External Hard Drive Repair: Doing a Full System Analysis

by Rod Dunne November 22, 2011

Any external hard drive repair requires looking at all the possible hardware and software faults affecting your drive. In this post I’ll show you a checklist of different issues which you should be looking out for. This begins with hardware checks which should always be done first just in case there are mechanical faults that (more)

External Hard Drive Repair: Hardware Checks That Can Help You Fix a HDD

by Rod Dunne February 23, 2011

It is essential when doing any external hard drive repair work to ensure from the start that no hardware faults or mechanical damage is causing problems. If you ignore these types of faults then they could lead to data loss. Here I’ll show you some of the hardware checks you can try for yourself. Sounds (more)

External Hard Drive Repair: Partition and Sector Damage Tips

by Rod Dunne February 21, 2011

Fixing bad sectors as part of external hard drive repair is one of the simpler tasks to perform. However, it will not always be 100% successful. This article shows you how to use free utilities from Microsoft to analyze and repair partition damage. It also suggests some third-party applications can do more in-depth analysis. Bad (more)

Using External Hard Drive Repair Software

by Rod Dunne February 20, 2011

There are relatively few external hard drive repair software options available. This may be down to the fact that each hard drive is architected and designed quite differently from others. In this post I’ll detail the few available tools, including Microsoft’s own utilities, which can be used for repairing bad sectors and analyzing disk faults. (more)

External Hard Drive Repairs

by Rod Dunne January 18, 2011

Performing an external hard drive repair requires focusing on the hardware and software faults that can lead to problems. In this article I’ll show you how to check these two main areas and what repairs you can do for yourself. Mechanics One of the most critical things with any external hard drive repairs is to (more)

Hard Drive Repair Analysis And Software Tips

by Rod Dunne November 9, 2010
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Hard disk failures and issues are normally due to hardware or software issues. When considering doing a hard drive repair by yourself, you need to start your PC repair work by making sure it is not a mechanical fault as these can potentially lead to disk platter damage and data loss. In this article, we (more)

External Hard Drive Repair

by Rod Dunne September 6, 2010

External hard drive repair has become increasingly important given the volume of critical data we backup and save to these disks. An external hard disk is more likely to experience physical damage due to it being so portable. And software/file system faults can easily occur, just as with internal hard drives. However it should still (more)