Why are our primary computer hard drives labeled C:\ by default Why not A:\?

Answer Historical reasons.Back before there were harddrives, the floppy disk drives were labeled A: and B: (for computers that had 1 or 2 of those drives).Logically, the next drives (harddrives) later wer... Read More »

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Why do external hard-drives come labeled as 1.5TB, only to have 1.36TB of space on them?

I don't know why they do it, but they incorrectly advertise 1GB as 1,000MB.So their 1.5TB is 1,500,000 MB, while an ACTUAL 1.5TB is 1,572,864.

How many primary drives can be on one hard drive?

A primary drive is the main hard drive currently in use on a computer. As such, there can only be one primary drive at any given time. You can format a hard drive into up to four primary partitio... Read More »

How do i set up two hard drives on a computer?

Set your JumpersOne drive must be "master," or primary. The other must be "slave." Determine which will be which and set your jumpers according to the display on the hard drive label. Jumpers are t... Read More »

How to Recycle Old Computer Hard Drives?

Let’s say that you have an old hard drive that you want to get rid of but you want to make sure that any information that was on it can not be recovered. You can accomplish this and create someth... Read More »