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BSOD after cloning data hard drive Windows Vista Ultimate

I have an issue with my current system not running properly after I clone my data drive to another, bigger hard drive. I have tried Acronis TruImage as well as a couple of other programs that I cannot ...
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Connect Macbook Air hard drive to other PC

My friend spilled Apple Cider on her Macbook Air (a1466) and I am trying to see if there is a way to connect the Hard drive to a PC so I can do the data recovery. Is there any connector that I can use ...
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What is the actual data transfer rate for the magnetic disk with the given specifications?

I saw the question bellow in a Computer Organization Practice Book for University exams. Its given that, a magnetic disk has the following specifications: Number of tracks = 1024Number of ...
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Linux - transfer all files modified after a specific date to a new harddrive

I recently had my second hard-drive of the past semester begin to fail on me and become unable to ghost to a new drive. I still had the first hd that failed so we ghosted that drive but now I need to ...
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Easiest way to get data from single user mode on a mac

My hard drive is on its way out. The computer -- 10 yr old iMac with 10.3 -- will not boot except into single user mode (I don't have the installation disk). I can navigate around fine, all my data ...
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Insane Burst of Copy Speed?

Check out the graph of this drive (SSD) to drive (7200 RPM) copy below. When I first started the file copy it bursted up to past 700 MB/sec. Then, after bursting, it flatlines at ~100 MB/s for the ...
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When transferring a piece of data from one hard drive to another, where is the intermittent data stored?

When transferring a piece of data from one hard drive to another, where is the intermittent data stored? How does the computer know which SATA cable to "go up" to the new hard drive? Where is the data ...
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External Hard Drive reformatting and data

I have an 100Gb external HD with bunch of stuff that was originally formatted to windows XP. I now have a mac and want to re-format the external to work with my Mac but dont want to lose the valuable ...
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Data transfer speed to USB storage connected to wifi router very slow

Here is my setup. A Linksys Cisco E3200 wifi router. A MacbookPro running OS X Lion 10.7.4. A Seagate GoFlex 1TB hard drive connected to wifi router via the USB port. When I try to transfer data ...
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Hard disk has one foot out the door. What should I do?

My computer has always had a loud (Fujitsu) hard drive drive. Since I bought it in 2007, its ticking has been noticeable during normal activity. Increasingly, it's made loud CLACK sounds (every ...
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An abnormal high pitch sound is coming from my hard drive

My hard drive is making a high pitched sound. And it has now for a few months, however in the past week or so the sound has gotten worse. What surprises me is that my laptop is not even a year old. I ...
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What is the data transfer speeds within the disk, to other devices?

I use Debian 6 on a HP Elitbook 6930 with 2Gigs of RAM. I was copying two AVI files, 1.5 GB in total, and noticed that the data copying was done at the rate of 4MB/sec. When I copy same AVIs to my ...
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How to monitor total data written to drive

Is there a tool for windows that totals up how much data has been written to the hard drive. I've tried resource monitor and it's not what I'm looking for. Something along the lines of this in mac, ...
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how much data transfer is “too much” on an HD?

I'm trying to learn more about magnetic hard drives and what is considered "too much" transfer on OSX. On windows of course, you have a defrag tool, but I'm curious as to whether there is down side ...