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Questions tagged [hardware]

Computer hardware is the collection of physical elements that comprise a computer system.

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How can I physically clean out dirty desktops and servers?

In an attempt to keep operating temperatures and fan noise down how can I clean out servers and desktops that have accumulated dust in their cases, heat sinks, and other crannies? Is there any way ...
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How to recover from a drive failure in a RAID 5 configuration?

This morning a drive failed on our database server. The drive array (3 disks) is setup in a RAID 5 configuration. While we wait for a drive replacement we are preparing for a recovery strategy. Users ...