Recovery of fragmented files, software-based disk defragmentation with Hetman Software in Los Angeles.
What to Do When Your Hard Disk (HDD) Gets Slow?
Read about accelerating a slow hard disk, cleaning it from junk files, check it for errors and bad sectors.
When computer performance deteriorates many users turn their attention to the central processor and video card. Meanwhile, the hard disk has a considerable influence on the computer’s performance, and sometimes even crucial.
Six Reasons Why Your External Drive May Get Slow
Read about methods to accelerate an external hard disk and things that make it work slowly.
Nowadays it is more convenient to transfer films, games and other files with an external hard drive rather than with a flash drive or a DVD. In the first place, the copying speed is considerably higher, from 30-40 MB/s for an external disk versus 10 MB/s for a DVD). Secondly, you can write and erase information to a hard drive for as many times as you wish, and do it faster than you can with a DVD. Thirdly, with an external disk you can carry dozens and hundreds of various files. Capacity of modern external disks comes up to 2-6 TB and their small size allows carrying them just in your pocket. Read More
Where Has The Free Space on Your HDD Gone?
Read about cleaning your computer from junk files, apps and games you are not using anymore.
It often happens that free space on your hard drive is growing less and less even when you don’t remember downloading any new files there. There can be various reasons for that but the first volume to suffer from free space shortage is your system disk C where your Windows operating system is installed.
Disk Fragmentation and Data Recovery Issues
What data fragmentation is and how it affects the quality of data recovery.
Disk fragmentation is a fact of our daily life. It’s a well-known fact that fragmentation affects performance, specifically the speed of disk access operations. However, disk fragmentation also has another aspect that’s rarely mentioned. If something goes wrong, fragmented files are much more difficult to recover even if you’re using the best data recovery tools. Why’s that? Let’s begin from explaining what disk fragmentation is.
Data Recovery of Fragmented Files
Read this article to find out how to prevent file fragmentation, and how signature search works when recovering a fragmented disk.
Recovering files from fragmented disks can be more difficult than restoring files that are stored on the disk in a single continuous chunk. In fact, the primary goal of the file system is to store information about the order of sectors on the drive containing files.