Is your Xbox 360 lacking on storage space? Need just a little bit more room? Maybe a new hard drive isn't the answer for your needs. Maybe all you need is a USB flash drive. You could also use an external hard drive that connects via USB cable. You need to make sure you have ...more
Hard Drive to External Hard Drive
You keep all kinds of important and sensitive information and data on your computer, and if your hard drives crashes, you're done for… unless you've backed it up. CNET has some "Insider Secrets" on how you can backup your system with an external hard drive, network-attached st ...more
Learn how to install a hard drive into an external casing. This demonstration uses: a 250GB Seagate hard drive, a Ultra external hard drive casing, a small flat head, and a small screwdriver. The process will be very similar for any hard drive and/or casing used.
In this tutorial, we learn how to backup your computer to an external hard drive. All you need to do this is an external hard drive. After you connect your external hard drive to your computer, go to "my computer", then double click "external hard drive", then "setup file". On ...more
To format an external hard drive on Windows Vista, plug the hard drive in, then click on start menu, right click on "computer", and select "manage". Go to "storage" on the left hand menu and select "disk management". Right click on the letter of your external hard drive, and s ...more
If nothing else has worked to clean malware, spyware or viruses from your hard drive, this tutorial shows you how to remove the hard drive from either your laptop or desk top and use an external hard drive enclosure to fix your computer. You will also need a virus-free PC.
In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you will learn how to format/partition an external hard drive on a Mac. This is really very easy and simple to do and takes practically no time. Click on spotlight search and look for disk utility. That will bring up the list of h ...more
External hard drives are cheap and widely available. You don't want any of those models though do you? You want to make the drive yourself because you are a DIY FIEND! This video will teach you how to take an internal hard drive and a separately-bought hard drive case, put the ...more
The World Wide Geek demonstrates how to format an external hard drive for Mac OS X. External hard drives are usually formatted for windows. To change the format, you will need to use the disk utility option. Access the disk utility by going to finder and clicking on applicatio ...more
This is a video teaching how to use the Wiiflow USB loader with an external hard drive. This will allow you to store Nintendo Wii games in an external Desktop hard drive. The narrator shows you his consoles and his hard drives while loading the cover on his Wiiflow. The Wiiflo ...more
I dabble in video editing, and when working on even the shortest of motion graphics clips, the exported files take up quite a bit of space. For all of you heavy Mac users out there, I'm sure you know my pain. After a short period of time, our computers tend to slow down due t ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to install a 2.5" hard drive into an external closure. This will take only about five minutes. You will need a small Phillips screwdriver. Make sure you use anti-static precautions before performing this procedure. Take off the top of t ...more
Learn to how store information onto your Ipod by turning your standard music player into an external hard drive. Access the iPod from your CPU to store and extract files without using iTunes. Turn your iPod into an external hard drive. Click through to watch this video on tric ...more
You can get OS X running on your AppleTV without having to open up your system - all you need is an external hard drive. This tutorial shows you how to create a hard drive on your partition and create a file modification to allow OS X to boot on an Apple TV.
There's something about the world of steampunk that fascinates me. WonderHowTo has plenty of steampunk projects, like the hardware chess set, binocular goggles, and even a lesson on fashion. But nothing screams steampunk more than nevets_mcd's hard drive case. This case proj ...more
Learn how to backup Windows Vista to an external hard drive! 1. Click on start. Go to All Programs, select Accessories, then select System Tools. Open "Back-Up Status and Configuration". 2. Click on "Set up automatic file back-up". Be sure the top radio button is selected. Sel ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to partition an external hard drive on a Mac computer. Begin by open Macintosh HD. Scroll down the list on the left and click on Applications. Double-click on Utilities and select Disk Utility. Under Volume Schemes, select 2 Partitions ...more
In this video, we learn how to backup your computer with an external hard drive. First, go online and download and install Cobian Backup. After this, start a new task on the program and then name it your computer backup. Change it to a differential and change the time frame to ...more
This video tells us the method to partition the external hard drive for Time Machine. This process consists of a couple of steps. In the first step, go to 'Finder'. The second step involves clicking on the 'Applications' option on it. After choosing the 'Applications' and go t ...more
Movies, TV shows and other media content can fill up even the most generous hard drive quickly. You can use MediaUSB on aTV Flash to connect an external USB drive to your AppleTV for extra media storage capability, and this tutorial shows you how. Make the most of your Apple TV!
