How to Destroy Hard Drives with Derik's Boot and Nuke?

Answer When you're disposing of your old computer, the most important thing to destroy is your hard drive, since that's where all your information is stored. Generally, overwriting all the data on a drive... Read More »

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Can a boot for two hard drives be used in a computer?

A computer can be set up with a "dual boot" or "multi-boot" boot option, allowing two or more operating systems to be presented as boot choices when the computer starts. These operating systems can... Read More »

How to Dual Boot With Two Hard Drives?

Dual booting allows you to run multiple operating systems on independent internal hard drives. This may be two instances of the same operating system, to allow for a backup in the case of a drive f... Read More »

Firewire Hard Drives Vs. USB Hard Drives?

When you want to add additional storage to your computer, you can choose from internal or external hard drives and various storage sizes and technologies. USB and Firewire are two possible connecti... Read More »

Access data on a hard drive with a damaged master boot record and boot sector ?

Yeah, you can access those files.What I would do is to plug the hard drive into an external hard drive enclosure and then plug it into my computer via USB. Assuming you lack that equipment, you sh... Read More »