3 Ways to Repair Windows 10 Hard Drive Error Using CHKDSK

A well-functioning Windows 10 hard drive may start to show error messages after a long-run. Typically, these hard drive errors are caused by abrupt power failures, hard drive crash, file system damage/corruption, system crash, improper shutdown, broken software/metadata, virus attack, and more. Also, these factors can lead to complete inaccessibility or data loss from a Windows 10 disk drive at severe extents. Then, how to check and repair windows 10 hard drive errors on your own? Well, this informative editorial[…]

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Steps to Fix Mac Hard Drive Exit Code 8

Even though Mac OS X is considered as one of the stable operating systems, sometimes, even normally functioning Mac machine may show up a sudden warning message that says “Mac hard drive exit code 8” or “file system check exit code is 8”. Resolving this Mac hard drive exit code 8 error message might become a tough job, especially when user is not having an idea about what’s going on in the OS X machine. So, in this blog post[…]

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What’s the difference between Recovery Partition and Partition Recovery in Mac?

Are you familiar with the term ‘Partition Recovery’ and ‘Recovery Partition’? Do they both sound the same? Yes, although they sound the same, they are in fact entirely different. Recovery Partition is a partition on the hard drive that contains a bootable version of your Mac OS used when your Mac isn’t booting normally or in other emergencies. Partition Recovery, on the other hand, is recovering deleted or lost partitions. Let’s look at both of these terms in detail and[…]

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Steps to Partition Mac OS Mojave Start-up Disk Without Data Loss

Advantages of having more than one partition on your Mac Your Mac systems generally have one built in default partition called the Macintosh HD. However, you can choose to have more partitions on your Mac if you wish and there are several advantages if you choose to do so. For instance, if you have 2 partitions, one can be used for the OS and the other can be used to store your personal data. So, if your system crashes, your[…]

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Resolve ‘the device is not ready’ Error on USB Devices Like Flash Drives and HDD

In this article, we are going to cover details about the error ‘The device is not ready’ that occurs in USB devices like HDD’s and flash drives. Let us start by understanding the main reasons for this error. The main reasons for the ‘Device is not ready’ error are: Accessing the drive when in use Corrupted or outdated USB device drivers Serious hardware failure Connection errors between the USB device and computer Now that we have understood the main reasons[…]

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What to Do When ‘Show hidden files’ Option Is Not working?

Windows by default keeps some files and folders hidden, so users don’t end up deleting or modifying its contents accidentally. But of course, there are times when you may need to see those hidden files and folders. So you go to Folder Options and click on ‘Show Hidden Files & Folders’. Ideally, this method shows all hidden files and folders, but for some reason, this doesn’t seem to work in your case. How do you solve this problem? We provide[…]

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What to Do When Disk Cleanup is Not Working On Windows 10

Cleaning up our surroundings is obviously one of the important tasks that we do on a regular basis. So is cleaning up our computer, right? Unnecessary files and folders need to be deleted from time to time, so as to keep your computer clean and in tip-top condition. For this purpose, Disk Cleanup is a fantastic tool available in Windows. But what if this tool fails to work? Many Windows 10 users have reported that Disk Cleanup does not work.[…]

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Steps for Erasing an EFI Partition from USB Flash Drive

If you have used your USB as a bootable device, it is likely to have a partition called EFI partition. This partition contains boot loaders, some device driver files, utility programs and data files such as error logs. Now if you no longer want to use that USB as a boot device, EFI partition is not required. Hence, you may want to delete it to free up space and use the entire USB for storage. But to delete the EFI[…]

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How to Fix Error: There is No Media in the Specified Device

Error: “There is no media in the specified device” Symptoms: Generally, “there is no media in the specified device” error pops up when you try to format a USB drive or other storage devices in HP format tool, Windows Disk Management or using DiskPart. And, if you check the Properties of the storage device it shows “used space 0 Bytes free space 0 Bytes capacity 0 Bytes”. Causes: Technically, every flash memory storage device has a limited lifespan. After a[…]

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Repair Error: Track 0 Bad Disk Unusable

Track 0 is the first sector of your hard disk that contains the MBR and a partition table. MBR, short for Master Boot Record contains information to boot your system and a partition table is a table containing information about the layout of the disk. These details are extremely necessary for your computer to boot up and function normally. Because of this reason, any error related to Track 0 is pretty serious. In this article, we discuss one such error[…]

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