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3 Easy Ways to Check Your Hard Drive Before It Fails

Jan 25th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

3 Easy Ways to Check Your Hard Drive Before It Fails

Out of all the parts on your PC, the hard drive is the one most likely to fail. There’s nothing much you can do to prevent hard disk failure. But there are ways to check if you’re at risk. Today, Fix My PC Free is teaching you 3 easy ways to check your hard disk health on Windows. 1) Use the Built-in Windows CHKDSK Tool Windows already has a great hard drive diagnostic tool built into the

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Why Do Some Hard Drives Last Longer Than Others?

Sep 28th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

Why Do Some Hard Drives Last Longer Than Others?

Hard drive failure is the worst nightmare for most PC users. When a hard drive fails, it’s game over. You need to get a new hard drive, restore your data (you were backing it up, right?), and reinstall all your software. Some hard drives have a higher rate of failure than others. Today, I’m going to explain which company’s hard drives are more likely to fail and which hard drive qualities

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