Camping Holidays – Advantages and Disadvantages
RecoverySoft / August 19, 2018

The advantages of camping holidays begin with adventure. A family can go wherever they want and camp there for as long as they have. From a camping base a family can go for walks out into the wild and see nature in its true habitat. They can also make their way over to huge lakes to fish or swim, and if they find an adventure park they can spend the day zip lining around the trees as fast as they can go, which is fun for everyone. This is also where the disadvantages begin however, because some people like the routine they have and won’t want it disturbed by living in a tent for a week or two. Sometimes there are no shower facilities and people will need to use a solar shower, which isn’t a problem for most, but some people could feel self-conscious about their body when using one. Toilets are another big disadvantage if a camp site doesn’t have the facilities provided, as people will need to go and dig themselves a hole to use, or use a communal one, which many consider to be worse. For others the freedom of being in the outdoors outweighs all…

Pros and Cons of Hand Strength Grip Tests For Rock Climbers
RecoverySoft / August 18, 2018

Typically, hand strength is tested using a piece of equipment called a hand dynamometer. There are numerous styles and types of dynamometers but they are all designed basically the same. The trigger of the device is squeezed with maximum effort and held for five seconds. Results are determined from the best of several tests after allowing a minimum of at least 15 seconds recovery time between each attempt. Improvement is measured by comparing results of previous test to current tests. Assuming that ongoing training is practised between tests, improvements should register on the dynamometer. The validity of test results obtained using dynamometers is sometimes questioned as there are various conditions that can affect the outcome. Here is a brief rundown of the pros and cons of using this type of hand grip strength test. Pros The test is very simple and easy to administer for both right and left handed individuals. The dynamometer is a widely used and accepted strength testing device so there is a concise and consistent score chart. Cons Users must be sure to recalibrate the dynamometer as necessary to ensure accurate results. Rest periods between tests must always be the same to ensure accuracy. Techniques and…

Issues With External Hard Drive
RecoverySoft / August 17, 2018

An external hard drive can be described in simple terms as a hard drive that is portable, or one that can be transported around. Although this is a very simple definition of what an external drive is, the truth is that, it is pretty much the same as it is described above. However, we can be more specific by describing it as the portable version of the fixed hard disk, which comes with a USB casing that enables it to be used on various computers with the help of an USB cable. Other than the above given differences, there is no noticeable difference between a fixed hard drive and an external hard disk. We can confirm this due to the presence of various moving parts that are present both in a fixed disk and an external disk. The main purpose for which the external hard disk is used is also pretty much the same, which is data storage. However, in this case, the stored data can be transported along with the user and accessed on the computer of his choice. Some of the most common uses of the external disk are for storage of data, which usually eat up a…

Access Denied Error – Learn to Fix Access Denied Error Messages
RecoverySoft / August 13, 2018

Are you receiving an error "Folder is not accessible – Access is denied" on your Windows XP Professional PC? This type of problem occurs when you have recently installed or upgraded your PC to Windows XP OR the folder was created on NTFS. Error continues to occur even submitting the correct login credentials. To fix this issue below are few steps to first simple file share and then take ownership of the folder which is throwing error. a) Click on My Computer b) From Tools menu select Folder Option c) Locate View tab and clear Use simple file sharing (Recommended) check box in advanced settings and click on OK d) Go to the properties of the folder which is throwing error e) Go to Security tab, click Advanced button and then display the Owner tab f) From the name list select your user name and then select Replace owner on subcontainers and objects check box g) OK By doing so you may receive an error You do not have permission to read the contents of directory Folder Name. Do you want to replace the directory permits with permissions granting you Full Control? All permissions will be replaced if you press…

Windows Password Reset – What to Do If You've Forgotten Your Windows Administrator Password
RecoverySoft / August 13, 2018

There are only two ways to regain access to your PC if you've forgotten your Windows Administrator password. The first is to reinstall Windows and totally wipe everything from your computer … and the second is to use a "password reset" program that will reset the password for you. Here's what to do: Method 1 – Reinstall Windows – If you've got nothing to lose from your computer, and have the knowledge to do it, you may wish to reinstall Windows to gain access to your PC again. The only problem with this method is that reinstalling Windows literally means you will lose every file and every piece of data on your PC. This is okay for some people and if you are interested in using this method, you simply need to insert the Windows disc into your PC, reboot your system and select "Boot From CD" in the BIOS options. If you do not understand how to do it, then you need to talk to a computer technician. Method 2 – Use Password Reset Software – The most common way to restore access to your PC is to "reset" the Administrator password for your system by using a piece…

