Hard Drives

How To Free Up Hard Drive Space

Dear Computer Lady, I have windows xp. After receiving a low memory message, I deleted some old files and ran the disk cleanup. It reported over 9 million mb of memory that needed to be compressed. I agreed OK and in about 15 seconds screen disappeared like it was finished. Ran it again same outcome. […]

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SMART Hard Drive Errors

Dear Computer Lady, Windows xp purchased in 2002 cybertron from tiger direct. Been having slow start up problems always get started but not easy latest problem computor said pri master hard drive disk s.m.a.r.t. status bad backup and replace. Also lots of error messages says program not responding.once said system has recovered from a serious […]

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Data Shredding Software

Dear Computer Lady, I have a question for you about Data Shredding software. When the program destroys the files, does it absolutely delete them? The reason I ask is that I have been told that there is advanced software that can still retreive the data, however most people do not have access to this special […]

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Vista Defrag

1. Open Advanced Vista Optimizer 2009. (first image) Click the “Continue” button if prompted by Windows UAC. 2. In the main AVO window, click on “Speed Up” listed in the tools section on the left hand edge of the window. (second image) 3. In the Speed up section, click on “Disk Defrag”. (third image) 4. […]

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Advanced Vista Optimizer

I recently had the chance to use a new program called Advanced Vista Optimizer 2009. I was so impressed, I bought the program!   Advanced Vista Optimizer supports Windows XP and VISTA (both 32 bit and 64 bit). Cost: $34.95  Buy Advanced Vista Optimizer I am not usually a big fan of programs that promise […]

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Find Hard Drive Space

  Dear Computer Lady, How do you find out how big the C: drive is on a computer? Danielle

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