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SSD Enclosure Overheating

The heat is distributed to the case which removes more heat and thus allows the SSD to work faster and longer. There is overheating protection that curbs speeds to keep the hardware from taking damage ...
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SSD Enclosure Overheating

Is it because I installed thermal pad and now heat is properly dissipating, or the thermal pad is not installed properly? I think it's the former case because it's how thermal pad supposed to work. ...
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SSD/HDD connected to windows10 via usb comes up as readonly but writable in linux

The problem was with my win10 OS (or maybe hdd ?!). When I plugged in the ssd via usb to a win10 VM on my linux machine, the drive was mounted as writable. I formatted the drive in the win10 VM and ...
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Can't install Windows 10 on Samsung 850 EVO (250GB) SSD in Asus K75VM

After so much trouble, I can confirm several things. SSD will work alone with BIOS 234. BIOS in UEFI mode, SATA in AHCI mode and hard drive configured in GPT (without partition). Install of windows 10 ...
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two Win10 OS on different physical ssd device

after completing the installation process, I'm still able to see folders from my other SSD device. This situation raises a couple of questions: Why are these folders appearing on my new SSD An OS ...
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MFT supposedly corrupt, chkdsk doesn't fix it

What do you mean by backup image? Do you want your copy to be bootable from another hard drive, or just want to backup up the files to reinstall the OS on the same drive? If you want a bootable copy, ...
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Is partition alignment to SSD erase block size pointless?

yes, aligning partitions to erase block size is absolutely pointless. there is no trade-off: you would gain nothing at all from it. SSDs and eMMCs all have a Flash Translation Layer (FTL) that maps ...
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"unlock the hard disk failed"... but the password is correct

The definitive answer after a few months: This laptop (and probably a few others) do the following to try pretend being secure: salts the password entered by the user and sends that to the HDD at ...
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Why are SSDs less prone to file corruption caused by sudden shutdowns?

Nothing but a pure coincidence. Any modern OS has a feature called Write Caching which means that the OS does not flush the data it needs to write to the disk immediately and instead it may wait a bit ...
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Why are SSDs less prone to file corruption caused by sudden shutdowns?

SSDs are prone to corruption due to power outages etc. (https://arxiv.org/pdf/1805.00140.pdf) and it is because they are, that manufacturers implement mechanisms to recover from them either at the ...
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Why are SSDs less prone to file corruption caused by sudden shutdowns?

The primary advantage that an SSD has over an HHD to avoid data corruption due to a power cut is simply because of the use of the FTL, Flash Translation Layer. The time interval that exposes a sector ...
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Why are SSDs less prone to file corruption caused by sudden shutdowns?

SSDs are so much faster. Instant reading and writing in comparison to an HHD. Well, not instant but in comparison to an HDD it is. The likelihood of the drive being caught while writing is small ...
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Can any data be recovered from an SSD after you reset windows?

An SSD is nothing like a HDD. An SSD uses free cells and file are not contiguous in any way. If you have done a Windows Reset, the prior data is gone and is very most likely not recoverable. Same if ...
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Why is an SSD NVMe appearing as an HDD on my Asus TUF gaming laptop?

NoteebookCheck.net tested the Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD drive. For example, on the AS SSD tests: 4K-64 Write, median: 976 MB/s 4K-64 Read, median: 589 MB/s 4K Write, median: 141.9 MB/s 4K Read, ...
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How to find what programs are using an external SSD?

You can find programs which are using the drive with Process Explorer from SysInternals package. There is option to find handles and DLLs. But for you solution may be the same package (SysInternals) ...
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How to find what programs are using an external SSD?

Sometimes things just get hung up. Especially as you have not written any data to the drive (that you know about or care about) at this time, just disconnect the drive and see whether or not things ...
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SATA RAID 0 (striping) configuration under Windows 11

I did some more research on this today and: No, once one drive has data on it, unless you have a fancy controller you cannot just switch to RAID-0 without first wiping both drives. BIOS ...
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Laptop wont boot, the story is getting long and I don't even know what to ask

Since you can boot and run from USB, "I created a bootable usb [sic] but when I try to install Ubuntu it gets hung up," you know the PC works, excluding the drive. This indicates the issue ...
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SSD to USB is far faster than HDD to USB

It´s a valid question. I´m copying SDD to USB, HDD to USB, USB to USB and it is slow. Using linux pv < /dev/sdb > /dev/sdd 81.1GiB 4:59:40 [11.5MiB/s] [======> ] 69% ETA 2:13:20. But copying ...
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HP laptop uefi bios does not recognize SATA SSD M2

I see two possibilities : Your SSD has just died The power spike caused hardware damage. Try another SSD to see if it's seen by the BIOS/UEFI (it won't be candidate in the boot order if it doesn't ...
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What is the best method to use an exFAT USB between Windows and Linux without causing errors on the disk?

As Andrew Morton has said, if the data on your drive is unimportant or backed-up, then try quick formatting the drive. If that doesn't work, try regular formatting, and if that doesn't work, then boot ...
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File Transfer of ISO files using ROBOCOPY and Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V

The SMART attributes show a disk in a very good shape. The only attributes that are negative in nature are : Newly Added Bad Flash Block : 1 Your disk has had one bad spot since it came out of the ...
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on macos , repaired disk errors keep returning, do I need a new Mac?

I did not replace my 2018 Mac Mini. It seems that this may have been a bug in MacOS or First Aid as I no longer get the error.
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File Transfer of ISO files using ROBOCOPY and Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V

Source of this error may be damaged file system on disk. First backup all important files elsewhere and then run chkdsk /f G: on that drive (put proper letter before :) as an Administrator. File ...
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