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External HDD fell on the floor and no longer works? See what to do

External HDD fell on the floor and no longer works? See what to do

If the external hard drive has fallen to the floor or suffered an impact, the best solution is to stop connecting it and seek professional help...

The TRIM command on SSD and HD SMR

The TRIM command on SSD and HD SMR

TRIM is a command for the ATA (Advanced Technology Attachment) interface that allows the Operating System to inform the device controller which data blocks are no longer in use, allowing the controller to internally "clean" them of proactively, anticipating the need for writing and...

SMR Disks - More data in less space

SMR Disks - More data in less space

Hard drive manufacturers are always developing ways to fit more data into less space, aiming to offer products with greater storage capacity without losing focus on power consumption, performance and...

SMART technology - What is it and how does it work?

S.M.A.R.T. technology - What is it and how does it work?

S.M.A.R.T. technology (Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology) is a system embedded in the firmware of hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid state drives (SSDs) that aims to monitor, analyze and report information related to the health status and performance of the...

SSD - Solid State Drive. Where is my Hard Drive?

SSD - Solid State Drive. Where is my Hard Drive?

If you're looking for that classic sound of a hard drive spinning, you'll have to get used to the pleasant silence of the SSD - the Solid State Drive. Do you know where the disk is...

My HDD stopped working - my HDD died

My HDD stopped working. Why do I need a specialized company to recover my data?

Losing access to data on a hard drive can be a big shock. And then, when despair hits, the first question that comes to mind is...

Helium Hard Drive - Evolution in conventional HDDs

Helium Hard Drive - Evolution in conventional HDDs

Helium Hard Drive, also known as helium-filled HDD (helium-filled hard drives), is a type of hard drive that...