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® Cruzer Glide™ 32 GB USB 2.0 3.0 Thumb Drive Review

Purchased the SanDisk® Cruzer Glide™ 32 GB USB 2.0 3.0 Thumb Drive  at Walmart, to save some electronic books on.  The Cruzer Glide™ installed without incident, received copied text 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 data without producing … Continue reading SanDisk® Cruzer Glide™ 32 GB USB 2.0 3.0 Thumb Drive 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 disk drive does not spin up (whether it be PATA, SATA, SCSI, IDE, USB, internal, or external), retrieving data from it is almost impossible.  If you experience this situation, and determine that the problem is in the drive itself, then your mission should be to recover any data if you can, and … Continue reading Hard Drive Does Not Spin Up, How to Fix



Fixing Hard Disk Drive Access Problems (Clicking Noises)

Hard Drive Failure Scenario Maintaining a rather large digital audio library (greater than 200,000 recordings of songs, comedy skits, and old time radio shows), built over fifteen years, I’m quite anal about keeping current backups.  So, the backup strategy in this case involves six 1.5 TB external Seagate FreeAgent USB hard disk drives (HDDs), and keeping a current full copy … Continue reading Fixing Hard Disk Drive Access Problems (Clicking Noises)



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