Hard Drives

How To Move Dropbox Folder

Dear Computer Lady, Thank you for all of your information over the past years. I have recently purchased a new computer and have run into a problem with using a program that I love but is giving me fits with the new device. The new computer has a solid state hard dive (C) as well […]

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External Drive For My Laptop

Dear Computer Lady, Do you still answer hardware such as external disk drive compatibilities with lap tops? I have read your newsletter for many years, and like it a lot! Thanks! Lois

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Hard Drive About To Crash

Dear Computer Lady, My desktop computer just gave me a message that my hard drive is ready to crash. Can I attach an external hard drive to backup all the files? Then can I use the external drive to run the desktop? Or do I need to replace the original drive? Any help you can […]

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Can You Upgrade an SSD?

Dear Computer Lady, I have an HP split 13×2 (13-m110dx) computer with a 128gb SSD. Can i put a bigger SSD in it? I think I read somewhere that it would not recognize anything bigger than 128gb. Alan

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Using Old Hard Drive

Dear Computer Lady, I am using the hard drive from an old laptop as an external hard drive but am unable to remove the operating system from it. How do I do that? Thanks in advance….. Dick

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Low Disk Space on Recovery D:

Dear Computer Lady, I Love your newsletter. I have a question, on something I have never run into before. I keep getting this message that says low disk space. This in referring to my D drive, I have restored the computer to factory, and it made no difference. Is there any way I can correct […]

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How To Salvage Files From A Dead Computer

.Dear Computer Lady, You are so smart and maybe you can advise me what to do. I have an old computer that died some years ago. There are some Autocad drawings that I would like to salvage on an external drive. The problem is that my monitor is not getting any signal from the computer, […]

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Programs To Wipe Clean Your Hard Drive

.Dear Computer Lady, I want to wipe clean my hard drive. I ran across DBan and Wipe Drive. One is free and the other must be purchased. I would like to know if these or any wipe system, really work or maybe you can suggest one. Thank you, Teddy

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Safe to Delete Files on D:?

.Dear Computer Lady, Is it safe or feasible, to delete the D files after being copied onto a disk? Thanks, Teddy

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Computer Clunking Sound

Dear Computer Lady, Recently I had to take my computer back to factory level because it was behaving as though it had a virus. Since then at odd times it makes a clunking sound. What is this? And can I eliminate it? I have a Hewlett Packard (5 years old) and Windows Vista. Thank you […]

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