How to Choose a Storage Device: HDD, SSD or SSHD?

Are you in the market for a new PC? Here’s a quick guide to help you decide on which technology is right for you. StorageNewsletter recently published a comparison of the available storage technologies on the market today: HDD, SSD, SSHD and PCIe SSD. We’ve summarized the advantages and disadvantages of each storage technology below. HDD […]

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When You’re 4 Times More Likely to Get Phished

You’re four times more likely to be the victim of a phishing attack from healthcare-related emails, according to a report from security analytics firm Agari Data reported in TechTarget. 75% of Companies at Risk for Email Spoofing An alarming study conducted by Agari Data found that 75% of enterprises haven’t implemented the DMARC policy for […]

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Improve SQL Server Performance with a RAM Disk

SQL Server’s heavy reliance on temporary files can slow down I/O performance. Here’s how you can improve SQL Server performance by moving tempdb to a RAM disk. Get Speeds 50 Times Faster Than HDD, 10 Times Faster Than SSD: Download RamDisk Plus

Keeping Old Devices Alive After a Windows Upgrade

Keeping Old Devices Alive After a Windows Upgrade

A fully functional PC, with hardware, software and connected devices working reliably and correctly, requires updated drivers so your system can properly communicate with every device installed on your machine. Download PerfectUpdater and Run a Free Scan for Outdated Drivers

6 Distinct Advantages InstantRecovery Has Over Windows System Restore

4 Cyber Security Questions You Need Answers To

CTOvision recently ran an article offering advice to executives on preparing for cyber threats. “84% of corporations have malware on their networks…Hackers are able to get in quickly and can remain undetected for months or years, doing immeasurable damage. In recent years, it is estimated that cyber attacks and cyber crime have quadrupled, resulting in […]


Anthem Hack Exposes 80MM: How To Protect Your PC

Last month, health insurance company Anthem publicly announced a massive data breach that exposed Social Security Numbers and other personal information on 80 million American customers. You don’t have to be an Anthem customer to be vulnerable to phishing attacks; find out what you can do if you system has been breached (or if you […]


An Easy Fix for Your Slow VM Performance Explained

Raxco’s Bob Nolan explains the role of the SAN, the storage controller and the VM workflow, how each affects virtualized system performance and what system admins can do to improve slow VMware/Hyper-V performance: There is no doubt virtualization has brought enormous efficiencies to corporate IT, but better performance is not one of the benefits companies […]

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Making Your Windows 10 Upgrade as Smooth as Can Be

As we reported in January, Windows 10 will be a free upgrade to those users running Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 in the first year after the release of the new operating system. Dealing with an in-place upgrade on an existing machine can result in some unintended headaches related to the incompatibility of the software […]

4 Key Tools for Keeping Windows Server 2003 Viable

4 Key Tools for Keeping Windows Server 2003 Viable

As the Windows Server 2003 end of support date looms (July 14, 2015), IT professionals face a choice similar to the one they faced last year for Windows XP: upgrade or die. If they don’t upgrade their OS, they won’t receive any more security patches but with the way things have been going on Patch […]

PerfectDisk Improves MEDITECH Server Performance

Hospitals running the MEDITECH healthcare information system have a significant hurdle to clear when maintaining systems for continuous uptime and maximum performance: files reaching the NTFS File Attribute List (FAL) limit. Excessive fragmentation caused by the Windows NTFS file system creates major performance issues for MEDITECH installations and Raxco has the only cost-effective defragmentation and performance […]


Minecraft Leak: 1,800 Emails and Passwords Exposed

In January, logins for 1,800 Minecraft players were leaked, including email addresses and passwords. While this wasn’t one of the biggest hacks in recent history, those 1,800 players could be exposed for more than just their Minecraft accounts.

How to Recover from a Messy Software Uninstall

Learn how InstantRecovery quickly helped one customer restore his Windows system to a pristine and trusted state in a matter of minutes after a software uninstall resulted in file system corruption that left an unwanted file behind. When an Uninstall Goes Wrong

3 Quick Tips: National Clean Out Your Computer Day

3 Quick Tips: National Clean Out Your Computer Day

How much time do you spend waiting for your computer to respond? Opening windows, launching your web browser, starting programs, even saving your work. Do you have to wait? No, you don’t. National Clean Out Your Computer Day originated from the Institute for Business Technology in 2000. Executed on the second Monday in February, National […]