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TOSHIBA MK6014MAP

own a Compaq Presario 1200XL-119 Laptop that has a Toshiba MK6014MAP hard disk drive in it. Recently when I attempt to boot it tells Error loading Operating System. So I boot into DOS and when I attempt to obtain the C:\ drive it tells that the media is not willing. I'm not able to do anything on my computer...
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Additional Hard Disks

This may sound a dumb problem, but i wish to buy a new PC. The trouble is that my existing PC has 2 big hard disks which i wish to keep. Most of the cheap PCs i have seen only have slots for 1 Hard disk and 1 IDE port. Is it Probably to buy an external IDE controllr and connect it to my new PC, the...
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cd-rw

Lately, my Philips PCRW464K47 cd-rw doesn't recognize my cd-are's. The disc in light blinks for awhile and then goes out. Does this mean I need a new cd-rw or could it be my computer? Thanxs.
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how do i see my hard disk again after unpartition?

I accidently unpartition my external hard drive, and right now I can\'t notice the driver on Windows XP. Please let me know how to get back my raw data back.If I attempt to partition the drive again under Windows disk management, do you assume I can notice my drive and raw data again? (I can\'t affort to format the drive),...
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Hard Drive data transfer has slowed down

Hello all,My HD is reporting slower read/write times than it used so.So most slower that pinacle studio will not capture video some more.This happed before but I can't remember how it was resolved.The HD is an IBM deskstar on a XP OS.It was working good in the past.thanks u so most for your \'s suggest. for some ideas.
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External HDD safety issues

Hello,I've now bought an external HDD for back up and large file storage. It has two Firewire plugs and one USB2. I'm very happy with it's working over the USB connector. My issue is, however, how can I protect this external raw data from access by way of connection to another...
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new drive size woes

I now installed a new 120gb drive into my XP computer. My old hard drive, which I copied to the new drive using Copy Commander, was a 13gb with only a few hundred mb of space left. My trouble is, the new drive is only being acknowledged as an almost full 13gb drive, My computer is right now slower than ever...
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Two Hard Drives, Now What?

I initiated with a 20GB hard drive, and now added a 120GB hard drive. Everything is still on the 20GB. I usage XP.Where should I put files? Should I keep XP on the 20GB and move all my raw data and programs to the 120GB? Or vice versa? Any ideas on this?One thing I will be doing is putting old Hi8 tapes...
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Temporary Image Storage

i\'ve now right now bought a digital camera (Olympus 5050) that utilises both XD and Compact Flash cards. My dilemna is that I travel a lot taking images and need to download the images from the cameras storage cards to some sort of portable device. I don't particularly wish to take a laptop with...
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fdisk and partition troubles

A friend of mine asked me to attempt to remove a partition from his hard drive. It's an older computer and was installed with two 2gig partitions on a 4 gig hard drive. But I assume I made the serious mistake of searching google for deleting a partition rather combining one. Anyways, I followed a...
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installing a secondary harddrive

I know this is probably a silly problem, i\'ve a brand new HP 2.08 ghz Winxp with a 120 gig harddrive. I had a maxtor diamond plus 120gig ata 133 hard drive that was given to me past year (not opened, still in the box.) I can't get the secondary drive to work as a slave. My problem is : does...
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Flat files, SAN, and NAS

I'm attempting to do some research regarding flat files as they associate to storage area networks and network attached storage. So far each thing i\'ve searched tells that NAS is better for flat files than a SAN. But I can't find anything to tell me why. If anybody knows regarding or a good place to find some...
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Adding a new CD-RW, and...

...I now can't remember this: Should I un-install the old drive and it is connected software (Easy CD Creator 5 Platinum) before swapping drives? Spent time researching this and couldn't find anything. I know I'd do that for a video card; does that apply here? OS is window xp Home...TIA, Paul
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disc space

i\'ve a 3gb harddrive with an xp OS. I resemble to always be low on disc space. Any opinions on how I can better manage my storage space?
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For those of you with fast (>40X) CD-Rw drives:

I now right now added a new burner (Lite-On's LTR-52327S). The drive gave me a complete backup of raw data files, music files, and many more. in regarding 20 Min - regarding 25% of the time that my old HP 8X burner used to do it.Thus encouraged, I decided to do a 100% backup of the whole 10 gigs on my HD. I attempted Fuji and...
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serial ata hard drive problem

i now got a serial ata hard drive... western digital 120 gigabyte raptor. i have installed it to my computer, and the drive looks to be functional in the fastrack bios. but in windows, it shows up in device manager under disk drives as SCSI disk drive. but it doesn\'t get in disk management at...
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Sony DRU500A troubles

The Sony DRU500A won't reconize some DVD or CD disks I put in the DRU500A drive.I was originally able to burn and read DVD media and CD's good initally but suddenly the DVD drive initiated to not recognize the media that I located in the drive. These media are DVD's and CD's that I...
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Problems with my SATA hard drives

i now built my computer and i am having rouble with my hard drives. i captivated them up by way of the motherboard on the SATA slots and when i went to install windows 2000 it tells that it didn\'t discover some hard drives on the computer. both of my hard drives are captivated up properly and yet it doesn\'t...
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what dvd

hi i have a dvd record drive but i am unshore what disk to usage to record i was told it was dvd+are but not certain pls suggest
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Problem with my BenQ cdrw 5224WU

Hello all. I've now right now bought a BenQ 52X24X52 EXTERNAL CD rewriter, and i'm experiencing some difficulties. I'd literally apreciate it if anybody could suggest me out... here we go:I usage win2k pro on a sony vaio laptop computer. The rewriter came with no device drivers of it is own, and...
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BenQ 5224WU you were right!

thanks again, it turns out after all that i did NOT have usb 2.0 on my PC. it's all good right now, i got a usb2.0 PC card and it's all good! now to say thank you for issue. ciao
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Installing CD burners

Hello EveryoneI've never installed a CD burner before and am worried I might blow up my computer. Can some give me some advice? I've got an Intel 815egew motherboard with a 1Ghz Celeron Processor. The Intel manual tells some thing regarding making sure the power supply is able of running all...
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corrupt files on floppy

One of my floppy's was set on a magnetic serface. The files on the floppy are right now corrupt and unreadable.Could the magnetic source have originated the files to become corrupt?Thank-you. Have a big day.caktus
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Fuji Flash Memory USB Pen Drive

My 256 mg FUJI flash memory usb pen drive works well on office computer with Win2000. When attempting to usage at home (Windows 98) it asks to load/update software for new equipment. Computer tells my Windows 98 doesn\'t have necessary raw data to update. Is my Win 98 so old or do I need to download a patch or...
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Fuji Flash Memory 256 mb USB Pen Drive Driver

Thanxs for reply. Have not been able to locate the driver on FUJI site. Would appreciate knowing where to find it.
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Flash Memory Reviews

Can anybody pls accommodate me with a link on where downloadforums has reviews on flash memory. Thank-you for the suggest.
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SATA problem

I now right now bought a Maxtor 80Gb Serial ATA drive (formatted FAT32) which I usage to hold all my raw data (along with 'My Documents' folder and E-mail files) and it worked good until a week back. I was on the internet (using Netscape 7.1) and as I went to open Messenger from the icon in the tray at...
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Slave drive problems

Hello friends,I now right now bought a new hard disk and installed it as my master without some troubles, however I wanted to install the old one as the slave.Windows and the BIOS recognises the hard disk and size perfectly, but as it contains all my old computer files I wish to format it. When I attempted to do this...
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