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Protecting Your Data: How to Safely Eject a Disk or Drive

“I just wait a couple of seconds before unplugging a disk..." “I never safely eject a disk, and I’ve never had a problem...” “I waited for the light to go off before I pulled the plug, and everything looks fine...” There’s a lot of different ideas about disconnecting disks, and different ideas about why (and if) it’s necessary. In reality, unplugging a drive without telling the OS is always risky.

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SoftRAID for Windows 1.0.7 Brings TRIM to Cross-Platform RAID

What is TRIM? TRIM is an important part of keeping your solid-state drives (SSDs) healthy. And in our first update to SoftRAID for Windows, we’ve added several TRIM features that keep your drives running faster and longer. SSDs handle data differently...