Don't-Miss Storage Stories
An SSD can breathe new life into an old PC, but exactly how much performance do you gain? PCWorld ran the tests. Here are the results.
If you don't already own one, beg, borrow, or steal an Android or iOS device to score the extra storage for your cloud drive.
Carol Hart has an extra hard drive hanging around. She asked me what she can do with it.
Jack McCabe wants Windows to identify his data drive as D:, but D: is already taken.
Kat Korsmo asked how to play music off an external hard in Windows Media Player library. (My answer covers iTunes, as well.)
Rommel asked the Utilities forum for advice on cleaning files off a hard drive so that they can never be restored
It's a lot harder to recover data from a dead solid-state drive, so plan accordingly.
Alloystory asked the Laptops forum about speeding up a PC by replacing the hard drive with something faster.
Treat a solid-state drive like its mechanical cousin and you could end up in a world of pain. Here's how to handle these exotic beasts.
Externe can't boot his laptop from a CD or a flash drive. He asked the Answer Line forum for help.
Massive amounts of cloud storage for zero money. All this can be yours, with the right strategy and a little help from your friends.
The no-cost guide to backing up photos, documents, and more.
The excuses end here! Get your PC into tip-top shape by performing these 12 simple tweaks.
Eugene Bartley wanted to know if his files would eventually disappear from a cloud-based backup service.