Assuming there is only one hard drive on the computer, then yes.
It will remove the virus (and everything else) from that drive but it will not necessarily remove the virus from the computer.
To remove fragments from a hard drive you can run a disk defragmenter usually found under the advanced tab of the computer properties menu(found by right clicking on my computer or computer)
If you are using a laptop, you will have to remove some screws from the bottom and then carefully remove the hard drive using an appropriate tool. If you are using a desktop, you will have to remove a few screws from the back that is holding the hard drive in. You will also have to remove a plug that goes from the hard drive to the computer. Then, do these steps in reverse with the new hard drive.
No. However, if you remove the hard drive, it can be used as a regular hard drive in a computer.
Format the hard drive
Yes. Most browsers cache images on the hard drive.
# Open Up the case # disconect all cables going to the hard drive # Remove the screws holding it in place # pull/push the drive out of the coumputer
To remove the hard drive on a Dell Dimension 2350 desktop computer, one has to open up the system unit. The hard disk can then be unscrewed from the drive bay.
What does the computer hard drive do?
Format hard drive/s
Before you send your computer to the electronics graveyard, remove the hard drive. If the computer still functions, you can erase the hard drive.
In order to remove a external hard drive one must first disconnect it from the the computer by clicking through the hard dives and entering the options and disconnecting.
# Turn the computer over, and remove the hard drive screws. # Slide the hard drive out of the computer. # Remove the new drive from its packaging. # Use firm and even pressure to slide the drive into place. If you use excessive force, you may damage the connector. # Slide the hard drive into the bay until it is fully seated. # Replace and tighten the screws. # If the new hard drive is not already pre-imaged, install the operating system and drivers for your computer
you take out the hard drive and clear it
The hard drive is the amount of memory that your computer has.
It is best to wipe the hard drive before you remove it from the first computer and do a new install for the new computer. Then add your operation system.
Yes, usually you can unless the hard drive inside the external enclosure uses unusual interface type. If you can physically mount it and you have the required type of interface for the actual drive, you can remove the hard drive from the enclosure and put it in the computer.
hard drive on the computer, it does the programming
No. They will stay on the hard drive.
Yes. Actually, there is no need to remove the hard drive. You can format the existing hard drive and install XP on it as well. Note: Yes, you can there is no need to remove the hard drive. You can format the existing hard drive and install XP. and also you can install both opreting system single computer. XP and vista both.
To replace the hard disc on one computer with the hard disk of another you would have to make sure they have the same connectors. If they do then you may proceed to first unplug the computer, remove the cover to access the hard drive (you may have to look at documentation to show you how to remove the hard drive from the case, replace with the old hard drive. Depending on where this old drive came out of, when it boots if the operating system is still intact it will have to update several items throughout the boot process in order to recognize the new hardware.
The first hard drive in the computer is usually designated is Drive C:.
It is fully possible to connect an external hard drive to the computer using a USB cable while the computer is on, assuming that the hard drive is designed to work that way. However, care must be taken when disconnecting the hard drive from the computer again. If you unplug the hard drive without using the "Remove hardware safely" function you may end up losing data or in the worst case scenario ruin your hard drive.
Create a disk backup of your hard drive so that in case of a hard drive failure, you can restore your computer to the exact state prior to the failure. NovaBACKUP Professional will create system images, exact backups of a disk drive sector by sector, allowing you restore backups to a computer when the contents of the entire computer are lost.