I'm writing a story and it has to do with time dilation and I don't want it to be one of those stories where people roll their eyes and say, "Well... It's just a story." I want accurate math. I suck at math. [more inside]
Yet another laundry question. We have these towels and love their weight, size, color, and absorbancy. Our only complaint, and it's a big one, is that they are pretty hard and stiff now. I'm at my wits' end trying to soften them up. Please hope me. [more inside]
Is there a way I can transfer over 4 gigs of data to a new 4 gig Xbox 360 console by using an external hard drive? [more inside]
I have a Iomega Home Media drive on my LAN that starts chattering like it is about to explode with activity. [more inside]
In your field, what's known to have a high learning curve but pays off in the long run? [more inside]
Does it make any difference what kind of hard drive I buy to put in an external USB 2.0 enclosure in terms of transfer speed?
Does it make any difference what kind of hard drive I buy to put in an external USB 2.0 enclosure in terms of transfer speed? [more inside]
The 2TB drive on my server is getting full. I know there are issues with older computers running the 3TB drives. Can I use this drive with this computer (E5200 processor, Win7 Pro 64)? If so, do I need to do anything special when I hook it up?
Give me your most complex, time consuming pasta dinner menu/ recipes. [more inside]
After reading through lots of tips and tricks on backing up data on here, I am close to a backup system that really works for me. However, can anyone help me with two things: securing an offsite backup, and backing up a bootcamp partition? [more inside]
Is it a terribile idea to put my small UPS next to my hard drives? [more inside]
Does the Pioneer VSX-921-k surround receiver have a GUI that will work with a large volume of MP3's connected through the USB port?
Does the Pioneer VSX-921-k surround receiver have a GUI that will work with a large volume of MP3's connected through the USB port? [more inside]
Do external hard drives need to stay connected to a power source when now in use? [more inside]
Is pursuing a science degree hard? [more inside]
Why is my wireless router WZR-HP-G300NH not mounting my USB External HD? I'm trying to access my Western Digital My Passport SE external hard drive through the wifi connection on the router. I have it plugged into the USB port on the router and it is powering on, but not mounting. What have I done wrong? How can I get this to work? Does anyone know how to go about accessing the hard drive files once it is mounting properly? I'll be using my MacBook to access the files and would like to stream my movies wirelessly from the external HD. [more inside]
Is there a utility for the Mac that is similar to DriveSpacio for Windows? [more inside]
My computer (Macbook pro 4,1) has a Serial ATA (1.5Gb/s) bus. Can it use a hard drive that has a speed of 3gb/s? [more inside]
I have a laptop that I want to sell. How do I format the hard drive but still keep the OS system. I don't have any software disk or floppy. I want to the computer to be like when I opened it the first day. Thanks
Which PSU is the right one for my external hard drive caddy? [more inside]
How can I be less unreasonable about my husband's new life? [more inside]
Can I switch an external hard drive from a Mac to a PC? [more inside]
Can I use a thumbdrive to be my macbook air's only hard drive? [more inside]
I am trying to make hard cider and am having issues. It has fermented for two weeks steadily and burbled the airlock nicely. But no change in gravity reading and no taste of booze. I don't understand. If there was gas release then the yeast was active. I had this happen last time too. I introduced yeast twice, watched air action, etc. I make beer and wine but am about to give up on something that should be easy but is inexplicably diff. Help!
Getting ready to replace a hard drive. Am I missing anything? [more inside]
Recommend an external hard drive? I'm looking for something in the 500GB range, Windows (XP) format, UBS 2.0 or earlier. Thanks!
I have an external hard drive that I bought in America that won't turn on in Europe. [more inside]
I am looking for 2T hard drives for external enclosures for my iMac. I'm interested in the Seagate Barracudas http://bit.ly/fhRdh4 We use them at work but there are some pretty bad reviews on newegg which concern me. Has anyone used these that could comment? And if you have better suggestions please let me know. Thanks.
What would cause a 320Gb hard drive to report as 2.2Tb? [more inside]
Is it possible to salvage a hard drive that has been through hell and back? I have a 40gig HD from a few years ago that was inside a computer tower that was ditched in the backyard for a few months, and there was stuff on it when it was pitched. [more inside]
HardWaterFilter: My mother is frustrated because she now has to soak her dishes in lime-away to get them as clean as they used to get in the dishwasher. She believes this is because the amount of phosphates in diswashing soap has recently been lowered. She is on well water and it is pretty hard water. Is there anything she can do to get her dishes clean in the dishwasher again? [more inside]
How can I sync two hard drives that are not connected to the same PC? More details inside. [more inside]
How do I format an external hard drive so that it can be used on both a PC and a Mac ... DUMMIES version ? [more inside]
I've got a great 1TB drive that was yanked off the coffee table...later started clicking...now won't mount...what to do? [more inside]
I have the hard drive from a broken laptop. It has really important things on it. How do I recover said things? [more inside]
Tips for making hard cider? [more inside]
Breaking up with a boyfriend who seems to be getting increasingly removed from reality, and is almost guaranteed not to accept the breakup? I'm preoccupied with thoughts of how this could get worse. [more inside]
I need to send my computer back to its manufacturer, as it's broken, and they've sent me a replacement. I would like to erase everything from the hard drive. Can you recommend some software to do this? It's a Windows 7 laptop with a single (though partitioned) hard drive. [more inside]
Can I apply for federal employment under Schedule A? [more inside]
Question on upgrading my getting-on-ancient Dell Inspiron 9300's hard drive - what kind of drive do I need, and is there an actual limit to what I can throw in it? [more inside]
How is the metadata stored for image files, and what is involved in recovering it after drive failure? [more inside]
My 9 month old Macbook Pro flashed the gray screen of death. Is there any way to recover the data? [more inside]
I have a bunch of old hard drives with personal data in them that I want to dispose of. What's the safest way of doing it? [more inside]
How long does hard drive last? [more inside]
Please help me regain access to the data on my external hard drive after laptop crash caused files to "disappear". [more inside]
I recently bought a new 1TB external hard drive to store my microscopy images. What is the best way to partition and index the drive so that I can easily store and access thousands of images? [more inside]
External hard drive stolen, then recovered. Can I tell if its contents were viewed/downloaded? [more inside]
I am moving across the country in a few weeks. I had these two VERY old desktop computers that I have completely taken apart. Now I have this box full of hard drives, boards, wires, etc. I want to dispose of them securely... [more inside]
Can I easily replace a failing hard drive in a desktop? [more inside]
My internal hard drive died, and new purchases are out of the question for a while. Wondering about the drive lifespan of the LaCie d2 Quadra that is my bootable backup. [more inside]
Replacing iMac (2008/aluminum) Hard Drive. What's the best way to remove glass front held in by magnets? [more inside]
Before I partake in a spree at Newegg, I'd like to know: Can I plug a USB wireless adapter like this one into the back of an external hard drive, then access the hard drive with my laptop over my wi-fi network?