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.
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 […]
This is a guest post by Mike Thimmesch Most people are unaware of the components that go into building a personal computer. You have probably heard words like “motherboard”, “CPU”, and “RAM”, but have little idea about what they mean, how they affect the speed at which information is processed, or how many files you […]
Hard disk failure is often inevitable. In this article, you’ll learn how to diagnose common issues and check the health of your hard disk in Windows 7.
It is very common for WIndows OS to become sluggishly after some time, but when it reaches the point where you can’t get anything to run properly, you know that it is time to do a re-installation. For my Windows 7 machine, after countless installation/uninstallation of various applications (all for testing purpose), it starts to […]
Is your Mac running out of space? Is it just slowing down, and you feel that getting rid of some of the extra stuff you don’t use might speed things up a bit. Well you might be right, but there’s only one way to know for sure, and that’s cleaning up your hard drive and […]
Some hard drive cloning programs support a wide variety of filesystems. Some can create image files and store only the sectors that are actually in use. Some can clone over a network, and a few can multicast a drive or image file to multiple targets simultaneously. Clonezilla can do all of the above, with the […]
Most of you would think that if you back up your data regularly, they would be safe. Sound logical, isn’t it? The idea of data backup is that if the main hard drive fails, you still have another one to take its place. But what happen if your backup hard drive crashes as well? Last […]
Easeus Todo is a free back up service for computers running Windows 2000 and newer. It is also compatible with Windows Server 2000/2003/2008. Todo not only can make backup images of your hard drives, it can also clone drives too. I am not going to go over that part of the application though. Being a […]
What partition setup should you use when dual-booting Windows and Linux? Should you have a separate partition for /home? Why do some people put /boot into its own partition? These are the questions that have plagued mankind since the dawn of time (or thereabouts). This guide aims to answer some of those questions and demonstrate […]