I am shopping around for an netbook or light notebook. The main job is to read ebook, internet browse, blog writing. The very interesting thing is I found some netbook has an option of drive, 8G SSD drive or 160G HDD drive, with almost same price. What is SSD drive?Continue Reading

You may be noticed that this Blog can not be accessed yesterday. It is caused by hard disk failure. The old SATA It is just passed one year. Based on the original one year warranty. This drive is out of warranty. The quality control is so good. Maxtor said itContinue Reading

Preface. I wrote Diskeeper 10.0 on February 19, 2006 to recommand this product. Later on March, Richard Moskowitz, contacted me from Raxco Software, Inc. whose main product is PerfectDisk. He suggested me to review their PerfectDisk 7 to get more broader choices in defrag tools. It is a good idea.Continue Reading

Yesterday, I restart my computer. The closing tasks always ask me to force close the programs. I did not want to wait any more and decided to use the power button. The result is the following blue screen when I start it again. Today, I have to fix it firstContinue Reading

I tried a lot of disk optimization tools. I recommend Diskeeper 10.0 for the current market because of its advanced features. The version I tested is Diskeepre 10 Professional Premier, which has Intelligent File Access Acceleration Sequencing Technology (I-FAAST) . Let me introduce some for this product. Targeted performance forContinue Reading

I just bought a Maxtor SATA hard drive from Staples. It is $80. including tax. This is 100GB Diamondmax 10 hard disk. The only thing I don’t like is it is only 1 year warranty. Open the box, there are a SATA interface cable, 4 mounting screws, a MaxBlast CD,Continue Reading

I used my old 60GB harddisk, which replaced by previously mentioned 160GB new disk, to made a RAID1 array with another 40GB harddisk. Actual capacity I can use is 40GB. 20GB is wasted. Following is the technical explaination of RAID Level 1 Common Name(s): RAID 1; RAID 1 with Duplexing.Continue Reading