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Wanting to install an additional Hard Disk Drive? MrFixit illustrates the steps to add
an IDE / EIDE HDD and a SATA drive in 2 different cases. The old case that use
screws and the new case that use a simple latch to secure the HDD. For information
on buying the right HDD refer to MrFixit's
upgrade HDD page.
Experiencing problems such as power-on, startup failures, or lockups; Spontaneous
rebooting or intermittent lockups during normal operation; intermittent parity checks
or memory type errors; Hard disk and fan simultaneously fail to spin; Over heating
due to fan failure; Small brown-outs that cause system resets; Electric shocks from
case or connectors; Slight Erratic recognition of bus-powered USB devices? Could
be an indication the power supply is bad.
Have some old cassettes, 8-tracks, and LPs lying around the house collecting dust?
Here is a simple way to convert those old analog music into Digital that can be
played on any computer, mp3 player, or CD player.
Analog to digital device
required.
Have files from an old computers hard drive you want to keep? Transfer files from
an old Hard Disk Drive using an IDE/EIDE-SATA to USB adapter.
Wanting to install more memory into your computer? Here is how to add memory
and how to use memory in Dual-Channel mode.
Speed up Windows XP! Reduce start-up and shutdown, use Prefetch effectively,
disable unwanted programs and services from starting, check to see if a memory
upgrade is really necessary,
Speed up Windows Vista! Learn how to reduce start-up and shutdown, use Prefetch
effectively, disable unwanted programs and services from starting, check to see if a
memory upgrade is really necessary,
Watch Video | Step by step
Here is a great way to upgrade your computer's Hard Drive. Many compact PC's
only have room for 1 HDD, so, what can you do to upgrade the HDD? In this video,
MrFixit shows how simple it is to clone the PC's HDD. Then all that is left to do is to
switch the drives. This also works if your PC supports multiple HDD installations.
You add the new drive, clone the original, then switch the cables. The old drive can
then be used as secondary storage drive.