How do I access the slave drive in my new computer running Windows 7? 

by on June 21, 2013

Q: I have recently built my own custom PC, running Windows 7 and possessing both a master and slave drive. I would like to know how to access my photo file from my desktop that is stored on my slave drive.

 
 

Is hybrid drive or advanced format faster? 

by on June 4, 2013

Q: Is hybrid drive or advanced format faster?

 
 

How do I open up my computer to access the hard drive? 

by on May 23, 2013

Q: I can’t open-up my comp. and have lost all typed work on microsoft word, I failed to ” save” as I typed, how can I get to my hard drive and retrive the work from the hard drive?

 
 

How do I set jumpers on an SATA drive that is connected via an IDE converter? 

by on May 13, 2013

Q: this question has to do with dvd burners. IDE’s have jumpers such as master, slave or line select while a Sata burner does not, If an adapter is placed on an IDE to convert to Sata, where is the IDE jumper on the converted unit placed, Master, slave or line select? or is it not placed on any

 
 

Is it true that Windows Vista does not configure AHCI driver on boot? 

by on April 30, 2013

Q: I have a Dell Studio 1735. Windows Vista do not configure themselves to load the AHCI driver upon boot resulting in failure booting. Is this true? Bios default is AHCI. So how do I go about this? So I cant just wipe hard drive and install disc without some sort of special procedure? Please let me know. Thank you.

 
 

Is there anyway to move my software from my old computer to my new computer? 

by on April 23, 2013

Q: I have a 12 year old Dell computer that is in need of a new power source. On the hard drive is music software with hundreds of projects I’ve had over the years. I’ve misplaced the software. I was wondering if there is a way for me to move that software to a new computer instead of getting a new power source for the old one.

 
 

Why does my hard drive keep shutting down after a minute? 

by on March 16, 2013

Q: My hard drive keeps shutting down aftetabout 30-60 seconds after i turn power on, why?

 
 

Is there anyway to get data off my dead hard drive? 

by on March 6, 2013

Q: hi
no my hard drive is dead as a dodo..i think it could be motor gone…..can i still retrieve any data on it…tried pluggin into laptop..and still nothing..tried rcd plug on other applience and works..thats whats makin me think its motor..

 
 

What power supply do I need for my HP Pavilion and Gateway computers? 

by on March 6, 2013

Q: I have two computers that recently died. I would like to add the hard drive from my hp Pavillion m7557c to my Gateway 510 and revive them. I know I need a new power supply, as both died. They both run on windows XP. Is there a power supply that will accomodate them both and my floppy drive?The hp has small pin power connector and so does the floppy drive. Are there other problems I am going to find when I power this up?

 
 

How can I recover data off my hard drives that do not work? 

by on March 5, 2013

Q: my external hard drives wont work..but power supply is ok…..could be motor….how can i retrieve what on hard drive