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Drives suddenly increased operating temp by JimR
I have a 5-year old Dell 400SC running as a home desktop, with 2 drives. A ST 3400 633AS and a WDC WD400BB. I have been using lmsensors and ksensors to monitor the temp on these for a number of months. They normally both run very close to 40 degrees C, which is below the alarm...
April 28th 09 06:13 AM
by Yousuf Khan Go to last post
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Partitioning - any tips on Primary Extended Logical ? by 2009
Up till now i've always done the following 1 drive - Primary is C - then an Extended with maybe 1 or 2 logical for data any comments on this as i think / thought extended is the way to go ? only 1 o/s to boot from
April 27th 09 04:34 PM
by Eric Gisin Go to last post
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Computer loading slow, video play back spluttering, Erratic CPUspeeds. Is it my HDD on its way out? by [email protected]
My PC has been taking a slow turn of lately with the Computer loading slow, video play back spluttering, Erratic CPU speeds and forever loading games and low FPS. I recently re installed my windows vista after trying Windows 7 Beta and it hasnt improved (it started when W7 was installed). Last...
April 27th 09 02:09 AM
by Franc Zabkar Go to last post
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April 23rd 09 06:27 PM
by best4u Go to last post
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WD My Book ext HD - why so slow? by Terry Pinnell
I recently bought a Western Digital 1 TB external HD ('My Book'). But backups seem to be glacially slow. As part of trying to understand this I ran Process Monitor (ProcMon). It seems that even quite modest sized files are taking seconds to copy. During that time the ProcMon output looks like...
April 22nd 09 06:16 PM
by cr88192 Go to last post
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USB bootable maker: Diff between "HP Drive Key Boot Utility" and "HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool"? by Jason Stacy
As far as I found out there two different tools for making an USB stick bootable: "HP Drive Key Boot Utility" and "HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool" What is the difference between them?
April 21st 09 01:14 AM
by Woger Go to last post
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How many motherboards are actually bootable from USB stick? by Jason Stacy
Recently I had a discussion about how many of the motherboards are actually bootable from USB stick. So I ask you. If you look on all the motherboards which are sold in lets say the last 3 years: What would you say: How many percent of them are capable to boot from U3 USB sticks? I think it is...
April 20th 09 07:19 AM
by Jason Stacy Go to last post
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Suggestions needed, throughput prob on Areca R6 by Ken[_14_]
Hi. I have a file server with a raid array and I'm having some lousy performance numbers. This is what I'm working with: Opteron 2.2ghz CPU on Asus M2N-LR mobo 4GB RAM Areca ARC-1160ML2 controller 16 Western Digital WD10EACS drives with TLER disabled One RAID volume set: 14000GB RAID6
April 20th 09 12:55 AM
by Arno[_3_] Go to last post
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OCZ Vertex (30GB), real world performance by John Doe
The 30/32 GB OCZ Vertex, firmware 1275. Two hard drives installed, the SSD and a 150GB Raptor. All results in seconds. Lower is better. From two different clean installs of Windows, one on the SSD, the other on the Raptor. Ad-Aware
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April 19th 09 05:02 AM
by Timothy Drouillard[_2_] Go to last post
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Disk read error occurred by angelwitch
Is the message I get when I turn on computer it says to restart comp. and when I do it repeats message. The first time I turned on comp it read Chkdsc is verifying indexes correcting error in index $SDH for file 9 insuff disc space to correct errors correcting error in index $S11 for file 9 insuff...
April 18th 09 04:45 AM
by Arno[_3_] Go to last post
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migrating from tape to backup-to-disk, using backupexec 12.5 by Kremlar
Anyone familiar with Backup Exec? I'm trying to wrap my head around how exactly I should be using 'backup-to-disk' now that I've decided to ditch tapes here for my small office. Running Backup Exec 12.5. With tapes, we typically had 1 tape for each day of the week (plus weekends) and simply...
April 15th 09 09:33 PM
by Yousuf Khan Go to last post
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What's a reliable Sata Raid controllerfor Windows 2003? by Tony Barken
Looking for a Sata Raid 1 controller for server application like databases and mail servers.. Any recommemdations in the $400 or less price range? Tony
April 14th 09 11:29 AM
by Tony Barken Go to last post
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But I could be wrong by [email protected]
Polish (jÍzyk polski, polszczyzna), an official language of Poland, has the largest number of speakers of any West Slavic language and, as for all the ...
April 14th 09 06:51 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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500Gig and usb enclosure prob by Hugh Sutherland
I have a 500Gig WD h/d and a NextStar 3 usb enclosure and a problem *I can only format when the drive is attached as an IDE device. I then attach it to the usb and and works great...I copy files into it then after I turn the computer off and hte usb drive off *I then turn the computer aon and...
April 12th 09 04:41 AM
by Ed Light Go to last post
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Stupid Defrag Question by Keith Wilby
If I take a backup image of a fragmented drive and restore it onto a new one, does the new one inherit the fragmentation from the image?
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April 11th 09 12:48 AM
by Timothy Daniels[_3_] Go to last post
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SRCS16 (64-bit PCI) in PCI-X slot? by Kremlar
I have an Intel SRCS16 RAID controller I'd like to utilize in a new server build. It's a 3.3v 64-bit PCI card. I'm wondering if anyone knows if this card will work in a 64-bit PCI-X slot, specifically in a S3210SHLX motherboard. I know PCI-X is generally compatible with 3.3v PCI, but not sure...
April 10th 09 12:46 PM
by Mike Ruskai Go to last post
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Best value, reasonably fast 32 GB solid state hard drive? by John Doe
(Crossposted, feel free to trim group) Which Solid State Drive SSD is faster for normal desktop Windows use as the primary drive? Or am I missing a better value for the same speed? OCZ Vertex Series OCZSSD2-1VTX30G 2.5" 30GB (apparently...
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April 10th 09 08:50 AM
by Rod Speed Go to last post
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500 GB WD My Book external H/D suddenly not wanting to fire up by muzician21
I've got this WD 500 gb Firewire external My Book drive I've been using to store mostly video files for a big video project. It doesn't have an on/off switch, it powers up when power is first applied, goes dormant after a period of inactivity and restarts when you try to access it. It's worked...
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April 7th 09 10:51 PM
by Arno[_3_] Go to last post
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Out-of-order writing by disk drives by Anton Ertl
I have released a new version of hdtest, a program that tests whether hard disks write out-of-order relative to the order that the writes were passed to them from the OS. You find the program at http://www.complang.tuwien.ac.at/anton/hdtest/ Here I mainly present the results from my tests, and...
April 7th 09 09:21 PM
by Anton Ertl Go to last post
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ide to sata adapter by trebor452
hi i have just purchases a sata 500g hd my motherboard does not have a sata connection so i purchased a NewLink SATA to IDE Adapter. the problem i have is that there is no manual. i have plugged the ide side into my secondry ide slot on the motherboard and powered up. that sata drive is working but...
April 7th 09 08:17 AM
by Kikula Go to last post
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