By default, Windows Defender hums along in the background, scanning your PC in real-time to protect you from viruses and malware. But if you have a mounted network drive, Defender will try to scan that, too, potentially clogging up your local network and hogging your NAS device’s resources. Here’s how to tell Windows Defender to ignore your NAS and instead focus on monitoring your PC’s local drives only.
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It’s easy to connect to a network drive in OS X on demand, but if there’s a particular network drive or volume that you use frequently, you may want to have it mount automatically every time you boot your Mac or log in to your user account. Here’s how to do it.
There are many advanced tools for checking and measuring network bandwidth, but if you simply want to check the speed of the connection between your Mac and a NAS or networked drive, a quick and easy to use utility called AJA System Test can help.