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How to Safely Disconnect An External Drive From Your Computer

Posted by Lou TarDisk on

  We've all done it, just yanking out your flash drive from the USB port when you're done using it. What's the harm, right? Turns out, it could damage files on your drive if you don't properly eject your disk. The odds are low - but they do exist. Why risk it? Here are three ways to eject your drive or disk to ensure your data's safe and sound. Drag the disk icon This is probably the most popular method. All you have to do is click the disk icon on the desktop and drag it to the Trash icon...

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How To Show Your Lost Sidebars in OS X

Posted by Lou TarDisk on

Did the sidebars in your OS X suddenly disappear? Don't despair! This is how you can easily find them again. From the Finder Once in Finder, from the top menu click “View” and then “Show Sidebar”   From Open/Save Dialogues See the icon below with the mouse over it? Click that.   That button will repopulate your sidebars with one click.

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