What temperature should my laptop hard drive run?

Answer The suggested operating temperature varies with each manufacturer and model of hard drive. On average, a typical laptop hard drive should never get hotter than 50-55°C. Some hard drives can safely... Read More »

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Should I Partition My Laptop Hard Drive?

On One Hand: Performance and OrganizationThere are definite benefits to partitioning your hard drive. Creating a partition is akin to slicing up your hard drive like a pie. Each slice is a partitio... Read More »

How Much Hard Drive Storage Should I Have on a Laptop Computer?

You can use your computer to record sounds from your speakers by enabling the "Stereo Mix" recording device in Windows. This technique takes the output that you hear from your computer speakers and... Read More »

Should I Use All the Hard Drive Space on My External Hard Drive or Leave Some?

There are three national credit bureaus in the United States. The Fair Credit Reporting Act, or FRCA, states that all three credit reporting bureaus must provide you with a free credit report once ... Read More »

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 »