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Securely Erasing Your SSD with Linux: A How-To

by Rob Williams on July 22, 2013 in Linux, Storage, TG Tip

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.

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Google Reader Alternatives for Android & iOS

by Rob Williams on March 15, 2013 in Mobile, Software, TG Tip

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.

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SysAdmin Corner: Getting More From Windows

by Brett Thomas on November 26, 2012 in Software, TG Tip, Windows

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.

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Using SyncBack to Synchronize Your Windows Folders

by Rob Williams on October 13, 2010 in TG Tip, Windows

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.

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Windows 7 Libraries and Network Folders

by Jamie Fletcher on October 8, 2010 in TG Tip, Windows

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.

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Title Author Date Categories
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
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