Drug Recovery Starts With Safe, Quality Detox
RecoverySoft / August 13, 2018

Is someone you love struggling with a drug addiction that they are unable to kick on their own? Perhaps you are in the middle of a drug habit of your own, knowing that you need to stop using and put your life and your family back together but find that you just can not do it alone. The good news is that you do not have to. There are many great drug rehabilitation and recovery centers dedicated to offering what you need to help you get better- and it starts with a top quality detox program. With detox at a certified drug rehab treatment center, your treatment will begin where any successful treatment has to-breaking the cycle of use so that you can get into the frame of mind and health necessary to start working on the issues that contribute to your drug and alcohol use. They usually offer a safe, controlled detox rehab program that will help make the process of detoxifying your body as comfortable and bearable as possible. They can provide you with both medical and emotional care while offering you the ability to work in a separated or shared facility through the detox process. Detoxification typically…

Benefits of Disaster Recovery As a Service
RecoverySoft / August 10, 2018

In any business, especially in an IT firm, data is one of the key elements used in running daily operations. There are several ways in which a firm can store and protect its data. In the past, disaster preparation would often require IT staff to travel to off-premise data centers and/or copy corporate data onto tapes. However, advances in technology and computing platforms have enabled the creation of better and more scalable data storage mechanisms. These have paved the way for complete Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) solutions that can be used instead of internal IT teams. When data is breached or hacked into, uncontrollable losses will occur. To prevent this, many companies opt to have in place disaster response measures and even dedicated teams for managing such situations. Today, you’ll find two main categories of computing: cloud computing and hardware server-based computing. This includes the use of DRaaS or traditional backup methods to protect and store data. With current technology, DRaaS offers several advantages over traditional backup and disaster recovery methods. DRaaS is quite reliable and helps address many challenges, including mobility, portability and high performance, among other features. Traditional disaster recovery does not offer the capabilities that…

Significance of Asset Recovery Services in Business
RecoverySoft / August 7, 2018

A recent research shows that many companies tend to overlook the mammoth opportunity that lies behind effective management of idle IT assets. It is found that only forward-thinking entrepreneurs can actually extract revenues from the tools that are otherwise declared junk and are piled up in a warehouse. Innumerable profitable e-waste companies have cropped up in the recent past that offer state-of-art e-waste management solutions. Again, it is always advisable for businesses to appoint contractors with hands-on experience in dealing with end-of-life computers and telecommunication products. A professional asset recovery contractor would always follow step by step procedures while handling end-of-life equipment. In general, eco-friendly disposal of IT tools and efficient implementation of asset recovery process include the following step – Tracking and managing piled up assets Differentiating between reusable and non-reusable of assets Assessing the actual value before reselling them Effective redeployment or reselling of the end-of-life stock Systematic compilation of all these in an official report Management of surplus equipment is considered an inevitable Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) which adds to the goodwill of a company. Many entrepreneurs today opt for donating their usable surplus assets to charitable organizations. Thus, for maximum Return on Investments (ROI), many customised…

Windows XP Will Not Shut Down – Try These Tips
RecoverySoft / August 7, 2018

If you are running Windows XP and it will not shut down here’s a few things you can try. This is a fairly simple problem to fix. First of all let me say, I know how annoying this problem can be. I used to hate sitting there looking at the computer waiting for it to shut off. You can pull the plug from the wall or hold your power button down for more than four seconds, but this is not the proper way to shut down your computer. Each time you do an improper shutdown you cause more damage to your system. There is a couple of reasons why XP won’t shut down. First of all you want to update your virus definitions of run a full scan. The same with your spyware cleaner. A virus or spyware running in the background can interrupt your system when you go to shut down. These stubborn programs do not want to be shut off and continue trying to run. In most cases, however the biggest reason XP will not shut down is because of a corrupt registry. When Windows tries to shut down. It references the registry to see if any settings…

Best Methods Of Data Destruction On Computer Hard Disk Drives
RecoverySoft / August 6, 2018

We are constantly reminded of the importance of recycling. In the ICT industry, recycling of computer equipment can be useful for educational or charitable organisations. It can however be detrimental to the previous owner. Charitable establishments such as Computer Aid International will refurbish computers for reuse in various sectors including education, health and other non-profit organisations for the benefit of developing countries. It would appear Computer Aid International ‘wipe’ each hard disk drive, which is good news as it hopefully provides some certainty that data cannot be retrieved. However, it is doubtful that the ‘average’ user realises the risks involved by selling their old computer on websites such as eBay. They may delete all their files, re-install the operating system (OS) and possibly format their drive, yet the data will probably reside on the disk, typically in unallocated space. Data fragments may be present that could be used maliciously in the hands of a criminal; indeed data from any source i.e. any electronic device could be used maliciously. Discarding computer equipment without due care could lead to irreparable, financial, political and personal damage to the owner or organisation. A recent study conducted by Glamorgan University (source: Time Online website) revealed…