hard drive

Getting Pictures off Old Hard Drive

Dear Computer Lady, Hello my name is Heather . Hopefully you can help me with my computer problem. My husband had the same computer about I want to say 6 months ago and his crashed it’s a toshiba . I’ve been told people can pull pictures off of the hard drive. When I turn it […]

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Damaged Hard Drive

Dear Computer Lady, I recently lost my hard drive. (Don’t know why.) I hired a local computer repairman who told me only that I needed a new drive. He could not “rescue” my data. Could I send you my old drive to see if you can get it off and onto a cd or flash […]

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How To Free Up Hard Drive Space

Dear Computer Lady, I have windows xp. After receiving a low memory message, I deleted some old files and ran the disk cleanup. It reported over 9 million mb of memory that needed to be compressed. I agreed OK and in about 15 seconds screen disappeared like it was finished. Ran it again same outcome. […]

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SMART Hard Drive Errors

Dear Computer Lady, Windows xp purchased in 2002 cybertron from tiger direct. Been having slow start up problems always get started but not easy latest problem computor said pri master hard drive disk s.m.a.r.t. status bad backup and replace. Also lots of error messages says program not responding.once said system has recovered from a serious […]

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Error Checking

  Dear Computer Lady, I use Error checking and it helps my pc. Some people don’t even know where to find it in XP or why they should use it. I wish you would send some info on this in your newsletters. Everyone knew and used it in windows 98. Thank you,  A

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Reformat Computer

  Dear Computer Lady, My computer has Windows XP Pro. I need to reformat and I have no idea how to do that. The computer shop said if they came out to do it, it would be $75.00 per hour and to figure on 1 1/2 hours JUST to reformat and put in my OS […]

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