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Mac or MacBook Can't Recognize My External Drive

Mac or MacBook Doesn't Detect My External Drive. 7 Ways You Can Fix It!

An external hard drive is a lifesaver when you need a large amount of storage to store your files. What's great is that you can carry the drive with you wherever you go and easily move large files from one Mac to another. Due to large storage capacities, you can use your external hard drive as a storage backup for your Mac. You can use an external drive to set up Time Machine, which backups your personal data, including apps, photos, music, emails, and documents. External drives are very useful when expanding your Mac's existing storage. If you often see low disk space warning, it's best to transfer your files to an external hard drive from the internal drive as it will improve your Mac's performance.

How to fix Windows failing to download and install updates

4 ways to fix Windows 10 failing to download and install updates

Windows 10 is the successor to Windows 8 and Microsoft’s best operating system to date. From its launch back in 2015, Microsoft has been continuously updating Windows 10, improving security, stability, and performance. Microsoft’s free upgrade program, allowing users to upgrade to Windows 10 from older versions of the OS, worked out very well. Currently, more than 73% of Windows PCs run Windows 10.

10 Best External CD/DVD Drives to Use For Mac in 2020

10 Best External CD/DVD Drives to Use For Mac in 2020

CD/DVD drives are a type of ODD (Optical Discs Drive). An Optical Discs drive is a storage mechanism that uses laser light (electromagnetic wave with a specific wavelength within or near the visible light spectrum) to write data to or read data from an optical disc like CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs. These discs contain a light-sensitive layer in which data can be stored. Optical data storage discs are small, portable, and are quite durable even when using them continuously.

How to fix Origin Error 327683:0

3 ways you can fix Origin’s 327683:0 error

Origin is one of the biggest video game distribution platforms on the market, where users can purchase and download video games for PC, Mac, iOS, and Android. In September 2020, Electronic Arts announced that they’d be retiring Origin, replacing it with a new EA Desktop client, but until then, Origin will continue to be used by millions of gamers.

Fix Self-Assigned IP Address Issue On Mac

Fix Self-Assigned IP Address Issue on Mac

Since the second part of 1900, when the internet was first introduced to us, the way we live our daily life changed irreversibly. It has immensely impacted our culture and commerce. The rise of instant communication by instant messaging, emails, VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol), and interactive video calls drastically change how we socialize with each other. With the invention of the World Wide Web, commonly known as the Web, and with the emergence of discussion forums, blogs, social networking services, online shopping sites, and search engines, that lets us access a broad range of information and data.

How to fix the Twitch black screen error

Here are 4 ways you can fix the Twitch black screen error

Twitch is a well-known live video streaming service owned by Amazon, Inc. It was launched in 2011, and its main focus is on video game live streaming, music broadcasting, and creative content. The content found on Twitch can be viewed live or via on-demand video. Twitch rose to prominence in 2012 and remains the top streaming platform for gamers.

Fix Mac Recovery Mode Not Working

What To Do When Recovery Mode Doesn't Work on Mac

Mac users will say that a Mac is a reliable machine that rarely lets you down, but problems can occasionally occur. Due to various reasons, your Mac can become unresponsive, a malware file could corrupt the operating system, you might accidentally delete an important system file, or you might want to wipe your Mac clean before selling or after buying a new Mac. That's where the Recovery Mode comes in handy.

High CPU usage by .NET Runtime Optimization Service fix

How to fix .NET Runtime Optimization Service high CPU usage

In certain scenarios, some Windows processes or third-party applications can trigger high CPU usage. If you open Task Manager to check which process is slowing down your computer, you may be surprised to see .NET Runtime Optimization Service utilizing much of your CPU’s resources. It’s a known issue that .NET Runtime Optimization Service can randomly, but also after an update to .NET Framework, start utilizing an unreasonable amount of a computer’s CPU processing power. Here, we will discuss this issue and provide proven methods on how to fix this issue.


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