If macOS can’t do it, how should we check the integrity of important files? Use a checksum, or a hash function? And which?
We take for granted that our files remain uncorrupted, but know that isn’t always true. How can we fix or even detect such changes?
First release version, for El Capitan to Catalina. And completely free of course.
Other major changes include detailed reporting, and user control over the size of buffer used, bringing big performance improvements.
How can you tell whether the file you see in storage today is the same as it was a year ago when you last opened it?
Over time, stored data gets gradually corrupted. But over what period – months, years or centuries? And at what rate?
What do you do with all those old but important documents? Do you just leave them cluttering up storage, or have you archived them? Here’s how to archive properly.
The fine line between precision and obscurity examined in the Finder, against Apple’s Style Guide, and its accuracy. And what does HD stand for?
Why is Apple soldering in the SSDs of so many new Macs? What problems does it produce, and should you avoid them?
Even with 4 ports on my Mac, I’m running out. What about putting a couple of my 1 TB SSDs into a single enclosure? Here’s a cost-effective answer.