Composite USB Device is a portable device integrated with multiple functionalities (like own driver, USB port 2.0/3.0). Hence, the Composite USB device can be installed on the system automatically, without requiring driver software. However, at times the composite USB device fails to get recognized by the computer or you may encounter USB drive showing no
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USB and FireWire devices are the two standard types of connection available to connect external devices to a computer. FireWire cable, also known as IEEE 1394 is a high-performance connector normally used to connect camcorders, external hard drives, and other devices that require high speed. On the other hand, USBs are known for its compatibility
External drives generally use NTFS format if used with a Windows system and HFS+ format if used with a Mac system exclusively. However, if you are planning to use the external drive with both Windows and Mac, then a file system like FAT32 or ExFAT is used. FAT 32 file system although works with both
If you are a Mac user, Disk Utility is probably not new to you. It is a useful tool that is present on your Mac systems to manage disks and volumes. Not only that, but you can also use Disk Utility as a repair tool in the following situations. When your computer or external storage
Well, it’s happened to most of us, our computer or external hard drive has failed at some point or another. When this happens, panic sets in mostly because there is no backup available. This is where a hard drive docking station comes in handy. Basically, you just connect the failed external hard drive or the
RAID 6 arrays are an enhancement to RAID 5, that are known to offer high fault and failure tolerance. RAID 6 arrays usually have a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 16 drives within its arrangement. It is also known as double-parity RAID as it contains a second parity block on each drive within
Encountering issues with external hard drives are not very uncommon. One of the most common issues you may face is that your drive has disappeared/not showing up when connected. Drive not showing up means that you will not be able to access any data on the drive unless the problem is resolved. Hence, in order
Disk Cleanup is a fantastic tool provided by Microsoft for clearing up your disk space and improve overall PC performance. Upon running this tool, all unnecessary files and folders are removed from your system with the exception of personal files. Of course, Disk Cleanup will ask your permission before deletion, but in case you overlook
Although USB drives are the most compact and reliable storage solutions, encountering issues with them are not very uncommon. You may find that the device is inaccessible or you may be greeted with errors like ‘The disk you inserted was not readable by this computer’ when you connect it. How do you solve such errors?
Your deleted files or folders keep reappearing in Windows computer? Then, you are at the right place! Go through this article and learn how to delete files and folders permanently which are keep coming back again and again after several deletions… “Last month I upgraded my Windows 7 computer to the latest OS Windows 10.