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  1. M

    Question WD Elements makes weird sounds in IDLE (SMART data looks OK) ?

    I've got a WD Element 2TB which makes weird noises even when it's in IDLE. And sometimes when it's not even mounted. Here is a sample audio. I remember it making these sounds the first time I plugged it in and tried to format it as ext4. Sadly I thought it was related to the filesystem as the...
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    Question About Adding A 2nd SSD or A Hard drive

    My laptop is a Dell G15 5515. I am wondering what the process would be to add a new internal hard drive or a new SSD/NVMe to this specific laptop, and which ones are compatible? And does my laptop even support adding a 2nd hard drive? My current, single drive in my laptop is a OM3PDP3-AD NVMe...
  3. S

    [SOLVED] Raid 1 for video file storage

    Hello everyone, I am making videos for youtube. I record games, upload them to youtube and store them on my hard drive. Youtube keeps the videos, but I feel safer if I still have the videos in case youtube would delete my videos ir was shut down or we are in a war and there is no more internet...
  4. OrdJk

    [SOLVED] I recently bought the DT 770 pro *80 ohm* and am having an issue with it

    I also own a UMC22 and decided to use the headphone port on there to power the DT 770 , So far It had no issues except for when I tried to use my microphone that is also plugged into the UMC22. Basically the issue is that I cannot use both the microphone and headphones because they both use...
  5. D

    Question Bad sector help

    I did chkdsk f: /r and i found 412 kb bad sectors https://i.ibb.co/KqPMJLF/20210311-121939.jpg Any suggestions how can i fix it ?
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    Question Black Screen after plug Hard disk and bad sector?

    hello friends i had a DVR device for security cams but we did not use it so i use the hard disk in that for my pc the mode of hard disk is: ST 1000 Vm002 from seagate 1TB and 5200RPM everything was ok i downloading on it installing heavy game and there was no problem but i was curious to know...
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    [SOLVED] Is there a way to put a m2 sata 3 ssd to m.2 ddr4 motherboard?

    Hey guys , im.not.very good in pc , but i have a question.i have an m2 sata 3 ssd ddr3 motherboard asus core i5 3470 In other hand , i have pro gaming motherboard asus , i7 6700k m.2 teamgroup 256 gb ssd So the question.is there a way to.put.my m2 sata 3 ssd to my ddr4 motherboard?
  8. omarheoo

    Question All USB Devices keep disconnecting when i copy something from external hard

    When I try to copy something from the external hard the speed drops to 0 kb/s after 2sec of transferring then all USB devices disconnect (mouse/hard/keyboard) then reconnect. But when I try to copy something to the hard disk it works and I don't know why. I tried to change power options (suspend...
  9. masoudnkh

    [SOLVED] help to know my drive mood is good or not!

    Hi friends, i have lenovo z5070 with Western Digital 1 trabyte hard, and now sometime slow system. can anyone check my S.M.A.R.T report and say to me whats wrong?? My whole life depends on my hard drive. My job, my family and ...
  10. M

    Question wireless lan is curropting every single file i download and the other one disconnects at random

    so i was using a wifi catcher or whatever but happened is it started disconnecting at random i bought another one still the same issue i reinstalled windows still the problem was ghone but with the older adapter the newer one was still of no use and now after running into a problem i had to...
  11. jaimishra

    [SOLVED] Seagate External HDD stopped working after I removed the HDD while a video was being played from the hdd.

    the problem arised when i didnt do the "safely remove usb" and disconnected when a video was being played from the hdd. now when i connect the hdd, it shows in the device manager however it doesnt appear in the disk management and after 2-3 minutes it disappears from device manager also and...
  12. R

    [SOLVED] Can't see my files on my H.D.D

    Hello. I wanted to install windows 10 on my laptop and I needed to change my drive from MBT to GPT. So I did that by connecting my H.D.D to another PC. I copied all my files to that PC, converted my H.D.D to GPT then copied my files back to my drive and then installed windows 10 on my laptop no...
  13. eslam.topsecret66

    Question i have problem with new hdd

    i buy new pc and i already install windows in ssd but my 2tb hdd not show up even when i try to detected it but nothing and i try to check the cables and nothing screenshot
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    [SOLVED] Why is my only partition on this disk split up?

    There were previously 2 partitions on this drive but I've moved everything on the other one somewhere else and erased it, expanding the other volume step by step. Now it seems as is every time I did that, instead of enlarging the current region, it kept adding more and more regions. Does this...
  15. eslam.topsecret66

    [SOLVED] Confused which is better

    now im so Confused should go for m.2 nvme samsung evo 970 plus 250 gp for ios or go for ssd evo 860 500gb for ios and some games i know the ssd limited with speed 550mb\s it's enough or should for for m2 bec speed 3500\s ? what you think guys if go for m2 after month going get 1 ssd for games...
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    Question How to recover My Data from Hraddrive with 9 % Health

    Hello Expert ! I am in problem please Help me .. i am Student Last Day when I working on My leptop working stop show me Black screen... In Emergency I go on shop Shopmen says me Your Hard Drive In Bad Health with 9% I change my hard drive but old hard working slow and not show on pc and...
  17. B

    [SOLVED] What GPU Should I get?

    Hello, so I have had my pc for a while now and have made small changes here and there but something just isn't right. I get fps drops all the time and overall FPS just isn't where I want it to be, I do think that there may be something just flat out wrong with my pc. My Pc specs are...
  18. [SOLVED] Problem with windows showing wrong numbers in used space !!

    Hello guys , my Drive C which is an NVMe SSD is 413GB and as you can see in image below when i calculate the whole drive it shows its about 400GB full but when I calculate all of the files and folders inside the drive (even hidden ones) it shows 200GB so where the hell is other 200 GB ??!!!
  19. eslam.topsecret66

    Question i have GA-B250M-Gaming 3 MotherBoard and i wanna by samsung 970 evo 500gb nvme m.2

    but I don't know if my motherboard will give me the full benefit of this i take look at wepsite it's said : read up to 3500mb/s and i saw some videos in youtube and a lot of people got blow 2gb/s :( so hope someone help me
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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...
  23. K

    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...
  24. supermanu15

    [SOLVED] 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...