Tag Archives: hard drive

Why You Should Own An External Hard Drive

First lets start of by explaining what is a external hard drive. An external hard drive is a hard disk drive that has the same function with the one inside your computer and is placed outside the system unit. External hard drives can be purchased pre-made or buying a internal hard drive and and enclosure and make your own. External ... Read More »

Hard Drive Failure Signs

Knowing hard drive failure signs is very important. Hard disk failure is the number one cause of computer data loss. If you know the signs and symptoms you can therefore prevent your computer from crashing and also help you to prepare a data backup plan before it’s too late. Backing up your files on a regular basis  is a necessity, ... Read More »

What Computer Forensics Experts Can Find

Most people think that when a certain file or files are deleted it is permanently removed from your computer. Files still remains on your disk and still recoverable even if it’s deleted, formatted or damaged so when there are files needed let’s say as a part of a investigation a computer forensic analyst got the knowledge and the necessary tools ... Read More »

How to Solve Your XP Memory Low Problem

A friend of mine reach up to me and ask for some advice on how he can solve his memory low problem on his old Pentium 4 machine. When this problem appears he can’t use his computer, all he can do is close other programs or restart the computer which is very disturbing especially when you are in a middle ... Read More »

Protecting Your Valuable Information

There are certain things you should not do if you decided to replace or sell your hard drive mainly because people might get a hand on your valuable information stored on your disk even if you formatted you hard disk. Don’t just delete all your data and empty the recycle bin Don’t just format your  hard drive Don’t just format ... Read More »

Hard Drive Repair Flowchart

Your computer can’t identify your installed hard drive? In this case this is probably caused by a wrong installation, you have bad cable, no power supplied, failed motherboard controller or worse a dead hard drive. But how can you identify which one is the culprit? The flowchart below can help you. Follow the flow based on what you are experiencing ... Read More »

Computer File Recovery FAQ’s

Q: What is computer file recovery? A: It is also known as data recovery. Data recovery is the process of  retrieving data from any corrupted, failed, or damaged storage media, CDs, DVDs and other devices. Q: What can I do to prevent losing my data again? A: Backup… backup of the only way you can secure your important data. you ... Read More »

Internet Explorer 7 problems

So you think that everything was going to be great and all will work fine when you upgraded to Internet Explorer 7and all your web browsing problem will be gone? but despite having the latest and stable version of Internet Explorer 7 problems still occurs, such as: Internet Explorer  temporarily hangs up while loading certain webpages such as those that ... Read More »

What is Hiberfil.sys? – Removing hiberfil.sys

If you are a Windows XP user, then more likely you already experienced this, if not… then at least you know what to do. Its like one day, while searching a file or cleaning the hard disk, you will find a huge file, approximately 250 MB to over 1GB and  you don’t know who on earth save that to your ... Read More »

My Files are back! – How to recover deleted files

From grave to life… my files are back! Unbelievable? Here how it goes… My  Compaq laptop had a very serious problem these past few days. We were about to watch movie so I shut it down the way it should be… then when I opened it again… I can no longer access everything; Files deleted, Master Boot Record has been ... Read More »