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Storage Buying Advice: How to Store Your Data

We live in a world fueled by data, and PCs and modern digital gadgets need to store their data somewhere.

Get More From SkyDrive With Desktop Tools

Windows Live Mesh and third-party SDExplorer integrate Microsoft's cloud storage service into Windows Explorer.

Digitize Your Analog Life

Rip your records, transfer your tapes, scan your photos, and move your home movies onto your hard drive. We’ve collected some easy ways to convert vinyl, film, and other analog media into high-quality digital files.

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15 Common Small-Business Tech Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

15 Common Tech Mistakes Small-Businesses Make (and How to Avoid Them)

Best Media For Backups

Kenb asked the Desktops forum onto what type of media he should backup his files

Building a Better Business Backup System

Don’t wait until your data disappears in a disaster to create a comprehensive backup plan and pick the technology that’s right for your business. Backup may never be fun, but it is becoming more affordable, automated, and painless.

How to Plan a Solid Business Security Strategy

Every New Year brings an opportunity to review existing security plans and adjust strategies for the next year. Here are tips from Forrester Research.

How to Divorce Your Tech Vendor

Follow these 7 tips to protect your IT assets -- and essential company data -- from a service provider breakup gone bad.

The 21 Greatest PC Mysteries--Solved!

Find out why your documents won’t print, where your downloads disappear to, what a .dat file is, how those infernal toolbars invaded your browser, and much more.

Get a Free Extra Gigabyte of Dropbox Storage

If you like free stuff, scavenger hunts, and online storage, you'll definitely want to check out the Dropbox Dropquest.

How to Completely Erase a Hard Drive

These tips and tricks will help you destroy old data and make sure that your old drives are wiped clean.

Stupid User Tricks 5: IT's Weakest Link

Flaming laptops, nosy mothers, and server racks sent tumbling down stairs: These seven real-world tales tell of IT brain fail.

How to Know Good from Bad Tech Consultants

What separates good technology consultants from the deadweight?