What are Drive Imaging and Drive Cloning?

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Why Are Progress Bars Wrong So Often?

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SMART for HDDs/SSDs as Fast As Possible

S.M.A.R.T. is a tool that can alert you if your hard drive or SSD is about to fail. How do you use it, and how much can you rely on it? Squarespace link: Visit http://squarespace.com/techquickie and use offer code TECHQUICKIE to save 10% off your first order. Follow: twitter.com/linustech Join the community: twitter.com/linustech source

Misused Technology Terms

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Blu-ray As Fast As Possible

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