Tag: Hard

How to unmount hard drives on Ubuntu

If you need to unmount a hard drive in Ubuntu, the fastest and easiest way to do it is with Gnome Disks. Gnome Disks is a disk management tool. With it, users can manage hard drives, USB devices, and everything else storage-related.  To start using Gnome Disks in Ubuntu, open it by searching for it […]

Create Hard Disk Database & Quickly Search Files

The native search functionality of Windows operating system works well for finding certain kinds of file types or digging deep into subdirectories, but it’s not the best solution when it comes to finding custom files as quickly as you can. Previously we’ve covered applications like Everything Search Engine and MasterSeeker that improve upon Windows Search […]

How to Save an Email to Your Hard Drive

Emails normally stay in your email program, but occasionally you might need to keep a copy as an offline backup. Here’s how to save an email to your hard drive so it’s always available and accessible. Saving an Email from Gmail To save an email from Gmail, open the email and click the three dots […]

What Is an EAMR Hard Drive, and How Does It Work?

Hard drives are like printers: the technology is so old and well-understood, there’s really nothing new happening. Besides, aren’t we all about NVMe and SATA SSDs these days? Mechanical Hard Drives Are Still Big Business While it’s true consumers have largely moved on, data centers are still looking for higher capacity hard drives. That’s why […]

How To Fix A Bad Hard Drive On Linux

Having issues with your hard drives on Linux? Don’t worry, there are ways to address these types of issues. The easiest, and quickest way to fix a bad hard drive on Linux is by using a partition editor known as Gparted. With it, users can easily modify file systems, delete them, create new ones, and even […]

How To Defragment A Hard Drive On Linux

There are a lot of misconceptions out there about file systems and operating systems. The most perpetuated misconception is that only Windows hard drives on the NTFS file system can ever get fragmented. This is a myth. Fragmentation isn’t a bad invention by Microsoft. In fact, fragmentation of files can happen on most file systems, […]

How To Partition A Hard Drive On Windows 10

Your internal hard drive probably has two partitions, or perhaps three. If you had someone set it up for you, you might think it’s a terribly complicated process to create a partition. It isn’t. You have to be careful when you partition a hard drive but it’s nothing a novice can’t do. It also doesn’t […]