Recently upgraded to Windows OS 8.1 Pro and cannot encrypt my HP external hard drive. Encryption pauses and states that disk has errors and please run chkdsk. Ran chkdsk and no errors found. Had no difficulty encrypting the C drive with the OS. Any suggestions?
Just purchase this HornetTek X2-U3 JBOD USB 3.0 (HT-3210U3) - 3.5" DUAL BAY - JBOD - HDD ENCLOSURES
The only reason was because I had a spare 1TB drive and 500GB drive that I wanted to span into one volume, according the product spec it supports JBOD, which from my understanding should...
G'day all, I read the tutorial on removing the Windows password requirement. I changed the settings per the example, everything seemed ok, I restarted and it logged me in as expected, but then it took me to the desktop and opened up all of my external hard drives. I then changed the setting back...
I have removed the not needed options in the right click 'Send To' context menu but am still left with a list of external drives which I also want to remove...see picture.
How can I remove this list of external drives.
I have a Sony Vaio all in one but it doesn't have a cd drive. I've purchased two and neither were recognized by Windows 8. Has anyone found a USB optical drive that they can reccomended?
What's funny (or sad) is that the suggested accessory on Sonys website for a optical drive has a review on it...
Under Windows XP Pro I used the built-in Backup functionality like this:I'd backup to two external drives, and use alternate drives for alternate backups. So Backup 1 would be stored on External Drive A, Backup 2 on External Drive B, Backup 3 on Drive A etc. etc.
Use the option to backup System...
When I want to connect or disconnect my external drive with my os images in it, should I turn the pc off or can I do this on the fly? I have been doing it on the fly for years but someone said it is not the right way.