Backup

  • 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.

  • File synchronization is a way to sync files and folder to other locations such as external hard drives or USB drives so as to keep data safe. There are two different types of file synchronization including the one-way file synchronization and the two-way file synchronization. The one-way file synchronization is called mirroring. In the one-way file synchronization, the files are copied from the source location to one or more locations but the files are not copied back to the source location.

  • Bad sector refers to a disk sector on a disk storage unit that is permanently damaged. What can you do if your hard disk has a bad block and how to repair bad sectors on hard drive? This post will show you what bad sector is and how to solve the issue bad sector on hard drive.

  • The issue computer turns on by itself is always annoying. However, do you know why the computer turns on by itself and how to fix this problem? This post will show you 5 methods to the problem PC turns on by itself.

  • Are you using a Windows 10 laptop but the computer screen goes black randomly? This is an annoying thing but don't be worried. And this post is written for you to help you get rid of laptop black screen issue to run the computer smoothly.

  • Perhaps you are looking for the answers to these questions: SSD VS HDD, which one is suitable for you to use in your PC? What's the difference between SSD and HDD? In this post, I will show you detailed answers, as well as how to migrate your operating system to SSD without reinstalling Windows.

  • If you are trying to format Ext4 Windows and you have not found any way to do it successfully, then you’d better read this article since it provides you a perfect assistant to help you format disk to Ext4 Windows.

  • Have a need to back up Windows 10 to USB drive so that you can restore your computer to a previous state in case of Blue Screen of Death, black screen, ransomware attack, etc.? Take it easy. Just read this post to learn how to back up Windows 10 OS to a flash drive easily.