Posts under Hard Disk tag.

List of best external hard disks of 1 TB size

In the era of cloud computing, hard drives still play a vital role in helping you manage your crucial data when cloud isn’t available or is too expensive. Trusted old HDDs are great for storing large amounts of your documents, […]

Best Internal Hard Disk Drives

Best Internal Hard Disk Drives for your Windows computer

Despite the surge in demand for Cloud storage and Solid State Drives, HDDs or Hard Disk Drives are still pretty much in fashion. This is because of many reasons like reliability and affordability. You can use multiple hard drives to […]

GPT GUID Partition

What is GPT Partition or GUID in Windows 10/8/7

What is GUID Partition Table or GPT? In this post, we will see what a GPT partition is and how they compare to MBR disks and also how to format, remove, delete it or convert GPT disk to MBR disk. GUID […]

How to Securely and Safely dispose of old Computers

Over time, you store plenty of data on your computers. If you wish to sell them, you should never sell them as such. There are dangers of data theft and misuse. At least, you will have people know about you […]

Disk Error Checking in Windows 10/8

Users of Windows 8/10 may have noticed that Disk Error Checking is a bit different from the earlier versions of Windows. Checking your hard disk, every once in a while for errors – usually caused due to improper or sudden shutdowns, […]

Hybrid Drive vs SSD vs HDD: A comparison

With Flash storage devices picking up, you would want to know which type of storage device to buy for yourself. Solid State Disk or SSDs are faster than conventional Hard Disk Drives or HDDs, but a lot costly. There is […]

Convert Basic Disk to Dynamic Disk

Convert Basic Disk to Dynamic Disk in Windows 10/8/7

This post compares Basic Disk and Dynamic Disk and shows how to convert basic disk to dynamic disk and dynamic disk to basic disk, using Disk Management and CMD / diskpart, without losing the data in Windows 10/8/7. Basic Disk and […]

Hard Drive Failure & Recovery

The most basic and fastest storage system in any computer – mobile or desktop – is its internal storage. In computer language, it is termed Hard Disk and comprises of a number of disks – each with its own memory […]

How to Convert MBR to GPT Disk in Windows 10/8/7

The GUID Partition Table (GPT) was introduced as a part of the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI). GPT provides more options than the traditional MBR partitioning method that is common in PCs. If you have a large-sized Hard Drive, then you could want […]

Enable, Disable Disk Write Caching in Windows 10/8/7

Disk Write Caching is a feature that improves system performance by enabling write caching on the device. It is a feature, which is available on almost all disk drives these days. The benefit of Disk Write Caching is that it allows […]