External Hard Drive

Forum discussion tagged with External Hard Drive.
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    [SOLVED] Do all external hard drives turn off automatically?

    I'm looking forward to buying an external hard drive to download my games on, so I was wondering if the external hard drive turns off Automatically while im not using it.
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    Question No bootable device error when external HD with 2 partitions is connected

    I just bought a 10GB WD My Book external backup drive, and partitioned it because FileHistory doesn't allow you to cap the amount of space it takes over, and I wanted to use half of the drive for personal files. Everything runs fine until I create the second partition in Windows Disk...
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    Question (URGENT) My external hard drive (2TB) suddenly appears empty. Solution?

    I don't know how and why this happened but one day when I wanted to use my hard drive it appears to be completely empty. I tried to find solutions from google and youtube but almost all cases state that their hard drive appears empty BUT the space is still used which means the files are...
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    Question Bootcamp on an external hard drive

    I have had windows 10 installed on an external hard drive for a few months. I use bootcamp on my macbook pro to switch between macos and windows. Usually I can restart my computer while holding the option key and the 2 boot drives will come up and I can choose between the two and it will work...
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    Question Best way to use many external simultaneously on PC

    I have eight 5 TB externals I'm currently using for some data storage and backups. I'd like to be able to access them all on my PC at the same time. And I'd like to be able to transfer between them at a reasonable speed. I'm out of internal slots so I can't buy a USB card. So I'm looking at...
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    Question External Hard Drive connected to TV accessible on the Network?

    I bought a 2 TB hard drive to connect to an Android TV BOX. It worked fine on my old one but the new one I just purchased can’t see it for some reason. So, I plugged the Hard drive into the USB port on my TV. The TV plays all my saved content perfectly. My question is, since the tv is on the...
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    Question No Post No Boot

    Computer just something odd that I have never seen been before. When the system powers on, it has red staggered vertical bars. The system won’t let me get into the BIOS. I suspect motherboard going bad. How about some advice? Attached a picture of the screen.Picture
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    Question i7 9700K Air Cooler Advice

    Hello. I am looking for an air cooler for i7 9700K temporarily. I just tried my friend's Thermaltake Contac Silent 12 with its stock TIM but I feel like it's not a great air cooler even if I will use it temporarily. The temp is around 68-78 while playing Battlefield V, it was sometimes hiting...
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    Question Which hard drive should I get

    I have a 1TB SSD and two 1TB hard drives currently and they are all maxed out. The one is starting to fail according to crystal disk info so I kind of want to take advantage of the situation and just upgrade to a 4TB drive and migrate everything from the failing one over. I found these two...
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    Question Building First Semi-Gaming PC Need Help

    Wanting to build a gaming pc for basic games like on steam and I am looking for parts and suggestions. Only wanting to spend 300 to 400 bucks.
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    Question My pc needs 3-5 mins at post before boot w10

    For about 2-3 weeks now whenever I boot up my desktop it gets 'stuck' on the pre-bios screen for about 3 mins every time I boot it up. The little beep that normally comes does sound. I can't access the BIOS either, although the screen still shows. When the computer finally boots it works...
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    Question Some Exact Smake Keys Ranomly Stop Working

    Hello, I have a rather odd issue with my laptop's keyboard that I've never encountered before. All of a sudden, regardless what I'm doing on my laptop at that moment, whether it would be browsing the internet or playing a game, some exact same keyboard keys stop working, it doesn't follow a...
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    Question Why does my Galaxy S9 show that I'm on a 5Ge network?

    Someone on the internet said that my phone doesn't have the right antenna for 5G. But at the top it says 5G. I have AT&T.
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    Question Use Windows 7 on Flash Drive [A Read Disk Error Occurred]

    Hi, I am trying to do Windows 7 Live USB stick without WinToGo program but there is a problem. I did installation with these commands. IMAGEX.EXE /apply d:\sources\install.wim 1 c: cd x:\windows\system32 bcdboot c:\windows /s c: bootsect /nt60 c: /force /mbr bcdedeit /set {default}...
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    Question Should the need for a firmware update cause a tablet to stop working?

    Hi, At work we have a couple of tablets which we rely on for a certain system. Both run Windows 10. Recently they both started to refuse to connect to the internet which is essential for their function, having worked fine up until then. When I contacted the company who sold us the system, I was...
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    Question Why is my new ASUS PG279Q causing the electricity in my house to trip?

    Hello there, I have just recently bought a new monitor (ASUS PG279Q) and as soon as plugged it in to the mains after getting it out of the box, the whole electricity in my house tripped as the RCD switched in order to protect components. I did not even remotely have this issue with my two...
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    Question pc front panel screws

    my case's front panel is held by "snaps" like to the ones in the video. I'm having trouble removing the panel and would also like to know the correct name for these "snaps". View: https://youtu.be/byVd8E_nfPA
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    Question Ryzen/Asus 3200mhz RAM not stable above 2666mhz

    I recently built/upgraded my PC, specs are: Ryzen 2600x Asus Prime X470-pro Team T-Force Nighthawk RGB (on MOBO QVL at 3200mhz) https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/product/ctZ2FT/team-night-hawk-rgb-16gb-2-x-8gb-ddr4-3200-memory-tf2d416g3200hc16cdc01 With everything on "auto" the RAM clocks itself to...
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    Question What is the most logical cpu upgrade for me?

    Hi, I'm looking to upgrade my cpu, motherboard and ram. My current system is still able to handle every game at 1440p but I want to upgrade parts so I can use my old components for a mini itx build i've been planning for a while and also give my current pc some extra performance and a bit of...
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    Question wireless router

    Looking for some high quality wireless router for my office.i'm confused which one to buy as i have a little knowledge about router.i saw some in HERE