hard disk drive

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    Question Windows 10 drives to new 11 pc

    Just have a simple question. I have a new pc that runs windows 11. I want to save 2 drives from my old computer and install them on the new one. Old pc was windows 10, new one is windows 11. My question is, can I just mount the old hdds into the new windows 11 pc without it reformatting my...
  2. Captain Brock

    Question Should I Trust This Hard Drive?

    I ran "HDDScan V1.4" on a hard drive that is used strictly for data storage. The drive is a 2TB Hitachi which has been little used (mostly unpowered) during seven years. HDDScan is giving me some error warnings (see attachment.) I also do not understand the green categories; are any of these...
  3. jsimenhoff

    Giveaway! Seagate Ironwolf SSD NAS #RunWithIronWolf

    We have a massive NAS competition underway, and yes, we're talking terabytes. Up for grabs is the QNAP TS-932X NAS enclosure, Seagate IronWolf PRO 16TB HDD, and the IronWolf 110 SSD. Run with the biggest and the fastest. Seagate IronWolf drives provide 28% more capacity and up to 25% more speed...
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    Question I need advice for recovering a hard-drive? please read!

    About half a year ago I realized that my external hard-drive that I bought on amazon was malfunctioning, I had noticed there was a connection problem even before that, it would connect and disconnect rapidly sometimes, but I didn't think much of it cause my files were still there. then 1 day...
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    Windows Disk Management: how are partitions ordered on a hard disk drive?

    In the Disk Management interface, do partitions of a disk from left to right represent partitions from outer to inner tracks on a disk? Outer tracks of a hard disk drive are "faster" than inner tracks, as in more data can be accessed per unit time. However, despite that the relevance of this...
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    Samsung 850 Pro 128 GB shows 1 reallocated sector

    I have a Dell Precision M6700 with two Samsung 850 Pro 128 drives with Arch Linux I use it in software RAID-0 configuration (along with an m-sata and another Intel SSD) Recently I noticed that the "Reallocated sector count" for one of the drives is 1 Here is the SMART data for both drives ( I...
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    Problem with hard disk drives

    Hello, I have checked my hard disk drives lately and I get warnings on two of them. I don't know what this means and it is the same warnings on both hard drives. Is there a way to fix this and what can happen if anything goes wrong?