Hmonitor 18.104.22.168 released!
New release of shareware monitoring utility Hardware sensors monitor (aka Hmonitor) 22.214.171.124 is available! Hardware sensors monitor utilizes sensor chips on smart motherboards to track system and CPU temperatures, voltages and cooling fans. By quickly catching an overheated computer, you can prevent disasters suc... 6 May 2010 03:06
DVD/CD writer - do any brands last?
In message <elb1u517eovqmesa5p91gnd94smrjbm8v0(a)4ax.com> me <noemail(a)nothere.com> was claimed to have wrote: Looking for recommendations for a brand of DVD/CD reader/writer. Seems like all those I've purchased, regardless of name brand, die in a coupe years. Are there any that last longer? I see some LG & Samsu... 31 May 2010 15:16
Would there be a hard disk that doesn't spin?
I meant with modern technology, we could have just moved the heads to read-write the platters. -- @~@ Might, Courage, Vision, SINCERITY. / v \ Simplicity is Beauty! May the Force and Farce be with you! /( _ )\ (x86_64 Ubuntu 9.10) Linux 126.96.36.199 ^ ^ 20:02:01 up 6 days 23:20 3 users load averag... 5 May 2010 12:38
SATA Notebook in Desktop - connectors and mounts?
On Mon, 03 May 2010 21:02:24 -0400, me <noemail(a)nothere.com> wrote: Ah.... ignore my question. I did some more research and discovered what you all already knew - 3.5 and 2.5 SATA is the same. He, he, he... like I said, I'm old school :-) Very! :) You still need some form of mounting the drive? ... 6 May 2010 06:21
Data recovery from dead hard disk
> Can anyone recommend a good and cost-effective service for recovering data from a dead hard drive? My development and boot drive just died on me. I have reason to believe that the disk medium is still in excellent shape, but the drive electronics themselves are malfunctioning. The ... 4 May 2010 10:04
Dual interface external drive shows up as unformatted when I switch connection
Hi I have a portable raid drive with dual interface eSATA/USB. (BT-3058 Raidecker http://www.ultimateftp.co.uk/pdf/RAIDeck.pdf) Ive always used it via USB satisfactorily for a couple of years however this week I tried the eSATA connection for the first time (hoping to benefit from the higher speed). How... 2 May 2010 09:50
SATA power from molex 4pin?
me wrote Do SATA drives really use the 3.3 volt power line? Most dont. Or can you use a molex->SATA power adapter with most drives? Usually. ... 29 Apr 2010 07:51
new 4K sector hard drive on Windows 2003 server
I am about to put one of these new 4K sector hard drives on a Windows 2003 server pc. Should I be worried: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8557144.stm Thanks, Lynn ... 3 May 2010 01:13
sick of tapes - good disk-based backup solution for small/mediumbusinesses?
On 27/04/2010 22:12, Kremlar wrote: I've had it with tapes and am trying to come up with a good disk-based backup solution for servers (running AD, Exchange, etc.). We currently use Symantec Backup Exec with mostly DLT-V4 drives, previously using Sony AIT. Experiencing too many early tape drive failur... 3 May 2010 13:09
2.5" drives for server instead of 3.5"?
me wrote: Is it a good idea to use 2.5" drives in a server that's up 24x7? No evidence that they dont survive fine in that config. One part of me says "less power, less heat, that's good for them and the server Thats easily overstated with servers with adequate cooling. and they are quieter too" an... 30 Apr 2010 09:28