Issues With External Hard Drive
RecoverySoft / July 8, 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…

Activity Diagrams – Advantages, Disadvantages and Applications of Use
RecoverySoft / July 1, 2018

Activity diagrams describe the actual work flow behavior of a system in Information Technology. These diagrams are very similar to state Diagrams because activities are the actual state of doing something. These diagrams describe the actual state of activities of a system by showing all the sequence of activities performed. Also, these diagrams can show activities that are conditional or parallel. When to Use: Activity Diagrams Activity diagrams should be used in alignment with other modeling techniques like interaction diagrams and State diagrams. The main reason behind using these diagrams is to model the work flow behind the system being designed. these Diagrams are also useful for analyzing a use case by describing what actions need to take place and when they should occur, describing a complicated sequential algorithm and modeling applications with parallel processes. Activity diagrams’ advantages: UML modeling language included that these diagrams are normally easily comprehensible for both analysts and stakeholders. In UML for the IT Business Analyst, “The activity diagram is the one most useful to the IT BA for depicting work flow [because] it is simple to understand-both for BAs and end-users.” Since they are among the most user-friendly diagrams available, they are generally regarded…

PDF File Recovery From Formatted Hard Drives
RecoverySoft / June 30, 2018

Data recovery from different file formats involves different procedures. Portable Document Format (PDF) enables users to protect their file modification and thereby, avoids misinterpretation of data. You can create your PDF file from an existing word document by clicking a few buttons. This article is about restoring your corrupted or damaged PDF. Restoring a PDF from the Recycle Bin is one way of recovering your data. Some users will need to recover their formatted PDFs. There is a different procedure for extracting data from a deleted, formatted PDF file. As we know, the deleted data is never actually lost. Its address is free for some other data, but the deleted data remains on hard disk at some other location. Diskgetor recovery tool is useful for extracting deleted data from formatted hard disks. Diskgetor can also extract PDF files from SD cards, memory cards and USB drives. It is a powerful utility tool, which can even recover data that has been washed out from the Recycle Bin. It is a tool used by professionals. Two ways of recovering PDF document: • You can recover the formatted partition and then, extract the PDF files from that partition. • Extract PDF data without…

Data Disasters – Horror Stories of Data Loss
RecoverySoft / June 4, 2018

The threat of data loss exists with almost every click of your mouse. Life in the online world can be dangerous. Smart businesses will do whatever is required to minimize that risk. Have you ever lost all of the data on a floppy disk and had to redo an entire afternoon’s work? Perhaps you have rendered a music or game CD unusable because of a tiny scratch? Maybe you have experienced a full fledged hard drive meltdown that resulted in gigabytes of lost data and months, even YEARS of lost effort. The “worst case scenario” happened to me a few years ago. I received a call from a friend informing me that my home had been broken into and the burglars had not only stolen the electronics in the living room but had also taken the house’s PCs. I learned the hard way that data backup is something that every computer user who has important data on their hard drive cannot live without. Whether you simply purchase an external drive that you can connect via USB or Firewire, or sign up for offsite secure data backup, make sure you take steps to guarantee that your data is safe and sound,…

How To Permanently Delete Files?
RecoverySoft / May 26, 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 / May 25, 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 aren’t 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 that…

How to Recover Lost Data
RecoverySoft / May 24, 2018

It's happened unfortunately to many people. You turn on your computer and hear that dreaded click and realize that not only can you not get into windows, you have not made a backup of your precious files. At this point you have a few options. **** The following suggestions are offered as FREE advice and should be taken as such. I am in no way responsible if you destroy your hard drive by using any of these methods. **** 1. Put it in the freezer for 24 hours. SEAL IT IN A BAG TO PROTECT IT FROM MOISTURE. Hard drives are electrical devices and sometimes electrical devices overheat. Getting the drive good and cold and then trying to boot it again might make it function just long enough for you to get those precious wedding pictures. 2. Take the handle end of a screwdriver (while the drive is unplugged) and give it a firm but not hard tap on the center of the top of the drive (not the circuit board.) If you hit it too hard you can permanently destroy the disks. However, if sometimes a firm tap will get the drive spinning again long enough to get your…

6 Reasons to Cancel or Reschedule a Party
RecoverySoft / May 21, 2018

Canceling or rescheduling a party is a very unfortunate event but often it happens as the result of uncontrollable circumstances. Knowing how to deal with the situation is of uttermost importance. Party cancellation is disappointing and difficult to handle but a number of reasons will demand it, regardless of your intentions. Here are a number of reasons for the cancellation or rescheduling of a party and some information on addressing guests and cancellation etiquette. People Can’t Make It You will have to reschedule or cancel your party if too many guests are incapable of attending. Everybody wants to share big events and beautiful moments in life with dearest friends. If these people have difficulties making it to the party, choosing another date will certainly be the wisest move. You may consider informing people about the change in person. Call everyone and you may even inquire about another date for the party to be held on. A Storm is Coming Up Weather can play a trick on you. It may interfere with your party planning attempts. You should reschedule your celebration in case a severe storm or another kind of meteorological disaster is expected – intense rain or snowfall, thunderstorms. It…

Inbox Repair Tool for Outlook – What to Search For in a PST Recovery Software
RecoverySoft / May 17, 2018

Many of us find emails to be essential components of our everyday lives. We use emails to correspond with friends, family and loved ones. We use emails for work and businesses. Whether for personal or professional use, emailing and email applications such as the MS Outlook have become essential parts of our lives. Despite this huge dependence and need for emails, it is also quite common for us to experience problems with the email files in PST format. When such files get corrupted, we need to have an inbox repair tool that we can rely on. To be able to find a reliable inbox repair tool or recovery software, follow these tips: 1. Get a PST recovery software that can do the job completely. Since your ultimate motive is to repair and recover PST files, make sure that the program you choose has the capacity to scan, repair and recover files. Do not get a software that only scans but does not repair or a software that can only recover a few chosen files. Choose a program that can do all so you can have your money’s worth. 2. Get a PST recovery software that offers free trial. It helps…

Examples Of Spyware And What They Are
RecoverySoft / May 15, 2018

Spyware is a general term used to describe software that performs certain behaviors such as advertising, collecting personal information, or changing the configuration of your computer, generally without appropriately obtaining your consent first. Spyware is often associated with software that displays advertisements (called adware) or software that tracks personal or sensitive information. That does not mean all software that provides ads or tracks your online activities is bad. For example, you might sign up for a free music service, but you “pay” for the service by agreeing to receive targeted ads. If you understand the terms and agree to them, you may have decided that it is a fair tradeoff. You might also agree to let the company track your online activities to determine which ads to show you. Other kinds of Spyware make changes to your computer that can be annoying and can cause your computer slow down or crash. These programs can change your Web browsers home page or search page, or add additional components to your browser you don’t need or want. These programs also make it very difficult for you to change your settings back to the way you originally had them. The key in all…