How to Repair a Hard Drive That Is Not Powering?

Answer All computers contain a hard drive, which is a small, round disk-like object that permanently stores data, such as the operating system, programs and user files. Whenever you download, delete a fil... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Repair a Hard Drive That Is Not Powering

What is the best external hard drive that I can get for around £50, will it affect my current hard drive?

hi richard external hard drives have dropped in price in the last few years and theres a massive choice of drives however my recommendations are the Seagate FreeAgent Desktop 250GB USB... Read More »

Can I add a SATA hard drive to a PC that has an IDE hard drive?

A PC can use both SATA and IDE drives, but each one requires a different kind of connection. If your computer's motherboard has a SATA connector, you can add the drive without any additional hardwa... Read More »

How to Repair the Hard Drive of a Mac?

If your Mac computer is not booting up properly or will not start at all, the problem may be due to a damaged or corrupted hard drive. The installation disc that came with your computer includes a ... Read More »

Ok.. great .. now i am afraid for my hard drive... do hard drives really fail that much?

I had one that lasted over 9 years before it finally gave out and my other 2 computers are still going strong with their hard drives so I think it just comes down to how you treat your hard drive a... Read More »