hard drives

How To Reclaim Space On Your Windows 10 Hard Drive After The October Update

It feels like Microsoft is ramping up its major system updates for Windows, with one now coming every six months or so. But the problem, apart from potentially screwing up a bunch of utilities, is that Windows updates always leave a lot of temporary files and other space-stealing junk on…

Five Cheap Desktop Hard Drive Deals

Five Cheap Desktop Hard Drive Deals

At this time of the year, many of us are scoring new laptops for the work or school year. And while SSDs have made our computers faster than ever before they are typically of lower capacity than their HDD compatriots. Spinning drives are a great solution for backups, external media…

How To Securely Dispose Of An SSD

Solid State Drives (SSD) work a little differently than hard drives, and no amount of drilling holes, degaussing, or zeroing out will actually properly secure the SSD. If you need to get rid of an SSD, you have a couple of options: Encrypt or shred. Here’s what you need to…