Want to know how to back up your data to an external hard drive? Protect yourself against data loss and heartbreak with this free home computing how-to from the folks at CNET TV, which offers complete instructions on how to back up your important files either manually or autom ...more
In this video from AppleGenius0921 he shows us how to connect and set up a Rocport 9CX external hard drive to your Mac. You can connect with 800 or 400 firewire. Take the 800 firewire cord and connect it from the hard drive to the Mac firewire port. Now the Rokport will power ...more
Install & boot Mac OSX on an external hard drive Need MAC OS to install the external storage device. Create a disk image on the desktop. Use Disk utility, utility application, disk utility, MAC OS install DVD new image. Choose Image format, DVD/CD master. Leave encryption at ...more
Whether or not you like its minimalist, "puzzle" style, it's hard to argue that Shadow of the Colossus is a gorgeous game. It got rave reviews from critics and players alike, was the 11th highest rated game of 2005, and was so popular that it even has its own wiki. The game h ...more
This video teaches us to partition a hard drive. Open 'Disk Utility' and go to 'Seagate FreeAgent Media'. Go to 'Partitions' and select '2 partitions' in the 'Volume Scheme'. Click on 'Untitled 1' and put the name of the partition, its format as Mac OS Extended (journaled) and ...more
Interested in moving your entire iTunes library to an external HD? With the right technique, it's easy. So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at CNET can present a complete overview of the process in just over a minute. For more information, includin ...more
Thinking of switching to a Mac using an external hard disk, you'll need to format it so that the Mac can recognize it. In your Mac, go to finder, then applications. Scroll down to where it says disk utility and then select it. Here select your hard disk and press the partition ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to copy an original Wii game to a USB or an external harddrive without using a computer. This is helpful if you are sharing games with someone else, or if you would like to create a backup of your current Nintendo Wii games. You can also use this pr ...more
Not enough space on your laptop? No problem! Grab a new hard drive from your local office supply store and follow this tutorial to learn how to install it. You Will Need • New hard drive • External hard drive enclosure • USB cable • Hard-drive cloning program • Small Phil ...more
You store everything on your computer's hard drive… precious family photos, your favorite music and video files, valuable financial information, and let's not forget about all that porn (just kidding). You can't back up your data when it crashes, so don’t wait another day to p ...more
Welcome back, my aspiring hackers and those who want to catch my aspiring hackers! As most of you know, this series on digital forensics is inspired by the motivation to keep all of you all out of custody. The more you know about the techniques used by law enforcement and for ...more
If you are looking for a data storage solution that's portable, but also durable, you should watch this video to learn how to build a USB hard drive. Take apart your external hard drive to find out what kind it is and then build a new one.
Managing hard drives in Linux is crucial to understanding your system and its operation as well as understanding the system you are exploiting or conducting a forensic analysis on. Linux has numerous commands that can provide us with information, control, and management of har ...more
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to turn your laptop hard drive into an external USB drive. This hack is fairly easy to perform, all it requires for you to know is where to locate the laptop's hard drive for extraction. You'll also have to purchase a USB h ...more
MAKE and Kipkay brings the do-it-yourself mindset to all the technology in your life. Make Magazine celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your own will. In this video tutorial episode of Weekend Projects with Kipkay, you'll learn how to tweak a old ...more
This video shows you how to use an iPod Shuffle as an external hard drive instead of an MP3 player. All you need to do is connect your iPod to your computer, open iTunes, and click a box. Use your Ipod Shuffle as a hard drive. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
In this clip, you'll learn how to mount your Apple iPhone as an external hard drive on your Windows PC or Apple computer. Whether you're the proud owner of an Apple iPhone 3G or perhaps just considering picking one up second hand, you're sure to benefit from this free video tu ...more
This instructable will show you how to turn the dead UPS Power Backup into a discreet external hard drive for under $20.00!
