Can reformatting an internal hard drive fix a firmware corruption?

Answer If firmware corruption is the problem then no it won't, formatting the hard drive simply erases the data on the platters. The firmware is coded into a ROM on the circuit board. You need to rewrite ... Read More »

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How to Install New Internal Hard Drive Without Removing Old Internal Crashed Hard Drive in a Desktop?

This guide will explain how to install a new internal hard drive without removing the old internal (bad) hard drive. This will work in most desktops.

My internal hard drive is running out of space. Should I get an external or internal hard drive?

Well, the internal or external is really up to you. External is only limited by the USB speed, if your motherboard has Serial ATA, use it, tiny, easy to fit cables. External is only good, in my opi... Read More »

What to back up before reformatting a hard drive?

Before reformatting a hard drive, transfer anything you put on the computer to a USB drive or disk. Items to back up before reformatting include any saved emails, Word documents, Excel spreadsheets... Read More »

Directions for Reformatting a Hard Drive?

After years of use, a hard drive may have bits and pieces of old files stored on it, corrupt sectors and maybe even a dangerous virus or two. Instead of attempting to clean up the drive manually, y... Read More »