Posts under Hard Drive tag.

C or D Drive letter missing in Windows 10

On rare occasions, you may find that the Drive letter is missing from File Explorer following the installation of an Update. If you have experienced this issue on your Windows 10 PC, here’s a way to get past the problem. […]

Mirror Boot Hard Drive for UEFI

How to mirror Boot Hard Drive for UEFI on Windows 10

This guide walks you through steps which will help you mirror Boot Hard drive on Windows (Legacy or UEFI). It is useful when the primary hard drive fails and will help you boot from the secondary drive. Just before we […]

External Hard Drive not showing up or detected in Windows 10

Sometimes our PC fails or just refuses to recognize the External Hard Drive even after confirming the successful connection. The problem occurs mostly when the device driver is either corrupted or outdated. Such problems can be quite tricky to fix. […]

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Windows 10 does not recognize second Hard Drive

Earlier one Hard Drive would be good enough to store your data, files, songs, videos, etc. – but now with the increase in downloading activity and the tendency to save photographs and home videos on your Windows computer, Hard Disk […]

combine two hard drives into one on Windows

How to combine two Hard Drives into one on Windows PC

In earlier days, having 512GB of internal storage was more than enough to store document, music, video, etc. However, now even 2TB of internal storage becomes insufficient for some people, who work as say a video editor and need to […]

Do you really need an SSD or Solid State Drive?

The SSD or Solid State Drive isn’t exactly a new term. SSDs have been on the market for quite a few years now, but not a lot of people know what they do. Essentially, SSDs are an upgrade over the […]

4k sector hard drives

What are 4K sector hard drives? What is Windows Support Policy?

As technology advances, we’ll soon see more 4K sector hard drives in the future. The data storage industry will be transitioning the physical format of hard disk drives from 512-byte sectors to 4,096-byte sectors – commonly called as 4K or […]

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 […]

DBAN lets you securely wipe your Hard Drive

DBAN, or Darik’s Boot and Nuke is a utility that lets you wipe your hard drive. If you are planning to sell dispose off your old computer, or just the hard-drive, it is in your best interest that you get all […]

HDD Expert: Freeware to check your Hard Drive’s Health

Hard Drive failure is probably the most catastrophic issue for any computer user. The hard disk drive, most commonly termed as the hard drive or hard disk is the basic component of a computer used for digital storage. The proper […]