What is a computer hard disk drive?

Answer A computer hard disk drive is a storage device found inside of a personal computer. The hard disk drive is made up of magnetic platters and a head that reads and writes data to the platters. Just... Read More »

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How to Diagnose a Computer Hard Disk Drive?

Your computer's hard disk drive, referred to herein as "drive", is where all of your programs, files, and operating system(s) are stored. The drive is a delicate device, with multiple magnetic-sens... Read More »

How to Change a Computer Hard Drive Disk?

This guide is going to take you through simple step to changing your hard drive

Why is it so hard to find an external floppy disk drive for my computer?

If you have working USB ports on your computers, you could try a USB floppy drive. Many mail order companies, Best Buy, Circuit City, CompUSA all carry them.Better yet, get a USB flash drive. They... Read More »

Wiping a Hard Disk Clean: How to Completely Erase a Hard Disk Drive?

If only it were as easy as deleting all your files and emptying the recycle bin, you could wipe a computer clean easily in a few minutes. Unfortunately, doing so just makes your personal and busine... Read More »