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Archive for the ‘File & Disk Management’ Category



New PC – D: Drive Nearly Full?

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Did you buy a new PC and your D drive is nearly full? Read this article to find out why it’s happening and what you need to do to handle the situation. Continue reading

Off-Site and Cloud Storage

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Off-site and cloud based storage is a great way to backup information you need to a remote place just encase of the unthinkable happens… Continue reading

Creating new folders and subfolders is just as advantageous in a phone as it is on a computer, Astro File Manager offers that option for Android phones. Continue reading

Organize Those Documents!

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

The easy way to organize your files and folders in Windows 7! Continue reading

The Anti-Virus Story

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Should I have several anti-virus programs installed on my machine? Can I run an anti-virus program from a removable drive? Which anti-malware program has the coolest name? If you’ve ever found yourself asking any of these questions, you’ll find the answers here. Continue reading

Taking Care of CDs

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

CDs won’t last forever, but there are certain things you can do to make them last longer. This article explains those things that can allow you to get the most out of your discs. Continue reading

Do you need to reformat your PC but don’t have a Windows installation disk? Read this articles for some help. Continue reading

Backing up your Windows folder, (usually in c:\windows) is not enough to restore your computer should the PC’s hard drive have mechanical problems. The best way to restore a computer back to a previous state is to use backup software that supports disk imaging. Continue reading

How To Fix That Full Hard Drive

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

A full hard drive can cause all kinds of problems for your machine, including but not limited to a slow computer and, ultimately, hard drive failure. There are a number of possible reasons for this. Continue reading

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

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