Don't-Miss Storage Stories
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.
Your precious photos disappeared before you could move them to your PC or cloud storage. Here's how to get them back.
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.
What kind of external storage do you need? This guide will help you decide how best to spend your money.
An external enclosure is all you need to give your old storage a new lease on life.
All of your storage devices have drive letters, and perhaps even drive names, to help you and your OS manage them. Here's how to manage those letters and names--and avoid confusing your computer in the process.