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How to Restore an UnPeared MacBook

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How to Restore an UnPeared MacBook:   1. First, you'll have to reduce the used disk space on your Macintosh HD to at least 15% below the size it was before “Pearing”. For example, if your original Macintosh HD size before Pearing was 121GB, you must make sure that your current system has 103GB or less on it now. 2. Turn off file Vault. 3. Create a Time Machine backup to ensure that you have backed up your data. This step is critical for the restore process. If you want added protection, you can also use an online backup system in addition to Time Machine. 4. Confirm...

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TarDisk Pear: What is it?

Posted by Lou TarDisk on

We all know MacBooks are great. But even great devices can be improved. Specifically, storage might be a big problem for you, especially if you bought any of the 128GB SSD models. Upgrading can be complicated - not to mention costly. But there's no need to go out and buy expensive upgrades. TarDisk Pear is your solution for a fast, reliable, and safe way to increase your system storage. Small and elegant Pear is the first ever plug-and-play hybrid drive, which means that Pear pairs an enabled TarDisk to your system to create a hard drive that’s up to 256GB...

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What Happens When You Run Out of RAM and Hard Drive Space?

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  You're probably thinking: Wait, what's the difference between RAM and hard drive space? RAM is used as temporary storage ("memory") by your computer, which determines the amount of applications and services the computer can have opened and running. The higher your RAM, the more memory capacity your computer has and the more efficiently it operates. Hard drive space, on the other hand, is physical storage space, which determines how many files you can permanently store on your drive. So what happens when your computer runs out of RAM? The easy answer to that question: Your computer will start to...

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