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How to prepare model for 3D printing

We all know that 3D printing is either here or at least just around the corner. But there’s more to 3D printing a model than just slapping some meshes together and calling it a day. You have to prepare your model to be 3D-printing ready, and we are going to tell you how to do it. The first step ideally happens even before you open your 3D modeling software. You should consider the material you are going to print it in, as well as the technology used for the printing. Can you have interlocking parts? Do you need escape holes for support material? Can the material and the process support all the shapes and the level of sharpness that you need? You must think about it before you model, and check out the printing and material guides online. 3D printing vendors want you to succeed and usually provide clear and exhaustive detail on what certain materials and methods can or can’t do.

While modeling, you should also consider the center of gravity, because you don’t want your model to topple …

Reason & Solution For Hard Disk SMART Command Failed Error

Yesterday night I encountered a strange error on my computer. I couldn't boot my computer and failed my efforts to load the Operating System. Instead of the Windows login screen, I reached an error message Hard Disk SMART Command Failed. Whatever the error, it affected the keyboard too. Other than the Tab key, no other keys were working. This article explains what is the meaning of Hard Disk SMART Command Failed error message, and how to fix it.

Why Am I Getting S.M.A.R.T. Command Failed Boot Error?
SMART is a BIOS feature which stands for Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology for monitoring the health of Hard Disk Drive.

If the S.M.A.R.T feature in BIOS detects HDD malfunctioning, you will get this error message while booting your computer.

It is a confusing situation because whenever you reboot your PC, it will go back to the same error page in a loop.

Whatever you do, this error will prevent you from booting your computer.

The BIOS S.M.A.R.T feature reminding yo…