What’s the Difference Between “Image” and “Clone”? – 

The difference between image and clone is both simple and confusing, because the terms are used interchangeably to mean different things. Image and clone are two very confusing backup terms. One reason is a deep, dark, dirty little secret of the industry: we don’t all agree on what these two terms mean. Quite literally, one person’s clone is another person’s image, and vice versa. It gets confusing, and if you’re hearing different things from different

3 Free Norton Ghost Alternatives to Create a Full Windows Image Backup

If you’re constantly testing software, trying out new Windows settings or tweaks or even purposely infecting your own machine with Malware, it’s essential to have a complete copy of your Windows partition to hand so you can quickly restore it to its exact state to before you started messing around. Even if you don’t use your computer very often or for those things, a full backup could save you time and money, reinstalling Windows and all your applications

Why does my hard drive report less capacity than indicated on the drive’s label?

Explains why a hard drive's capacity often appears to be less than advertised when showing in (My) Computer or Mac Disk Utility. Hard drive manufacturers market drives in terms of decimal (base 10) capacity. In decimal notation, one megabyte (MB) is equal to 1,000,000 bytes, one gigabyte (GB) is equal to 1,000,000,000 bytes, and one terabyte (TB) is equal to 1,000,000,000,000 bytes. Programs such as FDISK, system BIOS, Windows, and MacOS use the binary (