FAT 32, exFAT & NTFS: Know the Difference

Comparison of FAT32, exFAt and NTFS file system

A file system is nothing but set of rules that direct the storing and fetching of data in storage unit. Lets’ explore the difference between FAT32, exFAT and NTFS file system architecture.   Story of File System Everyone is familiar with the Windows OS and its user-friendly interface. It still is one of the favorite operating systems for a huge number of computer users. While working on windows, we always come across the file systems it uses. The internal drive is formatted with NTFS file system and external memory is formatted with FAT32 or exFAT file system. Let us know

A Note on Email Bounce in Microsoft Outlook

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I don’t think you have to understand all the terms used in email lexicon. But, there are certain terms, you must-need-to understand about. Bounce is an example. In this article, let’s see what exactly this term is and find reasons for why does this happen. What is Bounce in Emails? In simple words, if an email can’t deliver to a particular address, it’s a bounce. In such a case, a bounce back email (receipt email) will return back to the sender. This return mail will contain the message the sender tried to deliver and the reason for mail delivery failure.

How to Turn On and Turn Off Online Mode in Outlook?

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Outlook offline mode simply means your Outlook program isn’t connected to your email server. You won’t be able to send or receive emails until you disable this mode. It’s not a big deal to switch between Online and Offline modes in Outlook.  Here are the steps for that. Working with Offline Mode in Outlook 2007 Working Offline is a menu option available on the File tab on Outlook 2007 navigation. As soon as you click this option, your Outlook will be abruptly disconnected from the internet. In Outlook 2010 If your Outlook 2010 program is disconnected from the mail server,

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

3 Great Tips for Buying an External Hard Drive

3 great tips for buying an external hard drive

Recently, I have realized that most people for right reasons want to buy an external hard drive. It’s important to keep in mind these 3 tips before you buy an external hard drive. After all, photos, videos, work documents, and personal files, each of these have their own importance. They definitely need to be safe and what better way to back up your data than in an external hard drive. But, is it enough to just go out and buy an external hard drive. The answer is no. Whenever, you buy an external hard drive, make sure you buy the

Data Backup and Archiving: Know the Difference

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Backup data and data Archive are the terms with so close meanings that they are often confused with each other. But there is a significant difference between backup and archiving. The main confusion arises because both of them are used in similar context but that is the handling of data. The difference arises in purpose and economy. In reality, the two terms have a significantly different way of execution. The way they are termed and used makes them two faces of a coin. There are so many organizations which use Archiving for preserving their data. At the same time, most

Should You Convert Lossy Images into Lossless Format?

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Most of you’d know the basic differences between JPEG and GIF files. Especially, if you are a photographer, it is a must to understand the difference between lossless and lossy image formats. Using a different type of image compression from these may damage your file’s quality in a miserable way. And, we’ll also tell you whether it’s a good option to convert from a lossy image type into a lossless one. What are Lossless Formats? If an image file type preserves all of the file’s original data, it’s a lossless format. RAW image types are typical examples of it. If

How to Reset your Keychain Password in 5 Minutes?

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Most of the Mac users would be either used or aware of Keychain – Apple’s password management utility on Macs. This utility can store all the passwords for your applications, websites you visit and even the sensitive information including credit card numbers or personal identification numbers for bank accounts. So when you open a website that ask your login password in your Mac, Keychain app can provide the password if it’s on its password list. And, when the first time you start Keychain app, it’ll have the same password as your Mac’s login password. Sometimes, it can lead to some

Cleaning MS Outlook 2013 for Better Performance

If you are thinking that cleaning MS Outlook 2013 will be helpful for better performance, then you are right. We do feel that our MS Outlook is filled with a lot of things that we do not need anymore. And all that is not only taking up unnecessary space but also reducing the performance. Then it is better to go for cleaning up MS Outlook. It is simple to do so but, do pay attention. As you are cleaning up, you do not want to clean out the important things accidentally. For cleaning MS Outlook, you can use the Conversation

IMAP or MAPI; Which One Is for You?

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IMAP v/s MAPI In the year 2015, the number of email users across the globe was 2.6 billion. It is estimated that by the tail-end of 2019, the number will reach the mark of 2.9 billion. Amazing isn’t it? Emails have become a vital way to communicate and exchange data and people cannot imagine their lives without them. But do we know all the facts about an email? I am guessing the answer is ‘no’. Having said that, the very first thing that we should be aware of are the different protocols which are required to download the emails. IMAP