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Archive for the ‘File & Disk Management’ Category



Is Defrag Needed On USB Flash Drives?

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

I’ve got tons of those USB flash drives, should I defrag them? Read this article to find out if you’re doing more harm then good. Continue reading

Ever wonder why your 32GB Flash Drive doesn’t show as 32GB? Read this article to find out why. Continue reading

The Case of the Shredded Files

Monday, May 7th, 2012

Did you ever hear the term “shredding” and wonder what it meant aside from doing awesome tricks on your skateboard? Well, here is file shredding – what it does and how it works. Continue reading

Do you have thousands of pictures, documents and songs you couldn’t stand to lose? Find out how to tell if your hard drive is going to die and how to replace it. Continue reading

By defragmenting the hard drive all the files that can be lined up together are moved so that the hard drive reads files faster, has less movement needed, and lasts longer. Continue reading

Finding and Deleting Duplicate Files

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Duplicate files can be a real nuisance to the organization of your PC. They take up unnecessary room, and can be a headache when trying to find the right version. This tip will take you through how to delete these files and take the power back from your clogged up hard drive. Continue reading

The Case of the Dual Hard Drives

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

If you have the opportunity to get a computer with dual hard drives, I say “go for it”. This article explains why. Continue reading

When you delete a file or folder from Windows, only the link to the data is destroyed. There is a chance that the actual data is lying somewhere on the disk, so here are some easy ways to permanently delete files and folders from your computer. Continue reading

The Case of the Gray Defrag

Friday, April 13th, 2012

If your defrag is gray and it’s ruining your day, you can fix it! Here’s a way! Continue reading

You can permanently remove the Windows.old folder and recover valuable disk space in your operating system partition. Continue reading

The Problem with RAM…

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Is there a way to store programs on your RAM chips? No, but if you’d like a fast alternative to your hard drive, you might consider a solid state drive. Continue reading

Fixing an 8GB USB Flash Drive

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Find out how to fix USB memory drives that no longer work after your computer is shut down unexpectedly or the device is removed improperly. Continue reading

Autoplay the Easy Way!

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Do you love your Autoplay? Has something bad happened to your Autoplay? Do you miss your Autoplay? Well, here are some options for getting that Autoplay back, and deciding what you want to Autoplay and how. Continue reading

The convenience of Dropbox gets even more exciting! Move photos from your iOS device directly to your Dropbox app in just seconds! Continue reading

Opening Display Write Files

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Have some old Display Writer files sitting around that you’d like to open? Here are some tools to do that if you don’t want to have to start trolling Ebay for a Display Writer console. Continue reading

Do you have multiple files or folders to rename, but don’t want to go through them manually one by one? Here’s an easy way to achieve this daunting task with the Multi-Rename tool that comes with Total Commander. Continue reading

What’s Up With The $$ Files?

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

What about all those files with the $$ in front of them? Can I delete ALL of those? Will it help my computer to delete them? Continue reading

To create a bootable USB thumb drive, you will need a thumb drive that has at least 4 GB of space and you will need the contents of your Windows ISO file. Here’s a guide to follow. Continue reading

Rearranging Photos In Their Folders

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Here are some helpful ways to sort items within a folder in Windows for easy finding later. Give it a look! Continue reading

How to Format Your PC

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

This article is going to provide how to format your PC based on whether you are using Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 using their respective installation CD’s. Continue reading

Virtual Clone Drive

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

At times, we might need to extract ISO files to view their contents, or to extract specific files from them. This can be done using Virtual Clone Drive. Continue reading

Associate Applications with the File Type

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

To open files, Windows associates them with a specific program. Typically, this is automatically done, but sometimes Windows gets the association wrong, such as opening PDF files in Notepad. Here’s the fix. Continue reading

Is it Safe to Delete Temp Files?

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

This article addresses the issue of the safety of deleting temporary files. Take a look and see for yourself if it’s safe to delete them! Continue reading

Remove Easy Reader from Your Computer

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Learn how to completely uninstall the EasyReader software from your computer in a few easy-to-follow steps! Continue reading

Temporary files can slow down your computer. It is important that you make sure to delete them so they do not pose a problem to your computer’s performance. Continue reading

Watch That Video Later

Friday, December 30th, 2011

A reader question that how to save a video from e-mail and transfer it to DVD. Give it a look! Continue reading

How to Make Sub Folders

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

This article will help you create subfolders on your computer so you can better organize your documents. Continue reading

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