Recovering data from external and crashed internal hard drives

If you use a western digital or Maxtor external hard drive, you want to be extremely careful not to bounce that drive around. External hard drives of this type are not particularly sturdy and are extremely prone to a cyclic redundancy error. For those unaware a cyclic redundancy error or…
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Bringing lost and deleted data back in Outlook Express

A very common mistake made while using Microsoft Outlook Express is to accidentally click on the folder delete as opposed to the message delete when using the program. This results in the loss of anywhere from 1 to 1000 messages. The folder can be located in the applications area of…
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Recovery of deleted document and video files

Deleted documents file recovery presents numerous special problems. While one would think locating and recovering such a simple file as a Microsoft Word document would be one of the easiest file recovery problems. This is not always true. To begin with not all documents are stored in the Microsoft Word…
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Cleaning up the mess of a corrupted Outlook inbox

When dealing with computer code it is amazing how the slightest change or loss of data can result in a complete shutdown of an application. Consider that leaving out one simple semi colon will disable huge programs coded in PHP and shut down websites instantly and you will realize why…
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Deleting files to make them completely unrecoverable

Sometimes it isn’t good enough to simply delete a file. Sometimes we need to delete files forever. Most people are unaware that when they delete a file, the underlying data used to create that file is not deleted. In fact as long as that information is not overwritten with new…
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The elements of successful photo recovery

The key to successful digital photo recovery is to make sure you purchase an image recovery program that will recognize all of the commonly used digital photo file types. It is really not sufficient to attempt to recover digital photos using a general purpose file recovery program. The reason for…
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DBX folder repair for Outlook Express

Microsoft Outlook Express is the free email client that comes with the Windows XP operating system. Windows XP is considered by many to be the finest operating system Microsoft has ever produced. And it could be noted further that Outlook Express is an excellent email system for both the home…
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An effective solution for computer record removal

While there are several dozen software programs available designed to wipe data from hard drive storage permanently. Not all of these meet the United States department defense standards for data erasing security. In fact very few file shredding programs meet this strict standard. One of the best programs to permanently…
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The challenge of data recovery on Macs

There probably exist 100 high quality data recovery programs that will enable you to rescue files lost on a Windows based personal computer. And while it is difficult to sort through these programs to find the fastest and most cost efficient software, it is reasonably simple to do. However, when…
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Recovering data in business and home file loss situations

One of the greatest problems facing the home or business computer user today is the need to recover data. This dilemma surfaces from time to time for a variety of reasons. On the business level it can be as simple a problem as needing to recover some accidentally deleted files…
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Using Outlook backup to prevent data loss

At the present time there are hundreds of software programs available that will allow you to search for and hopefully find lost Microsoft Outlook messages and files. But the truth is no matter how good and efficient a data recovery program is there are a certain number of files that…
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