How to Fix Bad Sectors on a Hard Disk
Bad sectors can crop up on a hard drive from excessive heat, physical abuse or simply extended use. Even new drives can have bad sectors. Windows 7's Check Disk utility searches and corrects for bad sectors. This correction simply bypasses the bad sector, so the system doesn't use it, but at the same time, data residing in a bad sector is patched and moved to a healthy area of the drive.
How to Put Music on Your Rhapsody MP3 Player
An inconsistent or unavailable Internet connection may disrupt the flow of music from Rhapsody's streaming service to your MP3 player or smartphone. However, thanks to the service's local storage options, a broken stream doesn't mean that you have to stop listening to tunes acquired through your Rhapsody subscription. Pool your favorite songs locally through Rhapsody's MP3 player app to enjoy albums worth of music even if your mobile device's data stream goes dead.
How do I Enable Disk Mode on an iPod?
If you are having problems with your iPod or want to transfer files manually to and from your computer, you can put the iPod into disk mode. Getting into disk mode varies depending on the model you are using. For example, the process is a bit different between the iPod Nano 6th generation and 7th generation, as well as models with click wheels or older models without a click wheel. The iPod Touch has no disk mode.