External & Internal drive

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  1. K

    Question Buying a external new hard disk

    Hello, my 4TB Seagate drive failed recently. I am looking to buy a new one. I talked to a data recovery expert and he told me that recent hard disks (2017-) are less durable than previous hard disks and that no matter which company's hard disk I buy the failure rates aren't going to better to...
  2. ACF1994

    [SOLVED] Xbox One X - External HDD / SSD or Internal HDD / SSD?

    Hi all, I'm looking into expanding my Xbox One X console storage through external means. I'm looking to increase by 2 - 4TB however want to know a bit more about what to get. I understand that the Xbox One X default drive runs at 5,400 RPM and supposedly most External HDD drives match or...
  3. B

    Question Help! My SSD is insain!!!

    ok so the actual issue is this... i bought an external SSD to use as my games drive for my pc (the SSD is compatible) as my old HDD blew... Basically the crazy thing is when i try to install files/games (only noticed it with Rockstar Launcher today - to scared to try Steam etc until i get an...
  4. I

    [SOLVED] Editing Files On External Hard Drive

    Hello I have a question before buying an External USB Hard Drive, that editing a file (i.e Document, Image etc) directly from USB connected External Hard Drive does creates any error or corrupt files.
  5. K

    Question WD 1.0TB WD10JPVX

    I’m having an issue with my external hardrive. Alright so it’s a WD blue 1.0TB hardrive and when I bought it , it was in a Lenovo 2.5” USB 3.0 external HDD enclosure. But the USB port for it is loose so I could only access it if I put it up or hold it up in a certain way. So I bought a new...
  6. P

    Question External drive not detected, LED won't turn on

    Hey all, so here's the story: I purchased a new WD 10TB and wanted to start backing up my other drives to it. My other drives include a Seagate 2 TB and a Samsung T3 250GB, both of which have been great since I got them. So I go to transfer about 800GB from the 2TB to the 10TB, and while it's...
  7. Question Seagate Barracuda ST3300831A

    I need a replacement for a Seagate Barracuda ST3300831A external hard drive. Specs are below Seagate Barracuda 7200.8 Firmware 2.04 300Gbyte ST3300831A Model Anyone have any idea where I could look for a full replacement (case and packaging, or parts just enough to plug into a computer)?
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    Question Unable to access external hdd

    HI ALL Could someone pleaaaase help me to sort out this external hardrive? It sais ezettes backups (NTFS) and obviously access denied. and then when I go into security it says i dont have permission to view or edit the owner of the file. and also its saying it cannot display the owner at his...
  9. R

    Question I have 15 250GB HDD's, what should I do with them?

    My office is getting rid of a bunch of old HDD's that are all 250GB each. Specifically, these ones: https://www.newegg.com/p/N82E16822148699. I'm wondering if it is worth doing anything with them. My first thought is external HDD's or putting a couple together in a RAID, but they are just so...
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    Info Recovering from PC Disaster

    Hey so earlier in the summer I moved across the country and had my PC shipped via a trucking company. Long story short, the truck ended up catching fire and destroying my PC. Luckily I had my doubts about the computer’s safety and removed the HDD and SSD prior to shipment so that my data would...
  11. BUST_ER

    Question VSS: Can't Read Volume Data Fix? External HDD

    Hey I'm transferring everything to an external hard drive and just when it was nearly done I got the error VSS: Can't Read Volume Data (Source: Hard Disk Manager) I was using Paragon Copy Drive 15 to do this, I was told by a friend to use CrystalDisk Info to check for any smart errors, I have no...
  12. D

    Question Samsung 3TB D3 station stopped working

    To summaries, the light on the top of the hard drive has turned off. The device once plugged into a computer does turn on and shows up, however it is completely blank, when you try and open it, it takes a very long time to load up and then just shows an error message. The drive will also not say...
  13. suryalord

    Question How do I install Windows XP to an external HDD?

    Hello everyone! I have a external hard drive that is currently empty. The external hard drive is 150 gb and should be able to run Windows XP as it used to when it worked internally before I extracted it and put an enclosure on it. I would like to know how I would go on installing Windows XP...
  14. arioman

    Question how Power Off and ON my Second HDD ?

    hi , first i want to buy an external 2TB HDD but then i see i can buy 4TB Internal HDD with the same price ! i want to use this Hard disk for Archive Movies , music and ... so maybe Some day i use them for 2 hours or not use at all i know i can disconnect cables from Case but i dont like...
  15. J

    Question Can I partition an external hard drive for Xbox and PC usage?

    So my brother has an Xbox one 500 GB. he is going to save up for a 3TB WD external hard drive, but he wanted to use it for bother xbox and media usage on his Macbook. Can he partition the External hard drive where he can use 1TB for his xbox, and then when plugged into his Macbook, use the other...
  16. S

    Question Steaming video from PC to TV

    Hi, I'm pretty sure there is a solution for my question, however i am not sure what the best option is. Currently, when i want to watch a videofile that's on my computer on my tv ( in the bedroom ) i play the file through videostream on my computer, to my chromecast that's hooked up to the tv...
  17. Z

    Question Unlimited Cloud Storage Easier and Cheaper W/ Your Own Domain?

    I've been trying to figure out what my next move is. I'm a digital hoarder and it takes me awhile to feel comfortable deleting something. I have a large media collection I've had over the years that always gets larger and larger everyday. I've been trying to decide my options as who I should go...
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    Question Xbox one will not detect WD Passport Ultra.

    I have the original Xbox one, and a WD Passport Ultra. It was working perfect for external storage I until plugged it in at my friends house. Now my Xbox won't even detect it. Works perfectly fine in a laptop, but my Xbox can't even see it. The hard drive light came on, so I it's running. Cord...
  19. J

    Question External HDD Keeps on disconnecting when transferring large files

    Hi, I'm facing this issue whereby when I transfer large files over from my external HDD, it keeps on getting disconnected. In fact sometimes, it seems like the entire usb freezes (ie. my mouse and keyboard doesn't work for about 10 seconds). This seem to only happen with my desktop using a...