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Reclaim Your Hard Drive Space on iMac

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Using an iMac is a really great experience for a computer user. It has all the beauty of an all in one desktop computer and the power of Apple. Working on this amazing desktop is one in a kind experience. But running out of space is one of the basic problems of this information era. Sooner or later, our iMac runs out of space. So what to do? You have a number of options to keep your data in other drives, backing up etc. Here are a few tips for you. You can smoothly reclaim hard drive space on your

Set The Right Allocation Unit Size When Formatting a Drive

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Have you ever formatted a disk on your own?   Or Attempting to format a disk for the very first time? Then, you should definitely read this post as it is going to tell you why it is important to set the right allocation unit size while formatting a drive. Now, what do you mean by ‘Allocation unit size’? It is also known as or can be addressed as ‘Cluster size’. The cluster size determines the can be defined as the tiniest chunk of disk space that holds a file. When you begin to format a partition into one of the

Learn the ABC of Hard Disk in 10 minutes

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You have stumbled upon this post; it might be because you were researching on ‘data storage’ or it could also be that you simply came across this post. If it is the latter, you might be wondering what is there to actually talk about a sleeper  topic like ‘Data storage’. I suggest you, read on… Your data is the most valuable asset in today’s world and you go to any lengths to safeguard it. Here, the importance of data storage comes into the picture. Hence, devices such as memory card, pen drives, external hard disks etc. are widely used across the

How to Fix Hard Drive Problems on Windows 10

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Many times we become the victim of the error “Windows detected a hard disk problem” while working in your Windows 10. There are several reasons behind this annoying message from Windows. Let’s take a look at the reasons for this serious error and try to fix hard drive problems of your computer . What is “Windows detected a hard disk problem” error? This error is precautionary measure from the windows to alert you about the vulnerability of your computer system. The error occurs when your hard drive is not functioning properly. The Windows error message indicates you the sever issues related

7 Signs It’s Time to Get a New Computer for You

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It’s hard to let go off your favorite things. Be it your old pair of jeans, a stuffed toy you still cuddle with or your favorite comic book. As they say “all good things come to an end”, it is also the same with your computer. It’s absolutely OK to hold on to your past for sentimental values but not with your computer. As time goes by, you need to change your computer as well. There are several signs which indicate that it’s time to change your computer. Your computer suddenly starts making a weird sound, you’ll see colorful dots

GPT VS MBR: Which Drive Partition is for you?

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Puzzled between GPT and MBR partitioning styles? It is not really a tough call when it comes to choosing between these two partitions. Read on to know why. In order to load the OS, your system needs a record of all the available partitions. In earlier systems, the MBR partitioning scheme was used to track all the information related to partitions. Before partitioning the disk, you need to initialize the new hard drive for data storage and in the meantime, you will be asked to choose between MBR and GPT partitioning style. Now, coming back to the question; What exactly

World’s Smallest Hard Disk Uses Atomic Storage

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Modern society is generating billions of gigabytes of new data each day – absolutely faster than the overall increase in the storage medium. According to IDC, the total volume of digital data around the world projected to exceed 16 zettabytes in 2017. Quite a gigantic number, isn’t it? It’s an alarming situation wherein more data is producing than before storing the existed. As overall data usage increases, there should be some mechanism to ensure every single bit occupies as little space as possible. Maybe, the most up-to-minute technologies like Atomic Storage find its place in this context. Also Read: History of

How to Make Use of Wasted Space using Windows 10 Disk Management

Due to improper partitioning or some other reasons, valuable hard disk space can become unallocated on your Windows 10 PC. You can’t use such a disk space unless or until  it is allocated into a simple volume. This unallocated space will lie on partitions hidden by default. Let’s try to find out such partitions and allocate space occupied by them. How to Find Hidden Partitions on Windows 10? You can see the overall allocation of your hard disk partitions from Windows Disk Management utility. To access this utility on Windows 10, right click on Windows Start button and choose “Disk Management”.

How to Perform CHKDSK on Windows 10?

Last week, I wrote an article on how CHKDSK (Check Disk) reduces your hard disk space. Hope, you got it right that CHKDSK shows reduced space in hard disk for good. It indicates that your hard drive is failing. Today, I am going to drill down a bit more and will tell  – how to perform this CHKDSK on Windows 10. You can run CHKDSK command in two ways: Through Command Prompt Through Error Checking option in Drive Tools Through Command Prompt You’ll need administrator privilege to perform CHKDSK on Windows 10 through Command Prompt. For that, type CMD on

Google Asks Hard Drive Manufacturers To Forget About Reliable Disks

Insane isn`t it? Here is a fact; 70% of businesses have experienced data loss due to accidental deletion, disk or system failure, viruses, fire or some other disaster. [Source: datto] Read the headline again. Does this confuse you? Well even if you consider yourself a storage expert or you`re hearing “Storage” , “Hard disks” and “Cloud” for the first time, it doesn`t make sense to risk the data safety despite whatever Google says. But that`s not what Google is trying to suggest, let`s hear it from Eric Brewer, Google` s infrastructure VP. Brewer presented a surprising white paper at 2016 USENIX