Slow Laptop Fix Tips: Top 6 Actions You Should at Least Attempt

by Rod Dunne December 17, 2011

Some of the more general slow laptop fix tips can prove to be quite effective for resolving the majority of PC performance issues. In this article I’ll show you some of the more common techniques you can use to help improve speeds for all applications as well as the operating system. Make sure your registry (more)

Slow Laptop Startup: Reducing the Strain on the OS

by Rod Dunne December 16, 2011

Slow laptop startup times are a direct factor of the number of applications initialized at boot time as well as the performance of each of these programs. Here I’ll show you how to reduce the strain on the operating system as it is booting up from a full system restart. When your operating system is (more)

Very Slow Laptop: Disk Space and Fragmentation Issues You Can Beat

by Rod Dunne December 15, 2011

One common cause of a very slow laptop is problems with disk space and the amount of fragmentation of its files. In this post I’ll show you why this can occur and how to resolve the problem. Disk space If your laptop keeps freezing repeatedly even when running basic applications then it may well be (more)

HDD Repair Freeware Options

by Rod Dunne December 14, 2011

The best HDD repair freeware choices you can make center around Windows tools and manufacturer applications. In this post I’ll show you where to find these tools and how to get the best from them. Before making any repairs with these products you should be sure to make backup copies of your data. These products (more)

How to Recover Formatted Data from Hard Disk Partitions

by Rod Dunne December 14, 2011

This article shows you how to recover formatted data from hard disk partitions using readily available software solutions. It also details a major problem affecting file retrieval on formatted disks. How-to Steps The steps involved to recover USB data or hard drive data are the same no matter what type of memory device or formatting (more)

USB Protection Comparison: Devices Versus Software

by Rod Dunne December 13, 2011

The two main methods of USB protection are using software applications (installed on the USB device) or secure hardware devices (built with security chips embedded in them). Here I’ll show you what the benefits and drawbacks of each approach are over the other. It is critical to secure USB device contents especially given the potential (more)

Recover USB Files: Safety Tips For Using Data Recovery Software

by Rod Dunne December 12, 2011

sing applications to recover USB flash drive contents is relatively straightforward. There are however some tips to improving your chances of finding files using these applications which are worth knowing about. This article shows you some of the key things to watch out for. Recommended Data Recovery Software Remo Undelete: FAT/NTFS support, All Windows OS; (more)

USB Protection Device: Pros and Cons

by Rod Dunne December 12, 2011

Using a USB protection device to secure data is becoming more popular as their prices decrease closer to their un-protected USB device counterparts. This type of hardware is essential for storing critical/sensitive data, especially when that data relates to a firm’s customers. In this post I’ll show you some of the advantages and disadvantages of (more)

Using Web Based Services to Do a Laptop Data Backup

by Rod Dunne December 11, 2011

Increases in broadband speeds have helped make online laptop data backup services more viable. Users can now rapidly backup/upload files to online servers. In this article I’ll show you what is involved in using one of these services and some of the benefits and drawbacks associated with them. Prior to 10 years ago these types (more)

Data Recovery USB Memory | What Tools To Use

by Rod Dunne December 10, 2011

In terms of data recovery USB memory can be analyze and scanned in much the same way as hard drives can. In this post I’ll show you what tools you can use to do this and how to clone your files back onto your computer. USB flash memory is based on the FAT32 file system (more)