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How to Allow Windows 8 Apps to Access Files on External Drives

How to Allow Windows 8 Apps to Access Files on External Drives

When you are running Windows 8 modern apps, you will find that the Windows 8 apps have no access to files on external drives. It is unclear why Microsoft impose such limitation to their apps, but you can easily get around this issue by tricking Windows 8 into thinking your external drive is actually a Windows library.

How to Sync Folders Between Multiple Computers With a USB Drive

How to Sync Folders Between Multiple Computers With a USB Drive

The biggest problem with managing multiple computers is with the data saved in the respective hard drives and accessing them. Imagine you have to work with two computers daily – one in your office and the other one in your home. You have to keep the important files and folders synced from both computers, if […]

How to Manage Removable Devices in KDE

How to Manage Removable Devices in KDE

As with most tasks in Linux, there are multiple ways to handle removable devices, but for removable media in particular, KDE’s primary tool is the Plasma Device Notifier Widget. It is activated by default on the KDE panel in all 4.x versions of the desktop environment. From it, you can manage all sorts of removable […]