hard drive and files

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by chris45, Sep 3, 2010.

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  1. chris45

    chris45 Registered Member

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    what are the ways that a hard drive will lose your files and will it alert in any-way? i know heat is one way or virus's but are there others?
     
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    Cudni Global Moderator

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    check periodically event viewer logs for errors as any hd errors will appear in there
     
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    Periodically check S.M.A.R.T. data with software such as CrystalDiskInfo.
     
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    chris45 Registered Member

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    can you lose files from your external harddrive just by alot of activity. Rapid activity
     
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    Thanks for the link Mr. Brian!
     
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