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How to Share an External Drive Between a Mac and a PC

Want to use a single external drive with both a Mac and a Windows PC? Follow our guide to learn how to do it.

Get 5GB of Extra Dropbox Storage, Free

The catch, if you can call it that, is that you have to use the new Dropbox beta to upload your photos and videos.

How to Set Up Intel Smart Response SSD Caching Technology

Intel’s Smart Response Technology can significantly accelerate system performance, without your having to spring for an expensive, high-capacity solid-state drive. Here's how to set it up.

How to Move a Data Center Without Having a Heart Attack

Before the event, consider everything that can go wrong, make contingency plans, exploit opportunities to upgrade, and label everything.

Practical Tips for Working Over the Holidays

Nobody wants to work when most people are on vacation, but if you run your own business you may have no choice.

Restore Access to a Write-Protected Hard Drive

Is your flash drive, external hard drive, or other drive suddenly refusing to let you write anything to it or delete files? Here's the fix.

Stay Connected When Disaster Strikes

Remote monitoring and control systems enable you to troubleshoot your data center from afar. Here's how to ensure you can connect to them in an emergency.

Five Ways to Get the Most Out of Existing Storage

With the prices of hard drives skyrocketing, here's how you can extend the life and usefulness of the storage gear you already own.

How to Make Your Windows PC Boot Faster

Looking to slash your Windows PC's boot time to the bone? We'll show you how we made one system boot 30 percent faster--without any hardware upgrades.

How to Set Up RAID on Your PC

Boost your hard-drive performance, add redundancy, or do both by converting your PC to use a RAID setup.

How to Put Windows 8 on a Flash Drive

Installing the preview version of the new OS is much easier when you do it from a bootable USB drive.

Three Surprising Things About Hard Drive Defragging

If you're still thinking about your hard drive in Windows XP terms, it's time to learn how Windows 7 handles the not-so-big-deal that is defragmentation.

How to Build Your Own Network-Attached Storage System

Building your own NAS is a great way to safeguard and share your data, without breaking the bank. We'll show you how to get started.