1. Thales

    Q&A Cloud Backup or Physical Backup? Which one do you prefer?

    Hey I'm thinking about the best solution for me but this could help anyone. In the long term HDD/SSD is cheaper than the cloud solution. if you buy 2 pieces SSD/HDD that will boost the redundancy and reduce the data loss. Cloud solution is more convenient has its own advantages but need high...
  2. conceptualclarity

    Expired Hard Disk Sentinel Standard 5.01 lifetime license for free

    Conceptualclarity: Everybody should get Hard Disk Sentinel! This is one of the few programs I would never be without. It saved me from massive, costly data loss by alerting me to an impending hard drive failure. HDS is a very lightweight program; I've never seen it have surges of excessive...
  3. L

    Troubleshoot Abnormal / Unpredictable Extremely High Disk Usage

    Hey there, Upon startup (always), and inconsistently at other times my disk usage will read %100 The programs seemingly responsible for this usage can be WoW (World of Warcraft), Network Restricted (number: [10-17?]), Com Surrogate, Compatibility Telemetry, system, bitdefender update, google...
  4. Jaspion

    Troubleshoot Is a server HDD suitable for a desktop?

    Hi guys, I've got a question regarding HDDs. I'm interested in buying a new HDD for my desktop computer, and I found this HGST HUA723020ALA641 for a good price. (info) My research shows me that HGST make the most reliable HDDs today, however this is a server HDD, and I'm wondering if the...
  5. SpartacusSystem

    Tutorial Backing Up Basics: Creating Your Backup Plan

    Source: Backing Up 101: Creating Your Back Up Plan|Seagate Twitter Most of us want to store and protect our media – our irreplaceable photos and home videos, our music, and purchased commercial films. Price is less of an issue, what with the cost of external hard drives so affordable these...
  6. Neuthrone

    Troubleshoot How to Install Lacie Prosche Design Hard Drive Setup Software on Ubuntu 15.10

    Today I got a Lacie Porsche Design 2TB External Hard Disk Drive for my Ubuntu Linux 15.10 Wily Werewolf, I bought it from the Apple Store, which told me that it should work on my Linux laptop since they count it as a "PC" operating system. I opened the box, it said it had software to install on...
  7. TheBlue262

    Troubleshoot Hard drive about to fail ; Should I defrag it?

    I was experiencing delays and slow response with my computer so I thought maybe a defrag would fix it. When I opened auslogic's disk defrag, it told me that my hard drive is bad and it may fail soon. This is an old computer and I wanted to know if defragging the hard drive at its current state...
  8. conceptualclarity

    Q&A Best programs in Hiren's Boot CD for cloning and for imaging?

    I'm going to be switching from a drive with a lot of bad sectors to a bigger, healthier unused hard drive. I want to do imaging and cloning both, and I prefer to use two different programs for each to safeguard against failures. Here are the programs I find for imaging and cloning in Hiren's...