How to Clean the Junk Files In Your PC
RecoverySoft / November 15, 2018

What are junk files? These are the unwanted or useless files that accumulate in your personal computer or laptop over time. They could use up valuable memory space that would lead to your personal computer becoming ever so slow. These undesired documents or items could affect the total performance of your PC. Finding them manually is impossible as they could be staying anywhere in your computer. You could run a quick scan in your PC and discover how many gigabytes of unwanted files you have on your hard drive. How do you acquire these junks in your PC? Unwanted items, folders or programs are actually temporary records designed to back up your work every time you use your computer. So if you use your Word program for instance, a temporary record is created to make your work smooth and to protect it from loss. When you are browsing the internet, various details about the sites you visited are stored in the browsers: "Cache, History and Cookie". Installing and uninstalling useless or unnecessary programs would cause traces of these files to remain in your PC in the form of junk. However, these temporary items are not automatically deleted when you shut…

How To Permanently Delete Files?
RecoverySoft / November 14, 2018

To permanently delete a file it is not enough to press delete or to empty the recycle bin. Operating systems like Windows or Mac OS delete the file by marking it invisible and by releasing the disk space it was using. In fact, it is impossible to delete the file, you can only overwrite it with some other data. This basic principle of computer file system is used to undelete files. If we have, for example, accidentally deleted some file, we can recover it by using some undelete tool. If the data was not overwritten we can get the original file back as it was prior to deletion. For many computer users this behavior of files is not problematic. We don’t care what happens with the files after they are deleted. But there are cases when we care or at least we should care. When we would like to dump the old computer or donate it to somebody we don’t want to leave all the files on the disk. Deleting them or even formatting the disk does not solve the problem. With simple recovery tools it is possible to recover formatted partitions and deleted files. This is a problem because…

Corrupted DBF Files – How To Prevent And Repair Dbase Corruption
RecoverySoft / November 14, 2018

.DBF (DataBase File) files are some of the most commonly used files across multiple applications. First introduced as part of the archaic Dbase language, which later went through multiple versions before finally becoming xBase, the dbf extension has become somewhat of a standard for most programs that compile and structure data into specific ‘quantas’. Some of the commonly used programs that generate dbf files as the means to store data are FoxPro, Visual FoxPro, dBase (and it’s various versions), many popular games, and interactive programs such as Dragon Naturally Speak. While most programs that use .DBF files never require the user to directly interact with the file itself, some of them, especially those targeted at developers, need constant interaction with the database file. As such, losing data stored in a .DBF file can have severe consequences leading to loss of productivity, and many times hours of work. Corruption of DBF files is not very common. However, given the number of times a give file needs to be loaded and unloaded in a developmental environment. Since most errors occur during the process of saving and loading, there are a few steps you can take to prevent such damage. There are basically…

How To Permanently Delete Files?
RecoverySoft / November 14, 2018

To permanently delete a file it is not enough to press delete or to empty the recycle bin. Operating systems like Windows or Mac OS delete the file by marking it invisible and by releasing the disk space it was using. In fact, it is impossible to delete the file, you can only overwrite it with some other data. This basic principle of computer file system is used to undelete files. If we have, for example, accidentally deleted some file, we can recover it by using some undelete tool. If the data was not overwritten we can get the original file back as it was prior to deletion. For many computer users this behavior of files is not problematic. We don’t care what happens with the files after they are deleted. But there are cases when we care or at least we should care. When we would like to dump the old computer or donate it to somebody we don’t want to leave all the files on the disk. Deleting them or even formatting the disk does not solve the problem. With simple recovery tools it is possible to recover formatted partitions and deleted files. This is a problem because…

How to Retrieve Deleted Files Quickly
RecoverySoft / November 14, 2018

Have you ever deleted something and then instantly knew it was a mistake? Did you know that it is possible to retrieve deleted files? Many people already know that the first stop for a file is in the recycle bin. Maybe you did not know this, but it is very simple to locate your recycle bin and retrieve deleted files from it with a few clicks of your mouse. You simply need to minimize all open windows and programs so your desktop is visible. Now look for the recycle bin icon. Just double click on the icon for recycle bin. It will open, showing you all of your deleted files inside. Looking for your file, highlight it and right click it. You will then see a selection list of four separate choices. If you select "restore", this will move your file back to its previous location. You can still retrieve deleted files that are not in the recycle bin anymore; however, this is a little bit more involved. Once a file is deleted from the bin, the operating system puts it back into free space on your hard drive. It does this by stripping all file extensions and then allocating…

