What Happens To A File Once You Hit Delete
RecoverySoft / November 2, 2018

If you chose not to tinker around with your Windows operating system, then the file automatically goes in the Recycle Bin. If you ever decide you still need the file, you can simply search through the trash (a funny concept Microsoft makes us go through) and you'll find your deleted file intact and easily recoverable. However, if you disable the Recycle Bin, things will go slightly different. Most of us consider deleting a file permanent. After all, you can not see it in the directory structure so it's definitely not there. Unfortunately (or well, fortunately, depending on how you look at the situation) when it comes to computers, seeing is not necessarily a promise for believing. A file does not get permanently destroyed and eradicated from your memory by simply deleting it from the directory structure. Instead, it is kept safe in a free memory area, stored in case you change your mind and need your file back. What gets deleted is the link pointing towards the file, so if you would compare a file to a book page, deleting the file does not tear the page out of the book, but rather deletes the page's index from the table…

Data Recovery Services – Be Wary of Cheap Prices
RecoverySoft / October 31, 2018

Data recovery is a specialized, complicated process. Proper hard drive recovery can require manipulation of data at the sector level, transplantation of internal components and various other procedures. These techniques are very involved and require not only talented, knowledgeable technicians, but also an extensive inventory of disk drives to use for parts when necessary and clean facilities to conduct the work. Unfortunately these factors mean that, in most cases, recovery services are quite expensive. Technician training, hard drive inventories and special equipment all come with a cost. If you search for disk recovery services, you will likely find several smaller companies that offer hard disk data recovery for a fraction of the prices typically quoted by larger, more experienced organizations. These companies often operate from small offices or, in some cases, private homes. They do not possess clean room facilities, large disk drive inventories or many other pieces of equipment necessary to successfully complete most hard drive recovery cases. When you take into account all of the training, parts and facilities necessary, you can see how it is impossible for a company to charge $ 200 for a hard drive recovery and not operate at a loss. What these companies…

MS Word – How to Fix and Recover Word Document Files
RecoverySoft / October 28, 2018

‘Microsoft Word’ is one of the most extensively used Microsoft applications that allows user to create, view, paste, copy, edit, save, print and share documents. It enables the user to enhance their documents by inserting animated images, photographs, diagrams, charts, images, shapes etc. MS Word create an electronic document that is widely used to type articles, letters, essays, memoranda, legal content and member list Owing to its user-friendliness, MS Word finds its utilization for commercial, noncommercial and private sectors. Do you know that MS Word document file is prone to severe corruption? Yes it’s true; a doc file can get easily damaged. MS Word file gets corrupt due to various reasons including Trojan or Virus attacks, abrupt system shutdown, malfunction of any hardware or software and sudden cancellation of the application. At first instance, a corrupt MS Word file will not open and if it opens it might show some unusual behaviors like improper formatting, incorrect document layout, re-pagination and even the system crash. These changes are the clear indications that your file has damaged. There are several ways by which you can repair the damaged doc file, these include: Try opening other documents in Word on the same computer…

Why Data Recovery Could Fail
RecoverySoft / October 26, 2018

It is possible that when you take your data to a data recovery specialist that not all the data, and in some cases no data at all will be recovered. There are some things we do that interfere with the recovery process and here are some of them: One of the things that people do is that they continue saving data, backing up and even installing software as the hard disk is failing. When this happens, overwriting may occur on the hard drive and data may be permanently lost. Just for your knowledge, when the hard disk is failing, it can be said to be in a corrupt state. This means that it can allocate any sector to data that will be saved or software that will be installed. Therefore, while in this corrupt state, if you happen to save more data and install software on the crashing hard disk, then it will allocate the space to a file that has already exists, overwriting takes place and the data that was previously there will be permanently lost. Another way we may cause data not to be recovered is when we tamper with the hard disk. Most of the time, when…

