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Why you can’t use 100% of hard drive capacity

If you look closely you’ll see that hard drives never show their full advertised capacity.

Perhaps you’ve bought a nice new 1 TB hard drive to copy files to – but it only shows 930 GB of available space.

But why can’t you save 1 TB of files on that new 1 TB hard drive and where has the missing space gone? Continue reading “Why you can’t use 100% of hard drive capacity”

Passwords for keeps – Microsoft removes password expiration Windows 10 security baseline

Password expiration is a common practice in enterprise environments – requiring users to regularly change their passwords.

This practice was sold as a security measure – however changing a password which is not compromised does not add any security – if anything it encourages to write down their for ever changing passwords. Continue reading “Passwords for keeps – Microsoft removes password expiration Windows 10 security baseline”