Posts under Hard Disk tag.

The request failed due to a fatal device hardware error

Fix The request failed due to a fatal device hardware error

If you receive an error “The request failed due to fatal device hardware error” while copying files between an external hard disk or when you have multiple disks connected to your Windows 10 PC, it means there is some fault in […]

Windows 10 creates an extra Disk Partition

Fix: Windows 10 v1803 creates an extra Disk Partition

Windows 10 v1803 April 2018 Update brought along a lot of new features and improved upon existing ones. However many users reported that it creates extra OEM or Recovery partition. It is basically a WinRE partition. They cannot be deleted […]

Best Hard Drive encryption software

Best Hard Drive encryption software for Windows 10

In this techno world, data protection demands the utmost attention. The internet is totally susceptible to incidents of Ransomware. Cybercrime is on a constant rise, and this uses the internet for malicious purpose. Thus Data Encryption is the need of […]

Windows detected a hard disk problem

Windows detected a hard disk problem

Windows has an inbuilt mechanism which checks the hard drive and reports errors if anything isn’t working as expected. In case a problem is detected, the user gets the following error message: Windows detected a hard disk problem. Back up […]

Convert Basic Disk to Dynamic Disk

How to convert Basic Disk to Dynamic Disk in Windows 10

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 […]

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 […]

Prevent External Hard Disk from going to sleep

Prevent Hard Disk from going to Sleep in Windows 10

In this post, we will see how you can prevent your primary, secondary, or external hard disk drive or USB from going to sleep on a Windows 10/8/7 computer. You do not want your external hard disk going to sleep, […]