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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 »

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Maxtor does not offer hard driver repair advice online. Maxtor.com redirects to Seagate's website, Seagate.com, which does not offer hard drive repair advice for Maxtor products. Maxtor is a brand of hard disk drives tha... More »

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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 »

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To clone a hard drive to another hard drive, launch backup or other disk-imaging software, and select the hard drive to clone and the hard drive to clone it to. When cloning is complete, you should have an exact duplicat... More »

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The method of removing a hard drive may differ depending on the device. If you are removing the hard drive from an HP computer, you must open the case, disconnect all cables, remove the cage and finally the drive. More »

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To wipe a hard drive is to completely delete all data on it. Wiping a hard drive is irreversible, requires using special software and is operating system independent. More »

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As of early 2015, the largest capacity hard drive being manufactured is 10 terabytes. Western Digital offers a hermetically sealed drive with helium inside to reduce friction and power use. More »

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