4 Warning Signs that Your Hard Drive is Failing

Before hard drive failure occurs, there will be several warning signs you would do well to heed. By spotting and taking not of these warning signs you can make sure to take measures to prevent permanent data loss. Hard drive failure cannot be prevented. Hard drives usually have a shelf life of about five years before they start to slow and eventually fail. Luckily, before your hard drive fails completely, it will give your these four warning signs. 1. If you hear a clicking sound...

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How to Fix a Corrupted BKF File

One very important computing rule to follow is to create regular backups of your data. Microsoft allows users to create backups with their Windows Backup Utility. However, like many other types of file formats, backup files can be corrupted. The Microsoft Windows operating system is one of the most prolific operating systems in the world. Computers are a mainstay in many homes and businesses, everyone has access to at least one or maybe two daily and most of the time, they run on...

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How to Prevent Permanent Data Loss in Physical Hard Drive Failure

A physical hard drive failure, when your hard drive is no longer able to boot up properly, can lead to data loss if you don’t act quickly. It is important to have regular backups made of your files in order to ensure that data loss due to a physical hard drive failure does not become permanent. A hard drive crash occurs when your computer or laptops hard disk can no longer function properly. Sometimes this occurs because of a physical hard drive failure. A physical hard drive...

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