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Solid-state Storage: A Definition

Security Binary DataDo you know what solid-state storage is? According to WhatIs.com, “Solid state storage (SSS) is a type of computer storage media that is made from silicon microchips. SSS stores data electronically instead of magnetically, as spinning hard disk drives or magnetic oxide tape do.”

Instead of reading long strings of data called tracks from a hard disk drive or a magnetic tape, both of which are very slow to access data Continue reading

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Is Your Computer Slowing Down? Part II


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My last post covered finding and deleting malware (spyware, adware) to speed up your computer.  This post will deal with deleting unnecessary files and defragmenting your hard disk drive.  Continue reading

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