What can cause a hard drive to suddenly stop working?

Answer We run a busy PC repair shop, and see this happen 20 times + per week. There are some factors that can cause the premature demise of a hard drive such as power spikes, surges and even power outages... Read More »

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I have a western digital ide hard drive and i am trying to put a maxtor ata hard drive with but it not working?

Check the cable connections. Make sure that they are properly fitted and in the right position. If ide/ata/mobo connection is not the problem, then try to check you bios set-up. If it still is not ... Read More »

Why Would the Air Conditioning Stop Working Suddenly on a 2005 Hyundai SUV?

The 2005 Hyundai Sport Utility Vehicles are equipped with electric cooling systems. A defective radiator fan motor connector can cause the engine to overheat and render the air conditioner inoperat... Read More »

How do I Troubleshoot a Maxtor 2300 External Hard Drive That is Not Working & Has a Buzzing Sound?

Strange noises coming from your computer equipment is never a good sign. Typically, when you hear a buzzing noise from an external hard drive such as a Maxtor 2300 external hard drive, it is due to... Read More »

How to Stop Hackers From Getting to My Hard Drive From Another Computer Online?

Hackers will attack your computer and place viruses, malware and spam onto your hard drive if they are able. Also, hackers can use your computer to harm others or as a download site for illegal mov... Read More »