How to format hard drives on Windows

How to format hard drives on Windows

Formatting a hard drive prepares a disk for use with Windows. It can subsequently be used for file storage or as a backup medium, for example. Formatting is not a major problem with Windows as all the required functions are available as on-board tools. Find out how to format a hard drive and when it is useful to do so.

How to clone hard drives in Windows

How to clone hard drives in Windows

Cloning hard drives is the best way to migrate data and operating systems safely and efficiently. It’s essential to have the right software to ensure that the process goes smoothly. We’ll show you what to watch out for during the cloning and how to clone a hard drive in just a few steps with trusted programs.

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Using Raspberry Pi as NAS (network-attached storage)

If you are looking for a central storage system for your own files, you will find the right solution in an NAS system (network attached storage). Since these pre-fabricated boxes are not cheap, using Raspberry Pi as an NAS server host is becoming more and more popular. Combined with USB hard disks or sticks that can be bought anywhere, the minicomputer becomes the perfect storage device for music,...

Apache Tomcat on CentOS

Install and Use Apache Tomcat on CentOS 7

Learn how to install and use Apache Tomcat on CentOS 7. Apache Tomcat is a Java Servlet container developed by Apache which allows you to deploy Java servlets and JSPs. Apache Tomcat also functions as a web server, which is able to support small to medium-sized websites. This tutorial also covers how to install and use the Tomcat Web Admin Manager, which allows you to manage Tomcat and virtual...

Deleting files in Linux

Deleting files in Linux: a how-to guide

Deleting files in Linux couldn’t be easier. Whether you use the file manager or work directly in the terminal with the command ‘rm’, you can remove Linux files in just a few clicks. Keep reading to find out how to remove single files, multiple files, files of a certain type, or entire folders.

The RPC server is unavailable

RPC server: what should you do if the RPC server is unavailable?

If the RPC server is unavailable, Windows will display the error code 0x800706BA. This means the network communication between the client and the server has been interrupted. The problem occurs fairly regularly in Windows 10. In this guide, we explain what the RPC server error message means and how you can fix it yourself without any expert network knowledge.

Windows 10: creating a backup

Windows 10 backup: how the data backup works

In Windows 10, making a backup is the most secure way to protect your data in the event of a system crash or hardware issue. The Windows 10 backup allows you to save all your programs, private data, and system settings as an exact system image. If your computer or laptop gets damaged, the Windows 10 backup can easily be transferred to another device.

Windows 8: creating backups

How to back up Windows 8 computers: tutorial

A broken PC can be hugely frustrating for many reasons. In some situations, you may even need to replace the hardware, risking the loss of your vacation photos, documents, or important data. Creating a backup of your files can help prevent this situation. Windows 8 ships with its own tools for this purpose. We’ll provide a detailed overview of how Windows 8 backups work.

Windows 10 dark mode

Windows 10 dark mode: Enabling and disabling the dark theme

Windows 10 dark mode improves readability considerably in dark lighting conditions. The alternative mode protects the eyes and promotes concentration, while reducing the energy consumption of the display significantly. We show you three ways to enable the Windows 10 dark theme – in the system settings, via the registry, and using free software.


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