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USB drive showing half capacity?

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The other day something weird happened to my USB drive. Here’s my story…

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A quick overview of the Windows Page File

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Alright, today we’re going to talk about memory! I’m excited to give you the lowdown on an often misunderstood topic: The Windows Page File.  In this guide I’ll answer the following questions: What is the Windows Page File? Will disabling it improve

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Impregnable security with FileVault 2 in Mavericks

Mavericks FileVault 2 encrypting

Here’s the lowdown on FileVault 2. I’ll tell you need to know, why you should use it and how to set it up.

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Here’s a smart way to move internal hard drives between computers

Can you just remove your hard drive from one computer and put it in a different one? In other words, what happens if you remove your current hard drive and install it in a new machine? I’ll show you the best way to do this and give you a few pitfalls to watch out for.

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All about Solid State Drives

Solid State Drive and traditional Hard Drive

What exactly is a Solid State Drive (SSD)? Should you be interested in this nascient technology or is it just a bunch of hype? I’ll tell you why you should care about SSDs and also how to purchase and maintain your SSD.

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