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Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. I'm pretty certain that my data is intact and that the problem is ‘sector migration' where the sectors have simply migrated beyond the drive's error correction limits. I used Firewire enclosure that worked well for me. Jordan @ Plugable January 27, 2016 Reply Hi Craig,Thanks for the comment and sorry to hear about your drive troubles. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/508426/advice-on-hdd-enclosure-up-to-4-gb/

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I think my SSD was erased when I reverted from W10 back to W8, along with my HDD.. (Thanks MS) So I am having a hard time getting the machine to Gary Zeller May 12, 2015 Reply Hi Vivian,Sounds like there are a lot of variables in play here, so it's tough to give specific answers. Each step covers a bit of explanation and context. Any suggestions or experiences would be appreciated.

LarryT June 12, 2016 Reply Great Info! You may also... Mikie April 23, 2015 Reply I like my lay flat docking station. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.

I don't know much about enclosures, but I don't think that even the best one will cost $100. There's a free program called Macrium Reflect that will copy your existing Windows install to an external drive for backup purposes.2) Hard to answer the "What type of partitions?" question definitively And USB 3 gives you better portability. While some tout the benefits of cloud-based storage, adding local storage capacity has many benefits including substantially better speeds as well as being vastly more secure.

This introductory installment of Plugable Tech Tips will guide you through the necessary steps of setting up your new drive for use.This guide outlines the process in Windows 8/8.1, though the I am getting a new SSD and want to clone it from my existing HDD. HDD's under 2TB are more reliable then the 3 and 4TB drives at this time. __________________ MemTest | IMGBurn | Seatools Drive Fitness | DataLifeguard |SeaFlash Rufus | Virus/Malware Help | My thanks for any help you can provide.

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All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices CNET Reviews Best Products CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Networking Phones Printers Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Craig January 27, 2016 Reply Hey, thanks for your help Gary. Hopefully those OWC's will work with my Windows 7 128 bit and WD HDD. 09-20-2013, 02:34 PM #6 Tyree Emeritus Join Date: May 2009 Location: Illinois Posts: http://quodsoftware.com/advice-on/i-need-advice.html If not, or Linux will not work on the SSD drive, can you tell me if it is possible to partition this drive for Windows 8, and install it into the

Set the Extended partition to utilize 100% of the 500GB drive. I plug the enclosure in and it appears in the taskbar/in Devices and Printers with the name "USB to ATA/ATAPI bridge", but won't show up in My Computer. And if you have NAS for near line/offline project storage then you can put smaller SSDs in each computer and trade off that capacity for higher performance.

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Advice on HDD enclosure up to 4 GB Started by SGasan116 , Sep 20 2013 11:43 AM Please log in to reply 1 reply to this topic #1 SGasan116 SGasan116 Members Because the drive is currently not recognizable (except occasionally briefly) that is preventing me from transferring files. Contact Us - Home Pond - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Top Powered by: vBulletin, Copyright ©2000 - 2008, Jelsoft Enterprises Limited. Forum Hosted By: URLJet.com ProductsDriversSupportSearch All Rights Reserved Theme designed by Audentio Design.

twbrzkdm007 View Public Profile Send a private message to twbrzkdm007 Find all posts by twbrzkdm007 #3 11-11-2014, 04:40 PM Darryl Ramm Member Join Date: Nov 2010 Location: USA Samsung 840 Evo, 840 Pro or 850 Pro in an external USB 3 case. (but note the recent firmware update/fix for the 840 Evo for slow reads... *always* check for updated Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. his comment is here I used a desktop intended SSD for my external memory dock.

Some of them support only 2 tb, other 3 tb, and I need 4 tb. 09-21-2013, 07:14 AM #8 Tyree Emeritus Join Date: May 2009 Location: Illinois But if performance of that RAID box is critical, then... Then my alternative would be to just download Linux on the drive and install that instead,Actually, I just want to get it up and running, and so far all has failed. young.don Storage Subsystems 7 06-23-2011 09:33 AM External Hard Drive advice Macaudio 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 9 05-27-2010 03:04 PM EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE ADVICE jessmeaniesaid

You can then right-click in the large 500GB Extended partition and carve out smaller logical partitions of whatever size you'd like to use.Good luck with your project! Image Compression Potentially the longest thread in... Of course when I tried to install the upgrade version of WinXP on the freshly formatted HDD, the WinXP install said it could not install WinXP because...