This guide was written in response to the numerous fallacies
about the hard disk drive that are still being propagated in many
As you read through this guide, you may think that some of these myths
may have been made up. We wished that was true. We collected these
myths from various discussions we heard or read over time.
So, let’s get down to basics and examine some of these common
fallacies or myths and debunk them!
In this update, we added three new myths, and updated Myth #26 on
anecdotal testimonies that freezing hard disk drives that do not spin
up can get them working again. We now have 38 myths in this article!
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips