You’ve just replaced the SATA hard drive in your desktop PC with an SSD. Which of these changes should you expect? Pick two.
You’d like to monitor the temperature of your hard drive. What monitoring technology is included with many hard drives?
If you’ve started your computer and found “No Boot Device Available,” then you’ll need to gather all of your troubleshooting skills. In this video, you’ll learn how to troubleshoot boot problems, run hard drive diagnostics, and troubleshoot problems with external storage devices.
What is the name that describes the grouping of sectors on a hard drive?
The PATA and SATA standards are the most common hard drive interface types that you’ll find in today’s personal computers. In this video, you’ll learn about the details of these popular hard drive technologies and the basics of cabling and connecting the drives to your computer.
What information is contained on the first sector of a hard drive and contains a table of primary partitions, disk signature information, and directions for starting the operating system?
Your computer’s hard drive used to access files relatively quickly, but now you notice that it’s slowing down a bit when loading or saving large files. What utility could you use to help make your hard drive more efficient?
After completing a normal memory upgrade, you power up the computer and receive an error message on the screen complaining that a boot device isn’t available. The hard drive was working correctly prior to the upgrade. What’s the most likely reason for the error?
You need to upgrade the hard drive on your desktop computer. After looking at some options, you’ve found PATA, SCSI, and SATA drive interface types. What is one way to determine which hard drive type to choose?
It’s one of the worst sounds in the world; a hard drive mechanism that’s gone bad. It’s even worse when it’s the sound of YOUR hard drive that decided to up and die. Unfortunately, one of my hard drives recently decided to bite the dust, but I thought I’d use the untimely demise of my hardware to provide you with some insight on what you (or your clients) might expect to hear when a hard drive starts going south.