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How to Convert USB Flash Drive to Local Disk

It is known that flash drive or USB drive is used as a removable disk in the computer. It is mainly used to transfer data between two computer devices. Sometimes it is required to use your USB drive as a local disk to install an operating system or you are running out of memory. If it is a removable disk then one cannot install OS on it, so one must convert it into local disk. There are a number of ways to convert USB flash drive as local disk; here I am listing one of the best methods for USB

Fix Seagate Backup Plus Not Detected On Mac

In Apple support communities a number of Mac OS X users have reported that their Mac machine won’t show up Seagate Backup Plus drive. There are various reasons for this. This article gives you a brief idea about reasons behind this problem along with the solutions. Reasons: Recent OS update issue Problem with USB ports System failure Virus infection Motherboard issue External drive damage or corruption etc. So it is suggested to check whether the power cables are connected properly or not. If so then uninterrupted power supply may not transmit power. Try by connecting the Seagate drive to all

How to fix cyclic Redundancy error on external hard drive

Cyclic Redundancy error well known as CRC is an error detection code which identifies and gives hint about changes occurred in your RAW data. Reasons for CRC Error on External Hard Drive- Shutting down the computer while external hard drive is connected to it Ejecting the external hard drive while writing process is being carried out Presence of bad sectors on portable HDD Severely infected by virus or existence of malware Steps to Resolve CRC Error on External Hard Drive: There are various methods to fix the Cyclic Redundancy Error on External HDD. Here are a couple of handy techniques

10 Easy Tips to Protect External Hard Drives from Failure

“External hard drive suddenly stopped working” the line itself is so scary which reminds me about lots of data stored on my external hard drive. Really scary right? If so, then take a little care of your external hard drive and keep it away from failure.  Here, I have listed out some simple techniques which could help you in extending external hard drive life span. Caution-When hard drive stops working, don’t come to conclusion that it is failed. First, check whether USB cable is properly connected or not. If not, connect it properly. Tip 1: Avoid Physical Damage There are

How to Revive an Error-Prone SD Card?

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Is your SD card troubling you with error messages or doesn’t mount on your computer quickly? Well, SD cards, like any other devices are prone to throw error messages and corruption for various reasons. We had a reader who recently came with a similar query. This is what he said: “My SD card takes a lot of time to get detected by my Windows PC. Earlier it used to mount instantly. I have used this card extensively and exclusively for my camera. When I took it out plugged it to my PC with a card reader, it took forever to

Restore USB Drive Capacity To Full Using DiskPart

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It is really annoying to anyone to be unable to use the USB drive’s storage completely. This happens when your USB drive is infected with the malware, which hides the actual storage capacity. This not only hides the capacity of the drive but also you won’t be able to access our data either. So, how to get the drive’s full storage capacity? Removing the partitions and cleaning the disk is one possible way out. This will fix the USB drives with formatting and capacity problems. If you are unable to access data, you can use software to recover USB data

Why New Hard Drives Show Less Memory?

why new hard drives show less memory

Most of the times users have a complaint regarding the new hard drive they purchase. The complaint is regarding less storage space than the storage capacity of the hard drive. There are a number of people who have a problem with the little bit less space that their hard drive is showing. Some of the most discussed issues related to hard drive involve less memory space than the capacity of the drive. Let us see why doesn’t hard drive show right amount of space? There are times when the hard drive you have purchased, shows less space than given. This

What Are The Benefits of Having a Wireless Hard Drive?

What are the benefits of having a wireless hard drive?

There is nothing more important than having accessibility to your files and work related information then having it with you anytime and anywhere you require it. And how much of data that one can actually store on their cell phones? Well, not much then, the easiest way to have your data with you every time you need it is with carrying around a hard drive to be specific – a wireless hard drive. Will, wondering if it will actually make any difference? Yes, there are many benefits of having a wireless hard drive. Wondering what they are? To know the

Different Types of Formatting: Full and Quick Format

difference between quick format and a full format

Whenever you format your disks or pen drive or memory card, the computer prompts for a quick format or a full format. Most of the times, the users ignore the difference between them and go for any one of them. Mostly they prefer going for a quick format option. So what could possibly be the difference between quick format and a full format? Let’s discuss this in detail. You might have seen this option while formatting any pen drive or any local drive of your computer. This creates a quite significant difference in the way your memory unit is formatted

Convert Hard Drive or Flash Drive from FAT 32 to NTFS

convert a hard drive or flash drive from FAT32 to NTFS

There is one significant drawback of using a disk with an FAT32 file system. With a FAT32 formatted hard drive or flash drive, you can only read and write small files with maximum file size of 4 GB. This makes operating in modern computers quite difficult for anyone. The FAT32 file system is created to hold small size files for any operation on the computer. In order to use it for larger files, you have to convert a hard drive or flash drive from FAT32 to NTFS format file system. The advantage of FAT32 is also unavoidable in this regard.