A hard disk drive (or HDD) is a non-volatile, random access device for storing digital data.

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Can't mount a Windows 10 drive for ddrescue

I'm trying to run ddrescue for a drive containing a Windows 10 installation. I have shutdown the operating system with shutdown /t /s 0 to circumvent the hydrid shutdown issue. blkid shows the ...
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Windows 7 randomly moves folders on new HDD to recycle bin (maybe registry issue?)

I am encountering a very strange issue on my Windows 7 machine post installing a new HDD after the previous one failed. Essentially folders seem to be randomly getting deleted from the new drive.A ...
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Can a loud HDD damage my other drive in a NAS?

I am populating a 2-bay QNAP NAS on a budget, so I put a 2012' WD Green HDD in one slot, and I think of putting my 2008' WD Caviar SE next to it, but since the latter one is a really loud drive (27 dB ...
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Cloning an internal HDD to external one through USB

I need to clone an existing internal HDD; and I want to do this through a USB port on my laptop; is this feasible?
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Move a Dropbox subfolder

Here is my situation: I have a 1 To Dropbox account. So far, I use it to access to some documents I modified frequently from my laptop. These documents leave me a lot of space on the account, so I ...