Computer Backup: Are You Willing to Roll the Dice?
RecoverySoft / July 19, 2018

It is estimated that about 90% of households have at least one computer in the home. Computer Industry Almanac reports that at the end of 2011, there were 310.6 Million computers in use in the US. Studies suggest that the average adult spends between 5 – 8 hours on the computer per day between work and home. I believe that it is safe to say that computers play a huge part in our lives. Computers are interwoven into just about every aspect of our lives. We use them to pay bills, preform business transactions, connect with our loved ones and the world. We use them to play games, check the weather, gamble, make travel arrangements and the list goes on. In the process of doing all those things, the computer has also become a place where we store important documents and pieces of information, as well as priceless memories, making computer backup essential. We want to keep our cherished memories and data for the long term. Computer backup is simply the storage of your computers files on a medium other than hard disk. The process is done in order to protect your valuable information in the event it becomes inaccessible…

Significance of Asset Recovery Services in Business
RecoverySoft / July 16, 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…

Why Businesses Are Creating a Recovery Infrastructure
RecoverySoft / July 12, 2018

Aside from natural disasters, there are many other reasons that companies and businesses should require a disaster recovery plan in the event something may occur. In the corporate world, there is an increased reliance on computer networks, databases and online services more than ever which adds a great deal of vulnerability and potential for loss of data. There may be a disaster in the form of an unexpected virus, network outage, internet outage, or malfunctioning equipment at any moment in time. A company or business can not expect 24/7 access to these online services without some risk for disaster at some point. Luckily, there are several ways any size company or business can recover through business communication products and services. In order to have the most success and recovery, a company or business must be sure to: Define goals: • Minimize the physical and financial damage caused by the unplanned event or disaster. • Restoring business operations immediately. • Protect vital resources such as equipment, data and documents. Create a plan: • Assign a Team. • Consider Your Risks and Identify threats. • Determine the impact of being out of business for X amount of time. • Identify Key Suppliers…

Touchscreen Digitizer – Symptoms and Cheap Replacements
RecoverySoft / July 3, 2018

If you have a touch screen cell phone, whether it’s an iPhone, iPad or any other brand name smartphone or pad, tablet, PDA or even a monitor that has a touch activated screen and it is suffering from any of the following symptoms, then you may need to replace the touchscreen digitizer. Some symptoms of digitizer problems may include: · Touchscreen does not respond when touched. · Touchscreen is slow to respond when touched. · Some areas of the touchscreen do not respond when touched. · Some areas when touched respond incorrectly or erratically. · Some applications seem to randomly open. In case you don’t know what a touchscreen digitizer is, and most people don’t, it is typically a thin plastic like film that adheres to the glass screen of your device that has a touch sensitive screen. This digitizer connects to the motherboard of your device and sends information regarding the location or position and movements of your finger or stylus on the screen. The digitizer basically is responsible for all of the touch functionalities of the touch screen. In other words any data input such as touching an icon to activate it, or virtual keyboard or even handwriting…

Significance of Asset Recovery Services in Business
RecoverySoft / June 15, 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…

RAID Data Recovery – How It Works
RecoverySoft / June 14, 2018

RAID data recovery is probably one of the most complex processes any data recovery firm can perform. More often than not, the problems are compounded by the actions of the client prior to sending the drives in for recovery. Many users feel that it is important to try and recover the data themselves or repair the array through various system utilities, and this may be fine if the data is not critical. However, it has been our experience that when you have a RAID failure that has resulted in substantial data loss, more often than not, somebody’s job is on the line if that data is not recovered. The biggest piece of advise this article can provide in the event of a RAID failure: LEAVE IT ALONE. IT professionals have a lot of pressure placed on them when a catastrophic system failure occurs. It is their job to make sure that all systems are up and running. Many times, out of panic, troubleshooting processes are initiated in order to correct the problem. Often times these processes only make a bad situation even worse, and in many instances they can render the data unrecoverable. Let’s keep in mind what this data…

Flash Drive Recovery
RecoverySoft / June 7, 2018

Flash drives or USB drives can be called as one of the most portable storage devices being used today. The variety of USB drive makers, and the wide range of storage capacities in which this device is available, has made it extremely popular among many users, since users have the freedom of choosing from this wide range, the flash drive that suits them the best. They are highly robust in nature, since the user can rewrite data over a million times on this device. Though the initial capacity in which these devices were available, was limited to 256 MB, over the years this has changed, considerably, and USB drives nowadays can hold up to 256 GB of data. These USB drives are used for storing various types of data like documents, photos, music files, videos etc. The user also has the option of running the operating system using a USB drive. Since the flash drive comes with a USB interface, it can be easily plugged into the USB slot provided on the users PC, or any other device that provides a USB slot. The absence of moving parts makes transfer of data easier and quicker in this device. Since moving…

When Data Recovery Becomes Impossible
RecoverySoft / May 28, 2018

Data Recovery Can Sometimes Becomes Unfeasible And Unable To Realize: If you have a hard drive that has crashed, the most important thing you can do is contact a data recovery professional immediately. Make sure you aren’t being charged evaluation fees if you have a standard IDE hard drive. Most companies only charge evaluation fees for complex RAID and network server drives. It is important to do your homework, call and talk with the companies. When you find one that you feel comfortable with, give them a chance. Your hardest job, may be finding data recovery firms that actually have someone available to answer the phones. Ask questions and be sure to have the following information available: Size of the drive, Operating system (i.e. Windows 98, Windows XP, etc.), Situation of failure (what happened just before the drive stopped working), is the drive recognized by the computer or not. Lost Data can be recovered: Whether you own your own business or work for someone that does you’ll find that data protection is one of the smartest and safest approaches you can take to ensure the profitability and livelihood of your business. When dealing with data recovery and protection it is…

Data Recovery Do’s and Dont’s
RecoverySoft / May 21, 2018

Here I have tried to provide out some Do’s and Don’ts which must be followed when computer failure occurs. Caution should also be taken while dealing with hard drive failure or other type of computer problems. Never ever try to react in a panic as this will only cause or make the problem even worse. Do’s 1. Always make it in a habit to backup your data frequently. 2. If you hear any awkward sound or smell any thing then always shut down your system and gives it a rest. Never try to keep working and making the situation even worse. 3. While repairing or opening your cabinet always try to discharge you body with any static charge stored on your body. Always ground yourself before having to open the cabinet. 4. Always try to install an extra fan so as to make the proper flow of air so as to make it free from excessive heating. Don’ts 1. Never try to think that the data recovery solution will recover almost whole of your data. And you use our system in the worst conditions. Everything is having limitations and this also has the same. 2. Never ever try to recover…

CSV vs XML vs JSON – Which is the Best Response Data Format?
RecoverySoft / May 21, 2018

Whether you are building a thin client (web application) or thick client (client-server application) at some point you are probably making requests to a web server and need a good data format for responses. As of today, there are three major data formats being used to transmit data from a web server to a client: CSV, XML, and JSON. In order to develop an application with a solid architecture, it’s a good idea to understand the differences between each format and know when to use them. The purpose of this post is to define each data format, lay out the pros and cons for each, and discover which situations work best with each format. CSV CSV stands for “comma separated values”. As the name implies, this data format is basically a list of elements separated by commas. Let’s say that your response is sending back a list of people in a particular family. The format would look like this: Eric,Andrea,Kusco Pros – This format is the most compact of all three formats. Generally speaking, CSV formats are about half the size of XML and JSON formats. This is the major advantage of CSV because it can help reduce bandwidth Cons…