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You can take a try with entering in a command window CHKDSK /R x: (x = whatever your drive letter is). It's free, and it has a pretty good chance to fix the issues (it might run an hour or longer, don't worry). With only a power-out, that should fix it. However, it could be that the damage is more severe (if there was more tahn a simple outage), and then ...


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generic P410i /0/100/1/0/0.0.0 /dev/sda disk 299GB /dev/sdb disk - 200GB /dev/sdc disk 15GB SCSI Disk Add it up... 299 + 200 + 15 = 514 GB. Across three separate (apparently) storage devices. From the info you've provided, it's impossible to know: Where the disks are located What type of disks they are (SSD, HDD, USB stick, etc.)


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I also have an ASUS M51AC PC, and I have done exactly what you were asking, which is to clone additional drives as backups, so that you can plug one in, at a moment's notice, in case of drive failure. In fact, I have done it many times over the past two years and always have a fresh install hard drive and an updated hard drive (with all programs installed, ...


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First of all, remember your disks are mechanical disks, which means any time you wanna get data from it, a small part has to move to where the data actually is and wait for the disk to spin enough time for the data to be read. I have a USB3 2TB Toshiba external HDD, and I don't have more than 30MiB/s read & write speed either. Oh, and as a word of ...


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In my experience the answer to limiting the space used by System Volume Info on an external drive is NOT to delete it, as it returns again. Here's what worked for me (Windows 10 X64). Tell Windows not to index that drive. (a) In My Computer (or This PC) right-click the external drive, on General tab clear the "Allow files to have contents indexed" ...


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USB Mass Storage Class in fact speaks SCSI commands, which then translated to ATA commands by the USB closure controller chip then speaks to the internal disk. The actual issue that prevent the TRIM ATA command to be used is that the USB closure controller doesn't support SCSI UNMAP to ATA TRIM command translation thus the operating system can't issue TRIM ...


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It'll work. Sata's fairly standard, backward and forward compatible, and that's a newish adaptor. The pinout hasn't really changed, nor has the protocol. The signalling speeds for sata 2 and 3 are better, sure, but chances are USB will be the bottleneck


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I had an opportunity to run an experiment with this, so I figured I'd post an answer for anyone curious. Any performance hit from the CPU is is imperceptible, if it even exists. As long as different devices aren't competing for the read or write speeds from other devices, there is no penalty to the rate of data transfer. To illustrate, DAS A can transfer ...


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I believed this problem was solved I upgraded to Windows 10 and when problem persisted I called WD tech support and they asked me to open Disk Management Passport drive was healthy partition Tech Support said they will mail me free cable to "boost power" When I got off the phone I went to Disk Management and assigned Drive to Passport Passport now appears ...


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Alright, I've managed to solve this issue. I'm not an expert on this, so don't take my word for it, but it seems like the partition table was either missing or corrupted. So I donwloaded TestDisk, extracted it, ran it, selected Append log and then selected my drive in the list. Select a media (use Arrow keys, then press Enter): >Disk /dev/sda - 120 GB / ...


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I easily deleted it. - I was using that hidden admin account net user administrator /active:yes - In the normal windows GUI I took ownership of the folder and gave myself permissions to everything (did this with subfolders too). - Then wrote this in cmd rd /s /q "F:\System Volume information"


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I agree with you as to the cause, it looks like you've installed the bootloader on your external HDD, so when you turn the PC on its looking for that GRUB install to work out what to do. Naturally, if it's not plugged in the PC doesn't know what boot options to give you. Seeing as your installation is still working fine, I'd suggest plugging the external ...


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If the drive or device you are trying to attach via the cable draws its power over the cable: Absolutely yes! The length of the cable plays a larger role in this case that since it is low voltage power transmission. This is no IT topic, but pure physics. Testcase: I've just attached two identical external 2,5" 1 TB HDDs via a 3 m USB 3.0 SuperSpeed cable. ...


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Now I am here because the HDD seems fine, HD Tune returns a completely green grid under 'Error Scan' and a pile of 'ok' under 'Health' This is good, it means that most likely there are no hardware problems. Should I worry for my data? Yes, file system corruption is not good for your data. But you already mentioned working with GetDataBack to read the ...


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You buy a new hard drive, and restore your backups. The best case scenario is you're not getting enough power. Try a Y cable or a usb port directly on a motherboard. If the USB -> sata controller board is shot, it won't get detected at all, You MIGHT be able to extract the drive and test the drive. Many 2.5 inch drives are integrated If its a head ...


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This could be two things: Your harddrive may be broken you do not provide enough power. Try a Y-Cable with 2 USB plugs (if it's a USB-powered drive) or check the power supply (if it's an externally powered drive).


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I'd suspect, that those drives haven't failed at all - they were just running out of their specs and should be fine when plugged into a different computer. Let me explain: You use the USB ports of your Yoga for two purpouses: As a data connection, all fine with that As a power source for the drives, and that might be the problem. Now the Yogas are ...


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Q. How to copy files to read-only NTFS hard drive on a Mac? A. Enable NTFS write on the drive. There are some excellent instructions on osxdaily.com. Michael Dreher points out in the comments of the preceding osxdaily.com link: (referring to this source code) We only allow read/write mounts if the "nobrowse" option was also given. This is ...


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Q. is there a way to copy files from a mac osx machine to NTFS external hard disk? I have a mac book on OSX el Capitan A. Enable NTFS write on the drive. There are some excellent instructions on osxdaily.com. Michael Dreher points out in the comments of the preceding osxdaily.com link: (referring to this source code) We only allow read/write ...


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To able to do that you can use a 3rd party software that provides NTFS support. Here's a list of choices: Tuxera (Paid) OSX Fuse (Free) NTFS for Mac (Paid)


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Only Junctions are possible for this Use SUBST to trick the OS. It's quite important to use a parent folder with /deny Everyone:(S,RD) to block the OS from crawling in endless loop while doing maintenance. Like Search, Search indexer, Antivirus, File History, who knows what else. details and script below I see you got understanding of most of the ...


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As I did not receive any other answers to my question and it is still open - I decided to provide my own answer. Quick notice: it's not possible to remove System Volume Information folder and its contents even with third-party solutions without taking an ownership of the folder. Here is the approach what does not involve installing any third party ...


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I use bvckup2 for this. Its not free (though the last beta is still available - and it has delta copy). I use it in much the same way you've described. You'll want to set it for continuous backup, and enable device tracking - which is the default settings. You'd set a source and destination (It needs it to be empty the initial sync, which might be an issue)...



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