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Sep
16
comment Why my external drive turned in read only mode?
No while I was performing the test, I was on a Debian distro on my laptop, so a "normal" computer, connected through USB. I can't connect through sata because it's a boxed HDD (can't remove from it). I'm running some testing softwares, a lot of them stuck at some point so I imagine the drive it's actually faulty (the 4th in a month... I have no idea how to buy a working drive now).
Sep
16
asked Why my external drive turned in read only mode?
Sep
15
comment What to do when Windows 7 appears to hang during the installation of updates?
I have an SSD on pci-e... No hdd led, no sound, argh!
Sep
8
accepted DMA issue, keyboard about to die?
Sep
8
answered DMA issue, keyboard about to die?
Jul
31
answered DMA issue, keyboard about to die?
Jul
28
comment DMA issue, keyboard about to die?
@techie007: I made a test without the keyboard and actually works without displaying the error. So I imagine is that. The strange part is that the keyboard keeps working.
Jul
28
comment DMA issue, keyboard about to die?
I didn't test without keyboard but the o.s. was originally installed on the o.s. with the DMA issue, so at least all drivers for this system are installed (but yes, I've installed drivers for the other system too).
Jul
28
asked DMA issue, keyboard about to die?
Jul
28
comment Backup Windows 7: Can I just copy files from one partition to another?
That software looks really good, I'm trying it.
Jul
28
accepted Backup Windows 7: Can I just copy files from one partition to another?
Jul
28
comment Backup Windows 7: Can I just copy files from one partition to another?
This sounds good. If I have an o.s. crash I can also just reinstall linux over an hard drive and overwrite all data with rsynced data, I think it works in that way too.
Jul
28
comment Backup Windows 7: Can I just copy files from one partition to another?
Thanks a lot, just one question: what if I rsync the entire debian o.s. will be easy to just copy it back to a new drive to have it up and running? Dd is not an option for debian because there is my home directory in the same partition, and I want it to be synced ALWAYS (yea, not a weekly backup with dd, I would like to make daily backups, same for /etc and /opt directories).
Jul
28
comment Backup Windows 7: Can I just copy files from one partition to another?
No sorry, I use windows for gaming so VM can't replace it for obvious performance reasons :(
Jul
27
asked Backup Windows 7: Can I just copy files from one partition to another?
Jul
25
comment Partition suddenly became empty, any way to restore it?
Thanks a lot, at least I can try running tests for a week and see if something breaks.
Jul
25
comment Partition suddenly became empty, any way to restore it?
Can't it happen also for a software issue? At least if there is a chance, I know I should make some tests before just "discarding" the HDD.
Jul
25
comment Partition suddenly became empty, any way to restore it?
I was able to run all the commands, the problem was that the MFT was too corrupted for that. And I didn't hear any "failing sound" on the HDD.
Jul
25
comment Partition suddenly became empty, any way to restore it?
@Ramhound: Any greater way to check if HDD is failing? SMART data looks okay and I didn't lost any file (I actually have just copied all of them on a new drive).
Jul
25
accepted Partition suddenly became empty, any way to restore it?