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Interpreting S.M.A.R.T. data from hard disc drives

Introduced in 1995 on all IDE, SATA, SSD and SCSI hard drives is a feature described as S.M.A.R.T., an acronym for self monitoring and analysis technology. This is a set of data that is accumulated and stored inside a hard … Continue reading

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Understanding Hard Disk Drive Failure

The most common and critical failure on any laptop, desktop or server computer involves hard disk drive failure. Since the programs and data on a computer require the hard drive to operate correctly, any problems with the hard disk drive … Continue reading

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