Boost Mac OS High Sierra Performance Without Risking Data Loss

Everyone seems to love their upgrade to High Sierra, but you may be experiencing something different. You may find that you’re Mac has slowed down and there is a decrease in the overall performance. Speed up your High Sierra Mac Usually, after an OS upgrade, slow or sluggish behavior, a decrease in system performance are some of the common problems users encounter, but there’s no need to worry. It is important to understand that this is only temporary and can[…]

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How Safe Is it to Remove Hard Drive from a Laptop by Yourself?

If the hard drive in your laptop is not working properly, the techie in you may be tempted to open the laptop and remove the hard drive. You may have done the same with the desktop couple of times, so you may think it’s the same thing right? No, it isn’t, removing a laptop and desktop are entirely different. Read on to find out if it’s really safe to remove the hard drive from laptop yourself? You should understand that[…]

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Mac Documents Folder is Empty – How to Fix it?

Ever faced a situation where your ‘Documents’ folder is missing in Mac? If yes, you are in the right place, because we are going to provide some effective solutions to help you find it. First of all, there are many reasons for the Documents folder to go missing in your Mac. It could be due to corruption in your hard disk, due to viruses or due to other unknown reasons. But whatever the reason is, we’ll help you find the[…]

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Solve Error: Unable to Execute File in The Temporary Directory

This blog post discusses an error that occurs when you try to install a program on Windows computers and methods to fix it. The error message reads as follows: ‘Unable to execute file in the temporary directory. Setup aborted. Error 5: Access is denied’. This error usually occurs due to insufficient permissions or rights, firewall or antivirus issues or security issues in the temp folder. Now let us see how to resolve this error, so you can install programs without[…]

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How to Repair Hard Drive If Mac Won’t Turn ON

Issues with your hard drive can easily be fixed using the First Aid feature in Disk Utility. This is if your Mac is turning ON and you are able to login to your system without any issues. But what if you’re Mac won’t turn ON? Accessing Disk Utility or other troubleshooting tools may not be so straightforward. Such booting issues in Mac may occur due to corruption in the file structure, incompatible login items, broken permissions, directory or cache issues[…]

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Fix: Automatic Repair Couldn’t Repair your PC in Windows 10

‘Startup repair’ is run when your computer fails to boot properly or when you have another startup issues. If the repair is successful, issues are fixed and your computer will boot fine. However, in some cases, if the repair is unsuccessful, you may see an error ‘Automatic repair couldn’t repair your PC’. Note: If you read the entire error message, you will see a log file to find more details of the error. Please have a look into that file[…]

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How to Fix Hard Drive Error Code 0146

In this article, we discuss a hard drive error ‘0146’ that occurs when your hard drive has issues. Normally it starts with an error message ‘A disk read error occurred; press Ctrl + Alt + Del to restart’. Later when you try some troubleshooting steps or enter F12 or F8, you may see an error code ‘2000-0146’. The factors responsible for this error are disk errors, driver issues, incorrect BIOS settings, virus or malware attacks etc. Now let us see[…]

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How to Backup Files from Dead Windows Computer

Imagine trying to turn ON your computer one day only to find that it’s not booting. It’s probably going to scare the hell out of you, but the situation can be better if you have a backup of important files. But what if you don’t? Let’s look at what are your recovery options in case you don’t have a backup and your system doesn’t boot. Solution 1: Boot from Windows installation disk This method doesn’t work if your hard drive[…]

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How to Boot Mac from USB Drive

Whether you’re running a Mac or a Windows OS, one thing is certain; they can both run into startup issues at one point or another. In such cases, bootable media such as a CD or DVD is used. But gone are the days when computers came with bootable CD or DVD, instead, bootable USB drives have become the norm nowadays. In this article, you will learn how to boot a Mac from a USB containing bootable OS. There are 2[…]

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How to Share an External Drive Between a Mac and a PC

You may be thinking if it is possible to use an external hard drive on both PC and Mac. Yes, it is possible, but the only requirement is that the file system used is compatible on both these machines. To do this, you will need to format the drive using exFAT or FAT32, which are file systems compatible with both Windows and Mac. To help you select between FAT32 and ExFAT, here are some details. Generally, ExFAT is preferred over[…]

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