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3 Great Tips for Buying an External Hard Drive

3 great tips for buying an external hard drive

Recently, I have realized that most people for right reasons want to buy an external hard drive. It’s important to keep in mind these 3 tips before you buy an external hard drive. After all, photos, videos, work documents, and personal files, each of these have their own importance. They definitely need to be safe and what better way to back up your data than in an external hard drive. But, is it enough to just go out and buy an external hard drive. The answer is no. Whenever, you buy an external hard drive, make sure you buy the

Fix The Error Message “The parameter is incorrect”


“The Parameter is incorrect” Sooner or later every Windows user must have come across this message while trying to access or open a drive. It is one of the frequently occurred error messages and various reasons contribute to it. Before we dig in to contemplate on the various solutions that could help to get rid of this situation, let us first shed some light on the reasons that cause this error. File system corruption: Now what does a file system do? It organizes and manages the data on every partition of the OS. Every partition adopts a certain type of file

How to Fix Hard Drive Problems on Windows 10

Fix hard drive problems ion hard drive

Many times we become the victim of the error “Windows detected a hard disk problem” while working in your Windows 10. There are several reasons behind this annoying message from Windows. Let’s take a look at the reasons for this serious error and try to fix hard drive problems of your computer . What is “Windows detected a hard disk problem” error? This error is precautionary measure from the windows to alert you about the vulnerability of your computer system. The error occurs when your hard drive is not functioning properly. The Windows error message indicates you the sever issues related

SSD VS HDD: Which One is Best

The inclusion of solid state drives in new computers during recent years, has put a question mark in utilization of the conventional hard disk drives. This new technology of storage unit, has called on for many discussions, analysis and comparisons of SSD vs HDD. SSD VS HDD An SSD (Solid State Drive) has gained popularity in past few years. And after its implementation in new computers has started assumptions about its merits over the conventional Hard Disk Drives (HDD). In one way, there is no comparison of both the storage technologies, as they are independently excellent in their own aspects.

Sooner or later your hard drive will die! Here’s how you can protect your data

The average lifespan of a conventional hard drive is from six to eight year, it can work lot more than that or it can wear out way before the average time. But those would be the cases when either the drive experiences some external damage or the manufacturer has made some blunder. Set up a mirrored volume and protect your information! Life of a Hard Drive You might have seen the hard drive of your computer making chirp noises while working; this is expected from a hard drive that has been functional from a long time. A hard drive has

Why External Hard Drives Are Not Enough for Your data Backup Plan?

Every day, we all have an innumerable amount of information and data coming in and it has become a necessity to have an external hard drive as your backup. Especially, with systems crash, accidental deletion of data and virus attack common in a work environment. What you want is a reliable – complete protection for your data? You have important files to back up, it goes from few MBs to TBs, and it keeps growing until your hard drive is completely filled. At this moment what you can’t afford is losing those precious files, that’s why you brought another hard

World’s Smallest Hard Disk Uses Atomic Storage

world’s smallest hard disk

Modern society is generating billions of gigabytes of new data each day – absolutely faster than the overall increase in the storage medium. According to IDC, the total volume of digital data around the world projected to exceed 16 zettabytes in 2017. Quite a gigantic number, isn’t it? It’s an alarming situation wherein more data is producing than before storing the existed. As overall data usage increases, there should be some mechanism to ensure every single bit occupies as little space as possible. Maybe, the most up-to-minute technologies like Atomic Storage find its place in this context. Also Read: History of

How to Dispose Laptop Safely

Laptops are used to accomplish daily work by saving huge amount of personal and official data. Laptops has many advantages over desktop like portability, reliability and built in mouse, keyboard, and speaker. However there are some users who want to dispose old laptop which is not an easy job. Such users should follow some reliable way to properly dispose old laptops. Don’t throw away laptops because like any other electronic gadgets, laptops too have some hazardous substances which are very harmful to the environment. Instead user can opt for, re-selling, donating or recycling laptops. Re-Selling: Some people and organization buy

NTFS VS FAT32 What is Right for You

FAT is shortened for File Allocation Table and FAT 32 is an extension which means data will be stored in chunks of 32 bits. NTFS is shortened for New Technology File system and is a superior version over FAT as the chief file system utilized in Windows OS based system. Prior to the introduction of NTFS file system all the hard drives were partitioned with FAT 32 file system and there was no issue for making images at any time. When compared to NTFS, FAT 32 file system is older, but is simple and more readable from wide number of

How to Partition an External Hard Drive on Windows 8?

An external hard drive has a specific amount of memory space that can be divided into number of parts called partitions. By creating more number of partitions on external hard disk, you can easily manage and organize files and folders efficiently and even you can install multiple copies of Operating System. However, creating a partition on external hard drive on Windows 8 OS is not a complex task. Just follow below mentioned steps to create partitions on external HD: Start Windows 8 system and connect external hard disk to it via data cable Click on Start button and type “diskmgmt.msc”