Forum discussion tagged with #storage.
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    Question Putting windows on my new HDD and keeping the files on my old one

    My HDD is dying so I bought a new one and plugged it in aswell. Is it completely safe to turn my PC off and unplug my old dying HDD full of stuff, boot onto the new empty one and install windows on it using a windows bootable USB, then plug the old one back in and move the stuff off it to the...
  2. bpennock

    Question Dual section from usb ssd.

    Hello all, I have to do a compete wipe and reinstall of my os (windows 10). Is there a way I can partition my 256gb portable SSD to have a windows UEFI boot on it and have the other half for removable storage? Any help/thoughts are appreciated Thanks
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    Question Intel RST says SATA drives have disconnected ?

    HI guys, My PC is disconnecting some of my SATA drives, A HDD and a SSD. I get a message through Intel rapid storage technology app saying they have disconnected. It seems to be out of nowhere, the only thing I can think of is I recently hooked up a USB external HDD with some media files on it...
  4. brencicmiodrag82

    [SOLVED] How to delete old files of Windows

    I used to have HDD 700gb in 2 parts one for Windows 150gb (Local Disc C) and another part for everything else (Local Disc D). Year ago I bought SSD 240gb and cloned whole (C) windows with program called iSumsoft Cloner to that SSD. Everything is fine with that SSD it works good, but HDD made...
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    [SOLVED] OwnCloud Questions

    Hi everyone, I just wanted a cloud server but I have very little coding skills and a whole ton of questions.. It makes my head hurt just trying to process all the new information every time I try to get into it (but that's besides the point). I realize this isn't the best place to post, but...
  6. FallingHeaven

    [SOLVED] External Drive Data Loss after flashing to upgrade for Window 10 64bits

    Hi all I was upgrading my Window 10 32 bit to 64 bit (my hardware is compatible). 1. I downloaded the Window Media Tool and use my 1TB External hard drive (WD) as the USB flash drive to upgrade the Window. Before upgrading, the WD external drive was already used for my photo / documents backup...
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    [SOLVED] 1 TB lost out of nowhere

    I've recently have built a gaming computer, and everything was fine. But when I was downloading mods to my SSD (A 500GB Samsung one) i checked how much space i have left on it, and i looked at my HDD and out of nowhere from about 2TB free space it went to only 900 GB available. The only things...
  8. brencicmiodrag82


    I cloned all files from HDD to SSD, now I got same files on HDD and SSD. Can I simply delete all files from HDD or is there another proccess how to delete those files?
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    [SOLVED] NAS while using an access point

    Hi Guys, I’m considering getting a WD my cloud home but have a few issues. I am looking to back up files from my phone to a hard drive wirelessly the WD my cloud would he perfect but don’t know if it will work for me I reside in a little cottage. The main wifi router is in a separate building to...
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    Question How to reset old HDD for new PC?

    Hey guys, I recently found a old 500GB HDD in my house that I most likely purchased from a thrift store, and I was wondering how I could use it on my new PC to add some storage without damaging anything? I read somewhere that it could cause problems if I just connected it and tried booting my...