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    Question I have been wanting to move over from an HDD to an SSD

    I have been wanting to move over from my HDD which is getting near the end of its long life and i have gotten an SSD but now i am left with a dilemma either do a full reinstall and purchase a new copy of windows, i can try to 'manually' move all of the data to the SSD or from what i hear...
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    Question SSD speed low after accidentally defragging

    I had an old sd card that was corrupted and i coudnt view the data so i was messing around when i came across drive deragmenting. It said the storage hadn't defragmented and that i should to increase efficiency so i did. After it finished i realized that i didnt have a hard drive but a ssd. So...
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    Question Good 2TB SSD Recommendations?

    I'm considering buying a 2TB SSD to replace my old HDD, and I want to make sure I get something quality. Does anyone have recommendations for an SSD that's fast and would last a while? I think longevity is my main priority.
  4. Nevis

    Question [PLS HELP]External Hard drive Access denied [ Hard disk is not accessible ]

    I recently used my external hard drive which I have not used in a year and gave me that error code Hard drive Access denied, I was able to fix it, get in the drive but now every folder and file needs a change in permission manually, is there a way that I can change all of it in one go? There's...
  5. JUDGE DREDD2013

    Question Best way to hook up old HD's to a PC.

    Can someone give advice on the best way to hook up some old PC Hard Drives to a PC? I found four old HD's in a drawer and I would like to see if there is anything on them. Three have the old type of pin connector and one a SATA connector. I am running Windows Ten Pro 64. I was thinking of a...
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    Question M.2 SSD only detected sometimes ?

    Hi there, so recently i bought the Netac NVMe SSD 1TB M.2 PCIe Gen Internal SSDI set it up correctly and plugged it in. It was a lil buggy for example it wouldnt always show and sometimes I would have to restart my computer just to get it to work. I installed CSGO on it and it usually quits...
  7. NRA1995

    Question Old HDD Install to new Laptop

    Hello, sorry English is not my main language. I have question. I have an old HDD with 2 partitions. C:\ for windows 10 systems, and D:\ for data. I plan to keep and keep local D: \ on my old HDD. Can I directly install my old HDD to a new laptop which is SSD with C: \ its Windows 10.? Will my...
  8. level2yeet

    Question M.2 SSD not showing up properly/detected ?

    Last night i restarted my pc, then was greeted with a blue screen, whose error i dont remember. Naturally after the bs it restarted again, but couldnt boot, as the m.2 ssd was nowhere to be found in the bios. I installed windows on a hard drive to see what was going on and when i entered disk...
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    Question M.2 SSD disconnects from PC randomly and Is no longer recognized ?

    Hello, I've been having a lot of weird issues with my Samsung EVO 970 500GB M.2 SSD lately. The drive functioned normally without any problems until I tried to run any games installed on it. The game would run fine for about 45 minutes to an hour and then just abruptly crash. After this, the...
  10. ajsolutions777

    Question Drive showing as Unallocated

    Hello, I have a 2TB WD Green internal hard drive for PC. All of a sudden, when I boot up the PC in the morning, there was no partition in the windows explorer. I checked in the storage in Device manager and found that the disk was showing as Unallocated space - not initialized. When I tried to...
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    Question Why has my m.2 drive stopped showing in windows?

    My m.2 drive that I installed a month ago has stopped showing anywhere in windows. It has been working great until now. It shows up in my BIOS. I have remounted and swapped slots in the motherboard with no luck. Not sure what to try now. There are some files on there that I would like to recover...
  12. adriantnt

    Question NVME reliability - Kingston DC1000B 480GB vs Gigabyte AORUS 500GB

    I am looking at these two NVME SSD: Kingston DC1000B 480GB PCI Express 3.0 x4 M.2 2280 part: SEDC1000BM8/480G and Gigabyte AORUS 500GB, NVMe Gen4 part: GP-ASM2NE6500GTTD Which one would be more reliable in terms of keeping it's performance after many writes ? I want to use them in computers...
  13. simeon15

    Question Storage devices showing up as SCSI

    Hi, Recently I tried to do a system checkup for my storage devices using crystaldiskinfo. It kept showing me 'Drives not found' https://puu.sh/HCOs9/f54df8d2fb.png After checking my drives in device manager I found out that they were SCSI drives. https://puu.sh/HCOAX/6c2fea9ac3.png I don't...
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    [SOLVED] Hard Drive 2021 - Where To Buy?

    Current HDD: ST2000DM005-2CW102 USE: School works and a bit of gaming; Stellaris, Total of War: Rome 2. GTA V etc. Hi, My hard drive (which was included with my PC when I bought it second-hand about 2 years ago) is keep making loud noises before crashing my computer. In fact, this has been...
  15. FurriestFerret

    [SOLVED] Local Storage and Backup Solution to Avoid Data Corruption

    Hello, For years I have improvised my own backup "system" to protect my data. I would rather my car fall into a volcano than loose the 700ish GB of data on my main SSD. Can you answer my questions about how data works and give me some advice? For some background, I exclusively use a laptop and...
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    Question Why is the 'documents' folder on my computer stored on my HDD (D drive) rather than my local disk (C drive)?

    Hi, I noticed that the quick access folders for documents, pictures, downloads, videos etc are all located on my HDD drive (for storage) rather than my OS drive. Does this mean I still have old windows components (files and folders) on my HDD (I used this for my OS before I bought an SSD. I...
  17. Alaskanian

    Question M.2 corrupted

    Hello, so a while back when I was building my pc I was going to install windows on my M.2 driver, unfortunately during the build I tripped over the power cable and it turned off the computer. The pc became unbootable and I had to instead install windows on to my SSD. Is there a way to somehow...
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    Question NVMe Drive not Recognized in BIOS, but fine in Windows

    I recently installed the SK Hynix P31 Gold 1TB M.2 drive as my 840 pro 256gb from ~2014 ran completely out of space. I would like to make it my boot drive and use the old SSD as spare storage. I managed to copy the entire old SSD onto the new one using AEOMI Backupper and I've already taken care...
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    Question Did my hard drive die?

    Hi all, ran into a bit of an issue earlier today, and am trying to diagnose it. My computer no longer boots properly. The lights come on, fans spin, and everything seems typical. However it never displays the windows login screen, and as much as I’ve attempted I can’t seem to get into the...
  20. CDDogg

    Question Windows Explorer Issues Windows 10 Pro

    Alright I'm at my wits end regarding this issue. A couple years back, one of my HDDs died, and it wasn't a big deal. It had no important files, and honestly I was just waiting for it to die eventually anyways. However, shortly after it died my system started experiencing problems. Boot times...