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How to Use Lightroom 6 with New Camera Models

All applications have a set life span and so does Lightroom 6. Adobe has stopped updating Lightroom 6 since December 2017. The app continues to work well with images captured on older cameras and devices. However, if you’re using a new camera released after Dec 2017, Lightroom does not work with these images. Continue using Lightroom 6 with new cameras Yes, you read that right. Even though Adobe has stopped updating Lightroom 6, it is possible to use Lightroom with your new RAW images by converting them to DNG. Why convert to DNG? RAW images are unprocessed images produced by

Steps to Unmount a Volume in Windows

Mounting a disk makes it accessible by the system. Unmounting a disk prevents your system from accessing any data and there is no risk of your disk getting disconnected during data transfer. Hence, before you remove your external storage device like a USB flash drive, you should first unmount it to avoid data corruption. Once your drive is unmounted, other storage devices can access it. Note that the file system will be inaccessible during regular reads and writes. How to unmount a volume? Let us see the procedure to unmount a volume using Disk Management. Press Windows+X A context menu

Steps to Prevent Hard Drive Failures on Windows 10 System

We know that excessive use of anything can lead to an eventual wear and tear. Same applies in the case of your hard drives. Depending on how you use it, the hard drives can be used for a certain period of time. It is your responsibility to look after them with care or regret later, after suffering data loss. With that in mind, let us explore some methods you can employ to ensure your hard drives do not fail. Run chkdsk Windows chkdsk feature can overcome such problems as bad sectors, directory errors which can cause an unbootable drive. To

How to Set Up a Windows Partition on Your Mac with Boot Camp Assistant

Most users across the world use either Windows or Mac Operating system. They have their own reasons for choosing either of them. Well, now you can enjoy benefits of both on a single system! Yes. That’s right. With Mac’s Boot Camp Assistant, you can install Windows on your Mac system. Once the installation is complete, you can seamlessly shift between macOS and Windows. First things first. These are the requirements for having Windows on your Mac. (i) Intel-based Mac. (ii)A disk image (ISO) of a 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 or later. Go for a full installation and not

Fix ‘Hard Drive Won’t Power Up’ Error without Data Loss

When you connect an external hard drive to your system, in some cases it may not power up. This post focuses on troubleshooting steps to resolve the error. Before you assume something is wrong with your drive, let us check where the problem is coming from. Change power adapter and USB cable  If the external hard drive uses a power adapter, that could be faulty. Try changing the adapter and check again. If this doesn’t help, replace the USB cable and plug the drive into your system. If this doesn’t solve the issue, proceed to the next step. Try on

Fix Conversion Pop-up Window while Opening Corrupt Word Document

You worked on a Word document all day long and saved it on the desktop. When you tried to access it in the morning, you get a prompt “Convert file from” and there are 10 options in front of you. Some of these options are “MS-DOS text”, “Rich text format”, “HTML”,“Word document” and so on. Despite clicking on all the options mentioned, you could not get your data back from the Word file. It was completely empty. Several users have experienced this issue and were not able to extract any data from their Word documents. The Word file could be

How to Setup a Two-way Audio Security Camera

In order to interact with a person at the camera, the camera would have to have two-way talk capabilities, i.e. a speaker and microphone. The security camera systems allow the end user to see and listen from their camera feeds, and grant the ability to speak into a microphone to talk through one of the two-way audio security camera’s speaker. However, there are a few different ways to conduct two-way talk with security camera systems. Setup of two-way audio security cameras is simple, and in this article, we are going to explain how to do so… How to do a two-way audio

How to Fix a Non-Functional microSD Card

Ever since DSLR cameras have become easily accessible to a lot of people, it is common to see tons of great quality images on the internet. These images are of course stored on SD cards in most cameras. Imagine you have just returned from a fantastic team outing. You were assigned the job of clicking great pictures with a DSLR camera. You return home, insert the microSD card into the system. Unfortunately, the system returns an error “The disk in the drive is not formatted”. You are disheartened thinking about what happened to data within your microSD card. The error

How to Turn an Old Hard Drive into an External Enclosure

Wondering what to do with the old hard drive you just removed from your laptop or desktop? Well, you could just keep it as a spare, but be installing it into an external enclosure and making it effectively used as a portable device would be a wise idea! These are great for backing up your files, having a second operating system to boot to, or just for more storage. What you’ll need? An external hard drive enclosure A screwdriver A step by step guide explaining how to turn a spare internal hard drive into a portable USB drive whether it

Warning Signs of a Hard Drive Crash

Every user has loads of photos, documents, video files, Office files, and other data stored on hard drive. And since most of the people today own laptops, and external hard drives, which get dragged around a bit, a hard drive’s lifespan ranges probably between 3 to 5 years, depending on usage, and other factors. In most cases, the hard drive fails slowly over time, which gives you a hint and you need to copy your data and replace the storage drive before it could eventually crash. If you don’t know how long your hard drive will keep going, then here