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Major hard disk Read ERRORS

Many people say that they have major hard disk Read ERRORS, and sometimes loose data, That is to die for, even some attempt suicide. :)


Any how There are few steps to be followed up in order to get your peak hard disk performance
1. ALWAYS CHECK YOUR POWER SUPPLY for right power that is giving to your hard disk , cause in some countries power failure or load shedding or power cuts are even more then developed countries so in those countries power supply can damage the hard disk , but according to my own personal experience Disk Read Error are found to be in SATA drives much greater then the old IDE hard drives



2. Always give the C drive volume less then other drive (c drive is in which windows is to be installed)
like for instance you have a 80 GB hard drive and
you have 4 drives C: D: E: F:
then give

10 GB to C:
20 GB to D:
20 GB to E:
30 GB to F:

it can be done when you are installing any OS , cause in this situation you have to create partition for these drives .

in that case due to windows files in contact to 10 GB the hard disk will be optimized.

3. Always De-fragment your DRIVES from time to time especially DRIVE C:
here is an image how can you perform that



4. Perform data recovery scans & automatically fix errors
when ever you get a read error go to any file
follow steps
(i) My Computer > drive c( or whatever your drive gets read error ) >properties

(ii) in tools tab click error checking (check now) button ,
then in sub menu check for check the automatically fix file system error
and also check attempt of bad sectors
then press start ......

it will take some time cause it completes 5 phases,,, ( i recommend this when you are free and not using any drive )cause even sometimes it takes a restart .


see if it helps you ... do vote

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