Don't-Miss Storage Stories
SSDs differ significantly from the hard drives they're replacing, including care and feeding. Follow these do's and don'ts to keep your SSD in shipshape.
Your hard drive or (more likely) SSD is running out of space. Here are a few tricks for clearing out the garbage.
Do you have more files than space on your PC? These three tools can help you eke out a little more free space by getting rid of duplicate files and folders on your hard drive.
We're all terrified of the day when our hard drive just stops working. Here's what goes on inside the drive when disaster strikes.
SD cards can be pricey, but they also pack a lot of storage into a small form factor—if you don't get one that refuses to work with PCs. If you do, here's how to fix the issue.
Do you get an annoying warning every time you plug your thumb drive into a PC? Here's how to fix that.
Windows and third-party utilities can help you clean out older backups or older versions of files that you don't need anymore.
Encryption could impact other computer activities, and it could also make file recovery harder. Here's how to encrypt without regrets.
The newer (GPT) standard solves some limitations of the older (MBR) standard. Here's how to tell which standard your drive uses.
Not that long ago, every PC could read and write CDs and DVDs. Not anymore. The disappearance of optical drives has its advantages, but also its problems.
It's not something you'd do every day, like making and deleting file folders, but it can be helpful. Here's why.
Imaging and cloning will both copy the contents of your drive, but the best way depends on whether you're upgrading or backing up. Here's when you should use each one.
Configuring multiple drives in RAID can protect against disaster and provide face-meltingly fast transfer speeds.