Staples® USB 2.0 Stick Drive 64GB Review

Bought the   PNY Staples® USB 2.0 64 GB Stick Drive, at Staples® of course, to create a recovery drive for a new laptop computer that a customer just bought. This stick drive installed without any problems, received copied data as quickly as other high speed USB storage drives we’re used to playing with, and is easy to locate, plug in, and use.  The drive … Continue reading Staples® USB 2.0 Stick Drive 64GB Review



SanDisk USB Flash Drive, Cruzer Glide 32 GB Review

Purchased this Cruzer Glide 32 GB SanDisk USB flash drive for storing eBooks.  Indeed, we found that the Cruzer Glide™ flash drive installed without incident. It received copied text as quickly as other USB 2.0 flash drives we tested.  Further, it’s  easy to locate, buy, plug in, and use.  This SanDisk USB flash drive accepted several … Continue reading SanDisk USB Flash Drive, Cruzer Glide 32 GB Review



SanDisk® Cruzer Glide™ 16 GB USB 2.0 3.0 Flash Drive Review

Purchased the SanDisk® Cruzer Glide™ 16 GB USB 2.0 3.0 Flash Drive  at Walmart, to save some electronic manuals on. The Cruzer Glide™ installed without difficulty, received copied data as quickly as other USB 2.0 storage drives we’ve tested, and is easy to locate, buy, plug in, and use.  This flash drive accepted several gigabytes of … Continue reading SanDisk® Cruzer Glide™ 16 GB USB 2.0 3.0 Flash Drive Review



Hard Drive Does Not Spin Up, How to Fix

When a hard drive does not spin up, getting the data off of it is impossible.   This is true, whether it be PATA, SATA, SCSI, IDE, USB, internal, or external hard disk drive (HDD). If you get into this situation, then try to recover the drive yourself.  If the problem is in the drive, … Continue reading Hard Drive Does Not Spin Up, How to Fix



Hard Drive Making Clicking Noise Fix

Keeping a large audio library built over fifteen years, we’re quite anal about keeping current backups.  This enables us to quickly replace clicking hard disk drives (HDD).  Our backup strategy involves six 6 TB external Seagate Backup Plus USB hard disk drives (HDDs).  We keep an up-to-date full copy of the library on each drive. … Continue reading Hard Drive Making Clicking Noise Fix



Negative Effects of Multitasking like Hard Disk HDD Thrashing

People often feel the negative effects of multitasking.  E.g. They waste much brain power thrashing. They work one task too little. Then they switch to one more. Then to one more, and so on. They work lots of problems.  But they end up solving few, since they’re too busy switching between them. The switching itself … Continue reading Negative Effects of Multitasking like Hard Disk HDD Thrashing



PNY Metal Attache 64 GB iGo USB 2.0 Flash Drive Review

Bought the   PNY Attache Metal USB 2.0 64 GB iGo Flash Drive, version, at Wal Mart, to save a large library of pictures from a laptop computer that we’re reformatting. The device installed without any issues, received copied data as quickly as other high speed USB storage drives, and is easy to locate, plug in, and use.  This flash drive … Continue reading PNY Metal Attache 64 GB iGo USB 2.0 Flash Drive Review



PNY Attache 16 GB USB 2.0 Pen Drive Review

Bought the   PNY Attache USB 2.0 Pen Drive, 16 GB version, at Wal Mart, to save user data from a laptop computer that we’re retiring. The device installed without hiccups, received copied data as quickly as other high speed USB storage drives we’ve tried, and is easy to locate, plug in, and use.  This Attache flash drive accepted … Continue reading PNY Attache 16 GB USB 2.0 Pen Drive Review



Monster Coppa Series USB 2.0 16GB Flash Pen Thumb Stick Drive Review

Purchased the Monster Coppa Series USB Flash Drive, 16 GB version, at Rite Aid, to save some scanned pictures. The device installed without problems, received copied data as quickly as other high speed USB storage drives we’ve tested, and is easy to locate, plug in, and use.  This drive accepted several gigabytes of data without producing a … Continue reading Monster Coppa Series USB 2.0 16GB Flash Pen Thumb Stick Drive Review