1.A hard drive is a disk on your computer that allows you to open your computer, work on your computer, save infromation. Without a hard-drive, your computer may as well be thrown away.

2. To re-boot your hardrive is to delete all information on your computer inside out, and to start fresh.
My computer will never work again. my hardrives got formatted by a virus.

I am going to re-boot my hardrive, to start fresh and clean.
by k's May 21, 2005
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Small metal box, usually 3.5 inches wide, used for storing porn in a computer.
I have a 40GB hard drive, it has 60 hours of MILF videos on it
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An object mounted inside a computer that holds data. Not to be confused with the computer itself, the hard drive in the average desktop computer is made of metal and is about the size of a mass-market paperback book.
He said he was having a problem with a port on the hard drive... of course he'd actually blown the controller chip on his USB card and the hard drive was just fine. I didn't know whether to applaud the fact that he knew what the problem was or cry because he still didn't know the right words for it.
by Brian X October 21, 2003
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a storage device that uses magnetic disks and heads to store and retrieve data.
when you save something, it goes on your hard drive. it doesnt go on your memory (ram).
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A computer's data-storage device.
I had to get a new hard drive for my computer because my old one was full.
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1. The most efficient n00b detector ever invented.

2. A hardware component within the computer used for (hopefully) permanent storage.

3. N00bish slang for the box that contains the hardware components.
1. "Yes, I formatted it. Now what? Uh, huh. Uh, huh. Um, what's a backup?"

2. There is no quicker way to explain what a useless duh-weeb you are, than to call the tower or desktop unit the "hard drive", regardless how many times you've been told that it isn't. It's no wonder tech support can't understand what you're telling them.

3. "No, it's not Fat or Inty-Effess. It's a Dell, dude!"
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