How to Repair Bad Sectors on Mac

What are bad sectors on a hard drive? Bad sectors are areas on the hard drive that are damaged. These sectors make your data inaccessible. if its not fixed at the earliest, your hard drive would fail. Hence, one should repair bad sectors on Mac as soon as you realize. These sectors are formed due to 2 reasons, one due to physical damage and secondly due to logical errors. As you can guess, physical damage is caused by dust accumulation or damage caused to the rotating movement of the hard disk. These damages are permanent and cannot be repaired. On

[SOLVED] 4k UHD Videos Not Playing on PC

Technology never stands still and that is the reason we have moved from standard definition, high definition, full HD and now 4K. 4K is becoming the new standard for shooting and watching videos. The 4K format offers a very sharp, clear and crisp quality compared to the 1080 Full HD format. As of now, it is possible to view 4K in PC’s also but with some limitations. So, if your 4K videos are not playing in on your PC, it is helpful to identify what is causing the problem using the troubleshooting steps listed below. Check if monitor resolution is

How to Play Dash Cam Videos on PC

Dashcams nowadays play an important role in safe driving. Usually the videos recorded on these cameras will be of AVI, MOV or MP4. To play these videos there are various video players available like VLC media player, and others. Usually, these cameras gets switched off once the car is off, it becomes quite difficult to play the videos. You need to use either Wi-Fi card reader, power cable, OTG etc. and transfer the video to other devices like mobile or PCs to play. Follow the simple procedure to play Dash Cam videos on PC: Step 1: Remove Memory card from

SOLVED: Disk Check Failed - Windows cannot access the disk

When you find that there are issues with your external hard drives, a usual course of action is to run ‘CHKDSK’. ‘CHKDSK’ verifies file systems and repairs corruption issues. Also, if bad sectors are present on the drive, it marks these sectors, so the system doesn’t try reading from those sectors again, preventing further damage. This way CHKDSK can be used to repair corruption issues up to a certain level. On the other hand, if your drive is not properly detected, running ‘CHKDSK’ may produce an error ‘The disk check could not be performed because Windows cannot access the disk’.

Fix Outlook error 0x80040900

error 0x80040900

In order to send and receive mails in Outlook, it is really important to configure the Outlook account with proper server name and ports. The server name or the IP address ports are provided by your ISP provider. Any flaw or change in one of the following settings will completely halt a send and receive operation in Outlook. This directly means that you will no longer be able to communicate or share any information in Outlook.   Outlook error 0x80040900 is one such error that may have occurred due to any of the following reasons which have been listed below.

How to Fix Error Device is not Eligible for Requested Build - Iphone

When users update or restore iTunes on their iPhone’s or iPad’s, they are faced with certain errors. One such common error is ‘The iPhone could not be restored. The device is not eligible for the requested build’. There are some variations of this error such as ‘Error 17’, ‘Error 1639’, ‘Errors 3000 – 3020’, ‘Error3194’, ‘Errors 3100 – 3999’. So it’s not surprising if you receive any of these error messages other than ‘The device is not eligible for the requested build’. But whatever the error message is, the steps to resolve them are common and are covered in this

Solved - SSD not Detected in BIOS

Consider a situation where you enter system BIOS to change the boot sequence. Upon entering BIOS, you realize that the internal SSD is not showing up. There are many possible reasons for this to occur such as a faulty data cable or a faulty SSD. Here, in this article, we cover the reasons for this error and potential solutions to resolve the same. Solution 1: Enable drive in BIOS If your hard disk is not being detected in BIOS, it is possible that the drive has not been set up yet. To set up the drive, follow the steps below.

DNG Compatibility issues with Photoshop and Quick Fix

DNG files are a type of RAW format developed by Adobe. The advantage of DNG files is that they are generic, meaning they can be read by other software unlike other RAW formats and occupy less storage space. However, your Adobe tools such as Photoshop and Photoshop Elements cannot open these RAW files such as DNG directly. They need to be processed before using it with Photoshop. And processing is done through a plugin called Camera Raw. It is a powerful tool that processes the RAW file using camera info and meta-data. This image can then be used with Photoshop

How to Fix “There is a problem with this drive” Error

Everyone wants a smooth functioning of their hard drives and computers. USB drives are among the most often used storage media to transfer data between two systems. There are times when you get an error after inserting your pen drive. This is what the error reads: “There’s a problem with this drive. Scan the drive now and fix it.” One of the reasons for this error is due to improper ejection of your USB drives or other removable media from your system. It is advised to always use the Eject option to unmount USB drive. Let us explore the solutions

Fix Hard Drive Showing 0 Bytes Error in Windows 10/8/7

Hard drives are meant to make our lives easier as far as data access is concerned. With every passing day, technological advancements ensure that we consumers are getting more data on our hard drives at a lower cost than a few years ago. While it is great for everyone involved, these devices do show errors on a few occasions, making it difficult to access data within them. One such error is the drive showing 0 bytes and you are not able to access any data. It is important for you to act quickly and recover all the data present on