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How to remove active partition flag in windows systems

If you were in the condition of managing disks and partitions on a Windows system (XP->10), you have surely used the system tool ‘Disk Management’.   In particular, when you create or modify system partitions (those where an operating system is present), you need to mark them as ‘active’.    This operation is not difficult, just right-click on the partition and …

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How to check if an email address exists an is reachable

This is a common occurrence where you receive at least one rejection email with the following Message Delivery Status (or Subsystem), as a result of sending it to a problematic or non-existing address.   So to check if an address actually exists or  ‘receives’ mail you could simply send an email to that address (with the ‘delivery notification’ flag active) …

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How to verify disc health with a smart control (HDD-SSD)

There are many tools to check the health of hard drives, which detect S.M.A.R.T. diagnostic data and report if there are any deterioration or other problems.    SMART stands for “Self Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology” and works only if supported/enabled by BIOS/UEFI.   Many times this data has to be taken with precaution, since a ‘passed’ test does not …

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