When purchasing a new computer, you might be confused as to how much hard drive space you need. Here is a guide to help you find out.
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If you have files & folders you want to hide and password protect in Windows, here is how you can create a password-protected drive using Hidden Disk.
Want to make sure your data and files are protected on your hard drive? Here are four great ways you can back up your entire hard drive on the Linux platform.
Installing and moving apps to another drive on Windows 10 is helpful if you have low disk space or are using a low capacity hard drive. Here’s how to install modern apps on an external drive.
Formatting a drive on your Mac is quite easy, though it isn’t as evident and obvious as it is on a PC. You can format an external drive in OS X using Disk Utility and Terminal. Here’s how to do so.
Did you know there’s an easier way to mount your secondary hard drive on Linux? The process involves a few simple edits to the fstab file on your system.
Occasionally, your Mac will show the wrong storage info of your hard drive. Here is how you can fix wrong hard drive data usage calculation on OS X.
If your external hard drive is not working in Mac, or you need it in a Mac-specific format, here is how you can set up external drive for use with Mac.
Solid-states drives are often praised for their speed, but to enjoy it, you often have to pay a high price for it. This article explains why solid-state drives are so expensive.
There are plenty of benefits for partitioning your hard disk. You can install new operating system on it, or use as an backup location. This article shows you the guide to partition your hard drive in Windows 8, without any external tool.
Microsoft has revamped the functionality of its Disk Defragment tool. Optimize Drives in Windows 8 not only defrags your disks but can also help TRIM SSDs. This can free up a lot of space not being reintegrated into your PC as well as help improve the overall performance of Windows 8.
Windows Explorer may be the default file manager in Windows, that doesn’t means it is the best. If you are looking for alternatives, here are three stable alternatives to Windows Explorer.
If you are having issue with your computer, check out this PC troubleshooting guide and find out what cause your PC to stop working and the possible solution to fix your PC.
You might have heard that many people are having issues recovering their data when some of the hard drive becomes corrupt. Having one partition is often more detrimental than you think. Your computer could benefit in multiple ways from a multi-partition system, perhaps more ways than you think. You can turn your computer into a […]
While enjoying coffee with a friend recently, she mentioned how her Mac has been filling up recently in terms of storage and recommendations on countering this problem. For any computer user, when memory is beginning to become scarce, the best solution is with a hard drive. However, some individuals are confused on how this is […]
There are many things that your computer depends on to function normally. For the computer to function at all, you need the big five: power supply, motherboard, RAM, hard drive, and CPU. Of the five, the hard drive contains the most important stuff required for you to use the computer – the operating system. When […]
Originally released in May 2006, Apple’s iconic white plastic MacBook has finally been retired from their main product line in favour of the Pro and Air models. But, while the MacBook is no longer being pushed by Apple, these Macs still have a lot of life left in them yet and below I’ll walk through […]
The new Mac OS, Lion came out to a lot of fanfare and intrigue, especially when no one knew the actual release date until it actually came out. Previously, we talked about how to get your system ready for Lion, and now we are going to get down to the actual install. The really good […]