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“Hard Drive Shows Up as Unknown Device in Device manager Windows 10/8/7” Error.

Solved: This PC Has an Unsupported Disk Layout for UEFI Firmware Error

From the day Microsoft launched Windows 10, millions of users upgraded their OS to the latest edition of Windows. But, a few of the Windows users who have upgraded to Win 10 encountered an error message that states “Windows 10 couldn’t be installed. Windows can’t be installed because this PC has an unsupported disk layout for UEFI firmware” while downloading and installing Windows 10 Updates. You cannot ignore this error since it prevents you from installing the Windows updates, as[…]

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How to Downgrade a Drive from APFS to HFS+

How to Downgrade a Drive from APFS to HFS+

As many of you Mac users know, the new High Sierra brings with it a new type of file system called APFS. The new file system APFS is a modern format particularly designed for use with SSDs. So, if have an SSD and you upgrade to High Sierra, then it will be automatically converted to APFS. Although APFS file systems do have certain advantages like greater efficiency, high read and write speed, and better system performance, there are some drawbacks[…]

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Fix Error: There is No Media in the Specified Device

How to Resolve ‘the device is not ready’ Error on Flash Drives and HDD?

In Windows 11, 10, 8, and 7, an error like virtual disk manager the device is not ready may appear when you are trying to access data from flash drives, CDs, DVDs, hard drives, and other storage devices. Though it is a common error, it is still crucial to know why your computer system is showing such a kind of error. Generally, ‘The device is not ready’ error is related to virtual disk manager and diskpart, and there is not[…]

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Fix Error: There is No Media in the Specified Device

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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Fix Error: There is No Media in the Specified Device

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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Documents Folder is not Accessible

Solved – Documents and Settings/Documents Folder is not Accessible

Before getting started, let’s make sure you are looking for the Documents in the right place. The Documents folder is present in a different location on each version of Windows OS, hence the confusion. Please refer to the guide below. In Windows XP, My Computer > C :\> Documents and Settings. In Windows Vista, Username > Documents. In Windows 7, Libraries folder > Documents > My documents. In Windows 8, This PC > Documents In Windows 10, you will find[…]

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“Hard Drive Shows Up as Unknown Device in Device manager Windows 10/8/7” Error.

Solved – “Hard Drive Shows Up as Unknown Device in Device manager Windows 10/8/7” Error.

USB devices are popular for their ease of use, portability, transfer speeds, and easy access. There are times when the system does not recognize these USB drives and it can be frustrating trying to access content within them. When you insert such a USB device into your system, you get the following error message: “USB Device Not Recognized. One of the USBs attached to this computer has malfunctioned, and Windows does not recognize it. For assistance in solving this problem,[…]

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fix corrupted sd card

How To Fix Corrupted SD Card Using CHKDSK?

SD cards can add a lot of convenience and advantages to your mobile device: you don’t have to worry about using up your phone’s internal memory because you can store images, movies, music, documents, and/or contacts on an SD card. But, the typical problem a user may face in the long run with SD cards is “corruption”. This article helps you fix corrupted SD card-related issues using chkdsk. Generally, an SD card gets corrupted due to various reasons: Why Does[…]

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Repair Disk and File System Problems on Your Mac

Tutorial to Repair Disk and File System Problems on Your Mac

You don’t have to bother about repairing disk permissions in the latest versions of Mac OS X. But, if you are running an earlier OS X on your Mac then, you should solve disk and file system problems on your own. Definitely, this is not going to be a tougher job since, Mac OS X has a range of tools starting from First Aid to “fsck” for fixing the disk, partition, and file system issues. So, in this editorial, I[…]

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check which partition disk is using

How to Know Which Partition Table Your Disk Is Using

New computer systems that run with a novel edition of Windows, also come with different partition tables than earlier. This, sometimes leaves users in dilemma, as they are unaware of their newer partition table. And, when they try to install operating systems on the legacy platform, they may face issues. But, you don’t have to be a tech master to know, which partition table your hard disk is using. Since, in Windows, there are two (typically) different ways of storing[…]

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