Tag Archives: hard drive

Use hdparm to Retrieve Hard Drive Specs

Use hdparm to Retrieve Hard Drive Specs | hdparm is an excellent command line utility for various things concerning hard drives. A quick feature it has is to provide detailed specs of a particular hard drive. I’ll show you how it works! The command is sudo hdparm -I hard drive Here is an example: $ sudo hdparm -I /dev/sdc /dev/sdc: ATA device, with

Expand Windows 7 VirtualBox Hard Drive

Expand Windows 7 VirtualBox Hard Drive | Out of space with your Windows 7 VirtualBox instance? No need to reinstall the vm. Using the free bootable iso clonezilla, you can clone your Windows 7 VirtualBox guest to a larger hard drive. I’ll show you how! 1. Download a copy of the latest stable clonezilla iso: http://clonezilla.org/downloads.php 2. Add a second larger virtual

Acronis Free for Western Digital Drives

Acronis Free for Western Digital Drives | Western Digital provides a free copy of Acronis Home 2009 for download. This only works on Western Digital drives! Here is the download page: http://support.wdc.com/product/downloaddetail.asp?swid=119 “Acronis True Image WD Edition Software helps you to completely clone your current system drive onto your new WD hard drive. Cloning makes an exact copy of your old system