Hard Disk Data Recovery is Possible – Here's How to Get Back Your Files
RecoverySoft / November 14, 2018

Hard disk data recovery is probably not something you even think about until it happens to you. Once it does, you will soon become familiar with all of the various techniques that can be used to retrieve your lost data. But before you jump right in, you need to understand the difference between physical and logical damage to your drive. Once you understand this you will have a much better idea of ​​how to proceed. You can begin narrowing down hard disk data recovery solution choices available to choose from. Clarifying the technical terms Logical damage is when no mechanical problems exist with your media. If this is the case, you may be able to use a hard disk data recovery software to reclaim your data. If you are dealing with physical damage to your hard drive, you may have noticed strange, warning noises coming from your drive. If you suspect that this is the problem, shut it off immediately and do not use any software utility to recover the data no matter what. For safety reasons it is best to contact a qualified hard disk recovery specialist for more information. Hard disk data recovery utilities Cheap, fast and efficient…

How to Retrieve Deleted Files Quickly
RecoverySoft / November 14, 2018

Have you ever deleted something and then instantly knew it was a mistake? Did you know that it is possible to retrieve deleted files? Many people already know that the first stop for a file is in the recycle bin. Maybe you did not know this, but it is very simple to locate your recycle bin and retrieve deleted files from it with a few clicks of your mouse. You simply need to minimize all open windows and programs so your desktop is visible. Now look for the recycle bin icon. Just double click on the icon for recycle bin. It will open, showing you all of your deleted files inside. Looking for your file, highlight it and right click it. You will then see a selection list of four separate choices. If you select "restore", this will move your file back to its previous location. You can still retrieve deleted files that are not in the recycle bin anymore; however, this is a little bit more involved. Once a file is deleted from the bin, the operating system puts it back into free space on your hard drive. It does this by stripping all file extensions and then allocating…

Hard Disk Data Recovery is Possible – Here's How to Get Back Your Files
RecoverySoft / November 14, 2018

Hard disk data recovery is probably not something you even think about until it happens to you. Once it does, you will soon become familiar with all of the various techniques that can be used to retrieve your lost data. But before you jump right in, you need to understand the difference between physical and logical damage to your drive. Once you understand this you will have a much better idea of ​​how to proceed. You can begin narrowing down hard disk data recovery solution choices available to choose from. Clarifying the technical terms Logical damage is when no mechanical problems exist with your media. If this is the case, you may be able to use a hard disk data recovery software to reclaim your data. If you are dealing with physical damage to your hard drive, you may have noticed strange, warning noises coming from your drive. If you suspect that this is the problem, shut it off immediately and do not use any software utility to recover the data no matter what. For safety reasons it is best to contact a qualified hard disk recovery specialist for more information. Hard disk data recovery utilities Cheap, fast and efficient…

How to Retrieve Deleted Files Quickly
RecoverySoft / November 14, 2018

Have you ever deleted something and then instantly knew it was a mistake? Did you know that it is possible to retrieve deleted files? Many people already know that the first stop for a file is in the recycle bin. Maybe you did not know this, but it is very simple to locate your recycle bin and retrieve deleted files from it with a few clicks of your mouse. You simply need to minimize all open windows and programs so your desktop is visible. Now look for the recycle bin icon. Just double click on the icon for recycle bin. It will open, showing you all of your deleted files inside. Looking for your file, highlight it and right click it. You will then see a selection list of four separate choices. If you select "restore", this will move your file back to its previous location. You can still retrieve deleted files that are not in the recycle bin anymore; however, this is a little bit more involved. Once a file is deleted from the bin, the operating system puts it back into free space on your hard drive. It does this by stripping all file extensions and then allocating…

Guide to Convert OST Files Into PST Files
RecoverySoft / November 14, 2018

While working with a mailbox on Exchange server does make it very convenient to switch between the offline and online modes, there are times when the account from the server gets removed by mistake or by the administrator as a security precaution. This article will illustrate how converting OST files into PST files might be the only way of retrieving data. Very often at corporate workplaces, employees are given an email account on a Microsoft Exchange server. This no doubt facilitates communication and collaboration at the workplace but also allows the user to work on emails by making an offline copy in Offline Storage files or OST files. At times, administrators take the extreme step of removing the account when they consider a security threat. Also, when employees are leaving the current place of employment, they may want to take the mail messages, contact lists and calendar with them when they move. They are under the impression that by taking a copy of the OST files with them they have all the information they need and end up deleting the account associated with these files. This ends up orphaning the OST files that can only be opened using the Exchange…