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

Answer 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 »

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How do I use the 2 250GB hard drives in my laptop as a single hard drive?

In Windows 7 and Windows Vista, resizing your volumes or re-partitioning your hard drive has become a lot easier than in previous Windows versions. However, there are still a few pitfalls that will... Read More »

How often do hard drives fail?

Most manufacturers claim a mean time to failure (MTTF) of between 1 million and 1.5 million hours for their magnetic hard disk drives. However, a 2007 study by Bianca Schroeder and Garth A. Gibson ... Read More »

2 hard drives vs 2 partition on one hard drive?

bro its better to have partition rather then 2 hard drive just install the antivirus software and ur good to go even u can put data on ur OS drive it will not effect any thing unless u install ant... Read More »

Can a bad CMOS battery cause my hard drive to fail?

A bad CMOS battery will not cause a hard drive to fail. However, you must enter the settings for some older hard drives manually in the motherboard BIOS setup. If the CMOS battery is dead, you will... Read More »