Articles tagged: hdd
Can I Move My Old Computer’s Hard Drive to My New Computer to Transfer Data? My Recommended Approach
You can take the internal hard disk of an old computer and install it as an additional drive in a new one; or, consider a more flexible alternative.
Partitioning, or splitting a single physical hard drive into multiple drives, has pros and cons. I’ll look at those and make a recommendation.
While the technology continues to improve, the fact is that flash memory has a limited number of times it can be written to. It can, in fact, wear out.
The Windows system utility CHKDSK is a powerful and useful tool in diagnosing and repairing certain types of disk problems. I’ll review several ways to run it, and try and describe what it does.
I recently replaced the primary hard drive on my primary machine with an SSD. I’ll walk you through the steps I took that made the process relatively pain-free.