lifetime of harddisk

  Visu 09:26 21 Oct 2007

How many times can I format the harddisk during its life time ?

Vishnu Thakor

  johnnyrocker 09:28 21 Oct 2007

STOP posting same questions. STICK TO ONE ONLY!!!


  compumac 09:32 21 Oct 2007

It is not the same question but he is asking a number of different ones

  Diemmess 09:42 21 Oct 2007

More times than you want to spend doing so!

The HD is very long lived, and likely to develop a motor or circuitboard fault long before the magnetic surface starts to fail.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

WPA2 hack: How secure is your Wi-Fi?

Add Depth Of Field to a photo using Tilt Shift Blur in Photoshop

iPhone tips & tricks

Les meilleures tablettes 2017