Tired of dealing with slowed performance or some bizarre partition error with your SSD? Sometimes, the solution is as simple as a secure erase – that is, to bring the drive back to its innate, factory-fresh state. Thanks to Linux, getting this job done is easier than ever. Join us, as we cover multiple methods for getting the job done.
Google Reader is dead, and you’re bummed. Trust me, I feel you. However, there’s no reason to be upset, because there are a number of alternatives that have what it takes to help you forget all about Google’s ROI failure. We singled out the four best-of-the-best for Android and iOS, so let’s check them out.
As a non-Windows user who’s forced to use Windows on regular occasion, there can often be problems or limitations about the OS that can cause you to throw your hands up in frustration. I’ve been there. But in this quick article, I’m going to talk about some free apps that will help you introduce some new-found power to the OS.
Keeping data backed up or synchronized in Windows isn’t always the most self-explanatory of processes, and it’s because the OS doesn’t make it easy to do either of them. Fortunately, there’s a solution that happens to be free, feature-rich and most importantly, reliable. It’s called SyncBack, and deserves to be in your virtual toolbox.
Have you ever tried to add a network folder to a Windows Vista or 7 library, but couldn’t properly map it? Or even worse, have Windows completely ignore its files via the built-in indexer? Well, there are fixes, and all are counter-intuitive. Until Microsoft “fixes” this issue, we’ll explain how to work around the issue.
|Securely Erasing Your SSD with Linux: A How-To||Rob Williams||July 22, 2013||Linux, Storage, TG Tip|
|Google Reader Alternatives for Android & iOS||Rob Williams||March 15, 2013||Mobile, Software, TG Tip|
|SysAdmin Corner: Getting More From Windows||Brett Thomas||November 26, 2012||Software, TG Tip, Windows|
|Using SyncBack to Synchronize Your Windows Folders||Rob Williams||October 13, 2010||TG Tip, Windows|
|Windows 7 Libraries and Network Folders||Jamie Fletcher||October 8, 2010||TG Tip, Windows|
|Sharing Your Thunderbird Profiles Between PCs and OSes||Jamie Fletcher||September 17, 2010||Software, TG Tip|
|Enabling Auto-Logon and the Administrator Account in Vista & 7||Rob Williams||September 10, 2010||TG Tip, Windows|