Key Concepts Archive

What is a Sector?

A sector is an equal sized division of hard drive, optical disc, floppy disk, thumb drive or any other storage media. A sector, disk sector or a block are the same things. What is a …

NTFS File System

NTFS stands for New Technology File System is a file system introduced in 1993 by Windows as they introduced the Windows NT 3.1. This is the primary file system used in every Windows version operating …

What is SSHD (Solid State Hybrid Drive)?

A New Marketing Name for a Hybrid Storage Drive If from the past few months you are looking to upgrade your laptop or desktop hard drive then let me tell you about SSHD(Solid State Hybrid …

What is Disk Management Detailed overview

What is Disk Management ? Disk Management is an extension by Microsoft Management Consoles which allows the full disk-based hardware management by windows.It’s used for managing the drives installed on the computer, drives like flash …

What is Hard Disk Drive Comprehensive Explanation

What is Hard Disk Drive? The hard disk drive is the largest and main hardware device for storing Operating System, files, media, most software titles and for all type of data storage in a computer. …

What is a Flash Drive?

Flash drive also known as USB(Universal Serial Bus) drive is a small, ultra-portable storage device which is much smaller in size and doesn’t have any moving parts like hard drives and optical drives to store …

What to Look for in a Hard Drive

When looking for a hard drive there are a plethora of things to look for but most commonly you want speed and space. Hard drives have improved over time from the capacity to speed as …