* For leased equipment, the hard drives
should be reformatted to remove all data.
Inside an aluminum shell little more than a half-inch thick (16 mm) and weighing less than 7 ounces (200 grams) is a state-of-the-art 2.5-inch portable hard drive
. Iomega's Drop Guardao feature protects data on the new triple interface eGo drive from drops of up to 51 inches, or 40% above the industry average!
The new portable hard drive
for Mac users is compatible with Mac OS X 10.4 or above, as well as Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP, and Windows Vista, the statement added.
The number of hard drives
reported lost this year - 72 - is the highest for the department since records began in 2003.
It's has also been a holy grail milestone of sorts for hard drive
engineers who are continually developing new technologies that stretch the limits of what these incredible devices can do.
Upgrading a computer's hard drive
by replacing it with a bigger one used to be a favorite activity among computer geeks.
are either SATA or dual-channel 64-bit Ultra320 SCSI.
* Hard drives
in transit often possess private consumer and client data.
Save all the CD info to a master folder on the MSD hard drive
. Then create shortcut versions to place on the MSD desktop.
In addition to thick data files, new gadgets like digital cameras can leave high-resolution image files that take up storage space on computers, even those with 120GB hard drives
. With computers always susceptible to a virus or some other unforeseen occurrence that may crash the unit and wipe out files, users are looking at viable alternatives to storing sensitive documents.
Top-end systems even come fitted with two hard drives
One hard drive
contained "highly sensitive information from one of the largest financial services groups, with pension plans, customer databases, financial information, payroll records, personnel details, log-in codes, and admin passwords for their secure Intranet site," including customers' e-mail addresses, dates of birth, home addresses, telephone numbers and other highly confidential information, Pointsec said in a statement.