Articles tagged: hdd

Should I partition my hard disk?

Should I Partition My Hard Disk?

Partitioning, or splitting a single physical hard drive into multiple drives, has pros and cons. I’ll look at those and make a recommendation.

USB Memory Stick

Can a USB Thumb Drive “Wear Out”?

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.

CHKDSK Options

Checking and Repairing a Disk with CHKDSK

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.

Can I Move My Old Computer’s Hard Drive to My New Computer?

Usually you can take the internal hard disk of an old computer and install it as an additional drive in a new one. There’s also a more flexible alternative.