Forum discussion tagged with hard.
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    Question Seagate Backup Plus Slim not working anymore

    Hi! My Seagate Backup Plus Slim won't work anymore. I was using my computer when all of a sudden I heard the system sound of a USB device being disconnected, and checked to see what was going on. I then found out my Seagate HDD wasn't detected in Windows Explorer. So I tried to eject it safely...
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    Question HDD Not being detected

    SO I just built a new PC and everything's been going great so far, except when I went to file explorer I noticed my 2 TB Seagate HDD wasn't shown, just my SSD. No big deal, I open disc manager and didn't see it the HDD. So I looked online for tutorials on how to fix it but to no avail. I've...
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    Question How can i combine these 2 unallocated partitions?

    Hello all, I recently purchased a 2tb WD Blue Hard Drive and when i opened my file explorer, i saw that it was only around 1tb. I went to look at the partitions and i saw that the other tb was unallocated. I messed around with it, trying to get them together, and i somehow ended up with 2...
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    Question Reinstalling And Booting Windows From An External Hard Drive

    Hi, I have a touchsmart 520 desktop WINDOWS 7 HOME and ASUS notebook laptop WINDOWS 10, I do not have windows installation discs for either of them; what I would like to do is create a complete c drive copy of both computers and reinstall from a single external hard drive; is this...
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    Question Safe to use HDD docking station with two different laptops?

    Hey all! I have a HDD that I retrieved from a dead laptop, and I want to put it in a Hard drive docking station, to plug into my other working laptop to get files off. But my only concern is that this is a hard drive from a windows 7 laptop, whereas the files I'll be sending it to is a windows...
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    Question 4TB Seagate Skyhawk for NAS/Hypervisor use?

    Is it ok to use a 4TB seagate skyhawk hard drive for this use case? I heard that it has a lower read speed versus the ironwolf or traditional hard drives, since it is designed for 24/7 writing. Is it really that detrimental for my specific use case? Or is it not what they say it is? Considering...