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Bad Sector and I/O device error [duplicate]

I've an internal HDD which I use as external drive (using SATA to USB cable). It's 1TB. 2 weeks ago, I was copying data into it and I unplugged the device (during copying) and then plugged it again ...
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Is debugging bad hard-drives possible by intercepting SATA packages? [closed]

My question Is there any way of debugging bad (as in no longer recognized) hard-drives? Ideally an open-source tool that can interact with the device to capture/interpret SATA communication and ...
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How do I determine what is the best block size for a 960 PRO M.2?

I have a Samsung NVMe SSD 960 PRO M.2. I was in the process of installing Gentoo on it. gparted notified me that the physical block size, is different than what the kernel reports. I thought the ...
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List the users of a folder and their access in windows 10

How to find the list of users in any domain who have read/write/whatever access to a folder in windows 10.
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Ubuntu types… Need to fix win 7 from in my dual boot Mint 17.1. Read write screen of death

Not sure what else to say. My Linux Mint knowledge is very peicemeal but i can do some scripting and have hacked my win 7 before from within Mint. Am sure it can't be too hard to fix the memory ...
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Where to put XAMPP HTDOCS Confusion

Is it okay to put the XAMPP Directory in your SSD? ...considering such cases like you're a web developer and performing small writes to the files under its HTDOCS directory when you make changes / ...
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Designate Excel Data Connection ReadOnly

I have an Excel file with a data connection to another Excel source which is referenced by several other reports. The data connection should be read only, but I cannot seem to setup the properties to ...
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HDD Failure? Seagate 320GB

I have a Seagate Barracuda ST3320820SCE 320GB HDD 7200RPM Brand new from a trusted seller on eBay (i know, but it’s new) Worked fine then today I got 2 crashes causing windows to shut down. And ...
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Keep Background Intelligent Transfer Service off

It seems to be starting every single time I boot up my edit:new Windows 8.1 computer, hogging disk. I went into services.msc and disabled it but it still somehow re enables itself. This is my own ...
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Can one prevent Antimalware Executable to start hogging CPU for extended periods each time some network adapter gets active?

Another article told me that the memory hogs is caused by Windows Defender scans. I followed the instructions that tell me to uncheck the boxes in Idle, Power, and Network for each of the 4 tasks that ...
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How to edit FreeBSD partition from Windows?

Any ideas? Is this even possible? I don't want only to read from an FreeBSD UFS but also write on it using Windows.
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External HDD appears to be mounted rw, but switches to ro

When I first mount my external HDD, it claims to be mounted rw: # mkdir /media/external-hdd # mount /dev/sdb1 /media/external-hdd # mount | grep sdb1 /dev/sdb1 on /media/external-hdd type ext3 (rw,...
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Does writing to SSD influence SSD Read spead?

I use my SSD to read and write at the same time, and I found that writing influences read performance quite a lot. Example: Without write, my read may be X MB/s, but with write, my read became 0.5X ...
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FTP user permissions Ubuntu

I have a question about ftp rights on Ubuntu. I want to give a user only permission on 2 or more directories. The user may only see this directories. What file do I need to edit and what do I need to ...
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How well does the MBP's SSDs fare against working with *many* small files?

I've read that the greatest weakness of solid-state drives is their R/W-cycle-based lifespan. I work with a large number (in the hundreds) of — generally very small — files many times an hour, ...
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chmod 700 -R ~ - is it safe?

I'm thinking of doing 'chmod 700 -R ~'. Can it be dangerous? What can happen what I don't expect? Also, is there any way to keep all files on $HOME to be -rwx------?
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What happens when a file has restrictive permissions and the owner is not available?

I'm curious as to what happens to a file if let's say, it's permissions only allow the owner to read and write, and the group and everyone have no access at all. (700, or rwx------). Let's say the ...
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Minimizing SSD read/write with USB storage [duplicate]

I'm purchasing an ultrabook with an SSD (I've used only HDDs hitherto), and am slightly worried by the drive's read-write longevity. Should I store frequently read/written directories (e.g. downloads, ...
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How to mount read-write an ext4 partition on Windows? [duplicate]

I want to use ext4 on my external HDD, but it must be cross-platform. (At least Linux, Win7 & WinXP). Unfortunately, I haven't found any proper driver allowing Windows to WRITE to ext4. I've ...
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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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Open read-only file on OSX

There is a file in my /opt/local/include folder on OSX that I wish to edit. This is currently set to 'Read only'. So, to allow me to edit, I have selected get info, then under sharing and permissions ...
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Linux won't let me mount an external hard drive as read/write

I try mount -t ntfs -o rw /dev/sdb1 /mnt/exthdd it doesn't give me any response so I presume it succeeded but when I try to touch it, it tells me it's a read-only file system This is driving me ...
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Native OS X RW NTFS support [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any opinions on Paragon’s NTFS for Mac solution? I understand that OS X Snow Leopard unofficially has Read/Write capability for NTFS. Any experiences with it? Is is ...
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Bluray Drives: 2x vs 4x vs 6x vs 8x read/write speed comparison

I couldn't find a duplicate question, but I was wondering what the differences are between different read/write speeds for Bluray drive. I'm planning on buying one for a build but don't know if I can ...
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How to mount a HFS partition in Ubuntu as Read/Write?

I plugged in my external harddrive (which was formatted on my Mac into HFS+ journaled) to my Ubuntu desktop 9.04 64bit. I am not able to get the drive to mount with write capability, how do I do that?...