External Storage

Forum discussion tagged with External Storage.
  1. ColoradoRobert

    Question Get rid of Dell utility 22gig

    Saved my 320gig hd out of defunct Dell laptop. Put the hd in a shell and have available 298gigs to use as external storage. But how can a person unhide the Dell utility (22 gigs) and get rid of it.... so that I can have the full 320gigs. Diskpart and disk management in my Win 10 machine will...
  2. duraszess

    Question What would be a good PC build for digital artists?

    What would be a good (insert list of computer component/software/peripheral that will be listed below) for a digital artist working for a video game company and if you can, please explain why it would be suitable. List: -processor -ram -hard drive -graphics card -monitor/screen -printer...
  3. P

    Question How to regain my flash drive's full storage?

    My pen drive is 8GB and it only shows 7,9mb. Any solution? Disk ### Status Size Free Dyn Gpt -------- ------------- ------- ------- --- --- Disk 0 Online 149 GB 2004 MB Disk 1 Online 8 MB 0 B
  4. D

    Question Best external drive option for specific use

    Hi, I'm trying to figure out what would be the best external drive (exact model or even just a type of drive) to get for my specific need so I hope someone can help. I'm looking for an external drive to copy media files to which I would then watch on my tv. Media files (movies, tv shows) would...
  5. S

    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...
  6. Limbo_man

    Question i945PM CPU Support List

    I have Acer Aspire 3680 with Celeron M430 onboard. I want to upgrade it and started with supported by chipset CPU's. According to CPU-Z, I have Intel i945PM chipset. Usually, I'm searching supported CPU's from CPU-Upgrade and I didn't find any evidence of i945PM. Now the question is: what is...
  7. Wood123

    Question New motherboard, infinite restarting 7 secs after turning on

    Hello, my friend replaced his old motherboard with a new "MSI Z390-A Pro" but after plugging everything in and starting it, it boots up for around 7 seconds before stopping and trying again. We noticed the "EZ Debug LED" lights, and we can see that it successfully gets past the CPU, but a few...
  8. S

    Computer monitor no display after windows 7 factory reset

    Monitor has not turning on with boot monitor has power. Black screen after windows 7 factory reset
  9. K

    Very best case intake fans?

    Hi, I am looking for opinions on the very best case intake fans (for use without radiators) with regard to quality/performance only. Though, if I had to limit options, I would say low noise is strongly preferred. I am hoping to offset some of the less cooling friendly build choices outlined...
  10. M

    [SOLVED] HDD Old Files

    Context: I just installed a brand new Windows 10 OS onto my Sandisk 500 gb SSD in order to increase boot time on my PC (my old OS is on my 2 tb HDD). All seems to be going swimmingly (if having to sign back into downloaded programs is considered normal for this procedure) but I can't figure out...
  11. H

    [SOLVED] Best way to keep back-ups, when using 2 different PCs?

    Hi everyone, So basically, I have 2 different PCs (a desktop & a laptop), and I'm wondering what the best/easiest way would be, to ensure I have all my files fully backed up on both devices, as well as on my external HDD? In the past, when I just had my 1 PC - To back-up, I would just simply...
  12. D

    [SOLVED] Running GTA V on AMD Athlon II x2 270 @ 3.40 Ghz

    Will I be able to run GTA v with AMD Athlon II x2 270 @ 3.40 GHz with 12 GB ram and a GeForce 8400 GS 512 MB graphic card
  13. Fran2005

    Will GeForce GT 9500 and 9600 work in SLI?

    I am building a PC and got my hands on above specified cards. Both have the SLI bridge connector. Will they work together? They have the same amount of RAM. Also, about the CPU. On Intel's CPU specs they had a PCI Express lane limit. I'm assuming that this also applies to AMD CPUs, but I...
  14. J

    laptop battery shuts down after 3 minutes but tests fully charges after shutdown

    my hp battery shows fully charged but will only run for 4 minutes. tests fully charged at 16,8 volts. battery has 8 li-ion 18650 which test at 4.02 volts each. any suggestions
  15. J

    i7-8086k not hitting 5GHZ

    I recently built a system with a i7-8086k@stock and a Antec K120 watercooler. I've been playing BF1 and Assassins creed and the CPU does not go above 4400Mhz, I'm wondering if I'm overheating and so it's clocking down? Temperatures are around 69-85C in assassins creed as that game is very CPU...
  16. J

    Psu upgrade or not

    I have just purchased some upgrades for my son's aging PC Specialist pre-build starting with the Asus H110 M-R motherboard to a MSI Z270 Tomahawk, the i5-6500 to a i7-7700k. I already have a Zotac GTX 1060 6gb card so was going to stay with this till more funds are available, however my psu is a...
  17. F

    pc boot failure

    hi, i need help with a boot failure problem im having for the second time with my new build, ( everything including fan light up/rotate for a fraction of a second then shut down with " power led" on mobo indicating the pc is still in working mode) these are my components i bought new from...
  18. G

    Faulty RAM sockets (1 at each channel)

    So, i've bumped into some problems while trying to boot and after some tests i've found out that my motherboard have 2 faulty adjacent ram sockets (i can boot with one ram at a time on the working sockets normally). I've read that the sticks are supposed to be used on the same channel, but can i...
  19. W

    Reset dell keyboard

    How do I reset a dell keyboard
  20. S

    Certain websites very slow after 8:30pm

    I have been dealing with a problem where some websites get very slow, every single night, around 8:30pm, while others seem to load just fine. During the day I have no issues at all but it happens like clockwork every night at 8:30pm I have been googling and communicating with my ISP for over a...