Know how to boot a MacBook from an external USB drive

Sometimes you may encounter problem with MacBook while booting up or else you have fashion to experiment with new releases of Apple OS before installing them into system, you wish to try from external device. In such situation, you can boot the system by connecting external USB drive. For this purpose, you have to connect the external USB drive into MacBook USB port and that external USB drive should have the Mac OS X operating system installed in it. Follow below mentioned guidelines to achieve it successfully. Shutdown your MacBook and connect the external USB Drive to an USB port

Memory Card Do’s and Don’t’s

Memory card have become most usable storage device in many digital gadgets such as mobile phones, cameras, iPod, and other devices to store various types of files such as pictures, songs, documents etc. However, data stored on it may get lost easily due to many factors, for instance connecting to any infected device, virus and malware threats easily enters into it and results into card corruption.  Therefore, let us learn some of the do’s and dont’s of memory card and avoid data loss from it. List of Do’s and Don’ts with Memory Card Safely eject memory card Usually we use

Mac doesn’t recognize devices plugged into it

Sometimes, your Mac might refuse to identify and recognize the external devices that are connected to it. Rather you land up with some errors, like “Device cannot be recognized”. Not just your thumb drive or memory card, all the external devices like iPods, Digi camera and other external devices etc. might become unrecognizable. Instead of getting depressed and losing hopes, just think the reasons for it and ways to troubleshoot it. Many-a-times it might be a result of improper connection and just a simple restart would solve the issue. Read on to know more about it: Why your Mac is

Tips to prevent memory card corruption

Many users use many storage devices to store their data such as photos, videos, documents etc. Memory card is one of the most usable storage device but many of them lose their data from it due to many reasons such as accidental deletion, formatting memory card, virus attacks. In addition, data may get lost from memory card after getting corrupt also. If you don’t know how to prevent memory card from corruption then read next paragraph and know some few tips to prevent your memory card getting corrupt and avoid data loss. Follow below mentioned tips and tricks to avoid

Troubleshoot Mac USB Issues

Mac cannot recognize my USB device Are you stuck with the same or similar situation? Your USB does un-identified on your Mac Machines due to several reasons. May be your USB device might be corrupt or your USB drivers are out-of date etc. If these are proved then the problems would be very complex. Sometimes, it can be even due to improper connection, or your USB may be infected by virus or any default settings are changed and many more and can be easily solved. However, before concluding anything, just try to troubleshoot the USB issues on your Mac yourself.

How to avoid USB stick data loss?

USB stick is one of smallest storage device that can store data in huge amount and it is comfortable in portability. Majorly, many users use USB stick to transfer data from one system to other or to preserve backup of important data. As storing resumes, portfolio, photos, documents or whatever, on a USB stick and bringing it to printer shop to take printout of them and finding that no data in it.  Do not let it to happen to you. Go through below mentioned measures to preserve USB stick data intact. Always eject USB sticks using “Safe Remove” option only

How can I make my virus infected pen drive usable?

Many people frequently use pen drives to store and transfer a wide and variety of data between computers. Pen drives offers many useful features like high storage capacity, portable, speed etc. However since these devices are plug and play, they are more prone to virus infection than any other devices. Viruses on pen drive can severely damage the files stored on it and worse make the drive inaccessible and unusable. A pen drive infected with virus has the following symptoms. The files in pen drive are displayed in weird characters like “ΩäCÄφyu.┼” or “√¬O+úφ.$⌡”and so on When you try to

Do’s & Don’ts for Using USB Flash Drives

USB device is called as the first successful disciple of flash technology. IBM and M-Systems released the first model USB model drive with a name “DiskOnKey”. At first, the size was only 8 MB. When compared with a floppy drive it was 5 times larger. Later more advancement came in and the technology improved simultaneously.Along with it many vulnerable related issues also raised accordingly. Few tips to handle USB flash drives: First of all don’t unplug the USB flash drive abruptly or in a hurry. In case if the operating system uses the data inside the USB drive at the