Judgment Recovery And Trusts
RecoverySoft / October 26, 2018

What if you learn that your judgment debtor is a beneficiary of their parent's trust, and the parent died. Is there anything you can or need to do, levying on the trust through the probate trustee? One of many sentence-related articles: I am not a lawyer, and this article is my opinion based on my experience, please consult with a lawyer if you need legal advice. Most often, trusts are handled in probate courts. Trusts are usually not simple, and each state has their own laws relating trusts. In California, there is probate code 15301, which reads: (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b) and in Sections 15304 to 15307, inclusive, if the trust instrument provides that a beneficiary's interest in principal is not subject to voluntary or involuntary transfer, the beneficiary's interest in principal may not be transferred and is not subject to enforcement of a money judgment until paid to the beneficiary. (b) After an amount of principal has become due and payable to the beneficiary under the trust instrument, upon petition to the court under Section 709.010 of the Code of Civil Procedure by a judgment creditor, the court may make an order directing the trustee to…

Guide to Convert OST Files Into PST Files
RecoverySoft / October 25, 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…

Do Not Toss That Hard Drive!
RecoverySoft / October 21, 2018

Christmas has come and gone, and many of you may have gotten a shiny new computer from Santa Claus this year. But before selling or giving away your old computer, you must prepare the hard drive for disposal. That means properly erasing all your files, to ensure that no confidential or sensitive information remains that is easily accessible. Data is almost always at least partially recoverable. Recently an author bought a hard drive on eBay that had been used by a clinic. It had more than 30,000 credit card numbers on it. Drives purchased this way usually contain confidential data. Deleting your files or even reformatting the hard disk is not sufficient. Why? Your hard disk has an index like the table of contents of a book. Say you do not want Chapter 6 anymore, and you delete it. Your PC just marks Chapt. 6 in the Table of Contents as empty. In other words, the area on the disk occupied by Chapt. 6 is now marked as available for other files. But note that nothing else has happened. The actual data forming Chapt. 6 is still there, happy as a clam, in the same place on the disk. Much…

Data Security – Having Piece of Mind
RecoverySoft / October 19, 2018

Data security is a very important part of a successful computer involved business. It is essential to keep vital data secured in order to have piece of mind. Backing up data and having dedicated computers running just to store data are great ways to maintain data security. Computer systems are subject to failures or accidents. Such failures and accidents affect the availability of data. Many businesses depend on their data for per second decision-making, and can not afford a downtime of 5 or 10 minutes, which may result into losses of millions. Another problem with data security is malicious computer viruses. The ideal data security for any business would be to have separate computers that constantly get updated with new back ups, but are never connected to any internet network. For any business that could simply not afford to have its vital data be wiped clean from the face of the earth, backing up in other parts of the world can be a great way to avoid things like theft, natural disasters and human error. As long as you have absolutely topnotch network security, your data will be safe on a server in a different part of the world. If…

Combating Risks of Permanent Data Loss During Hard Drive Failures
RecoverySoft / October 19, 2018

If you happen to have your hard disk drive fail at some point, you will be most likely in a panic-stricken situation, asking yourself how do I fix it. It is an arduous job for a rookie to dive into the problem and analyze the culprits. In reality, hard disk drive failures are not easy to fix and make you lose your valuable data. The more you fiddle with your drive, the more you ruin the chances of a successful recovery. Any non-professional attempt at recovery can cause irreparable data loss. There are many contributing factors to a hard disk failure. Any mechanical device is subject to wear and tear with time. Hard drives are mechanical devices vulnerable to circuitry and mechanical failures. This remains a fact even if you are extra vigilant and keep a close eye on your hard drive. The firmware embedded in your drive also has a good chance of being shorted out by a power surge. Additionally, the read / write heads that move above the platter may get misaligned due to a drop, improper handling of the device, or more. Hard drive failures can manifest in different forms and each failure is followed by…

Get Your Ex Back With the Clean Slate Method
RecoverySoft / October 18, 2018

Maybe you are one of the people asking how can I get my ex back. After a breakup this thought never leaves your mind for long, it can disturb your sleep, it can prevent you from working and it certainly can leave you feeling lost and confused. But if you apply a method where you wipe the slate clean you will have taken the first step to winning back your lost love. It is important to remember that in this process the first steps have to be very small, yet they are absolutely crucial. Get this wrong and you could be on your own for good. The clean slate method is a simple apology. You can deliver this face-to-face or you could even write a note. Best not to send this in an e-mail or leave a voice message as you want it to be more personal than normal. When you apologise you must own up and take responsibility for your mistakes, never say ‘I am sorry, but….’ as this just sounds like you are making excuses and it will only push you further away from your ex. Instead say something like ‘I owe you a huge apology. The way…