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Be Careful, Do Not Let the Shock Ruin Your Hard Drive

Be careful, Do not let the shock ruin your hard drive

We all know that hard drives are mechanical products, vibration can be said is a large sworn enemy of the hard drive, hard drive internal structure is very sophisticated, head height of only a few microns away from the thousands per minute rpm disc surface, once the strong vibration will appear to read and write exception even cause the disc or head of physical damage, the consequences are quite serious.

The hard disk read and write are forbidden to move: the hard drive in case that does notwork in fact, be able to afford the collision, otherwise the drive could not be transported all over the world. But hard work, can withstand the vibration is very Read more

What is Virtual Memory, and How to Set Virtual Memory?

What is virtual memory, and how to set virtual memory?

The concept of virtual memory to physical memory when the system's physical memory space to make ends meet, the operating system on your hard drive to open up a disk space as memory usage, this part of hard disk space is called virtual memory. Win386.swp file in the form of Windows 98 and Windows 2000/XP form to manage the virtual memory page file pagefile.sys.

First, the size

1. In general

Under normal circumstances, it is recommended to let Windows manage virtual memory to automatically assign it according to the actual memory usage, dynamically adjusts the size of virtual memory. Read more

How to Create a Bootable Rescue USB Disk

How to Create a Bootable Rescue USB Disk


Quick Heal is a popular antivirus program that has a boot disk aspect for restarting and scanning infected or damaged computers. To make the CD boot on a USB drive is not very tricky.

1.Start Quick Heal and click on "Tools," then "Emergency CD."

2.Select "Operating System Installation CD," then click "Next."

3.Insert your USB drive in a USB port. Read more

Three Methods to Improve the Performance of the NTFS File System

Three methods to improve the performance of the NTFS file system
One of the advantages of the use of NTFS partition as a folder to set different permissions, so that distribution according to need, so that security is improved, and higher performance in order to allow the windows to NTFS file system, we have the necessary NTFS the file system have the necessary optimization.

1.Turn off access time scale.

We open the NTFS partition as a file attribute, file creation time, modification time and last access time can be seen in the "General" tab. If the file number of the sub-region and multi-directory structure, so each time you access or modify the time scale information will be updated. We can modify the registry to prohibit update of the operation.

Run "regedit" to open the Registry Editor, then locate the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\FileSystem, double-click the right side of Ntfsdisablelastassessupdate ,set its value to" 1 ".

2. Prohibit the 8.3 name format.

In the earliest days of Windows operating system, especially among the DOS system, the file name has been taken to the 8.3 format. Windows XP NTFS partition, do not have this limitation. However, we switch to the command prompt window, you will find the file name of the Lord than 8 characters will be replaced by the ~ symbol. We can be found in the registry above key NtfsDisable8dot3NameCreation, its value is set to 1, so that you can prohibit the Windows XP NTFS partition applications 8.3 format.

3.Optimize the Master File Table.

Master file table to save the index information file on disk, with the increasing number of hardware file, master file table storage space will grow inevitably debris. In this regard, we also can modify the registry to increase the storage space in order to avoid frag mentation.

Open the Registry, find the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\FileSystem, double-click the NtfsMftzonereservation Dword key and set its value to 3 or 4.

What is Virtual Memory and How to Set Virtual Memory

What is virtual memory and how to set virtual memory


The concept of virtual memory to physical memory when the system's physical memory space to make ends meet, the operating system on your hard drive to open up a disk space as memory usage, this part of hard disk space is called virtual memory.Win386.swp file in the form of Windows 98 and Windows 2000/XP form to manage the virtual memory page file pagefile.sys.

First, the size

1. In general

Under normal circumstances, it is recommended to let Windows manage virtual memory to automatically assign it according to the actual memory usage, dynamically adjusts the size of virtual memory. Read more

Dust Caused by the Motherboard Does not Recognize Hard Drive

Dust caused by the motherboard does not recognize hard drive

A friend's computer is often unable to start, and occasionally into the system is also frequent crashes, preliminary judgment computer there is a problem caused by a virus or hard drive itself. Prepare in accordance with the first soft, hard, simplest to most complex maintenance principles to come up with the latest Kaspersky antivirus software on the hard drive killing, but using the boot disk into DOS mode, but the prompt can not find the drives, it appears that the virus is unable to carried out.

Restart the computer and into the motherboard BIOS, hard disk parameters inappropriate, but the automatic detection does not recognize the hard drive. Only seems to check the hardware, open the case, unplug the hard drive power cord and data cable is Read more

What is the AHCI Mode ?

What is the AHCI Mode ?

AHCI (the Advanced Host Controller Interface),in Intel's guidance, by the number of companies R & D interface standard, which allows the storage driver to enable advanced Serial ATA features such as Native Command Queuing and hot plug, its R & D team members include Intel, AMD, Dell, Marvell, Maxtor, Microsoft, Red Hat, Seagate and StorageGear famous enterprises.

The AHCI essence is a PCI class device to play the role of a common interface (ie, it is common to different operating systems and hardware), in between the internal logic of the system memory bus and Serial ATA devices. This device class describes the general system memory structure with control and status area, the command sequence entry table; each command table entry contains the SATA device programming information, and a point (used in the device and host transfer data) that describes the table pointer.

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