At one point in the '90s, about fifty percent of the CDs produced worldwide had an AOL logo. About fifty percent of the CDs in my home still have that AOL promise of 500 free hours on them. Though they never got me to join their internet service, I did get a lifetime supply of ...more
Computer crashes, fried hard drives, red rings of death, delinquent memory cards... nothing is worse than dysfunctional technology. In just a minute, your favorite and most used device has become the biggest headache of your life, frustrating you to the brink of madness. But w ...more
This is an intermediate guide on how to easily fix or retrieve data from a bad hard drive. What we're trying to do: 1. Fix a hard drive with a corruption problem (i.e., blue screen) or that is full of viruses to the point of being inoperable. 2. Retrieve data from a hard dr ...more
If you are unfortunate enough to own one of the XBox 360's that shipped with a 20gb hard drive, then you've realized that that is way to little storage for everything that you want to have on your XBox. If you've decided to buy a larger drive from Microsoft, this video will sh ...more
Can't find your new hard drive? This Windows 7 tutorial will show you how to display drives without files on them. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete overview of the process in just over a minute's time. For more information, in ...more
Interested in creating bootable virtual hard drive files or VHDs in Microsoft Windows 7? This tutorial will show you how it's done! It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete overview of the process in just over a minute's time. For mor ...more
In this clip, you'll learn a trick for upcycling your old hard drives into a RAID server. It's an easy process and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this helpful home-comput ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to use UBCD to test and diagnose hard disk drives on a MS Windows PC. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at Britec can present a complete overview of the process in just over five minutes. For more informa ...more
You may have lost your files but you needn't loose hope, too. In this episode of Lab Rats TV, Andy and Sean show you how to recover your deleted data (and your marriage!) using oranges. For detailed instructions on recovering your own lost data, take a look at this tech how-to.
If your hard drive in your Microsoft Zune MP3 Player is acting up, maybe it's time you had it replaced. Don't waste money taking it to a repair shop though, learn how to do it yourself. This video tutorial will show you how to dismantle your Microsoft Zune digital music playe ...more
This is a illuminated pen holder that I made out of a couple recycled hard drives. The LEDs receive power from the standard USB cable connected to a computer. The stand for the penholder is taken from a clip light, and the penholder itself is made from 3 hard disk drive platte ...more
Old Hard Drive + MP3 player = Music This equation just doesn't make sense. If you're an iPod addict, the HD element is redundant! Well, take a second look at what constitutes a speaker and what a hard drive is made of. They are more alike than you'd think. Rip apart a junked ...more
In this Windows 8 Tutorial I will show you how to use the defragment tool to analyze and if necessary optimize your hard drive to make your computer run more efficiently. By default if you are on Windows 8 your computer should be set to a re-occurring schedule for defragmentin ...more
Opening up your own laptop and working with it is a lot harder than doing the same to a desktop. The components are arranged more carefully in a tighter space and it is generally easier to break things. This video will show you how to replace the hard drive and a broken fan in ...more
The video starts by informing about the basic safety precautions, tools needed and backing up data prior to hard drive replacement. There are a series of screws which need to be removed in the following order.1. Removing the battery from the back and then remove three screws t ...more
Top-Windows-Tutorials is a great site dedicated to Windows tutorials for almost all things Windows. Whether you are a computer novice or an expert in Windows operating systems, you'll find useful information in these guides catering to your level of expertise. These user frien ...more
Looking to make use—if not necessarily good use—of your old hard drives? This how-to presents instructions for creating a hard drive speaker system to use in conjunction with an MP3 player. To follow along, you'll need an MP3 player (e.g., the Samsung YP-S3), at least one spar ...more
HDDhackr is a really cool little software utility that allows you to make any hard drive work as an XBox 360 hard drive. No need to pay a ridiculous premium to buy a cheap hard drive from Microsoft! This video will teach you how to use HDDhackr to set up a hard drive for use o ...more
Want to upgrade your hard drive in your Power Mac? It's a pretty simple task, once you can get inside your computer. See how to remove your hard drive from you Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They ...more
Whether you're just starting out modding your XBox 360 or mod a lot of them, there is a good chance that you are going to brick one at some point, rendering the hard drive and console itself completely unusable for practical purposes. Well now you can even fix that! This three ...more
How to hack and mod a Microsoft Zune Mp3 player and upgrade the hard drive to anywhere up to 100GB Part 1 of 2 - How to Hack a Microsoft Zune for a larger hard drive. Part 2 of 2 - How to Hack a Microsoft Zune for a larger hard drive.
Fix your iPod and replace the hard drive with this excellent tutorial step by step. In this Video Tutorial we show you how to replace the Hard Drive (30GB / 60GB / 80GB) on your iPod Video. Again you need patience, steady hands, a flat head screwdriver, pry tool and lack of Ap ...more