Backup

  • AMD OverDrive is a software utility from the CPU manufacturer that helps you with overclocking and fan control. However, some people encounter AODDriver2.sys error when using this software. This post from MiniTool provides you with multiple solutions to fix the error.

  • For others, it may be valuable to save subsequent copies, the default version, and the file. It is also worth creating a system restore point or image before any major change. Then you will be simply secured. Let us look at what alternatives we have.

  • The .exe file extension displays the executable file. ZAM.exe can record keyboard and mouse data, monitor applications, connect to the Internet, and manipulate other programs. It is also able to connect to the Internet, record data from the keyboard and mouse, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. This post will introduce more info about the extension.

  • Everyone loses data at some point in their lives. Your computer’s hard drive could fail tomorrow, ransomware could hold your files hostage, or a software bug could delete your important files. If you’re not regularly backing up your computer, you could lose those files forever. When it comes to ways to back up your data, from using an external drive to backing up those files on a remote server over the Internet.

  • MiniTool ShadowMaker 3.2 had been released, and I just covered all the updates with a brief release.

  • Sometimes, you may wonder “do I have a virus”, there is a scenario you may not like, but it can happen to you every day. Imagine you're working on an important project, and all of a sudden, there are annoying pop-ups showing up on your computer, or it takes too long to load files or applications, and now you need to check if your computer is infected with malware, but you need to back up your data before that.

  • Malwarebytes, one of the most popular anti-malware or firewall programs on the planet, has been protecting millions of users' computer. It seems that many user are experiencing an issue where Malwarebytes web protection won’t turn on. If you are just dealing with this then please read this post to obtain more information and some tips that will hopefully help your issue.

  • The system can be infected if you activate files which contain viruses. Anti-virus programs including Windows Defender wouldn’t allow opening a file or executing any associated program if they suspect the file/program could trigger a virus attack. In such a case, you would encounter the Operation did not complete successfully because the file contains a virus error. I will show you how to fix it with multiple useful solutions in the post.

  • Encountering current pending sector count? The parameter indicates the number of unstable sectors on a hard drive or SSD that are yet to be remapped or reallocated. This post answers all of these questions in regarding to what current pending sector count is and how to fit it.

  • In an inexplicable move, the Microsoft support forums have decided to add a "blacklist" of developments not accepted in Windows 10 to the CCleaner platform, an application that is responsible for optimizing the operating system. Developed by Piriform, the parent company Avast has its own anti-virus software, some users have reported that they have sometimes encountered issue in opening Avast on Windows. This post will introduce some methods.

  • You may think something as simple as sharing or transferring files between computers on your home network would be easy. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. Through this article, you can get different methods to share files between computers with ease, and you can also know how to access shared files successfully.

  • Robocopy is a file replication command tool which enables you to perform large file copy operations. This post will show you some practices for working with Robocopy and teach you how to transfer files over the network in Windows 10 with Robocopy. It also introduces a powerful alternative to Robocopy - MiniTool ShadowMaker.

  • What are the advantages of making external hard drive bootable? First one is that you can use a bootable external hard drive to boot the unbootable computer. The second one is that when you don't want to use the system that comes with the computer, you can use bootable drive to boot the computer.

  • Sometimes, when you use Win32 disk imager on Windows 10, it might fail and stop to work due to various errors, such as “cannot find the device”, “access is denied”, etc. This article is all about Win32 Disk Imager and one of the best alternatives for you.

  • After the computer has been used for a long time, the running speed becomes slower and slower. Reinstalling the operating system will make the computer performance better, but how to refresh Windows 10 without losing programs and files? This article will tell you the answer.

  • Restoring a computer to its factory settings will delete all personal files and any installed software applications or drivers that were not included in the original configuration of that computer. Your computer can be restored to its factory settings if any of the methods are applicable to you in the post.

  • Windows 10 Just a moment stuck is not a rare issue and many users reflect they have encountered this issue when updating your Windows operating system or reinstalling Windows without an installation medium. Are you also looking for an effective method to get rid of this issue? You come to the right place. In this article, we will show you two available solutions.

  • You may want to transfer files from PC to PC if you buy a new computer since the old computer doesn’t run well. How can you easily transfer files from the old computer to the new one? Take it easy now! This post will give you five effective methods for the computer to computer transfer.

  • Some of you may have used Acronis True Image to clone a disk to SSD for better performance, disk upgrade, backup, etc. Now, an alternative to Acronis clone – MiniTool ShadowMaker can also help you. I will show you some related information on disk cloning software and how to clone a hard disk.

  • Windows Explorer (or File Explorer) is a file management program providing a graphical user interface for accessing your file systems. Windows Explorer used frequently when you access data, copy files, or do other things. Sometimes, you may find system prompts your Windows Explorer needs to be restarted. How to fix and remove this error?

  • Western Digital provides users with backup software to help them backup files. But it can only be used to back up files. Is there any alternative to Western Digital backup software? This post will show you how to use WD backup software and how to use its free alternative.

  • Have you received the error “hard disk 1 quick 303” in the HP PC startup self test? Sometimes you also see the errors like hard disk 1 full 305 or hard disk 1 SMART 301. In this post, I will walk you through what you should do to fix the HP hard disk error.

  • What is File History? How does the File History Windows 10/8/7 work? Is there any alternative to File History Windows 10 to keep data and files safe? What is the difference between Windows 10 File History and backup? This post will show you the answers.

  • Want a program like Apple Time Machine for Windows 10/8/7 to set up an automatic and complete backup of your entire computer? I will show you the best alternative to Time Machine for Windows – MiniTool ShadowMaker, as well as how to automatically back up files to an external hard drive with this freeware.

  • How to perform the USB backup? How to backup drive to keep data safe? How to use USB image tool? This post will show you the answers and will introduce two free and reliable USB image tools which can be used in all Windows versions including Windows 10/8/7.

  • Have a need to upgrade Windows to 64 bit from 32 bit in Windows 10/8/7 since your memory is not used? How to upgrade 32 bit to 64 bit? This post shows you some things that you should check out, as well as the way to perform Windows 64 bit upgrade.

  • USB keeps disconnecting and reconnecting issue is really annoying especially when you need to use the USB port immediately. Fortunately, there are some available ways to solve this issue quickly.

  • How to backup hard drive Windows 10 with ease? How to backup external hard drive before formatting? How to back hard drive to keep data safe? This post will show you different ways to back up hard disk with the professional hard drive backup software.

  • Are you regretful for upgrading to Windows 10? Don’t know how to rollback Windows 10 to Windows 7 or Windows 8.1? Here are several solutions for you to downgrade Windows 10 to Windows 7/ 8.1 without data loss.

  • When you have a need to reinstall your Windows 10 operating system, you may be wondering: Windows 10 reset VS clean install VS fresh start, which one to choose for the reinstallation? Here, this post will show you the difference and you can choose a proper one to use.