Don't-Miss Hard drive Stories
Don Homan's hard drive crashed. What should he do?
Recover data using the freezer and Frisbee tricks and more.
Mike Bell asked the Answer Line forum what an image backup actually backs up; I offer more advice than he asked for
Carperl asked the Answer Line forum what size external hard drive he should buy for backup
A reader's purchase of a solid-state drive from NewEgg.com goes bad. Also: Samsung recalls three months' worth of Jitterbug cell phones.
Brian Ellis wants to know the best way to secure an old PC for a new owner
Tom Luoma asked why I often recommend backing up your hard drive with imaging software, but never mention cloning software.
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Repartitioning software told Bloodboughtme that his hard drive had "bad blocks." He asked the Answer Line forum for advise.
Anyone can show you how to build a PC from scratch. We're going to let you pick your path through PC construction through the use of an interactive YouTube video!
Trevor Law wants to partition his hard drive, but the manufacturer has warned him that doing so will make it impossible to reinstall Windows
Bobby installed a second internal drive for backup purposes, then he asked the Answer Line forum how come it doesn't show up in My Computer.