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Hard drive recovery risk or not risk [closed]

I've got a laptop hard drive that can not be accessed(won't boot up). I've not tried to access using a USB connector. The question is do I attempt to try and salvage from a USB and access the files or ...
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Moving a program to another computer

I changed my computer and lost the installation CD of my office's management program, I got it installed at the old HD, I tried to move it to the new one but get the following error: "Could not ...
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1answer
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Is there an alternative to Ghost peer to peer disk cloning?

I am looking for a way to replace ghost peer-to-peer (slave/master) disk cloning over network. but after searching, I couldn't find a good software replacement. would anyone please suggest some? ...
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How can I use my small SSD as a cache for a larger hard disk?

I would like to use a (small) SSD disk as a cache for a large hard disk. I realize there are hardware-based products that do this: HighPoint RocketHybrid HBA, Intel SmartResponse and others. There is ...
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4answers
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Software that can make a mountable image of my hard drive

I want to take apart my desktop, but I am too lazy to go through five hard drives to backup. Is there a way for me to just turn them all into an image, so I can put all the images on my 2TB hard ...
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I want to share a hard drive with password on Windows XP Pro

I want share a hard drive with password so that if anyone wants to access the drive it should prompt for password. I need configuration steps on the computer where the drive is located and if ...
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1answer
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Need tool to see why I keep running out of hard drive space on Windows 7

I see a lot of previous questions being asked here about visualizing hard drive usage. Maybe those would be helpful, but I really need to find out why my 64 GB hard drive in Windows 7 keeps running ...
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How can I view what percentage of my hard drive bandwidth is currently being used?

Can anyone recommend a disk access utility, preferably free, that will allow me to see what percentage of my hard drive access bandwidth is being used? Windows Task Manager shows CPU usage. That was ...
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1answer
451 views

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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What is the quickest and best way to copy a 500 gig drive?

I have an external drive and it's not working well. I want to move all the stuff to a new external drive before it's too late. copy and paste will not work as it keep coming "Path too long" and kills ...
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1answer
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Monitor Mac OS X HDD access

I got an iMac 27" with a dying hard drive. Sometimes I got hight read/write access to the hard drive and I don't why. Is there an program to monitor the access program specific? I want to know which ...
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sata hard drive failed

Initially my dual core PC started shutdown and re-start by itself after adding 1 GB ram and upgrading the graphic card. Then refused to boot. I restored Window using Ghost but failed to boot. I ...
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How to password protect an external hard drive without encrypting it?

I carry my external hard drive around with me sometimes, and was wondering if there was a way to password protect the entire drive, with no hassles or anything, just a simple password protection...if ...
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3answers
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View largest files on computer

I'm using windows 7 ultimate 64 bit, and have had success with Tree File size, but I'm looking for a way to scan the hard drive and list the largest files, not necessarily the folder sizes, but by ...
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4answers
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What app can i use to track disk space?

I dont know what is going on but my disk space seems to be going down and i am not downloading anything. What app can i use on windows to keep track of diskspace? I used windirstat which tells you how ...
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4answers
473 views

How to test an external (USB) hard drive?

I recently bought a new 1TB USB mounted external hard drive (a Western Digital My Book Essential Edition 2.0, to be exact). Before putting it into use, I would like to perform some rudimentary testing ...
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1answer
177 views

Free hard drive recovery software [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recover harddrive data Is there any free (preferably open source) hard drive recovery software for windows? I have taken the hard drive out of an old laptop and have ...
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2answers
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Any software tool to identify make of internal hard disk?

Is there any software tool I can install on Windows XP Pro that can identify all the information about the internal hard disks installed. In particular, their make, size, partitions, health. The ...
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Clone Hard Disk Software [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What utility can move my Windows boot partition over to another hard drive? Can someone recommend some software (free or opensource) that will allow me to make a clone ...