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Help with External Hard Drive - data recovery?


I'm still new to fixing computers, but right now, I'm am in the process on merging all data …
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Is there software that can repair a lost partition on a Western Digital external hard drive in Windows 11? Windows 11


On Windows 11, I receive an error code 43 on an external USB Western Digital  The file system is


Adding Storage for Your Gaming Past

Backwards compatibility is an amazing thing that let us keep playing our favorite games, even when we upgrade our consoles. An external hard drive adds storage to compatible gaming rigs in a few easy steps.

What Is "The Cloud?"

The cloud. It seems like a mystical place where your photos, videos and other important files float around waiting for you. The truth is that all of the files you save on “the cloud” are saved on a physical server in a remote datacenter.

How To Stream On Twitch.TV

Over the last few years, video game fans have found a new favorite pastime: Watching and creating live-streaming gaming sessions. Twitch.TV has emerged as an industry leader in making game streaming painless for those looking to share their Starcraft matches or Fallout mods.

4 Things You Need Before Podcasting

Before you start a podcast of your own, you’ll need to get the right equipment. To help you get started off on the right foot, here’s a list of the four critical items you’ll need to start your own podcast.

Western Digital Innovation Spotlight: Electric Bee Hive Project

WDLabs is proud to engage with makers and innovators creating projects of their own. As a part of this outreach, WDLabs provided the Honey Bee Gardens Hive Project with free WD PiDrive 314GB test samples. Take a look to find out more about this electric bee hive project!

What's Possible with Modern Data Recovery

Let’s face it, any data that’s not backed up frequently is in danger. And when data loss happens to you, it can seem like the end of the world.

2 Ways to Take 1000 Vacation Photos a Day and Still Have Room on Your Phone

Before I left on my recent vacation to float, boat and waterski on a lake in Minnesota for a week, I checked my phone to make sure there was enough room for photos of my obsession: sunsets. There wasn't. Has this ever happened to you?

Back to School Organization Strategy

School is back in session! The beginning of the school year is a fresh slate. One way for students to get started on the right foot is to get organized.
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External Hard Drive Error

Hello Experts
I have Western Digital external hard drive, now all of sudden when I plug the hard …
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SBS 2008 USB Drive not detecting

We have a SBS 2008 server that has 2 removable USB hard drives which are rotated on a daily basis, …

10 Creative Careers In Dire Need of NAS

From individual freelancers to a staff of full-timers, creative professionals are continually creating new content for clients.

4 Ways to Automate Your Backup

What happens if your PC crashes? What would you do if your MacBook® computer is stolen? What if you accidentally drop and shatter your cell phone? Without a backup plan, you could lose all your music, all your videos, and all of your financial documents – years of memories gone in an instant.

How to Save and Share Photos and Videos From Your Wedding Day

Your wedding is a big day and a big deal. Whether you have ten guests or 350, it’s highly probable that you and your sweetie will be posing for a lot of pictures and videos. By the end of it, your faces might even hurt from smiling so much!
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Why can't my MB recognize the SSD in my new computer?


I am building a new computer.   I have an Asus Prime H610M-A D$ CSM board.   I am using a WD SA510

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Warranty on Hard Drive

Does the Western Digital Ultrastar 14TB DC HC530 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Data Center Internal …
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Western Digital WD400 unreadable

I have a WD400 that appears to have given up life. In windows xp, It indicates upon boot up that the…
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Needing a bootable utility for low level formatting of Western Digital 80GB HDD

Hi Everyone;

         Could someone provide a direct download link for a utility which will low …

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