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5 effective tips to preserve your hard drive for the longest period

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Certainly, the hard Disk or hard disk is one of the most important components of the computer, whether laptop or PC, as it is in which data is stored, so it must always be in good condition and preserved so that its life lasts for the longest period possible, and we have previously reviewed 4 signs indicating that the hard disk expires soon But if you follow the advice that we give you in this article to preserve the hard drive, then you must not be exposed to one of these marks so that you do not lose your data

The most important steps for maintaining a hard drive

Here are the best tips for preserving your computer's hard drive for the longest time.

1- Install the hard disk well

Always be careful not to place the hard disk in a tilted or irregular shape, as this greatly affects the life of the hard disk and makes it easy to hit the hard disk with a driver, so always make sure that the hard disk is installed correctly and straight.

2- Download the hard drive in the correct way

Always note when carrying the hard drive in order to move it from one place to another or place it in any of the purposes that you carry it from the sides and not from the middle or from the internal disk rotation center, as if this matter is repeated a lot, the hard disk will be destroyed quickly before the end of its useful life.

3- Cable management

You may never imagine that the organization of the hard disk access cables affects some thing at the speed of the hard drive, but this is true and here I am talking about the SATA Cable, which in most devices is connected irregularly and in circles in order to reduce the length of the cable, it is recommended that it be in the same shape that I bought it with it, also when installing you should always stick to the conductor piece itself and not to the cable wire.

4- Always check the temperature

You must always check the temperature of the hard disk in order to make sure of its condition and that the place in which it is located has the appropriate temperature, which is less than 50 degrees, and you can do so through the CrystalDiskInfo program, which gives you the ability to know the condition and temperature of the hard disk in addition to detailed information about it.

5- Permanent defragmentation

Always perform a defragmentation on the hard disk, as it is not only a step to speed up the hard disk, but also to speed up searching and accessing files on the operating system in use.

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