Free up Hard Drive space on your Mac Desktop with a Search Filter


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Perhaps your Mac OS Desktop is starting to get cluttered with files, and you want to find a way to clean up your hard drive, one way to do this would be to identify the biggest files or the ones taking up the most disk space and find a way to delete or move the files, but finding out size order of your files might not be an easy task, but you can make things simple by just employing a filter, for more on how this works, check out this article HERE.

Remove Older Versions of Google Chrome left from Updates


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If you have used Google Chrome for awhile on your system there is a chance that there are older versions of Google Chrome still on your system, and although some people have had no problems with wasted Hard Drive space some users have found older versions of Google Chrome taking up Hard Drive space, so you might want to run the Windows Utility OldChromeRemover to Free up your Hard Drive, If you do use multiply copies of Google Chrome you should not use this, for more check out OldChromeRemover for Windows.

Carbon Copy Cloner for Cloning your Mac Hard Disk


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If you are looking for a piece of software for Cloning your Mac’s Hard disk then look no further than Carbon Copy Cloner for Mac OS which cost a whooping 0$ which is always music to a Mac Users Ears considering the cost of the machine itself, check out Carbon Copy Cloner.

Use an Old Hard Drives magnet to find Studs in the Wall


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If your on a mission to find some studs in your home but have no clue as to how you can do this, or even if your have what you need to do this, all you need to have is an old Hard Drive, the ability to read the linked article and a bit of effort, check out this article for more details on how to find studs in your home, HERE.

SpaceSniffer Hard Drive Space Analyzer


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If you have a machine you have used for awhile you might want to take a look at what is taking up space on your Hard Drive for some spring cleaning of sorts on your machines Hard drive, then you might be interested in a program called SpaceSniffer for Windows.

How to Destroy a Hard Drive


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Your done with your current hard drive but you can not let anyone else gain access to your data, because you have your privacy to worry about, secrets, etc, well check out this article on how to physically destroy your hard drive, HERE.

Windows Drive Letter Hack


Windows Drive Letter Assignment-07

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So instead of seeing the label of a drive first you rather see the drive letter for some wacky reason well check out this great article that will let you do just that HERE.

Death Cries of a Hard Drive


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So your Hard Drive just started to make some weird noises as if it were trying to tell your something you just don’t understand that language till you read this article that well help you communicate better with a dying hard drive, sounds crazy, read on HERE.

Determine the state of that SSD


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Solid State Drives have been a bust more or less, although when they first appeared they seemed like a promising technology turns out to be more of a issue, but if you do have one of these types of hard drives in your mobile computer, perhaps it might be worth check out this program that can monitor and determine the state of your SSD, check the homepage HERE.

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