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    https://www.bitsdujour.com/software/hard-disk-sentinel/src=day?bdj-unid=3a91e248-9431-487c-9141-301fe492fe34&utm_source=DailyBits&utm_medium=email&utm_content=hard-disk-sentinel+Title&utm_campaign=2021-09-07+PC+A You have to register but it is a safe site. I've downloaded several programs from...
  2. Hardware
    I have a HP Spectre x360 Laptop OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, 64 bit, Build 18363, Installed 20190729235458.000000-180 Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6600U CPU @ 2.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 78 Stepping 3, CPU Count: 4 Total Physical RAM: 8 GB Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics...
  3. Hardware
    Hello! Its a bit of a complicated one to explain but basically, I had a hard drive with all my data on for the last 7 years and last week I couldn't boot into windows. Some friends of mine thought windows was failing because of the old hard drive so I bought an SSD (for windows) and another new...
  4. Hardware
    I'm running an MSI Windows 10 laptop with 128GB SAMSUNG MZVLW128HEGR-00000 (SSD) and 1TB Hitachi HGST HTS541010B7E610 (HDD). I have my windows on the NVME SSD and it seems to be working fine. It is only the HDD which is causing issues. My HDD has been behaving weirdly for a couple of days...
  5. Hardware
    Emphasis on the AMD. I have found dozens of articles that state that you either need to boot into safe boot and let Windows install the driver or you enable the driver by altering a few registry entries from a '3' to a '0' (iaStor, iaStorSVC, ahciStor, etc), some articles state that you need to...
  6. Hardware
    I was playing games and my Asus ROG GL503 was heating as usual. Game crashed suddenly, I restarted the laptop and when it came back on the system only read the Drive C (appro. 100GB) and not the Drive D & E (combined 900GB).
  7. Hardware
    My Dell Inspiron 7570 started lagging heavily yesterday, so I decided to restart. When it starts the rebooting part of the process, Dell's Support Assist kicks in and performs it's analysis It gives me OS_BOOT_FAILURE as the result researched a bit about this, and decided to restore the OS to...
  8. Hardware
    Recently switched to a windows computer and couldnt understand why my external harddrive wasn't showing up when I plugged it in. After some ill advised googling, I mistakingly created a new partition on it before figuring out it was simply a format difference after switching from my old Mac. Now...
  9. Hardware
    As you can see in my Sysinfo my hard drive is almost full, i have another 1TB hard drive and i would like to combine them. seems simple enough but my only problem is it already contains data. so im here in search of help either finding a way of combining them with no data loss. i have one option...
  10. Hardware
    Okay i know from the start every Computer and Laptop is probably unique but my laptop wont boot up anymore but i still have a pc in my house is there any way that i can access the Internal Storage from my Laptop to retrieve some files without paying my local tech guy like 200 bucks...
  11. Hardware
    So I have this Portable External Drive 1TB the problem is that I can't access the disk (It doesn't show up in my computer) In it's properties it says this device is working properly, in device management it's shown as Disk 1, unknown, not initialized. I tried initializing the disk in MBR it...
  12. Windows 10
    So just a week ago, I re-formatted my laptop which is an Acer Aspire 5, to a computer technician because of bootloop and when i remove the charger, my laptop would shut diwn but my battery is fine. He said its probly virus. Paid 10 dollars for repair and it was working fine until today I played...
  13. Hardware
    Backstory: My gaming laptop runs normally on first startup/when I restart, as it should. However, if I let it sleep and use it after waking it up, something like this happens when I run programs. You know how your laptop runs faster while plugged in? Well, the strange thing is, my PC will run...
  14. Windows 10
    Hi all, A whole series of files of mine are suddenly shown as 0 bytes. They all seem to be in the same folder + subfolders, and be quite large, around the 1GB mark, or larger. Any idea how I can recuperate them, or what this is? I've ran chkdsk /f /r, but without any luck. I've checked...
  15. Hardware
    When i am trying to format my pc with new hdd and win10 pirated dvd in drive but in boot menu nothing shows up but in peripheral everything is ok.. please help
  16. Windows 10
    my boyfriend got a new pc. I took the hard drives from his old PC and deleted everything in them and put them into my computer and his power supply because mine had been been damaged during a move. Everything works great for 4 months and suddenly my PC is having some motherboard problems. That’s...
  17. Hardware
    I bought an Iomega Prestige 500 GB USB 2.0 Desktop External Hard Drive 34270 back in December 28, 2009. Worked fine all the way to this year. Last couple of weeks -- started to no longer be recognized by my Windows. Now the thing doesn't even power on. When I turn on the power switch -- No...
  18. Hardware
    I was clearing my recycle bin when there was a power cut in the area. After getting power back I found that the files had gone but the disk space has not come back. How do I get my disk space back?
  19. Windows 7
    Hey, I run a tech support service but I have unfortunately hit a dilemma. One of my clients is experiencing a quite unique issue. He has three hard drives: A 500 GB SSD, a 4 TB HDD and a 1 TB Hitachi HDD. The SSD has Windows 7 installed. He recently reinstalled Windows 7 (onto the SSD) and...
  20. Hardware
    My hdd is faulty and can fail anytime, it is also confirmed by the Dell Support Executive. Dell's SupporAssist application was also giving me notifications about my failing HDD from quite sometime now. They had dispatched a new HDD for replacing the faulty one so we are good. But the problem is...
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