Erasing the background history of a hard drive is possible. This can be done effectively by using specific software that would overwrite the previous files. More » Technology Digital Storage

Some free hard drive cleanup programs include CCleaner, CleanUp!, PC Decrapifier and Empty Temp Folders. These programs can all help people remove unwanted files from their hard drives and free up space. More » Technology Computers & Hardware Computer Help

Maxtor does not offer hard driver repair advice online. redirects to Seagate's website,, which does not offer hard drive repair advice for Maxtor products. Maxtor is a brand of hard disk drives tha... More » Technology Computers & Hardware Computer Help
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To replace an internal hard drive, open up your computer or laptop, remove the old hard drive and replace it with the new one. You can also install the relevant operating software on the new hard drive. More » Technology Digital Storage

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