and the other is strictly used for backup. what i am wondering is, is it Probably to get a virus that would corrupt both the windows drive and the backup drive. should i take out the backup drive when i do not need it or is that now...
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How Can I Use Sata Mode With Amd's Cpu?

Hello everybody This's my first place! And I wonder, how can I enable SATA mode?The trouble is my mainboard is AMD's CPU help only!Some tutorials I've read now mention to mainboards help Intel's CPU.I'm using:- Gigabyte MA78GM-S2HP mainboard- HDD Samsung 250GBHope you...
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External Hard-drive Copying

Hello, all.I\'m attempting to sort out the better way to copy regarding 200G of raw data from one external Western Digital hard-drive to another. (OS is XP - ACER computer). Essentially I wish to create a mirror image of the first external hard-drive onto a second. Why you ask?...well i\'ve my whole CD library...
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Optical Drive Not Reading

Any opinions for cleaning a DVD drive that suddenly stopped reading. It won't accept a cleaning disk because it is not sensing that it is there. 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_274463', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid: '274463' },...
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Windows Free Space And Actual Free Space Are Two Different #'s?

Hello,I'm having willing to replace my hard drive, and I'm attempting to clean things up. Windows tells that I\'m using exactly 250GB of space. Nevertheless, I've run WinDirStat and it tells me I\'m only using 185GB of space. Using Windows Explorer, I highlighted each thing and pick properties to...
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Dvd Discs? Which To Buy?

I now bought a new laptop that came installed with a Hitachi drive D:. Can somebody direct me to the proper discs that this player uses? I read DVD RW and DVD /CD-R. Which discs do I need to buy? I need to back up this beast.And by the way, is it wise to usage disks for back up? External...
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Hd Benchmark Results

i have 2 hard drives. One is the main os drive and the other is used for backup. My backup drive benchmarked higher than the drive im using for my OS. Average read time on the backup drive was 12mb/s higher and the burst speed was 60 mb/s higher. Next time i reinstall windows should i...
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External Harddrive

Hi dude´sMe and my friend have a little trouble with our External harddrives.The trouble is that it tells that it will be formatted, and so we formatted them.afterwards it tells so that it only has 2 GB leftusomeone who can suggest? please! 0 ipb.global.registerReputation(...
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Upgrading Hard Drive

I wish to buy a bigger hard drive, but i\'ve already paid for the windows xp home edition, andwant to usage it, but my understanding is that windows xp will only work on one computer... and even though thiswill be the same computer, it will be a completely different hard drive. Will windows...
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Can I Put Files Onto My Sd Card Via A Camera?

Can i put files onto my SD card via a camera? When i attempt to do this, it won't let me drag anything onto it. Is there some way to put files onto an SD card using a camera? Thanxs in advance. 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_278982', { app: 'forums', type:...
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Compaq Presario Pc will not access optical discs

i\'ve model sr5710r. It will not run all cds and dvds. i got appsolutionsworld free cd for renewell. when i put it in it goes to open files using windows explorer click on files and files will not open. if i twice click pcworld exe or auto run. it tells device connected to computer not working. i\'ve...
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Cd Rom Not Working Help!

Have a Dell Inspiron 1525 running Vista CD ROM not working have this messageWindows can\'t load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing. (Code 39)Click 'Check for solutions' to send raw data regarding this device to Microsoft and to notice if there is a solution...
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Using Usb Flash Drives

I'm starting to usage USB flash drives more repeatedly as a convenient "portable" storage device. Would it be Probably or prudent to format them as NTFS storage devices for improved raw data integrity or storage efficiency? What regarding using one as an emergency "boot drive" in case...
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Using On Old Internal Hd As External For Lap Top

HiI have now taken a Barracuda 7200.7 200GB HD from an old desk top and plan to usage it as an external HD storage for my lap top. i\'ve never attempted anything like this before so would like some advice on what type of caddy would be better and how to installed pls. Do I need a powered caddy or...
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Dvd/cd-rw 52x

Hello all,Has anybody come across a store that has some dvd/cd-rw roms that burn cds at 52X?I moved the one I had to my back up computer cause the tray sticks at times.I wish to eventualy get a sata version of it but I couldn't find one at the onlines stores I frequent or Best Buy where I originally...
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Need Help Reformating My Hd

i\'ve a Compag notebook running Vista my hard drive got corrupted. How can I reformat it so nothing is on the hard drive so I can install a new OS. I do have recovery dvd for the notebook to bring it to factory sate. But that state has lots of joke and free 60 day programs that I don\'t wish to...
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Lacie Fw 400 Hard Drive High Rpm

i have a Lacie firewire 400 x2 external hard drive (120gb 3.5") visual reference for identification- http://farm1.static...._464fa1f682.jpgjust now right now i've noticed the drive randomly revving up and spinning at a faster rpm than it is quiet idle rpm (idle rpm sounds like 7200) so when...
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Flash Drive And Vista

I now right now got a flash drive to move music , mp3 , files from one computer to other computers I first attempted moving some pics and a few raw data files with no trouble when I attempt to open the drive with music files each thing locks up you can notice whats on the drive now cann\'t open or go some further...
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External Vs. Internal

I\'m running Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit on my HP notebook. I searching for a hard drive for extra storage and I plan to usage it often. i\'ve hard that external drives have a shorter lifetime than internals that have been enclosed to work as an external. Price doesn\'t resemble to matter afterward, but...
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Disk Read Error

helloooooi m having probs in my computer while i m switching on the computer the msg showA DISK READ ERROR OCCURED PRESS CTRL+ALT+DEL TO RESTARTpress these key re-boot the computer and again this msg is showingcan anybody advice me wat to do ........THANX....regards:pritam This place has been edited by smax013:...
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What Would U Do?

**My Windows XP Media Center 2002 glaciate. I soon searched that each time I restarted my PC, while windows was loading (or soon after) windows would and still freezes completely?Yes, I\'m another poor soul that waited so long and am kicking myself hard for not backing-up my raw data before this.I've...
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Is It Ok To Ask? Would You Choose These Products?

**I\'m performing my very first external hard drive and hope to build some thing decent if Probably. This first first external hard drive will suggest me starta hard drive library that will keep my a lot of family's images, videos, and many more. duplicates safe for the future. I attempted to get as most info as...
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