How to Use Windows System Restore

System Restore is an inbuilt tool, which is very useful to you at times. It comes incorporated with the Windows operating system to restore the computer to its normal functionality or roll back all settings to its original settings or to the previous restore point. It takes snapshots of important and critical system files, program files and the registry settings, which are then safely stored as restore points. At times, when you install any unreliable program or driver on to your computer then the normal functionality of the computer will get disturbed and the computer may not work properly. This

How to Partition a New Hard Drive in Windows 8

Partitioning is a process of dividing a hard drive into multiple logical storage units; this allows you to segregate your personal data and system related data from one another. There are many advantages of having partitions on your hard drive and one of the major advantages is that if one partition is corrupted then the other partitions will be working well and fine. Note: You should login as system administrator into your computer to perform hard drive partitioning. Although partitioning is allowed during installation of Windows 8 but it can be left unallocated to perform it in future. If you

Difference between Offline Backup and Online Backup

Backup can be defined as an extra copy of the data kept in some safer location, which can be used as a substitution when you lose your original data. A backup can be broadly classified into two types: Offline backup Online backup Offline Backup: When talking about offline backup, it is the first and the traditional way of taking backup into a physical piece of hardware such as external hard disk, pen drive, memory card and many more. This backup process can be accomplished very easily and quickly. But, the data within these devices can be unsafe due to many

How to Disable Automatic Restart Windows 8

Automatic restart usually takes place when some activities such as Windows update, software installation, system errors and many more takes place. For an instance assume that you have updated your Windows 8 operating system and the computer now prompts you to restart the computer, but at present you might not like to restart your computer as some other important operation is been in progress. You may now think that how can I disable the automatic restart in Windows 8? What are the possible measures which can be employed so that there is no harm to my computer? However, don’t worry;

How to Fix hal.dll errors in Windows 7

DLL file is abbreviated as Dynamic link library, it is kind of file which holds certain instructions that can be used by other programs to perform some useful functions. In this way multiple programs can make use of this single file to accomplish their work. In the same way hal.dll is very important system file which is used by Windows 7 operating system. Sometimes you may come across a situation where you may not be able to start up your computer due to hal.dll error. What may be the problem associated with hal.dll file? It is obvious that it may

Ways to use Unallocated Space on USB Drive

USB flash drives are the portable memory devices that enable easy transfer of all your data between computers. They are convenient to use and hence most of them even use them for booting the computer. However, they do have some problems while sharing. One such potential problem is unallocated memory, in which a portion of your USB drive memory becomes inaccessible and useless either due to unreliable third party diagnostic tools or an incomplete reformatting of your USB drives. Until and unless the unallocated disk space takes up larger section of your USB drive space it is not a problematic

Best way to Convert Dynamic Disk to Basic Disk

Dynamic disks are the hard drive configurations that provide advanced functionalities like disk mirroring, parity and striping etc. One can easily apply dynamic disk configurations on any hard drive type like IDE and SATA hard drives. Actually these dynamic disks are very flexible to use. On these dynamic disks one can create various types of volumes like Spanned Volumes, Mirrored Volumes, Stripped Volumes, RAID 5 volumes and many more. In spite of these advantages, dynamic disks do have some limitations. Windows allows you to install operating system only on basic disk i.e. a primary disk. Moreover, most of the dynamic

Troubleshoot DLL Errors

Do you encounter error messages related to DLL file every time you perform a particular action on your computer like launching a particular program? Or your application crashes every time you use a particular program? Then this may be due to DLL errors! DLL stands for “Dynamic Link Library”, and these files are used for packaging the code so that it can be shared with other programs. Usually these are application files are similar to .exe file and have .dll extension. Some of these DLL files are unique to an application and some are the core .DLL files which are

10 Tips and Tricks for iPhone

Apple always produces devices that are innate to use. iPhone is one of them, this phone is packed with many features and it’s common for users to miss some of them. Along with useful features, some tips and tricks are also there which makes your device very easy to use. That is why; I am providing some tips and tricks for iPhone users so that they can take all the benefits of their device easily. Here I have explained few tips and tricks to use iPhone device very efficiently. Just go through and use them to get access to iPhone

How to View Hidden Files and Folder in Mac?

In Mac OS, some files and directories are invisible or you can say hidden for good reason. It usually means that you do not have to worry at all for these hidden files and folders. However, in case you find that you are in need of these hidden files, folders, and want to make them visible than what you will do. If you do not have any idea, then just read the information below. In order to view hidden files and folders in Mac OS X system you need to perform some actions in Terminal command. Follow below mentioned steps