3 Ways to Avoid File Corruption When Sharing Large Files

Large files can be difficult to send over e-mail or a network as it can take a while and this makes them prone to corruption. If you want to avoid the hassle of having to send a large file multiple times, it’s best to try one of the following. Sending or transferring large files over e-mail or a network can be problematic. Large files can take a long time to transmit and if the process is disrupted in anyway, the file could be end up corrupted and the data can be lost. If you send...

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Disk Imaging or Disk Cloning, Which Should You Use?

It is important to create regular backups to protect yourself from data loss. Disk imaging and disk cloning are two ways that you can make copies of everything on your hard drive so you can restore your data on a new computer in case of drive failure. Before we go into the differences between creating a disk image and disk cloning, let’s talk about the difference between the two and “ordinary” backups. When you create a backup using a program like DataNumen Backup, it creates...

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3 Signs that Your SDD is Failing and How to Avoid Data Loss

While computers with SSDs have some advantages over those with traditional HDD drives, they are still prone to hard drive failure. In order to prevent data loss with an SSD, you need to be aware of the warning signs of SSD failure. The major difference between a SSD and a HDD is how they store their data. While a traditional HDD stores data on a magnetic platter, a SSD stores data in NAND flash memory chips. Every time data is written on the memory chips, there is a little wear and...

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