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908-428-9558
415 Amwell Road, Suite 103
Hillsborough NJ 08844
Next to Five Guys Burgers & Fries
Hours Monday-Friday
9:00am-5:00pm

hard drive

Why does my hard drive appear smaller? Have I lost data?

Picture the scene, you have just bought a new 1TB hard drive, installed it into your computer, fired it up, formatted it and see that it’s only 0.9TB in size. What happened to the rest? Have you lost data or is the hard drive broken? This is a common question we hear at Dave’s Computers […]

While Dave’s Computers will always be around to recover your data, it would be better for everyone if you didn’t lose it in the first place. One easy way to do that is to treat your hard drives the right way. While designed to be reliable and robust, there are some practical things you can […]

We talk a lot about backing up your Windows hard drive to prevent data loss and to speed up recovery but we rarely mention Mac. While Apple computers are more stable than Windows can be, it isn’t immune to failure or to faults. Today I’m going to show you how to create a bootable clone […]

After putting together ‘Can you repair a broken hard drive?’ last week, I began wondering if there are some practical things you can do to maximize the life of a working drive. Data recovery is a big part of what we do here at Dave’s Computers in New Jersey but we really wish it wasn’t. […]

You only realize how much you depend on your computer when something goes wrong. Or how much data you store that you never want to lose until your hard drive stops working. The data recovery experts here at Dave’s Computers in New Jersey contend with these issues every day. Perhaps the most common question we […]

With Black Friday behind us and Christmas not far away it is a popular time for selling old tech to make room for the new. If you’re buying a new laptop, desktop or even hard drive and plan to sell your old one, you need to learn how to prepare your old laptop or computer […]