Last week I had a hard disk crash. If you’ve had a hard disk crash you may know it can take a day or two to get things up and running again, a day or two that I didn’t have. I was flat our trying to get away on holidays before Christmas. Thankfully, I have a Promise Pegasus RAID array, and I can’t believe how great it was. I was up and running again in 30 seconds – I kid you not! This article describes how it works for those who might be interested.
My MacBook Air is running a 120GB SSD drive so I don’t want my hard drive full of excess things I don’t need. I just noticed after El Capitan that I lost a lot of space. I only had 10GB free. To run well a mac hard disk needs at least 20% free. Here’s how I freed up some more space.
You may not know that USB Thumbdrives come in different formats. This article explains why this matters and how to format a USB drive into the format that you want.
Did you know that more free space your Hard Drive has the faster it will operate?
Did you know that it should never be over 90% full?
How can you tell if getting a bigger hard drive will help your computer run faster?
Here’s how to see how full your macintosh computer hard disk is and what to do about it.