A hard disk drive, shortened HDD, or hard drive, is a data storage device that can be found in almost all computers, servers, and laptops in the world.
It is a non-volatile type of storage, thus, the information will not be deleted after you power off the computer. The HDD is usually installed internally, attached to the disk controller of the motherboard.
Nowadays, the storage capacity can vary from just a few GB (Gigabytes) to more TB (Terabytes). Moreover, HDD can be used as an external storage device, attached to the PC via a USB cable.
Quick solution to solve HDD errors
- No boot disk detected or the disk has failed
- Folder doesn’t open on external hard drive? Try this
- Hard Drive won’t power up? Try these steps
- Windows 10 won’t boot with 2nd hard drive
For any other problems with your computer’s HDD, visit our Hard Drive Error section and learn more about possible solutions to a variety of common issues.