Category Archives: Recovery

DriverBackup – Quickly Backup and Restore Drivers

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DriverBackup is a small, portable and freeware software that allows you to backup, copy and restore drivers on your client’s computer. As a technician, downloading and installing drivers can be a very repetitive part of your job, especially when you need to reformat a client’s computer. DriverBackup allows you to …

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Panda Ransomware Decrypt Tool – Restore Encrypted Files

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Panda Ransomware Decrypt Tool is a small, and freeware software that allows you to restore files that were renamed or encrypted on your client’s computer due to a virus infection. Here’s the scenario; you have already removed a virus from your client’s computer, but some of the files that were …

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UndeleteMyFiles Pro – Recover Accidentally Deleted Files

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UndeleteMyFiles Pro is a small and freeware program that can help you quickly recover files that your client may have accidentally deleted. If your client has ever called you in a panic, saying they deleted an important document or picture, you could use any multitude of the data recovery software …

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Windows 8 Backup and Imaging Tools for Techs – RecImg Manger & SlimImage

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With the Windows 8 user base increasing steadily, and the majority of the focus on computing devices switching to mobility, we’re going to see an increase in the need for backup and imaging solutions focused on mobile devices. As Techs, we need to fill that gap between desktop backup systems …

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Mail Viewer – View Stand Alone Email Databases

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Mail Viewer is a free and portable application to view standalone Outlook Express, Windows Live Mail and Thunderbird databases. By standalone, I mean it will display a list of the emails contained in the databases without actually setting up the email client the file belongs to. Mail Viewer allows you …

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MailStore Home – Easy Email Archiving, Backup and Migration

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MailStore Home is a small, portable and freeware utility designed to make archiving, backing up and migrating emails easy. MailStore supports many different types of mailboxes such as Outlook, Outlook Express, Thunderbird, Exchange Server, Office 365, .EML files and more. It also supports a variety of internet based mailboxes such …

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Ddrescue – Data Recovery Tool

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Ddrescue is software tool used for data recovery. Ddrescue will copy data from one device such as a hard drive or cdrom, to another device (internal or external) and tries to rescue data in case of read errors. It is available as a stand-alone bootable cd or as part of …

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System Restore Explorer – View, Delete and Browse Inside System Restore Points

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System Restore Explorer is small, freeware tool that allows you to view and delete specific Windows system restore points. This is a handy way to clear up some disk space without wiping out all of the restore points since previously the only built in option we had was either all …

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UnDBX – Recover Emails From Outlook Express Databases

UnDBX is a small, portable and freeware application designed to recover emails from Outlook Express databases. Outlook Express databases can be vulnerable to corruption for many reasons, but the main one is when the databases become very large. Once it corrupts, Outlook Express will not be able to use the …

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Reprofiler – Repair Tool of the Week

A common problem that occurs with just about all modern Windows operating systems is when a Windows user loses access to their data and settings. For some reason, Windows no longer recognizes a profile belonging to its user and the next time that user logs on, it appears as a …

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