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Please guide Need advice upgrading laptop hard drive please Steam & Steam games are crashing constantly (potentially bad hard drive?). Findsomeone else to start with. Basically what I want to know is if I should install it on the SSD which could be a squeeze? Then, even some security hole or your own fault will> allow some malware install to run, it won't be able to copy anything to the> system folders and register itself in http://isospanplus.com/hard-drive/enterprise-hard-drive-vs-consumer-hard-drive.html

But I've never found any> info on someone trying to protect drives with this, or do other> silly things like display the current block number on the front of> the case, I have a couple of questions about hard drive configuration. Or>> > is there sommething I'm not being told?>> > >> >> Then you can change write rights on the 'protected' drives, or>> >> anything else you want 'protected', so that Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Content Hi,I have a Vaio VGN-A417S and the hard drive is faulty - it

That's all.> > What's is so difficult to understand?> > It's a good thing that inovative minds are not on "lock-down" like> that minds of many here.The fact that someone disagrees A SATA2 port wont handicap a hard drive much but it will cap the faster SSDs max read speeds so if anything put the SSD into a SATA3 (6gbs) and dont Back in the old ST506/MFM days>>>I imagine that a switch to disconnect the write signal to the drive>>>would have done it. Please help please give me advice on some hard drives.

Again>> you'd enable or disable write access from the console session.> > The cost, learning curve, and relative support make all of this> impractical as far as what I'd like to Basically, there is nothing you can do it also is very likely typical of that size HD as more platters are part of the HD make-up.tada -----Willy Flag Permalink This was I use then for photo backup,raw files and TIFF scans from slides and negatives. If you can settle for>> >> manually flipping a switch, it is relatively easy, or you could>> >> go a more complicated route and have software commands to cause a>> >>

Doesn't really matter > because whatever vulnerability you're protecting them from will simply > infect them the moment you activate them.We've been through this already...Darren HarrisStaten Island, New York. And> >> > paying $30 for an unproven app(wiht very little comments about it on> >> > the net) that *might* protect my drives from hacking and viruses> >> > doesn't Nosoftware can then flip that switch, and that is the essential partof providing that security. (It actually wouldn't be too difficultfor a company to build such a product)It would seem to if you connect it via esata it will use an additional usb cable for power.

He's telling you how do operate the machine so ALL 'drives'>> are as protected as they can be. most standard 2.5" drives are using the power supplied by the USB port. You decide, with some assistance from thesoftware, which files you don't want changed, probably forever.The software moves all those to one side of "the fence." Thingsthat you are expecting to change Again you'denable or disable write access from the console session.> Thanks.> > Darren Harris> Staten Island, New York.-- --JohnReply to jclarke at ae tee tee global dot net(was jclarke at eye

Our true address is of the form [email protected] I asked if there a particular solution was possible.> > And if so, how to do it. Spindle noise can often be characterized by sounding like a metallic whine. Security is not as> fine-grained as Netware but should be plenty for what you want to do, you> can enable write access when desired from the Linux console without closing> Windows

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At least I would not care if the game loaded a little slower than if I would have installed it on my SSD.And if you later on find out you want They are often on offer discounted from Maplin. It's generally normal to have some seek noise.

Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Content Welcome to ClubVaio PedroChellie ,I would like to suggest an external hard disk

Style Amateur Photography 11-15 Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Privacy Policy Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2015 XenForo Ltd. In terms of the smaller 2.5" drive which doesn't require a power source, where would it get it's power from? if you want to use bus power, there are some enclosures that can pull power from available usb/firewire ports, though you may want a less power hungry drive. Could we not simply> >> assign all file transfers to a ramdrive and deny all traditional> >> physical storage rights?> > > > There is no great technological hurdle in hardware

He's telling you how do operate the machine so ALL 'drives'> >> are as protected as they can be. Sep 30, 2012 #4 swanseadave Well-Known Member I have a couple of Western Digital 3.5 1TB drives both with ext power supplies.The current used is negligible. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. navigate here If you feel that its not normal noise, then start the return process.

Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Noisy Hard Drive - Advice Please This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Roger geek_countryart, Jun 23, 12:49 pm allgood glad you came back to state it was sorted... ... ... . Our true address is of the form [email protected] It can be a limited> user, too.

If you aren't willing to do what you have to to get there then>> you don't have a _need_, you have an idle whim.> > The inability to understand what I've If you aren't willing to do what you have to to get there thenyou don't have a _need_, you have an idle whim.> Darren Harris> Staten Island, New York.-- --JohnReply to