If you work with computers long enough, you’re bound to create an arsenal of “secret treasures”; little programs that you may only use once a year – but are indispensable when you do need them. Every time you use it, you think to yourself, “What would I do without this?” and you wonder whom else you know that might be able to make use of it.
Of course, you forget to share it; and another year goes by before you address it again.
My series of Secret Treasures will attempt to share with you some of the “toys” I hang on my Windows “bat utility belt” and see if I can help someone else out by unleashing a little known product into the masses.
Drive space. Storage. Strange times with hard drive storage space. In the old days, we treasured storage space as if it were more precious than gold – because we had SO LITTLE OF IT. Then, suddenly – hard drives were cheap. People had a surplus; and nobody cared anymore about “wasting space”. No need to clean up your drive; PLENTY OF ROOM. Read more
Shane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing for over 20 years. Google+