Boot from Multi Operating System with Boot Manager

As hardware price becomes cheaper and cheaper, more and more home users manage several computers now, especially after Microsoft released Windows 7, but few people give up the old computers immediately. I still remember that after Windows XP released for a long time, many people still use Windows 98 to play games. Some people like to install single operating system on one computer, but others like to install multi operating systems on one computer. How do you manage several operating systems? Many of my friends install multi operating systems on one computer, as by this way, they’ll save more money and it is more convenient to manage or switch among different OS. The hard drive is large enough nowadays to install many operating systems on one computer. To manage multi operating systems, boot manager is very useful. How to setup boot manager? In fact, Windows provides boot manager to manage … Continue reading

HDD format tool, 6 ways to format disk drive.

Many computer users encountered this problem that when you access a disk partition, Windows prompt to format this partition. Sometimes, there are many files in a partition, you want to copy some files and completely format this partition. Some virus stores in the disk partition, but the antivirus software cannot get rid of it, so you have to format this partition. Some users want to erase sensitive files from computer by formatting the partitions. So I collect 6 HDD format tools to format disk partition. Fdisk This disk format tool is very very old, which is used in Windows 95, 98, Me, the later Windows do not integrates this format tool, so skip this instruction, if you are interested in this format tool, please see Format partition in My Computer Open My Computer or Explorer (Windows & E), right-click the partition you want to format and choose “Format” command. … Continue reading

Top 5 hdd defragment software – part1

Due to frequently write and delete files, our disk storage files scattered throughout the disk, resulting in read files from and write to a different place, even increase the access time and speed. If we want to speed up disk access speed, we have to defrag the disk effectively. Although Windows provide a built-in defragment tool, the defrag speed is quite slow. We have to use other professional hdd defragmenter software to helps us better organize the files. Let’s see the top five defragment software. First one – Vopt Vopt lets you quickly defrag and pack your disk drives to maintain optimal performance and reliability. Vopt’s speed makes daily defragging both practical and desirable. Vopt also provides tools to assist you in maintaining your system, reclaiming wasted disk space, and protecting your privacy. Vopt offers many different lanquage choices to give you the comfort of working in your own native … Continue reading

View details about your hard drive

What is CrystalDiskInfo CrystalDiskInfo 3.2.0 Beta1 is a Diagnostic Software product from The CrystalDiskInfo software was designed to help you view details about your hard disck drive. CrystalDiskInfo is a HDD utility program which supports S.M.A.R.T.. What does CrysalDiskInfor do? CrystalDiskInfo enables you to monitor the health status of your hard drive disks, including the current temperature and S.M.A.R.T. attributes. The program also displays detailed hardware information for each drive along with the serial number and supported features. CrystalDiskInfo Key Features: * Show S.M.A.R.T Information * Graph of S.M.A.R.T Information * Show HDD Information * Change dialog design * Internationalization (i18n) * You can create original theme if you know HTML and CSS. * Result of IDENTIFY DEVICE command * Supported OS: Windows NT4,2000,XP,Server 2003,Vista * Supported Disks (HDD/SSD) * CrystalDiskInfo supports only IDE (Parallel ATA) and Serial ATA disks connected internal ATA controller. * CrystalDiskInfo does not support … Continue reading

Test your hard drive speed with HD_Speed

Why you need to test the HDD speed? Hard drives are there to store your data and serve it to the system and applications whenever they store it. Hard disks differ in how reliable they are at storing information and how quickly they serve in on request. Measure data transfer speed with HD_Speed. What is HD_Speed? HD_Speed is a tiny utility that measures the speed of data transfer on your hard disks. The program works under Windows 2000/XP only, although it supports both FAT and NTFS volumes. The tool does not require installation and runs right out of the box: run it, select a logical or physical drive and hit the “Start” button, and the test will begin. The results of the test will show up in real time both on the diagram and in absolute values below it. Stop the test whenever you like it and proceed to the … Continue reading