First there were internal hard disks. Only ten years ago most middle-class hard disks had the storage space of about 100 GB. Even that was quite high at that time. Then at the end of the naughtiest (2000s) we saw the fast development of the portable hard disks market.
One can sometimes forget to remove a portable hard drive from a PC before shutting it down. This may result in theft of the USB or External Drive, if you leave it plugged into a public computer, or you may be unable to extract your data in a timely manner. For example, if you forget your USB plugged into an office computer, you might not be able to use the Continue Reading →
Disk Errors often occur due to anything from canceling setups, force shutdowns to manual system power off. Disk errors can often result in permanent damage to the hard drive. For this reason it is important to run a S.M.A.R.T (Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology) supported application to check your hard disk health. This is so because S.M.A.R.T is a known standard to monitor, track and test sensitive values from your Continue Reading →