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I'd suggest speaking to a storage vendor who specializes in scalable storage solutions. They can give you ideas and actually craft a solution based on real requirements. I like Pogo Storage. This can clearly be handled with a SAN or something that presents NAS shares, but a well-architected ZFS solution is also an option. I'm assuming there's not much of a ...


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It seems that the high failure rate of the Seagate ST3000DM001 model 3TB hard drives is fairly well known in the tech world. While Seagate seems to be willing to accept returns of defective drives in exchange for a replacement drive, some of those replacements are also failing as well. If you have purchased a Seagate ST3000DM001 3TB hard drive that you ...


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It appears that one enclosure (the LogiLink QP0020) is forwarding the ATA commands directly to the drive, and the drive is operating in 512e mode. That means that, even though the drive physically has Advanced Format 4KB sectors, the enclosure and your OS see ye olde 512-byte sectors and so the OS lays down the partition table appropriately for that style. ...


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It is probably a bit late to answer this question, however I did not find a clear explanation about the temperature situation. The current temperatures shown on your screenshot is 16°C, which is rather cold (you had probably just launched your drive). Depending on the manufacturer, the SMART (BE) Airflow Temperature value is also called Temperature ...


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Sounds like your external's filesystem isn't compatible with Windows (generally Ext4 or Ext3 for linux). What you need is a 3rd party driver / software which will give you the ability to read / write on that partition. Several ways are discussed here : http://www.howtogeek.com/112888/3-ways-to-access-your-linux-partitions-from-windows/ but I advise you to ...


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A dedicated NAS is essentially a PC, dedicated to serving files at a hardware level, where a router (with a USB port for file sharing) is a PC optimised for routing network packets at a hardware level. I would speculate that you would be hard pressed to find any enterprise that serves files off of a hard drive attached to a router, here are some reasons that ...


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Your best bet would be Carbon Copy Cloner (probably number 1 on my absolutely-must-have list). You could also try CloneZilla, SuperDuper! or another rsync-based app (there are a few out there). I've tried most of them and keep coming back to CCC. If it ain't broke don't fix it! I've used CCC to restore to a freshly partitiined drive more times than I care to ...


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AOMEI Partition Assistant can help you convert NTFS to FAT32 without data loss. But also if you have any file larger than 4GB, the conversion will not be realized since FAT32 doesn't support.


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According to Lacie 2~6tb drives are supported Source


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You do not have the required driver in windows to read hfs+ formatted drives. A free one is available. See http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/4-ways-read-mac-formatted-drive-windows/or click here


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The problem is that it is formatted using a file system (Mac OS Extended, HFS+) which Windows does not understand. If you connect it to a Mac you will be able to access the data. Alternatively you could install 3rd party software in Windows to access the drive. e.g. http://www.mediafour.com/software/macdrive/ Once you've saved your data somewhere, if you ...


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Can I temporarily put a 2½ HDD into a 3½ USB enclosure? Assuming it is SAS or SATA: Yes you can (and it will work). You probabably cannot screw it into place, but for emergency recoveries this is no problem. If you have an old IDE/PATA disk then it is also possible but will need an additional convertor. (The 2½ inch PATA connectors ...


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In this case, you have 2 ways.. Use third party software. Do it manual. 1.Third party softwares. IObit Unlocker unlocker 2.Manual methods Press “Ctrl”+ “Alt”+ “Del” together, then the Task Manager window will appear. Click Process tab, and search for “rundll32.exe” under the Image Name. Select the “rundll32”process, and click End Process. Then you ...


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I just bought this router. The auto update function does not work. It told me that I had the latest firmware. Just to be sure i visited ASUS website and yes, there was an update. Updated it and everything vent fine. So I am just saying don't trust the auto updater.


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I recently helped a friend whose laptop internal drive completely crashed : as a temporary solution, I was able to install a Windows 10 Home on his 500Go external USB drive using WinToUsb software. This tool can setup a Windows To Go environment on a uncertified usb drive using a non-enterprise nor education Windows edition. You will have to : Download ...


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Generally NAS devices will have more options. Synology, for instance, has a network OS and support setting up things like a FTP server, streaming services, etc. USB enclosures are typically for attaching HDs like you would a flash drive except for full SATA disks. Another difference, as you mention, is support of RAID options which help with access speed, ...



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