How to migrate OS and data from an HDD to an SSD or one SSD to the other SSD
If you want to speed up the processing speed of a PC that has slowed down due to deterioration over time, or if you want to save more data, one method is “replacement” of an HDD or an SSD. For example, by replacing the drive built into your personal computer with the one with a larger capacity, more data can be saved and work efficiency can be improved.
However, an “OS”, which can be said to be the brain of a personal computer, is always installed on HDDs and SSDs. Therefore, when replacing (such as replacing an HDD with an SSD or replacing one SSD with the new SSD), you need to migrate an OS or newly install an OS on the replaced new HDD or SSD. This content explains how to migrate an OS.
1. How to migrate an OS to new HDD and SSD
1-1. Prepare a new HDD and SSD
1-2. Delete unnecessary data on the original HDD and SSD to reduce the weight of the data
1-3. Create a clone from the original HDD and SSD built into your personal computer to the newly prepared HDD and SSD
1-4. Completely format the original HDD and SSD data
2. Clean installation of an OS
HDDs and SSDs are consumables, so it is unavoidable that these deteriorate depending on the intended use, environment, and years of use. As a result, it naturally leads to a decrease in the performance of the personal computer. However, it is possible to improve them by replacing the HDD or SSD. At first glance, it may seem difficult to migrate an OS, however if you use a dedicated device or software, you can easily do it, so please give it a try.
HDDs and SSDs security measures Let’s learn encryption
When taking a PC or an external HDD outside, information leakage countermeasures are important. In fact, there are many cases of loss or theft due to misplacement, and if that happens, important data in an HDD may be leaked. Especially in the case of companies, since confidential information and personal information are often handled, if information is leaked, it may lead to major problems such as credit loss and compensation. To prevent this from happening, let’s thoroughly implement security measures for HDDs and SSDs. This content introduces encryption.
1. HDDs and SSDs encryption
2. Differences between software and hardware encryption
3. Our recommended products
Nowadays, security management is one of the most importance issue in many situations. In particular, there are many large-scale information leakage from companies. First of all, it is important to handle information carefully at the individual level for it not to be seen by a third party. Let’s review the security measures by encrypting an internal and external HDD and SSD.
How to choose a portable hard disk?
Introducing how to use and our recommended products
An external hard disk (HDD) can be used to easily increase a storage capacity when your PC run out of the storage, though if you have many opportunities to carry it around, using a small portable hard disk instead of an external HDD is recommended. This content explains how to use a portable HDD and our recommended products.
1. What is a portable HDD?
2. How to choose a portable HDD?
2-1. Check a storage capacity
2-2. Choose by connection terminals and transfer speeds
2-3. Check security performance
2-4. Consider durability if you carry HDD around
3. Precautions using a portable HDD
4. Our recommended portable HDDs
4-1. Portable HDD for TV recording 4TB
4-2. Impact resistant portable HDD 5TB
4-3. Impact resistant WD RED Plus portable HDD 1TB
4-4. Impact Resistant Encryption Security Portable HDD 1TB
4-5. Portable HDD for smartphones 1TB
5. Conclusion Let’s use portable HDDs conveniently
These days, we use large amounts of data like high-quality videos and photos not only at work place, but also at home and outside. Along with that, of course the capacity of internal HDDs and SSDs of PC is increasing, however sometime you run out the capacity when you store many videos and photos. This content tells you how you can add HDDs and SSDs in such a case.
1. How can you expand an HDD and an SSD?
2. For small PCs and laptop PCs, you can easily add drives using USB
3. You can also use NAS instead of an additional disk!
When you look for a new PC, which an HDD or an SSD is used for a PC is very important. You would like to select a PC that has suitable HDD/SSD for your purpose of using. However, it seems that many people do not know how they should choose an HDD/SSD. In this content, please learn how to choose the best HDD/SSD for you not to waste your time in front of a showcase.
1. Importance of data storage
2. Which media should you choose for data storage?
2-4. Memory card
2-5. USB memory
2-6. Optical disk
2-8. Cloud storage
Summary Make a backup regularly
An internal HDD is popular since the price per capacity is cheaper, though you may wonder what you should choose as there are many kinds. This content introduce you how to choose an internal HDD and our recommended products.