Harddrive or Hard Drive
|The only thing I can say about
harddrives (or hard drives) is that they fail 100% if the time, When they
let you down is just you luck, but there seems to be some predisposition
to crapping out when you need them most!
Have a backup bad drive, an "image" (saved on another drive) or a "clone" might save you bacon when you need it most.
Seagate is the best of the group of drives. But everyone has the favorites. I might take this chance to mention Western Digital has been the most often replaced in my opinion.
Bad drive symptoms include on or all of the following;
|I should mention how fragile hard drive
really are, just the slightest bump when they are on, reading and writing
can send on to the scrap heap! Do not "hot plug" a hard drive. reserve
that for USB connections only. Never connect when the system is plugged in
or connected to a battery.
To fix or replace a broken hard drive you need to first deiced that it is the drive and not the operating system, motherboard, or bad ram, causing the problem.
To do this you need another computer to;