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How To Download, Install, Use Windirstat To List Disk Usage Statistics, For Files, Directories On Windows?

Windirstat is a tool used to list, print disk, file, and folder size and related statistics on Windows operating systems. Actually, Windirstat is a clone of the Kdirstat which is developed for Linux distributions for KDE desktop environment where the K came from. The latest version of the WinDirStat is 1.1.2.80 which is released January 28, 2019. Features We will examine the features of WinDirStat in detail below but here...

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How To Open System Information Panel On Windows To Check Computer and Specification?

Windows Operating systems starting from Windows XP provides System Information Panel. System Information Panel provides detailed information about the computer hardware, software and operating system. Open System Information Panel From Start Menu System Information Panel can be opened in different ways. The most basic and fast way is starting it from Start Menu . After opening Start Menu we can type System Information which will list System Information icon. Then...

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What Is RAID 6 (Redundant Array Of Independent Disks) and Configuration?

Disk and Data Availability is important for systems administrators. There are different ways to implement. RAID or Redundant Array Of Independent Disks is one of the most popular one. RAID 6 is complex disk architecture which is used to protect against two disk failure. We have all ready examined RAID types in this following tutorial. How Raid Disk Configuration Works and Information About Raid 0 , Raid 1 , Raid...

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How To Use vmstat To Monitor Linux Performance

Linux distributions provides a lot of tools in order to monitor system performance. vmstat is one of the most used tool for system performance monitoring. vmstat can collect and report information about memory, cpu, swap, io in a detailed way. In this tutorial we will examine the output of the vmstat and different features and options of it. List System Resource Usage We will start by using vmstat command without any option. This will...

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How To Recover Data with ddrescue Command?

ddrescue is a GNU provided data recovery tool.It can copy and recover file, directory or whole hard drive. The best part of the ddrescue is it can prevent or solve read errors. Install For Ubuntu, Debian, Kali and Mint We can install ddrescue tool for deb based distributions like below. ddrescue command is provided with package name gddrescue.

List Hard Drives Before rescuing or copying files and directories we...

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What is Master Boot Record or MBR?

Master Boot Record is the start of an partition schema in disk file systems. In daily usage we use single physical disk by splitting it multiple partitions for different use cases. Operating systems needs some structure in order to use disk drives without problem. Partition schema provides some structure where operating systems obeys this structure. Master Boot Record MBR is first introduced in 1983 with the IBM PC DOS ....

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How To Use Chkdsk /F Command?

Check Disk tools is used to check integrity , health of disk or hard disk. Check disk supports variety of file systems those mainly used in Windows operating systems like FAT16, FAT32, NTFS. We have all ready examined the checkdsk options in the following tutorial. Windows Chkdsk Utility Tutorial with Examples To Fix File System Errors In this tutorial we will look /f or /F parameter in detail Elevated Command Prompt, MS-DOS or...

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How Raid Disk Configuration Works and Information About Raid 0 , Raid 1 , Raid 5 , Raid 10

RAID for Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks. Raid is mainly used to backup volumes or partitions on multiple physical disks. Raid can be implemented with different technologies like soft raid or hard raid. Soft RAID Soft raid is implemented on operating system level and requires some tools and modules. Below is a tutorial about mdadm which is Linux software used to implement soft RAID. http://www.poftut.com/raid-linux-mdadm/ RAID Raid is generally implemented in...

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Windows Defrag Command Tutorial with Examples To Defrag Disks

Disk performance is very important factor for Desktops and Servers. Desktops and Servers uses disks very busy way to write and read data. While buying disk we should prefer faster disk according to our budget. There are a way to make a disk faster without paying any money. We can defrag disks in Windows  operating system. Keep in mind that this won’t work for SSD. We can use defragcommand to...

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Windows Diskpart Command Tutorial with Examples To Format Disk

diskpart is a Windows utility to create partitions on disk. It is similar to the Linux fdisk utility. diskpart provides interactive command shell where we will enter related commands to partition, format disk and volumes. In order to run diskpart we need Administrator privileges. Best way to get Administrator privilege is opening MS-DOS as Administrator by right clicking on it. Interactive Mode diskpart is mainly used by its interactive shell. So we should enter...

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