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hard-disk partition


Another new hard disk...and an unsolved problem

Peter Glaskowsky upgrades the hard disk in his MacBook Pro, but asks for reader help in migrating the contents of his Boot Camp partition for Windows.

By October 13, 2008


A better way to defrag your hard disk

Tightening up the sectors on a drive storing hundreds of gigabytes may or may not boost your PC's performance, but it could extend your drive's life expectancy.

By March 10, 2008


A new hard disk for my MacBook Pro

Glaskowsky upgrades his MacBook Pro with a 250G hard disk

By July 10, 2007


Address poor battery life in OS X Mavericks

While Mavericks has increased battery life for the most part, as with past versions of OS X, at times certain processes may bog down and cut expected lifetime significantly short.

By February 22, 2014


How to manage a failed OS X Mavericks installation

If your attempts to install OS X Mavericks are not working or have your system stuck, then here are some quick steps to take to get up and running.

By October 23, 2013


Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

Readers ask about tackling rapid storage space loss in OS X and more.

By April 26, 2013


How to create hard-drive partitions in Windows

Partition your hard drive so you won't need to back up media if you need to reinstall your OS later.

By January 12, 2012


Apple's iCloud lock for Macs is not very secure

While iCloud PINs are best used as a temporary means for securing Macs, there are other options in OS X for implementing robust long-term data and system security.

By December 12, 2012


Taming Apple's new Fusion Drive technology

Apple's new hybrid drive offers great benefits, but a few drawbacks for some setups.

By November 14, 2012


Windows 8 free trial promises 90 days of touchable fun

Download the new 90-day trial edition of Windows 8 Enterprise to make up your mind about Microsoft's colourful, touch-sensitive new look.

By August 16, 2012